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NYIT Conference Discusses Digital Intrusions, Countermeasures, and the Cost of Cybercrime

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Planes, Trains, and Election Results: NYIT's Annual Cybersecurity Conference Discusses Digital Intrusions, Countermeasures, and the Cost of Cybercrime

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A College Degree May Have Become More Valuable in 2000s

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A four-year college education provided Americans with a 12 to 14 percent private rate of return on their investment during the 2000s, a new analysis shows.

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Cornell Engineering to Offer Systems Ph.D. Program

A unique doctoral program in systems to be offered by Cornell University’s College of Engineering beginning in the fall of 2016 will prepare students to tackle some of the world’s most complex logistical problems.

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Water Activist Honored with OU International Water Prize

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The University of Oklahoma Water Technologies for Emerging Regions Center awarded Eric Stowe, founder and director of clean water company Splash, with the 2017 International Water Prize. Stowe was selected by a panel of water experts from around the world and chosen for his innovative approach to providing clean water to children in impoverished countries.

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Sociologists Examine Shift From 'No Child Left Behind' to 'Children Left Behind'

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Indiana University sociologists Tim Hallett and Emily Meanwell look back to 2007 to understand how the No Child Left Behind Act aquired an alternative meaning: "NCLB means children left behind."

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SPUR President and CEO Gabriel Metcalf Named Inaugural Robert S. Cornish Chair

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Expected to advance Robert Cornish’s emphasis on regions as a natural framework for managing growth and promoting sustainable futures, the professorship focuses on innovative regional planning theory and practice within California.

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Meaningful Benefits in Math and Reading for Low-Income Students with High Attendance in Voluntary Summer Programs (Infographic)

Study suggests: Kids who attend more thrive more

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Council on Undergraduate Research Announces Mentor Award Winner

The Geosciences division of the Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR) annually recognizes an individual with the Undergraduate Research Mentor Award. The awardee is an individual who serves as a role model for productive and transformative student-faculty mentoring relationships and for maintaining a sustained and innovative approach to the enterprise of undergraduate research. CUR is pleased to announce Professor Wendy Bohrson, Department of Geological Sciences at Central Washington University, the 2016 recipient. The award will be formally presented at the Geological Society of America Meeting in Denver, CO in September.

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NYU to Host Public Debate: “Do Replication Projects Cast Doubt on Many Published Studies in Psychology?”—Sept. 29

NYU’s Center for Mind, Brain and Consciousness will host a public debate—“Do Replication Projects Cast Doubt on Many Published Studies in Psychology?”—on Thurs., Sept. 29, 5-7 p.m.

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Penn State Receives Funds for Student-Centered Initiative on Energy Efficiency

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Penn State will use funding from the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection to launch a collaboration with the National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA), the Philadelphia Energy Authority (PEA), and Private Energy Partners (PEP) to innovate a data-driven, integrated, student-centered, and market-driven approach to help small food stores and restaurants lower energy bills. The Department of Environmental Protection funding for the project is provided by the U. S. Department of Energy’s State Energy Program.

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Columbus State University's Space Science Center Partners with NASA on $1.25 Million Grant

Columbus State University’s Coca-Cola Space Science Center has entered into a new partnership with NASA’s Kennedy Space Center to develop a program that will teach high schoolers how to design and manufacture vehicles for Mars.

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Military Training Tool Leads to Columbus State University's First-Ever Patent

A team of Columbus State University researchers has developed a new tool for training military and emergency personnel, a process that led to the university’s first-ever patent.

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Wellness Coloring Book Used to Promote Student Health at St. Mary’s College of Maryland

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This fall, every incoming first-year student at St. Mary’s College of Maryland, the public honors college, was given something unique – a full-size coloring book promoting the wellness services offered through the College’s Wellness Center.

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UVA Darden School, Concordia and US Department of State Secretary’s Office of Global Partnerships Announce Project Nurture as Winner of P3 Impact Award

The University of Virginia Darden School of Business Institute for Business in Society, Concordia and the U.S. Department of State Secretary’s Office of Global Partnerships announced Project Nurture as a model public-private partnership (P3) and winner of the third annual P3 Impact Award during the 2016 Concordia Summit in New York City

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AACN Applauds Committee's Vote to Advance Legislation for Nursing Education and Practice

AACN applauds the House Energy and Commerce Committee for taking up a series of public health bills, including approving the Title VIII Nursing Workforce Reauthorization Act (H.R. 2713) and the Improving Access to Maternity Care Act (H.R. 1209). Both passed by a voice vote, which marks a monumental step in the legislative process toward becoming law.

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Vijay Pendakur Named Cornell University’s Next Dean of Students

Vijay Pendakur, associate vice president for the Division of Student Affairs at California State University, Fullerton, has been named Cornell’s next dean of students. He will assume the post Jan. 3, 2017.

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Charter School, University Break New Ground with High School on College Campus

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock and a public charter school are taking collaboration in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education to new levels. eStem Public Charter Schools is revamping and expanding one of the university's original buildings to move its high school to the university campus in time for the fall 2017 semester.

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Temple Breaks the Guinness World Record for Most Sandwiches Made in an Hour.

Temple University made 49,100 peanut butter and jelly sandwiches in one hour and set a new Guinness World Record. The finished sandwiches were distributed to more than 15 food banks in the Philadelphia region.







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