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Mills faculty and staff look forward to experiential learning

OAKLAND, Calif.—Before Hellen Walter graduated from high school in her native England, she was accepted to some of the most prestigious colleges in the United Kingdom. But she chose to enroll at Coventry University. Why? Because it required undergraduates to spend a full year working in the industry of their …

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Stanford engineers’ optical concentrator could

image: Nina Vaidya measuring the experimental performance of optical concentrators under a solar simulator which acts as an artificial sun. see After Credit: Courtesy of Nina Vaidya Even with the impressive and continuing advances in solar technologies, the question remains: how can we efficiently harvest sunlight energy from varying angles …

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Century-old laws could determine where abortion is legal

Abortion has become or will soon become illegal in more than a dozen states whose legislatures had passed so-called trigger laws, authorizing bans shortly after the Supreme Court’s decision overturning Roe v. Wade Friday. But the right to abortion is also under threat in other states due to old bans …

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A gas tax holiday would be nothing to celebrate

Placeholder while loading article actions A worrying sign of the White House’s bewilderment, President Joe Biden is asking Congress and state governments to agree to a three-month gas tax suspension. Gas tax holidays are generally a poor tool to fight rising prices, but they would be particularly damaging right now. …

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Ageism is everywhere and can affect physical and mental health

Almost all older people have experienced some form of ageism in their day-to-day lives, according to a new study. Photo by Sabine van Erp/Pixabay In a cancel culture where there is zero tolerance for prejudice, at least one form of discrimination seems to be alive and well. Ageism involves prejudice …

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Bumpers College professor named assistant director of agricultural experiment station

U of A System Division of Ag photo by Fred Miller Mary Savin, professor of microbial ecology and soil biology, was recently named assistant director of the Arkansas Agricultural Experiment Station. As Deputy Director of the Arkansas Agricultural Experiment Station, Mary Savin will expand collaborative efforts that …

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Health policy researchers examine the outcomes of carefully tailored care management

To what extent can carefully targeted managed care programs for Medicare beneficiaries reduce costs for those awarded to Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs)? A new study showed significant results, but only with the most acute patients. These are the results of a study published in the June issue of Journal of …

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Dr. Elli Papaemmanuil explains the new prognosis and molecular classification system for MDS

The Molecular International Prognosis Scoring System is a new risk estimation tool for myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS) that assesses both cytogenetics and genetic mutations to enable molecular baseline stratification for 100% of patients with MDS, a said Elli Papaemmanuil, PhD, assistant professor of computational oncology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. Papaemmanuil …

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Mathematicians connect students to careers in climate-smart agriculture – News Center

Friday June 10, 2022 • Linsey Retcofsky: Contact From left to right, Keaton Hamm, Dengdeng Yu, Jaime Cantu and Jianzhong Su. A team of mathematicians from the University of Texas at Arlington is leading a new national initiative to create pathways for students to pursue careers in agricultural fields. The …

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Elon University / Today at Elon / Kenn Gaither named acting dean of School of Communications

Professor of Strategic Communications and AJ Fletcher Professor of Communications succeeds Dean Rochelle Ford, who was recently chosen as the eighth president of Dillard University in New Orleans. Dean Rochelle Ford (left) and Kenn Gaither, Professor of Strategic Communications and AJ Fletcher Professor of Communications, discuss Gaither’s recent appointment as …

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Has the border policy changed from April 2020 to April 2022?

Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich: The increase in encounters at the southwestern border in April 2022 compared to April 2020 is attributable to border policy changes. PolitiFact’s decision: Generally false Here’s why: A group of state attorneys general has sued the Biden administration for its intention to reverse a public …

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Your height could be a disease risk factor | Health info

By Steven Reinberg Health Day Reporter (Health Day) FRIDAY, June 3, 2022 (HealthDay News) — If you’re taller than average, your genes may affect your risk of various diseases, according to a new study. These include a higher risk of heart rhythm disorder, atrial fibrillation, and varicose veins, but a …

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Major USask Awards Recognize Researchers for Meaningful Contributions – News

