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Sustainability Awards Recognize Six People Who Have Made a Substantial Impact | University time

On April 22, six members of the Pitt community were honored with Pitt Sustainability Award. Launched in 2015, the awards recognize Pitt faculty, staff, students, and groups who are making a substantial impact in one or more of the three areas of sustainability: stewardship, exploration, community, and culture. Sustainability Award …

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Examination of a forewarned future in Ukraine

At the start of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s invasion of Ukraine, colleagues from cultural institutions elsewhere in Europe began contacting contemporary art curator Vasyl Cherepanyn, asking if he was organizing or designing new projects. in response to the crisis. Normally, such inquiries would be understandable to Cherepanyn, director of the …

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The 10 best and worst states for working mothers in 2022, according to a new report

Since the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic, women taking on work and childcare responsibilities have suffered adverse effects on their careers. Recent research by the US Census Bureau, based on information from the Current population surveyfound that about 10 million American mothers living with school-aged children were not actively working …

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Celebrating our RIT College of Science retirees for 2021-2022 | college of science

Congratulations to our 2021-2022 College of Science retirees! As faculty or staff, our retirees have played an essential role in the success of our college. Like all RIT retirees, they continue to be part of the Tiger family and have access to many things on campus, including: RIT Academic and …

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The Vanderbilt Hustler | ‘A death sentence’: Vanderbilt professor sues university over in-person teaching tenure

Associate professor of philosophy Idit Dobbs-Weinstein has filed a civil lawsuit court case against Vanderbilt on March 15, who claims she suffered “unlawful disability-related discrimination” because of the university’s imposed in-person instruction policies for faculty. She claims she has the right to teach remotely as a disability accommodation under the …

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A same-sex marriage kings Calvin University

In December, officials at Calvin University, a Christian school in Grand Rapids, Mich., voted to renew a two-year teaching contract for Joe Kuilema, an associate professor of sociology. Eight days later, the provost received photos of Kuilema officiating a same-sex wedding. One of the women in the Oct. 15, 2021, …

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MuseumTalks is hosting a paleontology conference on April 29 with Celina Suarez

Photo submitted Interested in paleontology? Looking for your next read? So join us for both at MuseumTalks: Fossils at 6 p.m. Friday, April 29 at Pearl’s Books, an independent bookstore here in Fayetteville! Celina Suarez, associate professor of geosciences at the U of A, will …

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Harouna Maïga, Ph.D. Wins Horace T. Morse Award for Outstanding Contributions to Undergraduate Teaching – Crookston Times

University of Minnesota Crookston Since 1965, the Horace T. Morse-Minnesota Alumni Association Award for Outstanding Contributions to Undergraduate Teaching has been awarded to a select group of teachers who reflect the University’s emphasis on the importance of high quality undergraduate education. Those who receive this award become members of the …

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League of Women Voters and Washburn professors will host a discussion on CRT

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) – The League of Women Voters will host a presentation on Critical Race Theory at the Topeka Shawnee Co. Public Library with guest speakers hailing from Washburn University. Members of League of Women Voters of Topeka and Shawnee County say they will host a presentation on Critical …

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Climate change encourages owners to reconsider legacy towns

Millions of Americans live in communities with precarious climatic conditions, in houses that seem too expensive. There is, however, a solution for many of these people: moving to one of the so-called climate paradises. Climate havens or climate destinations are located in places that avoid the worst effects of natural …

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Civic-minded student chosen for a one-year scholarship

Combining his passion for medicine, creative writing and social change, junior Fabrizio Darby has been recognized for his contribution to the creation of Answer Campus – an interactive situation-based game that allows users to engage in complex conversations on identity – and was chosen as the Newman Civic Fellow for …

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A book by a white author on black feminism has been taken down after an outcry on social media

The blurb for the book “Bad and Boujee: Toward a Trap Feminist Theology” says it “engages with the overlap of black experience, hip-hop music, ethics, and feminism to focus on a subsection known as ‘trap feminism’.” But the book, written by Jennifer M. Buck, a white scholar at a Christian …

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Professor Pitt Tymofiy Mylovanov helps Ukraine ‘move into the future’

Tymofiy Mylovanov sat in a basement in western Ukraine, surrounded by friends and co-workers who laughed, talked and played the board game Backgammon. Above them, anti-aircraft sirens sounded in the streets. “Now there’s a siren or something, so we all have to go to a basement,” Mylovanov said. “They’re playing …

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Despite decades of efforts, babies are still dying from SIDS

In the years following the 1994 launch of the Safe to Sleep Campaign, who urged parents to put their babies on their backs at bedtime and to keep their cribs free of pillows, bumpers, blankets, stuffed animals and anything else that might present a risk of choking, cases of Sudden …

