Education Press Release en Service secretaries: Quality of schools, reciprocity of licenses should be considered in basing decisions <p>A letter signed by all three military service secretaries outlining ways state leadership can better support service members was sent to the National Governors Association Feb. </p><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Education Politics Ethics Military Navy Philosophy US Federal Agency Virginia Community building Philosophy of life Reciprocity local school systems school systems Air Force Heather A. Wilson Mark T. Esper National Governors Association Richard V. Spencer Sat, 24 Feb 2018 01:38:25 +0000 US Air Force 1280954 at Service secretaries say quality of schools, reciprocity of licenses should be considered in future basing decisions <p>A letter signed by all three military service secretaries outlining ways state leadership can better support service members was sent to the National Governors Association on Friday, Feb. </p><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Education Politics Education Ethics Military Navy US Federal Agency Virginia Community building Licensure Philosophy of life Reciprocity local school systems school systems Air Force Heather Wilson Mark T. Esper National Governors Association Richard V. Spencer Sat, 24 Feb 2018 01:33:20 +0000 US Defense 1280972 at Trustees updated on Enhancing Health theme of Penn State Strategic Plan <p>UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — “Enhancing Health” is one of five thematic priorities in Penn State’s Strategic Plan and calls for the University to be a leader in promoting quality of life through comprehensive approaches to enhancing personalized and population health. As part of the University’s commitment to this foundational pillar, several leaders Thursday (Feb. </p><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Education Health Medical Pharma Social Issues Antibiotics Cancer CEO Pennsylvania State University Public health Harrisburg Hershey, Pennsylvania Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center V-12 Navy College Training Program health insurance choices mental health services tissue bank core facility PARK Penn State Health Ann Crouter Board of Trustees Cancer Institute carcinogenesis College of Agricultural Sciences and the Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences College of Health and Human Development College of Medicine Committee on Governance Craig Hillemeier Department of Health Enhancing Health Executive Committee Erin Stuart Schultz Dean Institute for Biomedical Sciences Jeffrey M. Peters National Cancer Institute opioid epidemic Penn State Cancer Institute Penn State College of Medicine Penn State Smoke Free/Tobacco Free Task Force Pennsylvania cancer sickness University Health Sciences Council Wellness Center Sat, 24 Feb 2018 00:44:50 +0000 PennState 1280947 at ADVISORY: Governor Carney Announces School Visits to Discuss Proposed Investments in Public Education <p> WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney will spend several days highlighting proposed investments in teachers, high-needs schools, and early learning. Governor Carney will make several stops at schools across Delaware. The Governor also will host a Facebook Live Town Hall with Dr. </p><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Education Facebook Government World Health Organization Delaware Dover Middletown Wilmington John "Bam" Carney John Carney Susquehanna Valley Woodbridge School District increased access to free products media availability Bridgeville Alfred G. Waters Middle School Annette Roskom Appoquinimink School District Brandywine School District Capital School District Central Middle School Dan Shelton Delaware Department of Education Goddard School Jessica Borcky John Carney Mark Holodick Matt Burrows Matthew Auerbach Michele Marinucci Phillis Wheatley Phillis Wheatley Elementary School Pleasant Elementary School Shan Green Susan Bunting Tom Poehlmann Visit Phillis Wheatley Elementary School Woodbridge School District Sat, 24 Feb 2018 00:04:24 +0000 Delaware State Government 1280965 at Board approves three faculty appoinments <p>The Princeton University Board of Trustees has approved the appointment of three new professors to the faculty, effective July 1, 2018. </p><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Education Environment Energy Environmental engineering Pennsylvania State University Denver Durham New Jersey Rome Greece Barbara Graziosi Durham University water-energy nexus Andlinger Center for the Energy and the Environment Barbara Graziosi Durham University Johannes Haubold Mediterranean office of Communications Princeton University Board of Trustees Tianjin University University of Cambridge University of Colorado University of Oxford University of Reading Water Resource Recovery Lab Fri, 23 Feb 2018 22:48:22 +0000 