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

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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.

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Illinois Nursing Deans Oppose Illinois SB 888

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).

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For Plastic Surgeons, Learning 'Danger Zones' Can Increase Safety When Using Facial Fillers

Dermal fillers have become a popular alternative to surgery for patients who want a younger facial appearance. Learning about some key "danger zones" can help plastic surgeons to enhance the safety and effectiveness of facial filler procedures, according to an expert update in the May issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS).

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Bullying Linked to Increased Desire for Cosmetic Surgery in Teens

Adolescents who are involved in bullying—victims and perpetrators alike—are more likely to say they would want to undergo cosmetic surgery to be more attractive or fix perceived flaws, reports a study in the May issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS).

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UoFl Racetrack Clinic Nationally Recognized as Innovative Model

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The American Academy of Nursing has named School of Nursing faculty members Whitney Nash, Ph.D., A.P.R.N., and Sara Robertson, D.N.P., A.P.R.N., Edge Runners for establishing and growing the Kentucky Racing Health Services Center, which serves low-income thoroughbred racing industry workers and their families. The Edge Runner designation recognizes original evidence-based and nurse-designed care models that have shown significant clinical and financial outcomes.

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Researchers Build Artificial Synapse Capable of Autonomous Learning

Ferroelectric tunnel junctions show ability to make strong or weak connections and learn pattern recognition

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NEI’s Healthy Vision Month 2017 Puts Spotlight on Women

May is Healthy Vision Month when the National Eye Institute (NEI) encourages everyone to make eye health a priority. This message is especially important for women, who make up two-thirds of all people living with blindness or visual impairment from diseases such as age-related macular degeneration (AMD), glaucoma, and cataract.1 Among women age 40 and older in the U.S., 2.7 million are blind or visually impaired.2

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







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