Dr. Ajay Dalai: Bioenergy for Sustainable Societies Dr. Ajay Dalai (PhD), Distinguished Professor at the College of Engineering, is the longest-serving Canada Research Chair at USask. (Photo: Submitted) “I really appreciate receiving the top award from the university, which recognizes research as a top priority,” said Dalai, Distinguished Professor of …

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Professor Hanington’s Science Talk: Zircons Indicate Earth’s Age | Lifestyles

GARY HANINGTON Our astronomy textbook listed the age of the Earth as 4.54 billion years and everyone accepted that as fact. To generate the elements with an atomic mass greater than iron, our Physics 100 textbook suggested that there were at least two star systems prior to our current location, …

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A shortage of formula has some wondering if men can breastfeed. Experts say yes – but it’s not easy

As America’s baby formula shortage continues to inspire scam artists and politicians, parents are desperate for solutions. Sometimes they get so creative that it worries the medical establishment; take how doctors had to warn parents about dangerous approaches like making their own formula. Yet, in the midst of it all, …

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New “NWA Film Cycle” Initiative Gives Students Professional Filmmaking Experience

Photo submitted Behind the scenes of the NWA Film Cycle production of the short film “Angle of Attack”. A multidisciplinary team of U of A faculty and students recently completed production of their first short film as part of the NWA Film Cycle, an innovative new program …

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UMFK Hires New Assistant Professor of Computer Science

Kelly Dr. White (Courtesy of UMFK) Dr. White (Courtesy of UMFK) Contributed • May 23, 2022 The University of Maine at Fort Kent is pleased to welcome Dr. Kelly White as Assistant Professor of Computer Science. FORT KENT, Maine – The University of Maine at Fort Kent is pleased to …

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Early 2022: a celebration of several milestones

Hartwick College’s 2022 debut exercises marked a number of significant events in its 225 years the story. Today’s ceremony honors the graduates of the College’s first Master’s program. It served as the last Hartwick College Commencement under President Margaret L. Drugovitch P’12, who is retiring after 14 years at the …

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College of Engineering assistant professor embarks on a leadership journey

University Relations Eric Specking Eric Specking, assistant dean of enrollment and retention at the College of Engineering, has been selected to attend the INCOSE Technical Leadership Institute. Specking earned a BS in Computer Engineering, a Masters in Industrial Engineering, and a Ph.D. in Engineering from the U …

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Reviews of Walter S. Felton Jr.

by Provost Peggy Agouris | May 17, 2022 Provost Peggy Agouris sent the following message to the campus community on May 13, 2022. – Ed. Dear colleagues, I am writing to share the news that the Honorable Walter S. Felton Jr., former professor and assistant professor at William & Mary …

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A Purdue professor discusses the lasting impacts of bullying – WISH-TV | Indianapolis News | Indiana Weather forecast

by: Dr. Mary Gillis, D.Ed. Post : May 16, 2022 / 6:41 a.m. EST / Update: May 16, 2022 / 6:41 a.m. EST INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — One in five students ages 12 to 18 in the United States experience bullying, according to the National Center for Education Statistics. News 8 …

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Scholarships Create Bold Pathways for Future UTSA Graduates | UTSA today | UTSA

Farah Hamed, a senior finance major, was able to attend Carlos Alvarez College of Business at UTSA with support from the HEB Endowed Scholarship. The award gave her time to take on several roles in UTSA student organizations that enriched her educational experience. She is both president of the Business …

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News | About the College | College of Arts and Sciences

Written by Karen L. Bystrom John C. Bean, PhD, Emeritus Professor of English, and June Johnson, Associate Professor of English, recently provided a two-month series of Zoom consultations to a team of five professors at Westminster International University in Tashkent (WIUT), in Uzbekistan. The team’s goal was to create a …

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Zwelling is remembered for teaching Jewish studies at Wesleyan for 43 years

Jeremy Zwelling Jeremy Zwelling, Associate Professor of Religion, Emeritus, died on May 8 at the age of 81. Zwelling holds bachelor’s degrees from Columbia University and the Jewish Theological Seminary of America, as well as master’s and doctoral degrees from Brandeis University. He came to Wesleyan in 1967, where he …

