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Newswise: UNC Charlotte Opens the Carolinas' First Interdisciplinary School of Data Science

UNC Charlotte Opens the Carolinas' First Interdisciplinary School of Data Science

University of North Carolina at Charlotte

UNC Charlotte has opened the Carolinas' first School of Data Science. The interdisciplinary school allows UNC Charlotte to expand on its programs in the field and open up the growing and diverse field of data science to students with varied career interests.

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

14-Jan-2020 10:15 AM EST


Newswise: FAU’s Online Graduate Nursing Program Soars to No. 7  in 2020 ‘U.S. News & World Report’ Rankings

FAU’s Online Graduate Nursing Program Soars to No. 7 in 2020 ‘U.S. News & World Report’ Rankings

Florida Atlantic University

FAU’s Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing’s online master’s degree soared to No. 7 from the No. 23 spot in 2019, and is the top-ranked program for private and public institutions in Florida. FAU’s College of Business, College of Education and overall online bachelor’s programs also made the list this year.

Channels: Education, Nursing,

14-Jan-2020 9:00 AM EST


Putting tech to the test: HU launches User Experience Center

Harrisburg University of Science and Technology

Harrisburg University just opened a User Experience Center of its own, dubbed the HU-UXC for short, where students will develop UX testing, product development, project management, and marketing skills on real-world projects.

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

14-Jan-2020 8:40 AM EST


Newswise: J-Term Speaks to the Culture of University

J-Term Speaks to the Culture of University

Augustana University, South Dakota

Nationally, 10 to 11 percent of students study away by the time they graduate college. At Augustana University, that number is 52 percent, with more than 230 students expected to study away this academic year. More than 150 of those students are participating in the study abroad program through Augustana's four-week January interim — also known as J-Term — while still earning credits.

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14-Jan-2020 4:00 AM EST


Newswise: U.S. protections for constitutional rights falling behind global peers
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Wayne State University to address urgent need for STEM educators

Wayne State University Division of Research

Through support from the U.S. Department of Education, Wayne State University announced it is launching the Metro Detroit Teaching Residency for Urban Excellence (TRUE) Project, an innovative multi-sector partnership that aims to positively impact student learning, address the critical shortage of STEM teachers, and support the region’s workforce development. The $2.5 million project will target recent graduates and mid-career professionals with STEM expertise in the metro Detroit region, especially those in the automotive and technology industries who may be impacted by recent and planned plant closures.

Channels: Automotive, Back to School, Economics, Education, In the Workplace, STEM Education, Technology, Australian News, Grant Funded News,

13-Jan-2020 3:20 PM EST
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Black Workers’ Status in a Company Informs Perceptions of Workplace Racial Discrimination

Washington University in St. Louis

“Research shows that black individuals encounter an enormous amount of racial discrimination in the workplace, including exclusion from critical social networks, wage disparities and hiring disadvantages,” said Adia Harvey Wingfield, co-author of the study “Getting In, Getting Hired, Getting Sideways Looks: Organizational Hierarchy and Perceptions of Racial Discrimination."

Channels: Healthcare, In the Workplace, Race and Ethnicity, All Journal News, Staff Picks,

13-Jan-2020 2:40 PM EST

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