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Phyllis and Harvey Sandler Donate $7 Million to Name FAU's School of Social Work

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 18:05:34 EST

(image) Longtime benefactors Phyllis and Harvey Sandler to name The Phyllis and Harvey Sandler School of Social Work within FAU's College for Design and Social Inquiry.(image)



Illinois Nursing Deans Oppose Illinois SB 888

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 16:35:01 EST

The Illinois Association of Colleges of Nursing (IACN), composed of the deans of baccalaureate nursing programs throughout the state, met in Springfield where they confirmed their ongoing opposition to legislation that would allow Illinois community colleges to award baccalaureate degrees in nursing (Illinois Senate Bill 888).(image)



Weaving a Bright Future

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 14:25:15 EST

(image) BGSU graduate Fatima Camara is applying her fashion and entrepreneurship skills to launch her own fashion line(image)



Study Examines State of Social, Personality Psychology Research

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 14:05:26 EST

(image) University of Illinois at Chicago researchers conducted two studies to examine the state and quality of social and personality research and how practices have changed, if at all.(image)



Acclaimed Poets to Honor Gwendolyn Brooks

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 14:05:18 EST

(image) Gwendolyn Brooks, one of the most influential poets of the 20th century, will be recognized by contemporary poets with a day of literary events May 4 at Northwestern University. The events are free and open to the public.(image)



Smithsonian Snapshot: Celebrating the History Behind Cinco De Mayo

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 13:30:26 EST

(image) Many people mistakenly think that Cinco de Mayo is Mexico's Independence Day, which is celebrated Sept. 16. Cinco de Mayo actually celebrates the Mexican victory over the French at the Battle of Puebla May 5, 1862.(image)



Architecture Team Honoring the 49 Pulse Nightclub Shooting Victims with EFFERVESCE

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 13:05:44 EST

(image) A team from the UNC Charlotte School of Architecture has won the 2017 American Institute of Architects (AIA) Small Project Practitioners (SPP) Small Project Design Competition. The winning design honoring the victims of the Pulse Nightclub shooting will be donated to the LGBT Center of Central Fla.(image)



Hands-on, Culturally-Relevant Projects Help Engage Native Americans in Engineering

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 11:05:09 EST

(image) Culturally relevant, research-based, hands-on teaching and learning had the greatest impact on recruiting and retaining Native American engineering students. Those are some of the lessons learn through NSF's Pre- Engineering Education Collaborative.(image)



Babson's Arthur M. Blank Center for Entrepreneurship Recognized by AACSB International for Leading the Way in Entrepreneurial Education

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 09:05:12 EST

The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International (AACSB), the world's largest global education network, has recognized Babson College's Arthur M. Blank Center for Entrepreneurship for its commitment to creating and incubating cutting-edge business innovations and fostering entrepreneurship in the next generation of business leaders. Babson is one of 35 business schools around the globe to earn the Entrepreneurship Spotlight Challenge distinction.(image)



Are You Addicted to Your Smartphone?

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 06:00:00 EST

"If you are obsessed with Instagram, you might get an influx of anxiety chemicals that your body strives to reduce by logging into Instagram. We see this type of obsession with smartphones and social media, and it is rampant." - Dr. Larry Rosen, CSU Dominguez Hills(image)



Art at the Center of Everything

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 06:00:00 EST

(image) As chair of education at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City, Sonoma State alumna Sandra Jackson-Dumont wants more of us to see art and museums as not just exciting and relevant, but at the center of everything.(image)



Variations in Tuition at Public Universities Have Grown, Masking the True Cost of Attendance

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 00:05:00 EST

Differences in undergraduate tuition rates by a student's degree program or year of study have become increasingly prevalent over the past 25 years, finds a study by New York University's Steinhardt School, Arizona State University, and the University of Louisville.(image)



Undocumented Student Support, Trump's Tax Plan, Avoiding the Opposition, and More in the U.S. Politics News Source

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 21:45:02 EST

Go here for the latest political experts, features and research in U.S. Politics(image)



USC Annenberg Student Journalists, KQED's The California Report Publish Joint Investigation

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 18:30:49 EST

A new series marking the first 100 days of the Trump administration, featuring work by USC Annenberg graduate journalism students, will launch Friday on The California Report Magazine, KQED's statewide public radio program.(image)



WashU Expert: Explaining the Trump Tax Proposal

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 16:05:33 EST

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Staking Self-Worth on the Pursuit of Money Has Negative Psychological Consequences

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 14:05:24 EST

(image) Although people living in consumer-based cultures such as the U.S. often believe that they will be happier if they acquire more money, the findings of a newly published paper by a University at Buffalo research team suggest that there may be downsides to this pursuit.(image)



Hopkins Nursing Builds Toward the Future

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 13:45:52 EST

(image) Spring 2017 Issue of Johns Hopkins Nursing unveils plans for updating school and pushing education forward, plus much more(image)



Trump Administration Trade Expert Available

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 12:05:32 EST

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Binghamton University to Confer Honorary Degree to Tony Kornheiser at Commencement Ceremony

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 12:05:25 EST

Sportswriter, broadcaster and television personality Tony Kornheiser '70 is one of four to receive an honorary degree during Binghamton University's 2017 Graduate School Commencement ceremony at 3:30 p.m. Friday, May 19, in the Events Center, on campus.(image)



Analysis: Gender Differences in Depression Appear at Age 12

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 12:05:20 EST

An analysis just published online has broken new ground by finding gender differences in both symptoms and diagnoses of depression appearing at age 12.(image)



Southeastern Commits to Student Success with Four-Year Degree and No Tuition Increase Guarantee

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 12:05:19 EST

Under "The Southeastern Promise," the university guarantees to eligible students who opt to participate: Southeastern will not raise tuition for participating students during their four-year tenure; Southeastern commits to providing availability of courses to ensure appropriate progress and enable degree attainment within four years.(image)



Media Advisory: Speakers to Address Spring 2017 Graduates at McCombs School of Business Convocation Ceremonies

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 12:05:06 EST

(image) This year marks the centennial celebration of UT Austin's first graduating class to earn an undergraduate business degree. Commencement weekend takes place May 19 and 20, 2017(image)



CSUMB Holds Conference in Effort to Bolster Undocumented Student Support

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 12:05:05 EST

(image) SEASIDE, Calif., April 21, 2017 - CSUMB students, faculty and staff came together Friday, April 21, 2017 to discuss best practices for supporting undocumented students and their families within the CSUMB community.(image)