Updated : Jan 14, 2020 in Feature

What is the California state soil?

January 14, 2020 – Many states have a designated state bird, flower, fish, tree, rock, etc. And, many states also have a state soil –…

Updated : Jan 10, 2020 in Feature

Cornell develops educational toolkit for testing e-cigarettes

ITHACA, N.Y. – To complement the wide range of information on the potential dangers of vaping, the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine has developed a new…

Updated : Jan 10, 2020 in Feature

Beyond the bushfires, what can teachers do to help their kids?

In a little over two weeks, more than three million Australian students will return to school, ready to start a new year. But, amid the…

Updated : Dec 12, 2019 in Research Articles

New Report on Pre-K in Cities Shows 34 of Nation’s Largest Cities Now Have Pre-K Program

A new national report shows which large U.S. cities are leading on policies that address health and well-being, including high-quality, accessible pre-K. Seven new cities…

Updated : Nov 26, 2019 in Research Articles

How to measure inequality as ‘experienced difference’

A new way of measuring wealth inequality better accounts for the way we experience it. In a paper published in Economics Letters, economists Samuel Bowles of the Santa Fe Institute…

Updated : Nov 25, 2019 in Research Articles

Why women select college majors with lower earnings potential Why women select college majors with lower earnings potential

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Even when both male and female college students say they want to pursue a major with the best earnings prospects, the majors…

Updated : Nov 19, 2019 in Announcement

Chicago Booth announces enhancements to its Civic Scholars Program

The University of Chicago Booth School of Business announces numerous strategic enhancements to its Civic Scholars Program, a highly selective scholarship program designed to support…

Updated : Nov 19, 2019 in Announcement

American Society of Anesthesiologists Announces Continued Partnership with Fresenius Kabi as Industry Supporter

CHICAGO – The American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) announced today that Fresenius Kabi USA will continue its partnership with ASA as an ASA Industry Supporter.…

Updated : Nov 15, 2019 in Research Articles

U-M research shows how wealth begets educational disparity

ANN ARBOR—It's no secret that students whose families have more money typically perform better in school than those who come from homes with fewer financial…

Updated : Nov 13, 2019 in Feature

Breaking the (SeaFood) Chain

If you want to understand what happens when seawater becomes more acidic, ask an oyster farmer. Specifically, talk to one in the Pacific Northwest. Researchers…

Updated : Nov 12, 2019 in Announcement

Sowell Center Awarded $1.25 Million Grant to Train Visual Impairment Specialists

The Virginia Murray Sowell Center for Research and Education in Sensory Disabilities at Texas Tech University in the College of Education has received a $1.25…

Updated : Nov 07, 2019 in Announcement

FAER/ABA Co-Sponsor Research in Education Grant for a Second Year

Raleigh, N.C., and Schaumburg, Ill. – (Nov. 7, 2019) The American Board of Anesthesiology (ABA) and Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research (FAER) are co-sponsoring…

Updated : Nov 05, 2019 in Policy

Addition of College and Career Readiness Advisors Expected to Offset National Counselor-Student ratio of 455-to-1.

BOLTON LANDING, NY – Educators from across the country left the CFES Brilliant Pathways National Conference on Nov. 2 armed with innovative ideas for preparing…

Updated : Oct 22, 2019 in Research Articles

Rethinking the role of technology in the classroom

BUFFALO, N.Y. – Preparing elementary school students for active citizenship in an increasingly digital world requires introducing them to the latest technologies, but engaging those…

Updated : Oct 17, 2019 in Expert Pitch

In rejecting city’s deal, Chicago teachers reach for bigger goal

On Thursday, teachers in Chicago went on a strike after their union (CTU) rejected a deal from the Chicago Public Schools (CPS). Lee Adler, an expert…

Updated : Oct 16, 2019 in Feature

Argonne training program prepares researchers for scientific computing in the exascale era

Lasting two weeks, the rigorous ATPESC program provides participants with invaluable high-performance computing skills and tools that they can later apply to their home institutions and research…

Updated : Oct 02, 2019 in Announcement

CNS Gift to the CNS Foundation Doubles Innovative Clinical Research Initiative, Creating Annual NINDS/CNSF K12 Scholar Awards

