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A Quark Like No Other, Biophysics Plays Key Role in Immune System Signaling and Response, ALMA Reveals Sun in New Light, and MORE in the Physics News Source Sponsored by AIP

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Pulitzer Center Panel Features Front-Line Journalists on Cuba

The Medill School of Journalism, Media, Integrated Marketing Communications will host an impressive slate of journalists with recent reporting experience in Cuba for a panel discussion about the country’s uncertain future.The panel discussion is part of Medill’s new partnership with the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, a nonprofit organization, based in Washington D.

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Rahmat Shoureshi, Ph.D., Begins Role as Interim President of New York Institute of Technology

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Rahmat Shoureshi, Ph.D., will become the interim president of New York Institute of Technology (NYIT) on Jan. 21, 2017, according to NYIT Board of Trustees Chair Kevin Silva.

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“The Presidency Is the ‘Wild Card’ of American Politics,” Says Cal State LA Expert

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Obesity Is Barely Covered in Medical Students’ Licensing Exam

Obesity is one of the most significant threats to health in the U.S. and is responsible for the development of multiple serious medical problems such as diabetes, heart disease and some forms of cancer. Yet obesity is barely covered in medical training, according to a new Northwestern Medicine study. The licensing exams for graduating medical students have a surprisingly limited number of test items about obesity prevention and treatment.

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Medill, Foley Foundation Offer Safety Guide for Journalists

Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism, Media, Integrated Marketing Communications and the James W. Foley Legacy Foundation — with partners Reporters Without Borders and A Culture of Safety Alliance — have published an online curriculum guide for college journalism educators to teach students about the growing risk of reporting on conflicts, terrorism and violent unrest around the world.

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Northwestern Professors Teach Inmates at Stateville

A course on mass incarceration, taught by a Northwestern University professor to inmates at Stateville Correctional Center, has turned into an unlikely literary launch pad for the students whose stories were published online by The New YorkerThe 15 inmates were taking a class from Jennifer Lackey, the Wayne and Elizabeth Jones Professor of Philosophy and director of Graduate Studies in the 
Department of Philosophy in Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences, at the prison in Joliet, Illinois.

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Academic Advising and Technology: Vital Tools for Timely Graduation

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​Strong academic advising has always been a key strategy in helping CSU students navigate a path to graduation, however, academic advising is more critical now than ever before with the unveiling of the Graduation Initiative 2025.

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Hip-Hop Artist Ryan Lewis Surprises, Delights Gonzaga Students in Conversation on Leadership in Arts

SPOKANE, Wash. – Some 200 Gonzaga University students erupted in applause Wednesday night when Ryan Lewis of the popular hip-hop duo Macklemore and Ryan Lewis appeared as the surprise guest for the Comprehensive Leadership Program’s Fishbowl conversation.

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Mayor of Buffalo Honors President Conway-Turner at MLK Scholarship Breakfast

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Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown, ’83, honored Buffalo State President Katherine Conway-Turner earlier this week with a proclamation declaring that January 16, 2017, was “Dr. Katherine Conway-Turner Day” in the City of Buffalo.

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Yearlong seminar series exploring the meaning of freedom in three international and social contexts.

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Spatial Planner to Head Urban Planning and Policy at UIC

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Zorica Nedović-Budić, an expert in spatial planning and technologies, is the new head of urban planning and policy at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

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MOCA Helps Boost Minority Student Retention and Success at Iowa State

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The primary goal of the Mathematicians of Color Alliance, better known as MOCA, is to recruit and retain underrepresented graduate students. But this student organization is doing much more to mentor and help students make Iowa State home.

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Applications Accepted for 2017 Astronomy in Chile Educator Ambassadors Program

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Applications are now being accepted for the 2017 Astronomy in Chile Educator Ambassadors Program (ACEAP). This program, in its third year, brings amateur astronomers, planetarium personnel, and astronomy educators of all levels to U.S.-funded astronomy facilities in Chile.

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OSHA Head Returns to GW’s Milken Institute School of Public Health

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Dr. Michaels, the longest serving Assistant Secretary in OSHA's history, returns to GW’s Milken Institute School of Public Health

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Temple University School of Media and Communication to Be Named in Honor of Broadcasting Legend and Teacher Lew Klein

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The Lew Klein College of Media and Communication at Temple University will be formally dedicated at a ceremony in spring 2017.

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Talking to Children About STEM Fields Boosts Test Scores and Career Interest

A new study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences finds parents who talk with their high schoolers about the relevance of science and math can increase competency and career interest in the fields.

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Shane Speights Promoted to Dean of NYIT College of Osteopathic Medicine’s Site at A-State

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Shane Speights, D.O., has been promoted to dean of NYIT College of Osteopathic Medicine’s campus at Arkansas State University. He will provide leadership for students, faculty, and staff in curriculum, community outreach and engagement, clinical service programs, research, and other areas.

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ACR Sponsorship Introduces Radiology to Medical Students

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First-year medical students interested in exploring radiology — particularly women and minorities — may apply for a summer internship, sponsored by Nth Dimensions and the American College of Radiology (ACR).

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Children’s Beliefs About Talent Influence Music Participation

Many adults who believe they can’t carry a tune likely formed those beliefs in elementary school, according to new Northwestern University research.  







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