Students achieve better grades in college science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) courses when those classrooms have higher numbers of underrepresented racial-minority and first-generation college students, according to new research released today.
The 12-month Teaching Kitchen Multi-site Trial combines evidence-based nutrition education with culinary learning to support behavior change. The study will assess the feasibility of the novel teaching kitchen program on health outcomes and well-being.
The Chuck Lorre Family Foundation has pledged a total of $10 million to Children’s Hospital Los Angeles to support research education for high school and college students from under-resourced communities throughout greater Los Angeles.
One of Cornell University’s most popular elective courses, the iconic “Introduction to Wines” has helped generations of Cornellians refine their palates – and knowledge – about the many varieties of wine. Cornell’s first wines course – and the first accredited wines course offered at any American university – launched in 1953 for students in what is now the Peter and Stephanie Nolan School of Hotel Administration.
The Microscopy Suite at the Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology gets ready to celebrate 25 years of Bugscope. This free, web-based program focuses on science outreach and education by connecting classrooms with microscopists to explore insects under a high-powered microscope.
Jeff Bewkes, former CEO and chairman of Time Warner, Inc., and Yuri Tschinkel, one of the world’s most distinguished mathematicians, will address the more than 1,000 fall graduates of the Class of 2023 during commencement ceremonies at the Watsco Center on Dec. 14.
In a unique case study, UniSA researchers have explored the lived experiences of a self-identified persistent bully – a voice that is scarce in literature – to gain a deeper understanding of the factors that may contribute to this anti-social aggressive behaviour.
ASU’s research enterprise has leaped forward again, according to the National Science Foundation’s Higher Education Research and Development (HERD) Survey. With $797.2 million in research expenditures for fiscal year 2022, ASU ranked No. 38 overall (out of 899 institutions), a jump of four places from the prior fiscal year. ASU ranked in the top 4% for all universities with research expenditures, ahead of the University of Chicago, University of Illinois-Urbana Champaign, Purdue University and the University of Colorado-Boulder.
The 18% growth rate from FY21 ($677.7 million) was among the largest for the top 50 research universities in the country, according to the HERD Survey.
The University of Miami graduate and popular social media influencer visited the Miami Herbert Business School as a guest lecturer on Wednesday, offering insight on social media strategies and encouraging students to remain authentic to themselves.
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer recently signed two state Senate bills — SB 395 and 396 — into law, which effectively change Michigan’s public school teacher evaluation system. Lara Dixon, assistant professor in K-12 education administration in Michigan State University’s College of Education, answers questions about this change.
School students experience a wide range of achievement emotions during the years they spend attending school. Some of those emotions, such as joy and pride, are positive. Yet students also experience boredom and anger when they find achievement activities too difficult or too easy. These differing emotions are important for adolescents’ development trajectories
Las resbaladillas o toboganes infantiles forman parte de la diversión del verano. Sin embargo, hay una resbaladilla que se debe evitar cuando llega el calor y es la que se conoce como el “resbalón de verano”. Término que se refiere a la pérdida, durante el largo receso de verano, de las nuevas competencias adquiridas por los niños durante el año escolar.
Os escorregadores fazem parte das brincadeiras de verão, e as crianças se divertem quando deslizam por eles. Entretanto, existe um “deslize” que deve ser evitado quando chega o calor: o “deslize da aprendizagem no verão”. Isso significa a perda, durante as longas férias de verão, de novas habilidades adquiridas durante o ano letivo.