October 2, 2019, Schaumburg, Illinois – The Congress of Neurological Surgeons Foundation (CNS Foundation) announced a second K12 award will be funded by a generous…

Updated : Oct 01, 2019 in Announcement

AADE Announces Donna Tomky Award for Excellence in Clinical Practice in Honor of Late AADE President

Donna Tomky was a driving force at the American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE) for the last 3 decades and was critical in paving the…

Updated : Sep 25, 2019 in Research Articles

Kids in poor, urban schools learn just as much as others

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Schools serving disadvantaged and minority children teach as much to their students as those serving more advantaged kids, according to a new…

Updated : Sep 20, 2019 in Policy

Senate Domestic, Foreign Funding Bills Recognize, but Fall Short of Needs for Critical Infectious Disease Responses

Spending bills released by Senate Appropriations Committee Wednesday demonstrate encouraging recognition of some of the most urgent health challenges threatening individual and public health at…

Updated : Sep 19, 2019 in Research Articles

Decoding how kids get into hacking

EAST LANSING, Mich. – Is your kid obsessed with video games and hanging out with questionable friends? These are common traits for involvement in cybercrime,…

Updated : Sep 19, 2019 in Research Articles

Why Americans Don’t Fully Trust Many Who Hold Positions of Power

WASHINGTON, D.C. (Sept. 19, 2019) – The public gives high scores to military leaders, public school principals and police officers on empathy, transparency and ethics,…

Updated : Sep 12, 2019 in Research Articles

Are Children Interested in Politics? University of Kentucky Researcher Provides Insight in New Study

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Sept. 12, 2019) — When it comes to talking politics with your children, you may think they would rather be playing video games or…

Updated : Sep 04, 2019 in Uncategorized

School district secessions in the South have deepened racial segregation between school systems

WASHINGTON, D.C., September 4, 2019--Since 2000, school district secessions in the South have increasingly sorted white and black students, and white and Hispanic students, into…

Updated : Sep 04, 2019 in Uncategorized

Automated text analysis: The next frontier of marketing innovation

Researchers from University of Pennsylvania, Northwestern University, University of Maryland, Columbia University, and Emory University published a new article in the Journal of Marketing that…

Updated : Sep 04, 2019 in Uncategorized

It is best not to fly to conferences

Several times a year, researchers from all over the world travel long distances in order to share their latest findings and establish contacts at conferences.…

Updated : Sep 04, 2019 in Uncategorized

An examination of prosecutorial staff, budgets, caseloads and the need for change

We decided to examine the state of prosecutor funding and caseloads after recent local debates on the issue. Prosecutors contend they need more staff to…

Updated : Sep 04, 2019 in Uncategorized

Racial disparity in Houston’s pretrial population

There has been no shortage of discourse surrounding racial and ethnic disparities in the criminal justice system. In fact, the need to address these inequities…

Updated : Sep 03, 2019 in Uncategorized

WSU study to examine health benefits of outdoor preschools

SEATTLE, Wash. - As preschoolers across the nation head into classroom buildings for the start of the school year, more than 300 Seattle area children…

Updated : Sep 03, 2019 in Uncategorized

Springer Nature and the Austrian Academic Library Consortium renew open access contract

Springer Nature and the Austrian Academic Library Consortium (Kooperation E-Medien Österreich KEMÖ) have renewed their existing open access contract for Springer journals. The transformative agreement…

Updated : Sep 03, 2019 in Uncategorized

Student body diversity goals & giving parents a say in where their child goes to school

INFORMS Journal Operations Research New Study Key Takeaways: A new algorithm achieves school diversity goals while allowing parents to still have a say in where…

Updated : Aug 30, 2019 in Uncategorized

Building a storytelling app to support literacy amongst deaf children

Amsterdam, August 30, 2019 - Advances in digital technology including tablets, smartphones, and mobile apps have revolutionized the way people interact, communicate, and learn at…

Updated : Aug 28, 2019 in Uncategorized

Modeling and measuring competencies in higher education

The German research program "Modeling and Measuring Competencies in Higher Education (KoKoHs) - Validation and Methodological Innovations", which has been funded by the German Federal…