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Maryland today | Three professors appointed to the National Academy of…

The National Academy of Sciences has elected three University of Maryland Distinguished Academic Professors into its 2022 class of 120 and 30 international members in recognition of their outstanding and continued achievement in original research. Katharine Abraham from the Department of Economics and the Joint Survey Methodology Program, Edward Ott …

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Industry Leader Named Director of Real Estate Development Program – UB Now: News and Views for UB Faculty and Staff

The School of Architecture and Urban Planning has appointed Matthew Roland, an urban planner and real estate development professional with over 20 years of industry experience, as Program Director for its Masters in Real Estate Development program. As Assistant Dean and Clinical Assistant Professor of Real Estate Development, Roland will …

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Four Yale researchers honored at the 2022 Association for Clinical and Translational Science Awards

The collaboration that advanced the discovery of ketamine as a treatment for depression was among four Yale Prize winners at the Association for Clinical and Translational Science (ACTS) annual meeting held in Chicago from 20 to April 22. Gerald Sanacora, MD, PhD, George D. and Esther S. Gross Professor of …

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Professor offers weekend law enforcement academy – McCagora

This summer, young adults have the opportunity to experience the police academy. Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice Dan Wood is offering a three-day police academy this summer. (File photo). Assistant Criminal Justice Professor Dan Wood and State Trooper Don Stewart offer the Monroe County Law Enforcement Youth Academy through the …

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Lecturer/Assistant/Associate Professor/Senior Associate Professor, Entrepreneurship/Enterprise Hub job with XIAN JIAOTONG LIVERPOOL UNIVERSITY (XJTLU)

SCHOOL/Department: Entrepreneurship and Business Unit (EEH) ACADEMIC DISCIPLINE: Innovation Management; entrepreneurship; Technology management and strategic management. Experience in developing programs related to innovation and entrepreneurship would be an advantage. POSITION TITLE : Lecturer/Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Senior Associate Professor according to qualifications and experience CAMPUS: Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University [XJTLU]Taicang Campus Annual base …

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The ethics of “boosting” for the vaccine hesitant raises many questions

While Ohio State University reports a full or partial COVID-19 vaccination rate of 93.3%, Ohio State’s rate is much lower: about 60% of state residents report having received their first vaccine and only 57% have completed the full series of vaccines. Public health officials are still grappling with the hesitation …

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McPherson College Theater Presents ‘Laramie Projects’

Students in McPherson College’s program programs will work together to present the next campus theater production, “The Laramie Project(s)”, April 28-30 at 7:30 p.m. at the Mingenback Theater at McPherson College. “The Laramie Project(s)”, by Moises Kauffman and the Tectonic Theater Project, are two plays offered together – “The Laramie …

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How to help teens struggling with mental health issues

Answers to common questions about identifying and compassionately treating adolescent anxiety and depression issues. PictureCredit…Annie Flanagan for The New York Times Posted April 23, 2022Update April 23, 2022 Health risks in adolescence are experiencing a major shift. Three decades ago, the greatest threats to adolescent health were excessive alcohol consumption, …

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Learn about the latest research from Virginia Tech faculty and students at ICAT Creativity + Innovation Day | VTX

Learn about the latest innovations created by Virginia Tech faculty and students at ICAT Creativity + Innovation Day. Presented by the Institute for Creativity, Arts and Technology (ICAT), the event features immersive experiences, demonstrations, interactive expo-style exhibits and a panel discussion on Monday, May 2. Free and open to the …

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Black and older patients are more likely to receive unnecessary antibiotics

April 20, 2022 — Black and older patients are more likely to be prescribed too many antibiotics, new study of 7 billion visits to health care centers finds — findings that doctors say warrant scrutiny more in-depth analysis of unequal prescribing practices. Researchers at the University of Texas Health Sciences …

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Twitter thwarts Elon Musk’s takeover with a poison pill

Poison pills have been around for decades. Attorney Martin Lipton, founding partner of Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz, invented the maneuver, also known as a shareholder rights plan, in 1982. It was a way to strengthen a company’s defenses against corporate takeovers. unwanted control by so-called corporate raiders. like Carl …