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Chris Beyrer named director of Duke Global Health Institute

Christopher C. Beyrer, MD, MPH, an internationally renowned epidemiologist who has worked on the front lines of HIV/AIDS and COVID-19 treatment and research, will be the next director of the Duke Global Health Institute (DGHI), University officials announced Friday. Beyrer will join Duke on August 30 from the Johns Hopkins …

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The College of Health Sciences and the Children’s Coalition team up to organize an event focusing on the health of families

Tweeter tweet button for twitter Posted on April 6, 2022 University of Louisiana Monroe students and College of Health Sciences faculty joined forces with the Children’s Coalition of Northeast Louisiana to present “Stepping into a Healthy Spring” on March 19, 2022. The family-friendly event blended fun and education about healthy …

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Later back-to-school times being considered to tackle youth mental health crisis

Image source/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — California was the first state to require high schools to start no earlier than 8:30 a.m. Pediatrician Dr. Bert Mandelbaum hopes New Jersey will be second. New Jersey is one of many states exploring late school start times, as educators and medical professionals grapple …

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Reviews | The free speech choice I faced as a teacher and father of a trans son

Anyway, someone responsible for the attacks on my family was supposed to speak to my university the very day the state launched its efforts to tear us apart. Let’s be clear: it is an evil fueled by ignorance and hatred. Families like mine are already terrified. If the fanatics succeed, …

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UO professor finds out about a long distant co

image: Image of comet C/2014 B1 (Scwartz) taken with the 2.5 meter Nordic Optical Telescope. This long-period comet’s orbit lies outside that of Saturn, but it showed cometary activity during its most recent pass through the region of the giant planets of the solar system. Analysis of the orbit of …

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18 professors from the North West have obtained promotions, tenure for 2022-2023

Northwest Missouri State University announced the promotions and permanent appointments of 18 faculty members. Applications for promotion and tenure were approved on March 17 by the regents. “It has been an honor and a privilege to be part of the promotion and tenure of these 18 individuals who are excellent …

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University of Michigan settles student sex abuse lawsuit

The University of Michigan has agreed to settle a lawsuit filed last May by students claiming university officials failed to end the repeated sexual abuse of former university doctor Robert Anderson, the advertised university Thusday. As part of the rulethe university will create and fund a multidisciplinary standing committee known …

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Training options are restricted for medical students wishing to learn abortion procedures

A deluge of abortion restrictions is sweeping Across the countryfrom Florida to Texas to Idaho, narrows the already limited training options for US medical students and residents who want to learn how to perform abortion procedures. The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists recommends standardized training in abortion care during …

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University of Denver researchers and students impact Colorado justice system

At the University of Denver’s Graduate School of Professional Psychology (GSPP), students and faculty work together to advance the field of forensic psychology. Through research, mental health assessments and expert testimony in court, they help create outcomes that benefit individuals and communities. “Forensic psychology is the intersection between mental health …

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The cradle of plasma medicine, 20 years later

Suresh Joshi, PhD, MD, left, and Alexander Fridman, PhD, at the Drexel Plasma Institute in January 2022. Photo courtesy of Suresh Joshi. In 2022, Drexel University C. & J. Nyheim Plasma Institute (NPI) celebrates 20 years not only as a …

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Professors detail principles of Critical Race Theory // The Observer

Saint Mary’s Division for Inclusion and Equity hosted a panel via Zoom on Monday to discuss some of the key principles of the controversial critical race theory. The panelists were Saint Mary’s teachers Stacy Davis, Dan Horan and Kelly Faust. The professors set out to clearly define critical race theory …

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Start of Cornish Presidency draws mixed reactions

While many in the Ithaca College community are happy to have a president who knows the college well and can provide consistency, some are concerned about the transparency of the presidential search process. Dave Lissy ’87, chairman of the Ithaca College board of trustees, announced March 7 that the board …

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Law student named Squire Patton Boggs Sustained Impact Fellow

Anna Hope Collie Marcus Montgomery Freshman law student Marcus Montgomery has been selected as the 2022 Squire Patton Boggs Foundation Scholar for Lasting Impact. He was chosen from a large pool of highly qualified law students from across the country. As a Fellow, Montgomery will have the …

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Everything is safe for dialysis patients

Are you on dialysis for kidney failure and guess swimming or sit-ups are out of the question? Think again. New international guidelines have been released on the eve of Kidney Health Week showing how important it is for dialysis patients to incorporate physical activity into their daily lives. Led by …

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The United States needs a form of central bank digital currency that protects privacy

