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Article ID: 720949

UVA Darden Dramatically Expands Global Options for Executive MBA Students

University of Virginia Darden School of Business

The University of Virginia Darden School of Business is making multiple enhancements to its Executive MBA program.

Released:
17-Oct-2019 1:40 PM EDT

Education

Newswise: University of Arkansas at Little Rock receives nearly $2.5 million to implement STEM education program

Article ID: 720946

University of Arkansas at Little Rock receives nearly $2.5 million to implement STEM education program

University of Arkansas at Little Rock

The Jodie Mahony Center for Gifted Education at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock has received nearly $2.5 million to develop and implement a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) program that identifies and serves academically promising second- and third-grade students in Arkansas.  

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17-Oct-2019 1:30 PM EDT

Education

Newswise: The Science of Big Data

Article ID: 720788

The Science of Big Data

University of Utah

The University of Utah’s School of Computing, which is under the College of Engineering, has developed a new bachelor’s of science degree in data science that addresses all aspects of compiling, organizing and analyzing data. It is one of only a handful of universities in America with an undergraduate degree in the discipline.

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15-Oct-2019 1:05 PM EDT

Education

Newswise: Smithsonian Snapshot: Stay Sharp This School Year

Article ID: 718737

Smithsonian Snapshot: Stay Sharp This School Year

Smithsonian Institution

With back-to-school season underway, just the sight of this pencil sharpener may bring back memories of school days past. Generations after it was first introduced, this style of sharpener can still be found in schools today.

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10-Sep-2019 11:05 AM EDT

Pop Culture

Newswise: Technology’s role in everyday life can shape family discussions about screen time with school back in session

Article ID: 718588

Technology’s role in everyday life can shape family discussions about screen time with school back in session

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Noelle Chesley says research isn't clear about the best ways for parents to monitor and regular their children's time using phones, computers and other communications technology.

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9-Sep-2019 8:35 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Newswise: Rutgers expert school violence prevention weighs in on whether beefed up security measures keep kids safe.

Article ID: 718349

Rutgers expert school violence prevention weighs in on whether beefed up security measures keep kids safe.

Rutgers University

Do bulletproof backpacks, lobbies, metal detectors, cameras, guards and other beefed up security measures in response to previous school shootings protect our students from school violence? We spoke with Matthew Mayer, associate professor with the Rutgers-New Brunswick Graduate School of Education, whose research focuses on school violence prevention and promoting safe and productive schools, to find out.

Released:
3-Sep-2019 11:20 AM EDT

Law and Public Policy

Article ID: 718298

Back to School!

Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey

From maintaining regular check-ups and keeping up to date with recommended vaccinations to a good diet and exercise, some simple tips can help keep youngsters healthy as they head back to class - and are cancer preventive too.

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30-Aug-2019 11:05 AM EDT
Newswise: Back-to-School Tips From Rowan Medicine Pediatrics

Article ID: 717754

Back-to-School Tips From Rowan Medicine Pediatrics

Rowan University

Heading back to school after the long summer causes jubilation in many parents but the adjustment and the anxiety for children can make the transition very difficult. To help ease that transition, Rowan Medicine pediatrician Dr. Tanya Kadrmas-Iannuzzi offers these tips and advice for parents to follow: Easing back-to-school nerves Some kids are nervous or anxious about starting or going back to school – they are uncertain about leaving the home or separating from their parents.

Released:
20-Aug-2019 4:45 PM EDT

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Article ID: 717653

Do You Know How Heavy Your Child's Backpack Is?

Children's Hospital Los Angeles

Backpacks that are too heavy can cause pain, lead to serious injury and affect posture. Children can end up with injuries in their joints, back/spine, muscles, neck and shoulders from backpacks that are too heavy.

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19-Aug-2019 1:35 PM EDT

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