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Elon University / Today at Elon / Elon BFA Acting Class of 2022 Presents Senior Showcase

On Saturday, March 5, the BFA Acting Class of 2022 premiered their senior showcase. As digital storefronts become increasingly popular, creating a product that showcases the individual is increasingly important. Originally, Elon University’s BFA acting showcase would be presented live. Due to the pandemic, the decision was made to move …

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Two College of Business adjunct professors accelerate student learning – The Buchtelite

The successful achievements of two female AU faculty members inspire other women. Dr Sydney Chinchanachokchai. (Image via Jamie Newhall, Senior Media Producer at UA) March marked Women’s History Month with the celebration of International Women’s Day on 8 March. However, it is important to continue to celebrate the success of …

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Apply for Assistant Professor, Librarian and Tier IV vacancies at Barama College

Applications are invited for various teaching and non-teaching positions at Barama College, Assam. Barama College, Assam is inviting applications from eligible candidates for the positions of Assistant Professor, Librarian and Grade IV. Job name: Assistant Professor Number of positions: 11 Jobs by subject: Assamese: 2 English: 1 Geography: 4 History: …

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Seminar and discussion Tyrone Hayes April 14

Body of the review Please join us for a seminar, discussion and reception with Tyrone Hayes of the University of California, or UC, Berkeley. This event is organized by the Department of Biological Sciences: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee and the Office of Inclusion, Equity and Diversity of COSAM. The …

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Adnan Alrubaye, Outstanding AAC New Faculty Advisor

University of Arkansas Adnan Alrubaye Adnan Alrubaye, Assistant Professor of Poultry Science and Associate Director of the Cellular and Molecular Biology Graduate Program, received the 2022 Outstanding New Academic Advisor of the Year award from the Academic Advising Council. The Academic Advisory Board recognizes a new academic …

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Ricky Bluthenthal announced as recipient of 2022 Distinguished Social Science Graduate Award

Ricky Bluthenthal (Merrill ’86, history and sociology)—pioneer, advocate and champion of health equity and social justice for disadvantaged and marginalized groups—was named the recipient of the 2022 Distinguished Alumni Award in Social Sciences. The Distinguished Alumni Award in Social Sciences is awarded annually to graduates of the division whose careers …

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Stetson University to welcome displaced Ukrainian students and U.S. study faculty

DELAND, Florida. – A Central Florida university hopes to restore a sense of normalcy to Ukrainian students and faculty who have been displaced by war. Stetson University will open the doors of its Deland campus to welcome students and faculty displaced from the war in Ukraine, covering everything they need …

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Job as Full/Associate/Assistant Professor in Pharmaceutical Regulatory Science at UNIVERSITY OF MACAU

(Ref. No.: ICMS/PRS/FAA/03/2022) The University of Macau (UM) is an internationalized comprehensive public university in the Macau Special Administrative Region (MSAR) located on the western shore of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau (GBA) Greater Bay Area. The GBA is growing rapidly to become one of the world’s leading centers of technology and …

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A career in entomology shaped by biology, environmental toxicology and numerous scientific conferences

After spending two years at North Carolina State University for his entomology postdoctoral position working on the management of insects and mites in vegetable growing systems, Tom Bilbo, Ph.D., took a faculty position at the Clemson University and moved to South Carolina in late 2021 to start its research and …

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⚾️ No. 4 Oklahoma State Edges Kansas 4-3 – Kansas Jayhawks

STILLWATER, Okla. — Saturday night at O’Brate Stadium, the Kansas Jayhawks were beaten 4-3 by the No. 4-ranked Oklahoma State Cowboys. Sophomore shortstop Maui Ahuna had a three-hit performance for the Jayhawks. Kansas took the lead early Saturday with a run in the first inning. Sophomore second baseman Tavian Josenberger …

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Indigenize the U | @theU

As part of the University of Utah’s Inaugural Day of Collective Action on March 22, 2022, two 75-minute sessions focused on indigenizing the U. The first session, on learning, included a moderated panel of speakers who identified as Indigenous and non-Indigenous. peoples. The second session engaged participants face-to-face in a …