Text size Allowing individuals to maintain accounts with the Federal Reserve could capture the benefits touted by cryptocurrency proponents without the risks, write Andrew M. Bailey and William J. Luther of the Bitcoin Policy Institute. Brent Lewin/Bloomberg About the authors: Andrew M. Bailey is an Associate Professor of Humanities at …

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UNM’s Spring Teaching Conference to be Held Virtually March 3-4: UNM Newsroom

The UNM Spring Teaching Conference will be held virtually on Thursday and Friday, March 3 and 4. The keynote speaker will be Laura I. Rendón, professor emeritus at the University of Texas at San Antonio, who will address the promotion of one-generation education, low-income students. His presentation will address topics …

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MSUB Faculty Receives Excellence Award | Straight from the source

Here is a press release from Montana State University Billings: MSU BILLING NEWS— Montana State University Billings held its annual convention Faculty Excellence Awards Ceremony Thursday, February 24. The annual event highlights the excellence of MSUB faculty members in their teaching, community outreach, research, and scholarship. This year, 17 faculty …

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Mount Sinai researchers discuss findings on risk of pathogenic clinical variants and loss of function

Ron Do, PhD, Associate Professor, Charles Bronfman Institute for Personalized Medicine at Mount Sinai, and Iain Forrest, MD-PhD candidate in Dr. Do’s lab, discuss the results of their recent study measuring the population-based penetrance of pathogens and loss of functional clinical variants. Transcription What were the results of your study? …

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University writing professor dies aged 63 – The GW Hatchet

Katherine Larsen, an assistant professor in the university’s writing program, died earlier this month. She was 63 years old. Feedback joined GW in 1995, with faculty recalling that she taught about seven college writing classes each year and interacted with more than 3,000 students during her tenure, officials said. Larsen …

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Teacher says he was fired for refusing to teach in person

A former associate professor at Georgia Military College who suffers from chronic illnesses, is suing the college for wrongful termination, saying he was fired last year after refusing to return to in-person teaching, Macon’s Telegraph reported. Joshua Fields taught biology, primarily at the college’s Augusta campus from 2013 until he …

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Diversity among oncologists does not reflect US population

While the representation of women in academic radiation oncology and medical oncology faculties has increased over time, racial and ethnic minorities are still vastly underrepresented in these fields, according to a cross-sectional study of data from the Association of American Medical Colleges. “Creating and sustaining a diverse healthcare workforce is …

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Molecular ‘culprit’ caught driving cell death and inflammation – ScienceDaily

A WEHI-led study has identified a molecular ‘culprit’ responsible for cell death and inflammation in the body. The findings could lead to improved treatment options for a range of conditions driven by inflammatory cell death, including the SARS-CoV-2 virus. Cell death is an important part of the body’s immune response …

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Open Question in Theoretical Models of Memory Addressed — ScienceDaily

A research team led by faculty members at Wayne State University has found that communication between two key memory regions in the brain determines how what we experience becomes part of what we remember, and how As these regions mature, the precise ways in which they interact make us better …

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‘Not a dumping ground’: Pacific condemns Fukushima water body | Nuclear Power News

The Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands says there is a viable alternative to Japan’s plan to dump more than a million tonnes of treated water from the crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant into the Pacific Ocean, and that it requires urgent examination. The sewage is the product of efforts …

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WT teacher to face jury trial after pleading not guilty to animal-related charges | KAMR

AMARILLO, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) – Officials with the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas Amarillo Division announced via court documents Friday that the jury trial of Richard Kazmaier, associate professor of biology at the West Texas A&M University and a Canyon resident, is scheduled to begin at …

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UWO professor helps close Starkie Swenson cold case

After news of the discovery of human remains by two hikers at High Cliff State Park on September 29, UW Oshkosh Associate Professor of Anthropology Jordan Karsten was able to identify the remains of Starkie Swenson, a man believed to be murdered August 13. 1983, which UWO anthropology students were …

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Scientists from Pusan ​​National University improve

image: A coating material based on methylene blue dye could ensure high performance in these batteries, according to a new study see Following Credit: Pusan ​​National University Many emerging sustainable energy technologies, such as grid-scale energy storage systems and electric cars, require high-performance rechargeable batteries. Unfortunately, conventional lithium-ion batteries (LIB) …

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New York school lunch menu goes vegan on Fridays

NEW YORK (AP) — Forget mystery meat or cheese pizza. Instead, chickpea wraps and veggie tacos will be on the menu for New York City public school students as the nation’s largest school district moves to “vegan Fridays” in school cafeterias. The move was pushed by the city’s new mayor, …

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UNC history professor William Sturkey aims to empower students to talk about race

Readings from William Sturkey’s America in the Sixties course include much of what one would expect from any other history course – speeches by John F. Kennedy, articles on the Vietnam War and lectures on the civil rights movement. But the associate history professor also includes compulsory listening in his …

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Beloved psychology professor Sarina Saturn leaves UP

Few people can say they are more connected to The Bluff than Associate Professor of Psychological Sciences Sarina Saturn. His parents – both UP alumni – met through the UP International Club, and Saturn grew up in University Park, making regular visits to campus. Years later, she found herself at …

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Lunar New Year: What Does the Year of the Tiger Mean?