Princeton University 1280919 at The 51st Annual Colorado High School Bridge Building Competition at the Denver Federal Center on February 24 <p>A student places their bridge for testing at the 2017 Colorado High School Bridge Building Competition.DENVER - The Bureau of Reclamation is set to host the 51st annual Colorado High School Bridge Building Contest at Reclamation's laboratory located at the Denver Federal Center, on February 24, 2018. The competition will begin at 8 a.m. and ends about noon with the grand finale: the crushing of a 1,500 lb. </p><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Education Structural engineering United States Bureau of Reclamation US Federal Agency Chicago Denver Washington DC Bridges Geography of Colorado National Society of Professional Engineers ACEC American Council of Engineering Companies of Colorado American Public Works Association Bureau of Reclamation Denver Federal Center Geography of the United States PEC Fri, 23 Feb 2018 21:25:49 +0000 USBR 1280888 at Doctoral Oral Exams for March 5-9 <p>Christina Chisholm, Ph.D., Molecular and Cellular Biology, Monday, March 5, 10 a.m., S330/S340 Life Sciences Laboratory. Dissertation: “Enhancing Nanopore Based Biosensing Technology Using Pore Forming Proteins.” Min Chen, chr. </p><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Education University Massachusetts Alexandra Lauterbach Ayse D. Yakut Christina Chisholm College of Education David Vacchi Elzbieta Sobocinski Manos Gretchen B. Rossman Gretchen Rossman Jana M. Rosewarne Jane Ann Buxton Kathleen S. Davis Kayla Gordon Kyungyeon Koh Mary M. Coakley Mila Sherman Min Chen Paula Pietromonaco Robert L. Ryan S330/S340 Life Sciences Laboratory Sabrina V. Durand Sanjay Nawalkha Sarah Fefer School of Management Sonji Johnson-Anderson Fri, 23 Feb 2018 19:52:45 +0000 University of Massachusetts Amherst 1280822 at Commonwealth students, the 'hope of our world' <p>Students across the Commonwealth are being empowered to form fit-for-purpose national associations in their home country, so they can influence education policy. It follows the launch of a Commonwealth publication which outlines pragmatic ways to form national unions of students called Building our Future – A Toolkit for Student Representation. </p><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Education Finance International Trade London Singapore Kenya Fiji Mauritius Commonwealth of Nations Commonwealth Secretariat Head of the Commonwealth Political history of Canada Students' union Commonwealth Day Commonwealth Secretariat Commonwealth Students Association Maisha Reza Stanley Njoroge Fri, 23 Feb 2018 19:51:34 +0000 The Commonwealth 1280826 at Smithsonian Science Education Center Receives Grant From Smithsonian Womens Committee for Summer School Program <p>The Smithsonian Science Education Center received a grant from the Smithsonian Women’s Committee to support the Center’s first-ever Smithsonian Science Summer School. Also called S4, the initiative is a science, technology, engineering, art and math (STEAM) education program that connects the SSEC’s K–8 primary and middle school curriculum with the history, art, culture and science of the Smithsonian Institution for the benefit of Horizons Greater Washington summer school students. </p><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Education Non Profit Public Relations Smithsonian Institution Washington, D.C. Washington DC Pilar O'Leary Smithsonian Affiliations Horizons Greater Washington K National Science Resources Center Renée Stikes Smithsonian Smithsonian Science Summer School Smithsonian Women's Committee Smithsonian Women’s Committee Fri, 23 Feb 2018 19:27:19 +0000 Smithsonian Institute 1280818 at Barron highlights transformative experiences through digital innovation <p>UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Penn State President Eric J. Barron outlined the University’s progress creating transformative experiences for students through digital innovation to the Board of Trustees at its Friday (Feb. </p><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Education Technology Artificial intelligence Artificial Intelligence Educational technology eLearning Pennsylvania State University Printing Virtual reality Pennsylvania President Blended learning Educational practices Flipped classroom Learning space Pedagogy Penn State Fayette, The Eberly Campus educational technology space immersive media leverage innovative tools online format Technology classrooms technology experts technology topics technology-facilitated learning PARK 3-D Ann Clements Ashu Kumar Board of Trustees Commonwealth Day Design Experience Lab Eric J. Barron Penn State Lehigh Valley Scott McDonald Scott Yabiku Fri, 23 Feb 2018 18:46:30 +0000 PennState 1280838 at Supporting first-gen, low-income students is focus of college conferences <p>Staff and faculty from over 30 highly