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Edit-a-thon to increase women’s history on Wikipedia | Nebraska today

University Libraries is collaborating with Katrina Jagodinsky, Associate Professor of History Susan J. Rosowski, and her 110 history students to host an Edit-a-thon on women’s history on Wikipedia. The event will focus on improving the representation of cis and trans women in Wikipedia entries. The event, free and open to …

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Student Research Week kicks off March 28 with a brand new look

The impact of research is visible every day, from the latest smartphone innovation to the impact of music on healing and learning. And at UCF, it’s not just faculty who conduct research, it’s also students. It’s an opportunity to be part of big changes that produce big results. A group …

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U of A professors work to bring World Expo 2027 to the United States

TUCSON, Ariz. (KGUN) — World’s Fairs are international expositions showcasing a country’s accomplishments. These are the Olympics of technology, architecture and engineering. “They offer a vertical slice in the timeline of history,” said Lisa Schrenk, Associate Professor, Architectural History. “So you can see what’s going on in a whole bunch …

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“It is possible to do world-class research in India”: Dr Kaushik, assistant professor at SPPU

“We can talk about anything but Covid-19,” nine-year-old Abhay replied when his mother Karishma Kaushik asked for his opinion on the launch of a new online forum “Talk to A Scientist” (TTAS) in March. 2020. Two years ago, as the world prepared to deal with the once-in-a-century and permanent coronavirus …

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Works from 3 Wesleyan Dance Faculty presented by Jacob’s Pillow

Dance teacher Hari Krishnan performs in a duet titled “Tiger by the Tail”, which he created for Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival in 2016. Krishnan is among three dance teachers whose work is featured on Jacob’s Pillow in February. (Photo by Christopher Duggan, photo design by John Elmore) Each year, the …

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Utahns prefer traditional voting, but don’t exactly oppose ranked choice | News, Sports, Jobs

1 / 3 Ryan Cain, a professor at Weber State University, speaks with students from the social issues team on Feb. 9, 2022. The student team recently completed a study on preferential voting in Utah, commissioned by the Office of the Lieutenant Governor. Photo provided, Weber State University …

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College of Health Creates Center for Substance Use Research and Community Initiatives

Ball State University today announced a new initiative that strives to establish its college of health as a leading academic institution for addictions research and community interventions to address substance abuse. The new Center for Research in Substance Use and Community Initiatives (SURCI) will operate as a paradigm for student …

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Grant supports students from underrepresented backgrounds in clinical psychology Ph.D. program | rowan today

A new federally funded grant program at Rowan University aims to break down the barriers that often prevent students from underrepresented backgrounds from pursuing academic careers and contributing to research and teaching in the field. of clinical psychology. “Both in the clinical practice of psychology and in research and academic …

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NMSU researchers dive into the humanitarian response to the COVID-19 crisis

LAS CRUCES – As the COVID-19 pandemic began to spread across the country and the world two years ago, communities had to not only deal with, but react quickly to what was happening with very limited information about the virus. Two researchers from New Mexico State University teamed up with …

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FAMU Professor Gets $3.5 Million to Support Florida First Responder Wellness

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – A faculty member at Florida A&M University (FAMU) College of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences, Institute of Public Health (CoPPS, IPH) has been awarded approximately $2.5 million from the Florida Department of Children and Families to sue collaborative efforts to support the well-being of the state’s first responders. …

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Let’s talk about concrete: Cameron Murray discusses a material essential to modern life

University Relations Cameron Murray This month Brief Talks from the Hill features Cameron Murray, Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering. Murray’s research interests include the performance of fast-setting and prestressed concrete, as well as bridge evaluation and load distribution. He recently received a $140,000 grant from the US …

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As content explodes, how can platforms protect children from hate speech?

open share links close share links With over 500 hours of video uploaded to YouTube every minute, the variety of content is almost endless: colorized images of 1890s cities, rides in Blue Angels, Jimi Hendrix playing back-up guitar, tutorials on how to eat sushi, raise mice, tie shoes, grow figs, …

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Asthma study, led by USF doctor, targets racial gaps in disease