Lunar New Year is called in China nongli xinnian 農曆新年 which literally translates to “agricultural calendar new year” or “farmers calendar new year”. It can also be called yinli xinnian 陰曆新年 which means ‘New Year of the Lunar Calendar’. The traditional Chinese calendar is called nongli 農曆 (‘agricultural/farmer’s calendar’) or …

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Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor/Lecturer, School of Liberal Arts job with Macau University of Science and Technology

Faculty: School of Liberal Arts Position: Professor / Associate Professor / Assistant Professor / Lecturer The description The School of Liberal Arts (SLA) was established in 2020. SLA’s missions are to comprehensively cultivate business management talent with independent observation, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills; promote intercultural exchanges and international cooperation; …

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Associate Professor, Online Programs Coordinator job with LA TROBE UNIVERSITY

Full time, Continuous position Located on the Melbourne campus (Bundoora) Level D – $143,667 – $157,928 per year + 17% superannuation About the position This is a teaching-focused position to provide senior academic leadership in evidence-based learning and teaching activities, including instructional innovation, quality assurance, management and delivery of strategic …

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Arkansas Nanotechnology Researcher Jin-Woo Kim Named IEEE Fellow

UA System Agriculture Division photo by Fred Miller Jin-Woo Kim, a professor of biological and agricultural engineering, was recently made a member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. Jin-Woo Kim, a professor and researcher at the Arkansas Agricultural Experiment Station, was inducted as a member of the Institute …

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A new compound found in molds helps increase the durability of dental fillings

Leading researchers from the Faculty of Dentistry, University of Hong Kong (HKU), Wuhan University (WHU) and Peking University Hospital in Shenzhen have found that a compound present in the molds helps to increase the durability of a dental filling. In a journal article published inMaterials Today OrganicTitled “Improving Resin-Dentin Bond …

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Award honoring Paul Cronan created by the Cordes Teaching and Teacher Support Center

Photo submitted Paul Cronan, Information Systems Department A prize rewarding Paul Cronan, co-founder of the Cordes teaching and faculty support centre, was recently created. The award, The Paul Cronan Technology Teaching Excellence Award, will be presented in 2022 and the winner will be recognized at the Fall 2022 Annual Teaching …

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New model to identify biomarkers in patients with COVID-19 and other diseases

Researchers who recently developed a mathematical model indicating why treatment responses vary widely among people with COVID-19 have now used the model to identify biological markers linked to these different responses. The team, led by scientists from Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and the University of Cyprus, note that the model …

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SDSU Programs, Associate Professor, National Humanities Fellowships

San Diego State University. Photo by Chris Stone San Diego State was among 208 institutions across the country to receive grants from the National Foundation for the Humanities, it was announced this week. Nationwide projects will receive portions of $24.7 million in grants from the agency, based in Washington, D.C., …

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New study reveals how immune cells in the lungs

image: Tim Willinger, associate professor in the department of medicine, Huddinge, Karolinska Institutet, and first author Elza Evren, doctoral student in the research team of Tim Willinger. see Following Credit: Tiphaine Parrot From our first breath, our lungs are exposed to microorganisms, such as bacteria and viruses. Thanks to the …

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WVU Receives Funding From National Eye Institute For Research In Retinal Degeneration

Hereditary retinal degeneration can make even the most mundane tasks, like cooking, driving, and walking on the sidewalk, difficult or impossible, and it cannot be cured. Peter Stoilov and Visvanathan Ramamurthy, researchers at West Virginia University School of Medicine, have spent the last few years working together to study proteins …

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Former AU professor Tuskegee Airman and honored leader Wally Higgins

Wallace C. (Wally) Higgins still serves the area. Years after his death, the former professor emeritus of the NYS University School of Ceramics of Alfred Wally Higgins is still shaping the state and list of services available to seniors in Allegany County. At the entrance to the Allegany County Office …

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AU celebrates first babies born at AU Health in 2022

