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Fellowship in Health Care Policy Available Through Partnership of the National Pharmaceutical Council and Milken Institute School of Public Health at GW

The National Pharmaceutical Council (NPC), in conjunction with Milken Institute School of Public Health (Milken Institute SPH) at the George Washington University, is now accepting applications for a Post-Doctoral Fellow in Health Care Policy.

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NUS Rises to World’s 22nd in Latest QS World University Rankings

The National University of Singapore (NUS) has been placed 22nd in the 2014/2015 Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings, moving up two spots from its 24th position last year. NUS also retained its position as the top university in Asia.

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Ground Troops Are Key to Wartime Success, Says S&T Historian

Air strikes never fully succeed in winning a war, says military historian John C. McManus, a professor of history and political science at Missouri University of Science and Technology. He says American troops on the ground have proven throughout recent history to be the crucial difference between victory and defeat.

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The White House and Tufts University’s Tisch College to Convene Civic Learning and National Service Summit in October

In collaboration with the White House, Tufts University’s Jonathan M. Tisch College of Citizenship and Public Service will convene higher education leaders to examine the important topics of civic engagement and active citizenship at a Civic Learning and National Service Summit to be hosted at Tufts this fall. Tisch College is a leader in civic learning, political engagement and service among young people.

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Texas Tech University Officials Break Ground on Research and Technology Park

This project will provide academic and business research opportunities for faculty and students and collaboration with the private sector.

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George Washington University Will Hold Annual Latino Health Conference

Milken Institute School of Public Health (Milken Institute SPH) at the George Washington University will hold a conference on September 25 to highlight the disproportionate health challenges faced by many Latino communities and families--with a focus on possible solutions.

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Arizona University Students Collaborate to Open Health Clinic for Homeless

Students from Arizona’s public universities have teamed up to open the state’s first student-run multi-university health care clinic for the homeless. The Student Health Outreach for Wellness (S.H.O.W.) community initiative is a service learning program that brings together more than 150 students and faculty mentors from Arizona State University, the University of Arizona and Northern Arizona University to provide free health care and health education at one of Maricopa County’s busiest shelters, providing an alternative to non-emergent hospital visits.

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Indiana University's Kelley School and College of Arts and Sciences Team Up to Offer New Degrees

Two of Indiana University's largest academic units, the College of Arts and Sciences and the Kelley School of Business, have announced that they are collaborating to offer several new accelerated master's degrees for IU students in the sciences, mathematics, information technology and other disciplines.

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UT Austin Creates Major In Mexican American and Latino Studies

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UT Austin's new Department of Mexican American and Latina/o Studies will offer Bachelor’s and Master’s degree programs this fall followed by doctoral degrees in the near future.

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Silicon Valley Entrepreneur and Venture Capitalist Tony Conrad to Visit Indiana University

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One of Silicon Valley’s most successful entrepreneurs and venture capitalists will return to Indiana University and his home state of Indiana on Sept. 18 for a day of special programs with students and an evening with the general public. An initial investor in WordPress, which fuels the majority of blogs around the world, IU graduate Tony Conrad has also funded companies such as FitBit, Flickr, Stoneyfield Farms and Blue Bottle Coffee. In his return to IU, Conrad will share information about his latest company, the social media platform About.me.

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