Year-long asthma trial led by University of South Florida researcher may point the way to closing the disease story racial gaps, according to results published on Saturday by the New England Journal of Medicine. The study, which followed about 1,200 black and Latino asthma patients for more than a year, …

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Yale Cancer Center Annual Conclave Awards Presentation

The Yale Cancer Center held its annual Conclave Awards ceremony virtually on February 15 to celebrate scientific and caring achievements in 2021. Eric P. Winer, MD, director of Yale Cancer Center and chief medical officer of Smilow Cancer Hospital said hosted the event. Clinical and research awards included the Yale …

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SOM denial of tenure sparks debate over diversity in academia

Yale Daily News On February 15, Yale School of Management associate professor Michael Kraus announced on Twitter that he had been denied tenure. His academic colleagues were extremely surprised. Tenure decisions are common occurrences on campus; the committees of each school often meet on a weekly basis. But Kraus, a …

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Over 52,000 qualified applicants for Assistant Professor and Junior Research Fellowship (JRF)

Analysis of UGC NET 2022 results: NTA declared the UGC NET 2022 results on ugcnet.nta.nic.in. In this article, we are going to provide you with the analysis of the NTA UGC NET June 2021 and December 2020 results, including the number of qualified candidates for JRF and Assistant Professor. Created …

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Drew University Alum Shoots Liberal Arts Education in the Real World

Keywords: Alums, career, CLA, Home page, Humanities, Student success Drew University Alum Shoots Liberal Arts Education in the Real World Andrew Dugan C’20 is currently a literary agent in New York February 2022 – Andrew Dugan C’20 turned his degree from Drew University into a job as a literary agent …

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Economics Lecturer/Lecturer, Research Position with AUCKLAND UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY

Use your passion and academic expertise for applied economics Excellent research environment and generous research support AUT is now ranked in the top 1% of all universities worldwide Auckland University of Technology (AUT) is dynamic, achievement-oriented and a rewarding place to work. As one of the …

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San Antonio Professor Uses Lessons From European Troubles To Teach American Politics

Andrew Sanders loves graduation day. There is a sense of pride as he watches students, dressed in caps and robes, walk across the stage and clutch engraved diplomas of achievement and sacrifice. But what really moves her is seeing the surge of excitement from the families. “That’s what keeps you …

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Joining still pending, Cong boasts of giving jobs to 1,158 assistant professors: The Tribune India

Tribune press service Jalandhar, February 10 Dozens of candidates selected for the positions of assistant professors and librarians in various government colleges staged a protest outside the residence of Education Minister Pargat Singh today under the banner of 1158 Assistant Professor Punjab Front. Unemployed protesters said they were …

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A farmer, cop and assistant professor

In today’s world, it is essential to know and be efficient in several jobs. But have you ever known someone who excelled in all three opposing professions and did everything effectively? Well, a 34-year-old man from Tamil Nadu named Aravind Perumal has become proficient in three different professions to achieve …

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Wastewater monitoring for public health

Since September 2020, researchers at the University of California, Davis have been monitoring wastewater on the UC Davis campus and in the city of Davis for COVID-19 as part of the Healthy Davis Together program. A new article published Feb. 8 in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences reviews …

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Frederick Fleteren Obituary (1941 – 2022) – Jenkintown, PA

Frederick (Fred) Van Fleteren, 80, of Jenkintown, Pennsylvania, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, February 2, 2022, Feast of Presentation.Fred was born in St. Clair Shores, MI on July 14, 1941, the son of the late Marion (Minch) and Frederick Van Fleteren. Fred received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Villanova …

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38 Harvard Professors Sign Open Letter Questioning Findings of Professor John Comaroff’s Misconduct Investigations | News

Nearly 40 Harvard faculty members signed an open letter this week questioning the findings of investigations into the misconduct of John L. Comaroff, a professor of African and African-American studies and anthropology who was put on unpaid leave last month. Comaroff was disciplined by the dean of the Faculty of …

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TWU Theater Presents ‘Until the Flood’ by Dael Orlandersmith