AUGUSTA, Ga (WRDW / WAGT) – We said goodbye to 2021 and hello to 2022, and early Saturday morning Thomsen and Owen Bryant joined in the New Years celebrations by being the first babies born in 2022 at AU Health. The family is based here in Fort Gordon and they …

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What is “time blocking”? Learn All About This Effective TikTok Trend – NBC Los Angeles

Are you looking for a more efficient way to be productive? Then you might want to try “time blocking”. This latest TikTok trend is ideal for those who want to get more out of their day and stick to a productive schedule. If you do it right, you can stop …

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Jelly Ice Cubes Could Revolutionize Cold Storage and Cold Food Safety

Researchers at the University of California-Davis have developed a new type of cooling cube with the potential, they say, to transform the way cold storage is performed. The advantages of plastic-free “jelly ice cubes” are that they do not melt, are compostable and antimicrobial, and can help prevent cross-contamination. It …

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Associate Professor position at the School of Nutritional and Health Sciences with the MEDICAL UNIVERSITY OF TAIPEI (TMU)

College of Nutrition】 the College of Nutrition at Taipei Medical University invite applications for the post of Associate Professor in School of Nutritional and Health Sciences. Type of Contract : Fulltime job description Taipei Medical University is looking for a motivated faculty member with a PhD. degree with outstanding academic …

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Chronicle’s Most Read World Microscopy Record in ’21

In 2020, four of the five most read stories in the Cornell Chronicle were related to the pandemic. This year, as of December 1, there was only one COVID-19 story in the top 20 – a reflection of the “new normal” after a year like no other. Of Chronicle’s 10 …

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Mississippi College professor wins history book award

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) – A book written by an associate professor of history at Mississippi College has won a Mississippi Historical Society award. Christian Pinnen’s Complexion of Empire in Natchez, Race and Slavery in the Mississippi Borderlands was named the best Mississippi history book in 2021. Pinnen is an Associate …

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Ackley recognized as one of Virginia’s top teachers for 2022

Education “Students and colleagues describe Ackley’s approach to teaching as dynamic and lively. It facilitates learning by using unique materials, technologies and industry leaders as mediums to immerse students in critical inquiry and engage students in learning with purpose… Ackley’s student assessments are always among the highest at Roanoke College. …

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Remembering Jacqueline Satchell, MD

The Department of Internal Medicine organized the first honorary rounds of Dr. Jackie Satchell on November 4, 2021 during the major medical rounds. The event commemorated the life and work of Jacqueline Rosemarie Satchell, MD, an assistant professor of medicine (general practice) and a leading clinician educator in the general …

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Zephyr Teachout New York Attorney General Run Is On – NBC New York

Law professor Zephyr Teachout has suspended a campaign to become New York State’s next attorney general. The announcement came over the weekend and days after current Attorney General Letitia James suspended her own gubernatorial candidacy to run for re-election. “Our campaign for the New York attorney general has always been …

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Applause – Community

What does the instant loan impact my score on credit? It is contingent on a number of variables. If you’re trying to improve your credit score, it is possible through requesting a loan that has no history check. You must also be regularly paying them back to establish a track record …

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Faculty Council discusses four-credit schedule

The Ithaca College faculty council discussed a four-credit schedule and shared governance at the college at its last fall semester meeting on December 7. During the open portion of the meeting, Laura Gras, Professor and Chair of the Department of Physiotherapy, opened the conversation by raising the concerns of faculty …

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How food influencers affect what we eat

While the results do not reflect reality, where we are typically exposed to multiple streams of news, images and tweets, we would still notice and process how many followers a Twitter account has, says Tessitore, it is therefore likely it will have the same effect. But right now, we’re a …

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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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Iowa State College Approves Compromise on Diversity Requirements

America’s diversity requirement for Iowa State University’s undergraduate degree has been evolving since the start of the year, when President Jonathan Wickert declined to approve a faculty-supported update. the requirement regarding concerns about state law prohibiting the compulsory teaching of “divisive concepts” on race and gender. With this legislation now …

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Obituary – Malcolm Alfred Lowther

Malcolm Alfred Lowther, professor emeritus of education, died at home on October 7 after a short illness. Malcolm Alfred Lowther He was born August 19, 1924 in Detroit, the son of Alfred H. Lowther and Joyce Scribner Lowther. In 1949, he married Mary Louise Young, with whom he had two …

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The time has come to get the lead out of Kan water.

Department of Political Science, Wichita State University. “/>Alexandra Middlewood, PhD, is aassistant professor at Department of Political Science, Wichita State University. According to a national study released by the American Medical Association last month, 65% of children in Kansas have high levels of lead in their blood – 15 points …

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