selective universities attended a Princeton conference for administrators who work with first-generation and low-income (FGLI) college students. Staff from other schools got to talk with Princeton students about their experiences during the Feb. </p><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Education Social Issues Ivy League Johns Hopkins University University of Chicago New Jersey North Carolina Pennsylvania Duke University Eastern United States Jack Kent Cooke Foundation V-12 Navy College Training Program huge energy Abraham Cruz Bobbi Brashear Princeton Bui Cockrell Corey Stewart Cristina Garcia Devon Moore Duke University Georgetown University Gonzales Hidden Minority Council Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Jennine Capó Crucet Karina Aguilar Guerrero Kevin Collins Khristina Gonzalez Krystal Veras Morgan Williams Myesha Jemison Nebil Ibrahim Northeastern University Northwestern University office of Communications Princeton’s Freshman Scholars Institute Princeton’s office of the Dean the University of Chicago the University of Pennsylvania Fri, 23 Feb 2018 18:43:33 +0000 Princeton University 1280755 at University of Pittsburgh Board of Trustees Endorses Next Steps for Education and Training Campus Hub for PittTitusville <p>PITTSBURGH—University of Pittsburgh trustees today approved a new vision for the Pitt–Titusville campus. At the board’s annual February meeting, members moved to enlist state, county and educational partners to create a vibrant, multi-institution education and training hub that will serve the six-county region. </p><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Education Labor University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh Titusville Titusville Area School District Titusville, Pennsylvania Titusville Manchester Bidwell Corporation Butler County Community College CEOTitusville Area Hospital Commonwealth Day Crawford County James J. BeckerExecutive DirectorEconomic Progress Alliance Karen E. JezSuperintendentTitusville Area School District Lee ClintonPresident northern Pennsylvania Northern Pennsylvania Regional College Patricia E. Beeson Patrick Gallagher Fri, 23 Feb 2018 17:42:28 +0000 UniversityofPittsburgh 1280737 at Free CPR training this Saturday at Rice University <p>HOUSTON — (Feb. 23, 2018) — Rice Emergency Medical Services and Baylor College of Medicine will be teaching how to perform hands-only CPR this Saturday as part of the Texas Two-Step initiative to educate communities around the state about the importance of manual chest compressions for cardiopulmonary resuscitation while waiting for medical professionals to arrive. </p><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Education Public Relations Rice Rice University Houston Baker Institute V-12 Navy College Training Program Rice Emergency Medical Services the Princeton Review Baker Institute Baylor College of Medicine office of News and Media Relations Rice Emergency Rice EMS Fri, 23 Feb 2018 17:29:07 +0000 RiceUniv 1280769 at Trustee committee recommends architect for Henning Building <p>UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Aiming to strengthen the programs and upgrade the facilities serving students in the fields of animal science and veterinary and biomedical science, the Penn State Board of Trustees Committee on Finance, Business and Capital Planning today (Feb. </p><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Education Medicine Medicine University Baltimore New York City Pennsylvania UK Autoclave Francis Crick Institute Fume hood HOK Laboratory equipment Science and technology University at Buffalo mechanical systems PARK Behavioral and Social Sciences Center Board of Trustees Francis Crick Institute in London Morgan State University Penn State Board Trustees Committee on Finance University of Buffalo in Buffalo Fri, 23 Feb 2018 15:51:28 +0000 PennState 1280664 at New compliance staffing reflects Ohio State commitment to research integrity <p>COLUMBUS, Ohio – The appointment of a new assistant vice president for research compliance is one component of The Ohio State University’s comprehensive initiative to ensure its research enterprise is operated with the highest standards of integrity, according to university leaders. </p><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Education Technology Ohio State University Columbus Ohio Garfinkel Peer review Research in the United States Scientific misconduct United States Office of Research Integrity electronic lab notebook technology policies and infrastructure Board of Trustees Bruce A. McPheron electronic lab notebook technology George Washington University Jen Yucel office of Research Integrity State University of New York at Binghamton Susan Garfinkel Susan GarfinkelIn The Ohio State University U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Fri, 23 Feb 2018 15:34:42 +0000 OSUniversity 1280700 at