January 26, 2022 – DENTON – Texas Woman’s University Theater Program presents our third show of the season, Until the flood by Dael Orlandersmith and led by Associate Professor Dr. Noah Lelek. The performance times are: 8:00 p.m. Wednesday, February 23 8:00 p.m. Thursday, February 24 8 p.m. on Friday, …

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UH Maui College professor launches Hawaiian pun “Hulihua”

January 31, 2022, 11:55 a.m. HST PC: Courtesy of Keola Donaghy Just in time for the start of “Mahina ‘Ōlelo Hawai’i” (Hawaiian Language Month), Dr. Keola Donaghy, assistant professor of music at the University of Hawaiiʻi Maui College, released a Hawaiian-language version of the popular online game “Wordle”. . The …

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Accelerating the search for energy-efficient materials | MIT News

Born into a family of architects, Nina Andrejević enjoyed creating drawings of her house and other buildings as a child in Serbia. She and her twin sister shared this passion, as well as an appetite for math and science. Over time, these interests have converged into a scientific path that …

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Nearly 1 in 7 COVID patients in intensive care experienced severe bleeding when given full-dose blood thinners

Research finds that a smaller dose of blood thinners is just as effective for blood clots and carries less risk of bleeding BUFFALO, NY – Patients with COVID-19 in the intensive care unit (ICU) who have been prescribed full-dose blood thinners are significantly more likely to have heavy bleeding than …

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EPA award supports air quality monitoring on Salt Lake’s West Side

EPA award supports air quality monitoring on Salt Lake’s West Side Meisei GonzalezCommunications Associate, HEAL Utah January 26, 2022 ADVERTISEMENT The Healthy Environment Alliance of Utah (HEAL Utah), a local environmental policy nonprofit, has received $200,000 from the Environmental Protection Agency as part of its Cooperative Agreements Program for Collaborative …

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Tweets used to track mental health fluctuations in Australia during the COVID pandemic

Photo by University Relations Xiao Huang To the casual observer, Twitter might seem like a way to vent your frustrations, take on public figures, or get in trouble for things you said 10 years before you were famous. But what if all of these tweets, across the spectrum of emotion …

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PCR and rapid antigen tests, throat or nose swabs

Amid the Covid omicron surge, with testing in short supply, you may be scrambling to figure out the best course of action if you’ve developed symptoms or been exposed to someone with the virus. You may be wondering if it’s worth waiting in line for hours for a polymerase chain …

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Psychiatrist says calling addiction a disease is misleading : NPR

Carl Erik Fisher, psychiatrist and author of Envy: A History of Addiction. Beowulf Sheehan/Beowulf Sheehan hide caption toggle caption Beowulf Sheehan/Beowulf Sheehan Carl Erik Fisher, psychiatrist and author of Envy: A History of Addiction. Beowulf Sheehan/Beowulf Sheehan Right after graduating from medical school, Carl Erik Fisher was on top of …

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Research in 60 seconds: how taking psychedelics can be therapeutic

From solving the world’s biggest problems to investigating the potential for new discoveries, UCF researchers are at the forefront of scientific breakthroughs that aim to make an impact. Through the Research in 60 Seconds series, student and university researchers condense their complex studies into succinct summaries so you can learn …

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Over 30,000 apply for 1,242 assistant professorships in Karnataka

More than 30,000 eligible candidates applied for 1,242 assistant professorships. The Department of College Education had issued a notification to fill vacancies for assistant professors in government university colleges in October 2021. As per the notification, the entrance exams for the recruitment of assistant professor positions were scheduled for December …

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Carver School of Social Work Hosts Pinning and Hooding Ceremony | Lifestyles

CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. — At its December 10 pinning and hooding ceremony in the Gheens Recital Hall, Campbellsville University’s Carver School of Social Work recognized students for completing Bachelor of Work programs Social and Masters in Social Work. “Today in this pinning you go from student to professional social worker,” said …

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Is a cloth mask effective enough against the omicron variant? – Poynter

The highly transmissible variant of omicron is spreading in the United States, causing a huge spike in COVID-19 cases and overwhelming many hospital systems. In addition to urging Americans to get vaccinated and boosted, public health officials are recommending people switch from their cloth masks to higher quality medical grade …

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Vanderbilt Joins TSU, Meharry and the Congregational Health and Education Network with $ 4 Million NIH Grant to Address Social Factors

Sharon jones, assistant professor of nursing and David G. Schlundt, associate professor of psychology are participating in a collaborative research project to address health disparities and advance health equity in Nashville. The five-year term project–Engaging Partners in Caring Communities (EPICC): Building capacity to implement health promotion programs in African American …

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Which birds spread bacteria to produce?

