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UC Berkeley math professor among trio named winners of Ciprian Foias First Prize in Operator Theory | Indian of the world

Nikhil Srivastava, Native American Associate Professor of Mathematics at UC Berkeley, is the recipient, along with Adam Marcus and Daniel Spielman, of the 2022 Ciprian Foias Prize in Operator Theory from the American Mathematical Society. The prize rewards the highly original work of three researchers who have introduced and developed …

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Study documents and visualizes genes associated with hearing loss in the inner ear

Researchers at Uppsala University were able to document and visualize genes associated with hearing loss in the human inner ear, in a unique collaborative study between otosurgeons and geneticists. The results show that discrete subcellular structures in the human auditory organ, the cochlea, are involved in the variation in the …

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At UF, someone used “critic” and “race” in a sentence. Trouble ensued.

Chris Busey’s page on the University of Florida website states that he is an associate professor at the College of Education, “where he primarily teaches courses for the Critical Studies in Race, Ethnicity and Culture specialization.” But according to a grievance he filed this week through the faculty union, the …

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UMich study reveals vulnerability of mental health in COVID-19 patients

Regardless of mental health history, pre-existing medical conditions, and severity of illness, people hospitalized with COVID-19 had higher levels of PTSD, anxiety, and loneliness compared to those hospitalized for unrelated illnesses to COVID at the time of release, a recent report published by researchers at the University of Michigan concluded. …

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Allen Meulen obituary (2021) – Concord, MA

Allen Vander Meulen, Jr., 89, passed away peacefully at The Commons in Lincoln, MA on November 22, 2021. Born in Chicago, Illinois on June 23, 1932, he was the eldest child of Allen (Sr) and Alice (Connor) Vander Meulen of Chicago. The grandson of Irish and Dutch immigrants, Allen grew …

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Shah selected for CRT Young Leadership Recognition Award

Samit Shah MD, PhD, Assistant Professor at Yale School of Medicine, has been nominated for the 2022 Young Leadership Recognition Program in Cardiovascular Research Technologies (CRT). The recipients are selected by the scientific committee of the CRT. The CRT program elevates clinical and academic excellence in interventional cardiology and endovascular …

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Researchers recover ancient mammoth tusk during deep sea expedition

The dark depths of the ocean hold many secrets. During an expedition aboard the R / V Western Flyer in 2019, ROV pilot Randy Prickett and scientist Steven Haddock made a particular observation. While exploring a seamount 300 kilometers (185 miles) off California and 3,070 meters (10,000 feet) deep, the …

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MSU changes teacher preparation curriculum for elementary school

LANSING, Michigan (WLNS) – For years schools across the country have faced a teacher shortage and the pandemic has only made matters worse. But at Michigan State University, they’re redesigning their curriculum to help prepare students for classroom life. Tonya Bartell, associate professor and associate director of elementary programs at …

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Hagstrom and Holyfield recently awarded by the state association

Submitted photo From left to right, Christine Holyfield and Fran Hagstrom In October, the Communication Sciences and Disorders program saw two faculty members recognized for their contributions to the field of speech therapy at the Arkansas Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ArkSHA) conference. ArkSHA connects audiologists, speech-language pathologists and future professionals through advocacy, …

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CEHHS Team Partners with Community Members to Launch Omaha Urban Thinkscape Project | College of Education, Health and Humanities

A team from the College of Education, Health, and Humanities (CEHHS) recently partnered with community members to launch the Omaha Urban Thinkscape project. Omaha Urban Thinkscapes will transform two public spaces in Omaha neighborhoods into learning opportunities through scientifically and artistically designed play installations. The Omaha Urban Thinkscape Project received …

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