V-12 Navy College Training Program Press Release
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Communication Studies Graduate Forges Her Future at Southeast
This month, Pereira fulfills that dream as she graduates from Southeast Missouri State University with her Bachelor of Arts in communication studies.
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AAMC Statement on the HEROES Act
David J. Skorton, MD, president and CEO of the AAMC (Association of American Medical Colleges), issued the following statement upon the introduction of the Health and Economic Recovery Omnibus Emergency Solutions (HEROES) Act by Speaker Pelosi and House democratic leaders:
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New faculty chair to enhance leadership in plant biology
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Alumnus Harold L. Kohn and his wife Carol K. Kohn have pledged $2 million from the Kohn Charitable Trust to create the Louis and Hedwig Sternberg Chair in Plant Biology in the Eberly College of Science. The chair, which honors Harold’s grandparents, is designed to enhance Penn State’s position of leadership in plant biology.
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Tufts University employee grant program helps local community organizations across Greater Boston
MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (May 14, 2020)—Thirty-four local organizations in Tufts’ four host communities have been awarded $28,000 in grants from the Tufts Community Grants (TCG) program. The grants, which are fully funded by donations from Tufts University faculty and staff, are awarded each year to community-based charitable organizations in Boston, Grafton, Medford and Somerville.
|05/14/2020 - 01:59||
Purdue entrepreneurial innovator prepares for next move
Dennis Barket is one of the innovative entrepreneurs who has successfully commercialized Purdue intellectual property to help secure Purdue University and West Lafayette’s reputation for excellence in university technology transfer.
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Technology to improve school safety now can help governments, communities track COVID-19
A Purdue University alumnus is using technology his team created to improve school safety to help fight the spread of COVID-19.
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Alumnus will match campus community gifts to emergency fund, food bank
Penn State Wilkes-Barre alumnus Ric Struthers and his wife, Sharon, have made a commitment to the campus to help students who may be struggling with challenges related to coronavirus and related shutdowns. The couple, who live in Wilmington, Delaware, are also encouraging other friends of Penn State Wilkes-Barre to join them in supporting this effort through a matching challenge.
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Honoring the Class of 2020
A statewide mandate to stay at home, a complete transition to online classes and a lifechanging pandemic sweeping the globe – UNM students have faced incredible odds and overcome unchartered challenges to be counted among the Class of 2020.
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|05/13/2020 - 23:42||
Boiler Maker team needs volunteer help to make PPE gowns
Purdue University faculty, staff and students need volunteers to help to provide isolation gowns for health care workers and first responders across Indiana. Here, Kshitiz Gupta, graduate research assistant in mechanical engineering, assembles safety glasses in Purdue’s Indiana Manufacturing Competitiveness Center. The team already expects to deliver more than 1,000 face masks, glasses, gowns, caps and shoe covers this week.
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Purdue offers new online masters degree in engineering education
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University’s School of Engineering Education is expanding its graduate degree program, already well known for its doctoral degree, with a new master’s degree in engineering education that students can earn entirely online.
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Evensen, Kasl named winners of campus Herfurth-Kubly Awards
UW–Madison graduating seniors Claire Evensen and Patrick Kasl have been named 2020 winners of Herfurth-Kubly Awards for Comprehensive Undergraduate Excellence, among the oldest and most prestigious honors on campus.
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Faculty/staff honors: Rare Care plant program honor, society presidency, Jackson School Task Force recognized and a powerful personal essay
Recent honors to University of Washington faculty and staff have come from the Journal of the American Medical Association, the Washington Native Plant Society, the American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy and the Republic of Ghana.
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The University of Rochester is recognizing the outstanding contributions of distinguished leaders, educators, and humanitarians by bestowing honorary degrees, Eastman Medals, Hutchison Medals, and awards for scholarship and teaching. These honors will be
On Friday, May 15, the University will confer degrees on graduating students in a video message from President Sarah C. Mangelsdorf on the Class of 2020 degree conferral website.
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With auditoriums closed, schools turn to virtual end-of-year musical performances
Most end-of-year recitals for bands, choirs, orchestras and other musical groups have been canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
|05/12/2020 - 21:07||
University Staff Advisory Council announces 2020 staff award winners
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- Each year, the University Staff Advisory Council (USAC) selects and honors three outstanding staff for their accomplishments and contributions to the University.
|05/12/2020 - 15:32||
We Roar: Valedictorian Nicholas Johnson reflects on community and making history
On the latest episode of the “We Roar” podcast, Princeton senior Nicholas Johnson looks back at his education and experiences, and shares his pride at becoming the first black student to be named valedictorian in the University’s history.
|05/12/2020 - 13:50||
New program provides grants to Tufts students for summer projects that address effects of COVID-19
Tisch College program available to students across the university to encourage civic engagement in fight against pandemic; Tufts alumni to serve as volunteer mentors.
|05/12/2020 - 10:27||
New Orleans Hospitals to Participate in National COVID-19 Study
Ochsner Heath, Tulane Health System and University Medical Center to Study the Virus’ Impact on its Healthcare Workers.
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|05/12/2020 - 02:42||
UNM extends limited operations to June 1
University of New Mexico President Garnett S. Stokes, in consultation with University leadership, announced on Monday an extension of the institution’s current limited operations due to the COVID-19 pandemic from May 18 to June 1.
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|05/11/2020 - 20:52||
Alumni entrepreneurs gift launches CommVentures
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — A Penn State alumnus with a proven entrepreneurial record has provided a $100,000 gift to establish and endow a new funding mechanism that will empower faculty and students in the Donald P. Bellisario College of Communications to make their own impact as entrepreneurs.
|05/11/2020 - 17:47||
EarthLab announces Innovation Grant recipients for 2020
Research projects funded for 2020 by EarthLab’s Innovation Grants Program will study how vegetation might reduce pollution, help an Alaskan village achieve safety and resilience amid climate change, organize a California river’s restoration with tribal involvement, compare practices in self-managed indigenous immigrant communities and more.
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Robert Alexander Gonzalez named dean of UNMs School of Architecture and Planning
University of New Mexico Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs James Holloway has named Robert Alexander González as dean of the School of Architecture and Planning (SA+P) effective July 1, 2020.
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|05/11/2020 - 17:08||
Krannert and Kelley business schools collaborating to help IU Health manage surge of Covid-19 patients
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Faculty at two of Indiana’s leading business schools at Indiana and Purdue universities are collaborating on a project with IU Health to help the health care provider manage the COVID-19 demand surge in its 16 hospitals across five regions of the state.
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Rejection turned out great for Berkeleys top graduating senior
When it came to applying to colleges in her senior year at Berkeley High School, Anna Boser had her sights set on, well, anywhere but UC Berkeley. She was born at Alta Bates Hospital, excelled in the city’s public schools and could literally find her way around her hometown blindfolded.
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|05/11/2020 - 14:24||
Media Alert: University of Minnesota 2020 commencement
WHAT: The University of Minnesota is hosting a systemwide virtual commencement to celebrate graduates. This year’s celebration will feature recorded remarks by Board of Regents Chair Ken Powell and President Joan Gabel, and include a personalized slide for each graduate.