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University of Arkansas Offers Multidisciplinary Culinary Training Program in France

Jan 28, 2015 PM EST The University of Arkansas will offer students a multidisciplinary culinary program that will give them a learning experience in France, a nation known for its culinary expertise. ...


Higher Education Donations Hit All-Time High in 2014; a Look Back at the Biggest Gifts

Jan 28, 2015 PM EST Donations in higher education hit an all-time high in 2014, with colleges and universities across the U.S. raking in a grand total of about $38 billion. ...


ACT Launches 2015 College and Career Readiness Campaign

Jan 28, 2015 AM EST A nonprofit testing giant began its third annual national Career and College Readiness Campaign this week, Inside Higher Ed reported. ...

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Low Flu Vaccination Rates Among Nursing Home Employees Put Residents At Risk

Jan 27, 2015 PM EST Influenza is associated with as many as 7,300 deaths annually in nursing home residents, but the vaccination rate for nursing home staff is only 54 percent, according to a recent study. ...

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Student-Athletes Playing Major Sports in College Fall Short of Going Pro 90+ Percent of the Time

Jan 27, 2015 PM EST An overwhelming majority of collegiate athletes never make their respective professional league for a number of reasons, but a surprising amount believe they will. ...


STEM and Medicine Are Driving Forces of the Fastest Growing College Majors in the U.S.

Jan 27, 2015 AM EST As the U.S. economy is on the mend, there is one clear trend in higher education: more students are studying science, technology, engineering and mathematics, otherwise known as STEM. ...

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'Walking Seminars' Improves Classroom Engagement

Jan 26, 2015 PM EST Walking classrooms are better for not only for students' physical health, but classroom engagement, according to a recent study from the KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Sweden. ...


Mindfulness-Based School Programs Helps Kids Regulate Stress, Be More Optimistic

Jan 26, 2015 AM EST A social and emotional learning program makes a positive impact in schools, according to a recent study. ...

Ernie Banks

Ernie Banks Dies at 83, Why the All-Time Great 'Mr. Cub' Cared Deeply About STEM Education

Jan 24, 2015 AM EST Ernie Banks will go down as an all-time great baseball player, but will also be equally revered for his life after baseball. ...


Losing Weight Might Make You Lose New Friends

Jan 23, 2015 PM EST For those trying to lose weight, Weight Watchers may seem like the ideal place to share advice and support. ...


Pulling An All-Nighter Doesn't Really Help

Jan 23, 2015 PM EST Pulling an all-nighter to study for an exam might be self-defeating. ...


AT&T Launches Ed-Tech Accelerator Focused on Social Impact

Jan 23, 2015 AM EST AT&T launched an accelerator program for ed-tech startups as part of its $350 million commitment to education. ...

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