After the E. coli spinach outbreak in 2006, farms in California’s Salinas Valley had to take action to ensure food security. The wave of concern over products contaminating wildlife has resulted in 13 percent of wetlands and riparian habitats being razed over the next few years. And it wasn’t a …

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Omicron variant accounts for almost all coronavirus cases in Arizona

The omicron variant of the virus that causes COVID-19 is now largely dominant in Arizona, a finding some researchers have been waiting for and can now confirm with data, according to the sequencing labs at Arizona State University and TGen. As of Friday, Assistant Professor Efrem Lim’s lab at ASU’s …

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New method reveals how businesses can operate

Many companies today use experiments to collect the data that guides their strategies. This is how Facebook knows if a newsfeed change has increased user engagement, or how a bank knows if its new promotional strategy has increased deposits. But a phenomenon called interference has always made it difficult to …

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Massachusetts doctors look at throat swab for COVID testing

A home-based COVID-19 testing method that’s spreading like wildfire on social media claims people should swab their throats instead of their noses in order to get a more accurate test result. NewsCenter 5 asked three different doctors about the throat swab method, and each of them said home COVID-19 tests …

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What will 2022 bring in terms of disinformation on social media? 3 experts intervene

At the end of 2020, it seemed hard to imagine a worse year for disinformation on social media, given the intensity of the presidential election and the trauma of the COVID-19 pandemic. But 2021 has proven to be up to the task, starting with the January 6 insurgency and continuing …

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Case studies: nasal congestion

OTC case studies for December 2021. CASE 1: Nasal congestion linked to allergies RS is a 38-year-old woman who suffers from nasal congestion and usually has seasonal allergies. RS has taken 10 mg of loratadine per day for the past few weeks, but has seen no relief. She wants to …

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Rethinking Medication Administration: A Pause

image: (left) Schematic illustration showing the developed micro-needles, which absorb the interstitial fluid under the skin and release the preloaded drug. (Right) Side view image of a micro-needle loaded with rhodamine B (pink dye), which diffuses after piercing a sample of pig skin; yellow dotted lines indicate where the needles …

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Assistant professor position in experimental plant biology at MASARYK UNIVERSITY

Department: Department of Experimental Biology – Faculty of Science Deadline: Dec 31 2021 Start date: 1.2.2022 or negotiable Type of employment: fulltime Working area: Science and research | Education and schooling Dean of Faculty of Science at Masaryk University announces open competition for position Lecturer in Experimental Plant Biology Workplace: …

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No, public health officials don’t pass off the common cold as an omicron variant

In February 2020, as the first cases of COVID-19 hit the United States, the late conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh told his listeners there was no cause for concern. “Coronavirus is the common cold, guys,” he said, pushing a false claim that would soon be widely repeated online. Almost two …

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Ergonomic interventions may reduce the likelihood of pain caused by using a smartphone

The use of smartphones, tablets and laptops has become common around the world and has been particularly prevalent among students. Recent studies have shown that college students have higher levels of screen time and use multiple devices at higher rates than previous generations. With the increased use of these devices, …

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Psychiatrists call for end to cruel and damaging immigration policy

The Group for the Advancement of Psychiatry (America’s mental health think tank) is calling for an end to the use of Title 42 to deport asylum seekers at the southern border. This policy puts LGBTIQ asylum seekers at particular risk. REMARK Among us are psychiatrists who assess people fleeing persecution, …

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Producing biofilms with additive manufacturing

AZoM discusses with Dr Anne Meyer her new research around the 3D printing of biofilms. I’m Anne Meyer, an Associate Professor in Biology at the University of Rochester. My research into both 3D printing and biofilm research began in 2015, when I was teaching an amazing group of undergrads as …

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