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The Olin College Class of 2020 Moves-In

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Move-in day for the Olin College Class of 2020 officially kicked off Saturday, August 27, 2016.

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‘Nudges’ Help Students Select Healthy Lunches

With back-to-school season in full swing, imagine this: Your child orders lunch via computer and gets a little message saying he or she needs to add more nutritious food groups. That combination helped some youngsters eat healthier meals, a University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences study showed.

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Texas A&M Students Honoring Victims Of Bonfire Tragedy With Ambitious Project

Good can come from tragedy if students at Texas A&M University have anything to say about it. The student-led organization BUILD has a mission of completing 12 Texas Aggie Medical Clinics (TAMCs) this fall, each dedicated to one of the 12 students killed in the 1999 collapse of the school’s annual bonfire.

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Prominent Real Estate Economics Professor Takes Leadership Role at the UCI Paul Merage School of Business Center for Real Estate

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Prominent Professor of Economics N. Edward Coulson joins the faculty of the UCI Paul Merage School of Business in the area of Economics and Public Policy and will assume a leadership position in the school’s Center for Real Estate as Director of Research. In this capacity, Coulson will advance the real estate program’s agenda of excellence in teaching, research and professional outreach. The appointment is effective June 30, 2016 and he will officially begin teaching in early 2017.

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University of Delaware Back-to-School Experts Can Comment on Educational Apps, the Value of Play, Students with Disabilities and More

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'Coming Out' in the Classroom, but Not by Choice

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Starting out as a college freshman can be hard.

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UVA Darden Welcomes Most Diverse Class Ever as Women Reach 39 Percent of New Residential Students

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The UVA Darden Class of 2018 represent multiple firsts, including the highest percentage of women and minority students ever.

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UNLV Expert on College Affordability and Access

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UNLV education professor Stefani Relles on how paying for a college education is progressively harder, especially for low-income and minority students.

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University of Nebraska Medical Center opens new home for its College of Pharmacy

The new $35 million home for UNMC’s College of Pharmacy boasts state-of-the-art laboratories and education space equipped with next-generation technology and simulation and experiential-learning tools designed to help prepare future pharmacists for expanded roles in a changing health care landscape.

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New Rules, New Timeline Aim to Simplify the FAFSA Process

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UW-Milwaukee Director of Financial Aid Tim Opgenorth talks about the new FAFSA timelines, how it affects college-bound students and what families can do to help their students successfully complete the all-important FAFSA application.

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NIH Announces Winners of Public-Private Undergraduate Biomedical Engineering Design Competition

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In a nation-wide competition, six teams of undergraduate engineering students produced prize-winning designs for technological advances to improve human health. The Design by Biomedical Undergraduate Teams (DEBUT) Challenge winning teams designed tools for a myriad of health care challenges, including diagnosing tuberculosis (TB) in children and a safer alternative for central venous catheter placements.

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New Provost, Michael A. Bernstein, Joins Stony Brook on October 31

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Michael A. Bernstein, the John Christie Barr Professor of History and Economics and Provost of Tulane University from 2007 through July 2016, has been appointed Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs at Stony Brook University, effective October 31, 2016, announced President Samuel L. Stanley Jr., MD.

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ASA Task Force Issues Report on Evaluating Public Communication in Tenure and Promotion

Increasingly, social scientists use multiple forms of communication to engage broader audiences with their research and contribute to solutions of the pressing problems of our time. Yet, in academia, it is unclear whether these efforts to communicate with the public should count when colleges and universities are evaluating scholars.

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Communication at the Heart of Texas Tech’s Quality Enhancement Plan

The Center for Global Communication and the Communication Training Center will be tasked with creating a global communication culture with students and faculty.

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Hampton Joins NYIT as Vice President for Planning, Analytics, and Decision Support

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Mark C. Hampton, Ph.D., a seasoned leader in higher education with nearly 25 years of experience working in planning, institutional research, assessment, budgeting, finance, and academic administration, has joined NYIT as vice president for Planning, Analytics, and Decision Support.

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UW-Milwaukee, Milwaukee Public Schools Partnership Receives $2.4 Million Grant

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and Milwaukee Public Schools have received a $2.4 million grant from the National Science Foundation to improve the teaching of mathematics and science in Milwaukee public high schools.

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Greater Academic Achievement in High School Increases Likelihood of Moving Away, Study Finds

High school students who completed higher levels of math, performed better academically, and had a greater sense of control of their future were more likely to migrate and work in labor markets with larger shares of college-educated workers, according to a new study.

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Young, Gifted, and First-Generation Minority Science Students Motivated by 'Prosocial' Values

If you look closely at groups of freshmen science students such as those from underrepresented minority (URM) backgrounds, you can see striking motivational differences across and within these groups. That’s a major finding in a new survey of 249 freshmen by psychology researchers in California.

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Answering the Call for LGBTQ Health Equity

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Physicians and other health care providers will learn specific skills for the care of LGBTQ patients at the UofL School of Medicine. They also will have the opportunity to join a web-based network of LGBTQ-friendly providers.







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