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University of Virginia

University of Virginia Offers New International Research Opportunities for Underrepresented Students

Oct 22, 2014 PM EDT Underrepresented students of color at the University of Virginia will be offered new, international research opportunities through a five-year, $1.25 million grant from the National Institute of ...

Purdue North Central

Purdue University Unveils Plan to Launch Nutrition Research Center

Oct 22, 2014 PM EDT Purdue University in Indiana will set up a research center focusing on nutrition education and obesity prevention with the support of a $4 million grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), ...

Vegetable

West Virginia University will implement $4.89M Intervention to Reduce Obesity

Oct 22, 2014 PM EDT West Virginia University has joined a multimillion dollar effort to help teens "Get Fruved" and reduce obesity rates, school officials announced Wednesday. ...

UA

UA Students to Perform Beautification, Enhancement Projects at Local Schools

Oct 22, 2014 AM EDT Students at the University of Alabama will participate in beautification and enhancement projects at local elementary schools. ...

Indiana State University

Indiana State MBA Earns Spot on Two National Rankings

Oct 21, 2014 PM EDT Indiana State University's Master of Business Administration program has earned a spot on two national rankings. ...

Sleep Apnea

Treatment for Sleep Apnea Does Not Negatively Impact Sexual Quality of Life

Oct 21, 2014 PM EDT Obstructive sleep apnea does not adversely affect sex life, according to a recent study. ...

#PSU24

Penn State to Launch Social Media Campaign Showcasing the Student Experience

Oct 21, 2014 PM EDT On Thursday, Twitter feeds will be flooded with tweets chronicling a day in the life of a Penn State student. ...

Dictionary

A Rich Vocabulary May Protect Against Cognitive Impairment

Oct 21, 2014 AM EDT An extensive vocabulary can protect against mental deterioration, according to a recent study. ...

University of Miami

University of Miami to Launch MBA Program for Professional Artists, Athletes

Oct 20, 2014 PM EDT The University of Miami announced Monday that it is offering a new Executive MBA program for professional artists and athletes. ...

exam

Duquesne University Adopts Test-Optional Policy

Oct 20, 2014 PM EDT Duquesne University in Pennsylvania announced that it has adopted a test-optional admissions policy for applicants applying to its McAnulty College of Liberal Arts. ...

Cornell University

Cornell University Severs Business Ties With JanSport

Oct 20, 2014 PM EDT Cornell University in New York announced last week that it is severing business ties with JanSport, a manufacturer of backpacks and collegiate apparel, over concerns about the safety if workers in ...

Facebook

Social Media as peer Support for Severe Mental Illness

Oct 17, 2014 PM EDT People with severe mental illness could turn to social media sites like YouTube for peer support, according to a recent study. ...

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