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‘Authentic’ Teachers Are Better at Engaging with Their Students

Teachers who have an authentic teaching style are more positively received by their students, according to new research published in the National Communication Association’s journal, Communication Education.

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New Sally Ride Science Lecture Series Explores Importance of STEAM Education

The Sally Ride Science STEAM Series is a quarterly program that will explore the importance of STEAM – short for science, technology, engineering, arts and math – education in preparing students for the jobs of the future. The upcoming panel will explore how design thinking – a big buzzword in corporate America – can help transform the classroom by delving into what design thinking entails and how it can help students learn how to solve complex problems.

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More Than 40 Years After First Arriving at Swarthmore, Charles "Kip" Davis '75 to Graduate

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Charles “Kip” Davis, who left Swarthmore in 1975 just shy of a degree, has had a mantra throughout the past year. “If not now, when?”

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An Officer and a Physician

Rush University will recognize more than 800 graduating students at its 45th commencement ceremony Thursday, May 25, from 4-6 p.m. at the UIC Pavilion (525 S. Racine Ave., Chicago). Christopher B. Howard, DPhil, MBA, president of Robert Morris University near Pittsburgh, will be the honorary degree recipient and speaker. Howard graduated with distinction from the United States Air Force Academy, earned a doctorate in politics as a Rhodes Scholar from the University of Oxford and received an MBA with distinction from Harvard Business School. After 9/11, he served in Afghanistan in the Air Force Reserve and was awarded the Bronze Star for gallantry in battle. Rush graduate will go on to be Navy doctor.

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OADN Joins Nursing Colleagues in Opposing Cuts to FY 2018 Budget Proposal

OADN, as the Premier Organization for Associate Degree Nursing, joins with nurses and nursing organizations across the country, in opposing the FY 2018 Budget Proposal. OADN will continue to advocate for federal support for Title VIII and nursing education programs as critical to supporting the delivery of healthcare and positive patient outcomes.

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Innovation in Aging Fund Selects Grant Recipients, June 1 Event to Highlight Winners

June 1 Event to Highlight Winners Features WGBH’s Kara Miller and Aging 2.0’s Stephen Johnston

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Cal Poly Pomona Team Wins First NASA Student Design Challenge

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A Cal Poly Pomona team has won the NASA Glenn Research Center’s first University Student Design Challenge. During the four-month competition, 16 teams of students designed concepts for using aeronautics vehicles as a means to travel within city limits.

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MassChallenge Welcomes Babson Entrepreneurs Into 2017 Accelerator Program

Two Babson graduate alumni businesses—DropZone for Veterans and GEMS Boxes—have been named finalists in the 2017 MassChallenge Boston accelerator program.

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How Grade School Science Projects Led to a Career

Kevin Cox wanted to be a medical doctor from the time he was about five years old. He had a passion for helping people, and he especially wanted to help other kids. So he got serious about science in grade school — so serious that he made really good grades on his science projects. And that led him to a difference career, but still in science with a goal of helping people.

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Thomas A. Saenz of MALDEF Awarded Honorary Doctorate at Cal State LA's Commencement 2017

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Thomas A. Saenz, president and general counsel for MALDEF (Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund), was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Humane Letters during the 2017 Commencement at California State University, Los Angeles.







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