Updated : Aug 28, 2019 in Uncategorized

Youth: Transgender people should use bathroom they’re most comfortable in

ANN ARBOR, Mich. - Young people clash with older adults when it comes to bathroom policies related to gender identity, a University of Michigan study…

Updated : Aug 27, 2019 in Uncategorized

Early improvements in preschoolers’ skills help explain long-term benefits of intervention

Current research findings are mixed as to whether preschool programs can improve individuals' outcomes in the long term, with some studies pointing to benefits years…

Updated : Aug 27, 2019 in Uncategorized

Kent State researchers get NSF grant for extended reality technology in teacher training

Kent State Researchers Receive $1.48 Million NSF Grant for Extended Reality Technology in Teacher Training A trio of Kent State University researchers has landed a…

Updated : Aug 27, 2019 in Uncategorized

PSU receives $19.3 million NIH grant to help underserved students become scientists

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded an additional $19.3 million grant to a successful Portland State University (PSU) program that helps students from…

Updated : Aug 26, 2019 in Feature

Kids ‘test drive’ social media in new interactive simulations

ITHACA, N.Y. – Educators across the country can now use interactive tutorials to teach elementary and middle schoolers how to participate positively in social media…

Updated : Aug 26, 2019 in Uncategorized

Disability categories in education were redefined to exclude minorities, study shows

LAWRENCE -- Organizations inescapably categorize people, and those in the most desirable categories may do whatever it takes to stay there and to exclude others…

Updated : Aug 26, 2019 in Uncategorized

A lack of background knowledge can hinder reading comprehension

The purpose of going to school is to learn, but students may find certain topics difficult to understand if they don't have the necessary background…

Updated : Aug 26, 2019 in Uncategorized

NUST MISIS graduate creates biodegradable vegetable composite for a Dutch company

Natalia Kuznetsova, a graduate of a NUST MISIS master's program "Technologies and Materials of Digital Fabrication", has developed a new biodegradable composite material with nettle…

Updated : Aug 26, 2019 in Uncategorized

American Psychological Association conference on technology, mind and society

Technology, Mind, and Society - an interdisciplinary conference exploring the links between psychology and technology The conference will focus on efforts to understand and shape…

Updated : Aug 26, 2019 in Uncategorized

Deep transformations needed to achieve the SDGs

The Sustainable Development Goals and the Paris Agreement on Climate Change call for deep transformations that require complementary actions by governments, civil society, science, and…

Updated : Aug 21, 2019 in Feature

Saint Louis University Enrolls Largest Freshman Class in History

ST. LOUIS — The first class of Saint Louis University’s third century also will be first among all those that have preceded it in terms of size. This…

Updated : Aug 21, 2019 in Uncategorized

Lehigh University to implement residency program for aspiring school leaders

Lehigh University is partnering with the Allentown School District to implement a principal residency program that is designed to bolster clinical experiences for aspiring school…

Updated : Aug 21, 2019 in Uncategorized

PolyU receives donation from SUGA to support sustainable urban green agriculture

The laboratory has been named as "Suga Research Laboratory for Sustainable Urban Green Agriculture" in recognition of the company's contribution to the University. Officiating the…

Updated : Aug 20, 2019 in Research Articles

What’s driving more women to drink?

AMES, Iowa – More women are drinking alcohol and an Iowa State University research team is working to understand why. Not only is the gap…

Updated : Aug 19, 2019 in Research Articles

Huntsman Cancer Institute Introduces Cancer Screening and Education Bus to the Community

SALT LAKE CITY – Today Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI) at the University of Utah unveiled the Cancer Screening and Education bus. This new, state-of-the-art mobile…

Updated : Aug 19, 2019 in Research Articles

Keeping teachers in the classroom

Teacher turnover is plaguing the United States. Each year, more than 200,000 teachers leave the profession, most for reasons other than retirement. Dr. Hersh Waxman,…

Updated : Aug 19, 2019 in Uncategorized

Facts and stories: Great stories undermine strong facts

Washington, DC - Some research shows facts are better received when presented on their own. Other studies show facts are more accepted when interwoven with…