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Pulitzer Center Panel Features Front-Line Journalists on Cuba

The Medill School of Journalism, Media, Integrated Marketing Communications will host an impressive slate of journalists with recent reporting experience in Cuba for a panel discussion about the country’s uncertain future.The panel discussion is part of Medill’s new partnership with the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, a nonprofit organization, based in Washington D.

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Rahmat Shoureshi, Ph.D., Begins Role as Interim President of New York Institute of Technology

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Rahmat Shoureshi, Ph.D., will become the interim president of New York Institute of Technology (NYIT) on Jan. 21, 2017, according to NYIT Board of Trustees Chair Kevin Silva.

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St. Mary's Professor to Participate in Upcoming Webinar From the American Association of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

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Laraine Glidden, distinguished professor of psychology emerita at St. Mary’s College, will be one of three participants in a webinar from the American Association of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities on the public health approach to the issue of maltreatment of children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities across the lifespan.

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Obesity Is Barely Covered in Medical Students’ Licensing Exam

Obesity is one of the most significant threats to health in the U.S. and is responsible for the development of multiple serious medical problems such as diabetes, heart disease and some forms of cancer. Yet obesity is barely covered in medical training, according to a new Northwestern Medicine study. The licensing exams for graduating medical students have a surprisingly limited number of test items about obesity prevention and treatment.

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Medill, Foley Foundation Offer Safety Guide for Journalists

Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism, Media, Integrated Marketing Communications and the James W. Foley Legacy Foundation — with partners Reporters Without Borders and A Culture of Safety Alliance — have published an online curriculum guide for college journalism educators to teach students about the growing risk of reporting on conflicts, terrorism and violent unrest around the world.

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Northwestern Professors Teach Inmates at Stateville

A course on mass incarceration, taught by a Northwestern University professor to inmates at Stateville Correctional Center, has turned into an unlikely literary launch pad for the students whose stories were published online by The New YorkerThe 15 inmates were taking a class from Jennifer Lackey, the Wayne and Elizabeth Jones Professor of Philosophy and director of Graduate Studies in the 
Department of Philosophy in Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences, at the prison in Joliet, Illinois.

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Academic Advising and Technology: Vital Tools for Timely Graduation

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​Strong academic advising has always been a key strategy in helping CSU students navigate a path to graduation, however, academic advising is more critical now than ever before with the unveiling of the Graduation Initiative 2025.

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Mayor of Buffalo Honors President Conway-Turner at MLK Scholarship Breakfast

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Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown, ’83, honored Buffalo State President Katherine Conway-Turner earlier this week with a proclamation declaring that January 16, 2017, was “Dr. Katherine Conway-Turner Day” in the City of Buffalo.

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Public Education in U.S., South Africa Topic of Forum

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Yearlong seminar series exploring the meaning of freedom in three international and social contexts.

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Spatial Planner to Head Urban Planning and Policy at UIC

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Zorica Nedović-Budić, an expert in spatial planning and technologies, is the new head of urban planning and policy at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

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MOCA Helps Boost Minority Student Retention and Success at Iowa State

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The primary goal of the Mathematicians of Color Alliance, better known as MOCA, is to recruit and retain underrepresented graduate students. But this student organization is doing much more to mentor and help students make Iowa State home.

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OSHA Head Returns to GW’s Milken Institute School of Public Health

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Dr. Michaels, the longest serving Assistant Secretary in OSHA's history, returns to GW’s Milken Institute School of Public Health

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Temple University School of Media and Communication to Be Named in Honor of Broadcasting Legend and Teacher Lew Klein

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The Lew Klein College of Media and Communication at Temple University will be formally dedicated at a ceremony in spring 2017.

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Notre Dame California Launches Silicon Valley Semester

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10 Notre Dame juniors majoring in computer science and engineering will spend the next four months immersed in the heart of innovation while still enjoying an experience that is uniquely Notre Dame.

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Student, Professor Use Sports Analytics to Discover NCAA Ranking Patterns

Does conference size impact conference rankings in NCAA men’s basketball? According to research and analysis by one Cornell College student, it does.

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Russian Educator Picked for Dean

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Alexander 'Sasha' Sidorkin wants to 'unlock' the tremendous potential he sees in Sacramento State's College of Education.

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CSU Dominguez Hills Marks 75th Anniversary of Executive Order to Incarcerate Japanese Americans During WWII

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“And Then They Came for Us…,” California State University, Dominguez Hills’ (CSUDH) daylong commemoration on Feb. 9 marking the 75th Anniversary of Executive Order 9066, which authorized the mass incarceration of Japanese-Americans during WWII.

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Large Scale Study Highlights Challenges Faced by Children with ASD in Early School Years

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This research stems from one of the largest studies on young children with ASD as they transition into school. Lead researcher Jan Blacher is available for interviews about parent-student relationships, emotional and behavioral challenges, and parental involvement during this time.

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UIC Learning Scientist Honored by International Research Society

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University of Illinois at Chicago learning scientist Susan Goldman has been selected to receive the Society for Text and Discourse's 2017 Distinguished Scientific Contribution Award.

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Gifted Students Benefit From Ability Grouping

Schools should use both ability grouping and acceleration to help academically talented students, reports a new Northwestern University study that examined a century of research looking at the controversial subject.







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