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Research Finds that High School GPAs Are Stronger Predictors of College Graduation than ACT Scores

American Educational Research Association (AERA)

Students’ high school grade point averages are five times stronger than their ACT scores at predicting college graduation, according to a new study published today in Educational Researcher, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Educational Research Association.

Channels: Back to School, Education, All Journal News,

Released:
28-Jan-2020 1:25 PM EST

Education

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Industry Leaders, Scholars to Convene at UVA Darden for Global Summit on Climate Change Risks and Opportunities

University of Virginia Darden School of Business

Industry experts, scholars and MBA students from around the globe will convene 21–22 February at the University of Virginia Darden School of Business for ClimateCAP: The Global MBA Summit on Climate, Capital, & Business.

Channels: All Journal News, Business Ethics, Climate Science, Education, Environmental Science, Entrepreneurship,

Released:
28-Jan-2020 1:05 PM EST
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Education

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How an Innovation Mindset Breaks Mammoth Societal Problems Down to Human Scale

University of Virginia Darden School of Business

Years ago, when University of Virginia Darden School of Business Professor Jeanne Liedtka taught an iteration of a design-thinking elective involving problem-solving partnerships with major corporations, it could be difficult to get students to sign up to work with the more socially minded ventures. Maybe the problems were too complex, or perhaps lacked the cachet of working with a top finance or consumer products company.

Channels: All Journal News, Business Ethics, Education, Entrepreneurship, In the Workplace,

Released:
28-Jan-2020 12:55 PM EST
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Education

Newswise: Augustana Provides Research Behind Sioux 52 Mentoring Initiative

Augustana Provides Research Behind Sioux 52 Mentoring Initiative

Augustana University, South Dakota

Along with the Helpline Center and the Rotary Club of Downtown Sioux Falls, Sioux Falls Mayor Paul TenHaken kicked off the mentoring initiative dubbed Sioux 52 on Monday, Jan. 27. Augustana University provided the research behind it.

Channels: Business Ethics, Education,

Released:
28-Jan-2020 12:05 PM EST
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Social and Behavioral Sciences

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How Active Shooter Incidents Off Campus Lead to Guns on Campus

New York University

A new study finds that active shooter incidents off campus and politics are key factors that led state legislators to pass laws allowing concealed weapons on college and university campuses between 2004 and 2016.

Channels: All Journal News, Back to School, Education, Government/Law, Guns and Violence,

Released:
28-Jan-2020 12:00 PM EST
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Law and Public Policy

Newswise: UIC receives archives of Chicago’s first hospice

UIC receives archives of Chicago’s first hospice

University of Illinois at Chicago

In addition to being the first hospice in Chicago, Horizon Hospice helped pass the Illinois Hospice Licensing Law in 1983. The University of Illinois at Chicago has receive its archives.

Channels: Cancer, Healthcare, Media and Journalism, Public Health,

Released:
28-Jan-2020 11:45 AM EST
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Arts and Humanities

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28-Jan-2020 11:00 AM EST

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New coalition to help hospitals nationwide become healthier in 2020

Monday Campaigns

There’s a movement underway that’s putting the healthy back into health care by ensuring hospitals provide patients with nutritious plant-based food options. In 2020, a new coalition will help hospitals not just in New York but nationwide provide patients plant-based food options that combat rather than contribute to cancer, diabetes, obesity and heart disease.

Channels: All Journal News, Cardiovascular Health, Diabetes, Health Food, Healthcare, Heart Disease, Nutrition, Obesity,

Released:
28-Jan-2020 9:00 AM EST
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