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Mayo Clinic to Offer Medical Education Course Required by FAA’s New BasicMed

Beginning Monday, May 1, private and recreational pilots across the country operating certain light aircraft will be able to seek medical qualification through BasicMed, a new pathway offered by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). Mayo Clinic will be one of two organizations in the nation to offer a course necessary to obtain this alternative medical qualification

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Experts Examine Flint Water Tragedy, US Infrastructure Crisis

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During Darden's Net Impact Week, Professor Peter Debaere with CEO Ruffner Page (MBA ’86) and others lead a discussion on Flint: Two Years Later

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Online Course Offers Cutting Edge Health and Safety Strategies for Employers

“Fundamentals of Integrated Health and Safety,” a new online course from ACOEM, UL and the UIC School of Public Health, helps employers integrate their health and safety programming in ways that can bolster bottom-line results while improving the health and well being of their workers.

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Want a ‘Younger’ Brain? Add Beets to Your Menu

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New research by scientists at Wake Forest University found that, as compared to exercise alone, adding a beet root juice supplement to exercise resulted in brain connectivity that closely resembles what you see in younger adults. The study was published in the Journals of Gerontology: Medical Sciences.

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UTHealth School of Public Health Training Youth to Become Advocates for Tobacco Policy Change

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To help train youth to become educators and advocates for tobacco policy change, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) School of Public Health in El Paso is partnering with El Paso Independent School District high schools to create an innovative new program.

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AERA to Live-stream 31 Annual Meeting Sessions

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AERA has announced that it is live-streaming 31 sessions at its 2017 Annual Meeting in San Antonio, TX, April 27-May 1. The free livestreamed sessions will feature prominent scholars and policy experts speaking on key issues, including educating immigrant students, the role of education in politically tumultuous times, and the ethics of data collection in education research, among others.

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Why STEM Education Must Begin in Early Childhood Education

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UNLV education policy experts explain why Nevada must prioritize STEM educational experiences for all children, and why waiting until kindergarten is too late.

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IMSA Board of Trustees Honors 2017 Alumni Award Recipients

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The Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy (IMSA) Board of Trustees honored four Alumni at a ceremony March 30, 2017 in recognition of their accomplishments and contributions to their fields of endeavor, to IMSA, and to the citizens of Illinois, our nation and the world.

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University of Utah Ranked No. 1 in Milken Institute Report for Taking Technology Innovations From Campus to Community

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The University of Utah is the top research university in the nation when it comes to commercializing technology innovations, according to the Milken Institute’s 2017 ranking of Best Universities for Technology Transfer.

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Meet ‘Mr. Eco’

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“I created this character with the goal of bringing awareness to energy efficiency and other environmental themes.” – Cal Poly San Luis Obispo alumnus Brett Edwards (aka “Mr. Eco”)







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