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Literacy App Improves School Readiness in At-Risk Preschoolers

Using mobile apps in preschool classrooms may help improve early literacy skills and boost school readiness for low-income children, according to research by NYU’s Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development.

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NYU Study Evaluates the Influence of College Experiences on Career Outcomes

Meaningful college experiences, including internships and studying abroad, may not matter as much as your major and what school you attend when it comes to job satisfaction and earnings, according to research by NYU’s Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development.

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UCI Ayala School of Biological Sciences Announces Olympic Gold Medalist and Activist Greg Louganis as 2015 Commencement Speaker

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Olympic diving champion Greg Louganis will give the keynote address at the 2015 UC Irvine Francisco J. Ayala School of Biological Sciences commencement on June 14, 2015.

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Alumnus David LaChapelle to Speak at UNCSA High School Commencement

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An estimated 120 seniors in the high school Dance, Drama, Music and Visual Arts programs will receive diplomas from America’s first state-supported arts school, a unique stand-alone public university of arts conservatories.

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Medal of Honor Recipient and UNH Alumnus Ryan Pitts is 2015 Commencement Speaker

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The ninth living recipient of the Medal of Honor for his combat actions in Afghanistan, former U.S. Army staff sergeant Ryan Pitts ‘13 will deliver the University of New Hampshire commencement address Saturday, May 16, 2015.

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Online Talk on Women and Strategy Board Games

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Erin Davis, Associate Professor of Sociology at Cornell College, will speak about the role of women in strategy boardgaming and the challenges they face.

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Freshness, Personal Connections Drive Farmers Market Shopping

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Farmers markets are a growing business in many small and large communities. But what drives them? This story looks at what they offer that consumers feel is valuable enough to warrant their time, money and extra effort.

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Researchers Suggest Ways to Develop Healthy Eating Habits in a Child — Start Early and Eat Your Vegetables

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This story looks at developing healthy eating choices in children.