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Newswise: Blue & You Foundation grants $68k to create continuing education program for healthcare professionals in Arkansas

Blue & You Foundation grants $68k to create continuing education program for healthcare professionals in Arkansas

University of Arkansas at Little Rock

The Blue & You Foundation for a Healthier Arkansas presented the University of Arkansas at Little Rock with a $68,357 grant to support continuing education for healthcare professionals. The grant will allow UA Little Rock to launch and maintain a nationally approved continuing education program to provide continuing education opportunities for nursing students, healthcare professionals, and emergency response professionals.

Channels: Education, Healthcare, Nursing, Grant Funded News,

Released:
23-Jan-2020 1:10 PM EST
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Newswise: St. Mary’s College Professor Jennifer Cognard-Black Winner of the $250,000 Robert Foster Cherry Award for Great Teaching

St. Mary’s College Professor Jennifer Cognard-Black Winner of the $250,000 Robert Foster Cherry Award for Great Teaching

St. Mary's College of Maryland

Baylor University has named Jennifer Cognard-Black, professor of English at St. Mary’s College of Maryland, as the 2020 recipient of the Robert Foster Cherry Award for Great Teaching. Awarded biennially, The Cherry Award is a prestigious national teaching award – with the single, largest monetary reward of $250,000 presented by a college or university to an individual for exceptional teaching. The award program is designed to honor great teachers, stimulate discussion in the academy about the value of teaching and encourage departments and institutions to recognize their own great teachers.

Channels: Back to School, Education, In the Workplace,

Released:
23-Jan-2020 12:35 PM EST
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When Caregivers Need Care

American Psychological Association (APA)

People who regularly care for or assist a family member or friend with a health problem or disability are more likely to neglect their own health, particularly by not having insurance or putting off necessary health services due to cost, according to a study published by the American Psychological Association.

Channels: Aging, Family and Parenting, Government/Law, Healthcare, In the Home, Mental Health, Psychology and Psychiatry, Public Health, All Journal News,

Released:
23-Jan-2020 12:20 PM EST
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Social and Behavioral Sciences

Newswise: UW Research Expands Bilingual Language Program for Babies

UW Research Expands Bilingual Language Program for Babies

University of Washington

A study by the University of Washington's Institute for Learning & Brain Sciences (I-LABS) shows that a bilingual language program for babies can reach more families, and instructors, through online training for teachers.

Channels: Cognition and Learning, Education, Neuro, Family and Parenting, In the Home, Speech & Language, All Journal News, Staff Picks,

Released:
23-Jan-2020 11:55 AM EST
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Education

Newswise: Sandia hosts its first Education With Industry officer

Sandia hosts its first Education With Industry officer

Sandia National Laboratories

A student in the highly selective U.S. Air Force Education With Industry program will be bringing his military experience to Sandia National Laboratories and returning to his post with valuable industry experience to share. Capt. Antonio Gallop is not the typical student.

Channels: Engineering, Technology, Education, Nuclear Power,

Released:
23-Jan-2020 11:15 AM EST
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Newswise: 'Sex Tech' Study Finds Technology Facilitates Sexual and Emotional Interactions

'Sex Tech' Study Finds Technology Facilitates Sexual and Emotional Interactions

Indiana University

Advances in technology have allowed us to interact with others across the globe, and a new study of adults who engage with "sex tech"—innovative technologies used to enhance sexuality—announced by the Kinsey Institute at Indiana University reveals that technology increasingly connects people at their most intimate moments.

Channels: Apps, Internet Trends, Psychology and Psychiatry, Sex and Relationships, Technology, Staff Picks,

Released:
23-Jan-2020 9:00 AM EST
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Social and Behavioral Sciences

CROWN Conference: Can Public Policy End Hair Discrimination?

Rutgers University-New Brunswick

The Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy will host the CROWN Conference: Can Public Policy End Hair Discrimination to discuss a New Jersey bill known as the CROWN Act (Creating a Respectful and Open World for Naturals). The bill would protect people’s right to wear natural hairstyles, such as Afros, braids, twists or and locs, which are often worn by African-Americans.

Channels: Civil Liberties, Government/Law,

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