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Alumnus and Qualcomm Co-Founder Franklin Antonio Gives $30 Million to UC San Diego

The University of California San Diego has joined the American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) Research University Consortium, a prestigious academic leadership group in the humanities. There are currently 35 additional top universities in the consortium.The consortium’s mission is to increase financial support for and overall number of academic researchers in the humanities and related social sciences.

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CSU Campuses are Top Performers in Sustainable Campus Index

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The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE), a national nonprofit that empowers higher education institutions worldwide to lead the sustainability movement, has included several California State University campuses in its 2017 Sustainable Campus Index.

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What Nurses Need to Know: Pain Research

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Johns Hopkins Nursing researcher Janiece Taylor lets frustration drive her instead of holding her back. She has learned that it doesn't hurt to try something new.

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STEM on Wheels: Bringing Inspiration, Innovation and Creativity to Students

CSU Dominguez Hills’ four new mobile Fab Labs are making science relevant and fun for students of all ages — and delivering unique STEM experiences straight to local classrooms.

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UC San Diego Launches Institute to Address Ethics of Today’s Innovation

To help close the gap between the pace of innovation and society’s ability to deal with these advances responsibly, the University of California San Diego—one of the world’s greatest producers of technology, medical innovations and scientific knowledge—has launched the Institute for Practical Ethics.

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Sac State's Efforts to Stay Green Again Honored with Gold

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Sacramento State has been named one of the world’s most sustainable campuses for the second consecutive year.

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Texas Tech University Formalizes Agreement With Amarillo College

Texas Tech University and Amarillo College signed an institution-to-institution memorandum of understanding (MOU) today (Nov. 16) to enable the success of community college transfer students. The need for the MOU arose from a meeting between Texas Tech and Amarillo College to further develop programs for students in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) areas at Amarillo College who intend to transfer to Texas Tech, specifically those who intend to get a degree through Texas Tech’s College of Agriculture Sciences & Natural Resources’ Department of Plant and Soil Science.

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Comprehensive Research Review Finds Lasting Effects of Quality Early Childhood Education Through High School

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Children who participate in high-quality early childhood education (ECE) programs before entering kindergarten later experience fewer special education placements, decreased grade retention, and improved high school graduation rates compared with peers who do not participate,according to new research published today in Educational Researcher, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Educational Research Association (AERA).

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Amherst Offers Visiting Program for Students from Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands

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Dean of Admission and Financial Aid Katharine Fretwell ’81 has spent her morning discussing Early Decision applications—it’s a busy time of year for her staff—but another type of candidate is weighing heavily on her mind: students from Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

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NUS Graduates Are 16th Most Employable in the World

Graduates from the National University of Singapore (NUS) are among the world’s most employable. The latest Global University Employability Ranking published by Times Higher Education (THE) placed NUS 16th globally and 4th in Asia. The University is also the only Singapore university to be among the world’s 20 best universities for employment.







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