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Buena Vista University

BVU Receives $2.7M Donation for Science

Oct 29, 2014 PM EDT Buena Vista University in Iowa has received a generous endowment gift of $2.7 million from agribusiness entrepreneur Harry Stine and his wife Molly for the university's School of Science. ...

Virginia Tech to Host Series of 'Hacking' Workshops

Virginia Tech to Host Series of 'Hacking' Workshops

Oct 29, 2014 PM EDT Virginia Tech is hosting a series of "hacking" workshops next month for Innovative computer engineering, computer science and electrical engineering students, school officials announced. ...

University of Southern California

Top 10 Film Schools in the US: California a Great Place to Major in Film, Video and Photo Arts

Oct 29, 2014 AM EDT When looking for a film school, prospective students cannot do much better than picking a Los Angeles- or New York-based school. ...

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee to Establish National Center for Technological Advancement

Oct 28, 2014 PM EDT The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee will establish a national Center for the Study of Distance Education and Technological Advancement with the support of a $1.48 million grant from the federal ...

Obesity

Obese Youth with Leukemia Twice as Likely to Have Persistent Disease

Oct 27, 2014 PM EDT Obese teens and young adults with leukemia are more likely to have a persistent residual disease than non-obese patients, according to a recent study. ...

Making Mistakes While Learning Benefits Memory

Making Mistakes While Learning Benefits Memory

Oct 27, 2014 PM EDT Making mistakes while learning may help retain new information, according to a recent study. ...

Mayim Bialik

5 Celebrities That Earned a PhD and/or Other Impressive Degrees

Oct 27, 2014 PM EDT The common misconception with actors, musicians and other celebrities is that they skipped out on higher education to make their showbiz career work, but that's only true for some. ...

Flu Vaccine

Flu Vaccine May Prevent Heart Disease

Oct 27, 2014 PM EDT The flu shot may be able to prevent heart attacks, according to a recent study. ...

Marijuana

Marijuana Use May Not Affect Teens' Intelligence, School Performance

Oct 25, 2014 AM EDT Occasional marijuana use among teens does not limit their long-term brain power, according to a recent study. ...

UNC Chapel Hill

UNC Academic Scandal Went Unnoticed Too Long, Aggravating the Problem Further

Oct 24, 2014 PM EDT The academic scandal at the University of North Carolina (UNC) - Chapel Hill did not have to be as bad as it was and the problem was exacerbated by a lack of oversight. ...

marijuana

Occasional Marijuana Use May Not Affect Teens' Intelligence, School Performance

Oct 24, 2014 AM EDT New research suggests that occasional marijuana use among teens does not limit their long-term brain power. ...

Xavier University Louisiana

Xavier University Receives $19.6 Million Grant From NIH

Oct 23, 2014 PM EDT Xavier University of Louisiana received a $19.6 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to continue to diversify and expand biomedical programs. ...

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