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Continuing Education - 07.02.2013
Working Alone Won’t Get You Good Grades
A graph showing interactions between 82 students during the last week of a course. High performing students are in dark blue and form a core where the highest density of persistent interactions can be observed.

Continuing Education - 07.02.2013
Chaos inside Indonesia's parliament
Chaos inside Indonesia’s parliament
Significant decisions in the Indonesian Parliament are being made in an unclear and unaccountable way, according to a new study from The Australian National University.

Continuing Education - Linguistics / Literature - 06.02.2013
Probing Question: Can a shy person be an actor?
Probing Question: Can a shy person be an actor?
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. You're the type of person who stands back in a crowd, taking it all in. When out with a group of friends, you linger on the edges, contributing to the conversation only when you feel you have something worthwhile to share.

Continuing Education - 05.02.2013

Continuing Education - Social Sciences - 01.02.2013
Famous journalist decries feeble press
Famous journalist decries feeble press
One of the world's most celebrated foreign correspondents slammed the press for its failings, weaknesses and clichés—especially in its coverage of the Middle East—during his presentation Jan.

Astronomy / Space Science - Continuing Education - 31.01.2013
High-flying camera snaps sharpest shots of Milky Way ring
High-flying camera snaps sharpest shots of Milky Way ring
Cornell researchers have captured the sharpest mid-infrared images yet of a ring of gas and dust seven light-years wide orbiting the supermassive black hole at the center of the Milky Way.

Continuing Education - Pedagogy - 30.01.2013
Storks, cabbage patches, and the birds and the bees - our broken sex education system
By Spring Chenoa Cooper and Cristyn Davis. First published in The Conversation. 30 January 2013 In the fields of gender, sexuality, and sexual health research, it's a no-brainer that sex education should start early, and that sex should be discussed often - both in schools and at home.

Continuing Education - Social Sciences - 29.01.2013
Many heterosexual college males say ’That’s so gay,’ but why?
ANN ARBOR-"That's so gay" is a popular expression on campuses nationwide among heterosexual students, especially young men. But why do they say it? A new University of Michigan study sheds light on this question. "That's so gay," although not necessarily said to harm lesbian, gay and bisexual (LGB) students, can create a hostile environment, say U-M researchers.

Social Sciences - Continuing Education - 29.01.2013
Voiceless no more
Voiceless no more
There are more than 580 missing or murdered Aboriginal women and girls in Canada, with 93 cases in Alberta alone, most of them unsolved murder cases.

Environment - Continuing Education - 29.01.2013
Report highlights U-M’s sustainability achievements
ANN ARBOR-The University of Michigan shows immense growth and engagement in sustainability education, research and operations, according to a new report designed to track and measure progress.

Continuing Education - 28.01.2013
Probing Question: Can we reduce the risk of school shootings?
In the wake of every school shooting, the nation struggles to make sense of senselessness, asking how and why such tragic violence could occur in places tasked with nurturing and protecting our children.

Physics - Continuing Education - 28.01.2013
UChicago to host experts for panel on the Higgs boson particle discovery
The University of Chicago will host a panel of experts from UChicago, Argonne National Laboratory and the Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory on Thursday, Feb. 7, who will elaborate on the discovery of the Higgs boson particle. In their discussion, titled “ Critical Mass: How the Higgs Boson Discovery Swept the World ,” the scientists will explain what caused such a stir around the world and why non-scientists should care.

Continuing Education - Environment - 28.01.2013
University gives approval for the first phase of the North West Cambridge development
University gives approval for the first phase of the North West Cambridge development
The governing body of the University of Cambridge, the Regent House, has given formal approval for the commencement of the first phase of the North West Cambridge development.

Continuing Education - Administration - 28.01.2013
UEI’s 5Es Survey adopted for statewide assessment of school performance
Schools across Illinois will use University of Chicago research to identify ways they can improve, as part of a new program announced by the Illinois State Board of Education.

Continuing Education - Religions - 28.01.2013
I-Week photos capture faces of inclusion and exclusion
What does inclusion look like? Or exclusion? That was the open-ended challenge for photographers in this year's I-Week photo contest, open to staff, faculty and students of the U of A as well as the greater community.

Continuing Education - Psychology - 27.01.2013
To motivate many Americans, think 'me' before 'we,' say Stanford psychologists
To motivate many Americans, think ’me’ before ’we,’ say Stanford psychologists
Stanford Report, January 28, 2013 Researchers find that if you want to motivate many Americans to think and act interdependently, it's best to emphasize their independence. If you hear that getting a flu shot is the responsible thing to do to keep others from getting sick, will you get it? And if you're told recycling is better for the planet and humanity, will you do it? It turns out that for many Americans, the answer is no.

Continuing Education - Pedagogy - 25.01.2013
Poor mentoring can be worse than no mentoring, new teachers' toolkit reveals
Poor mentoring can be worse than no mentoring, new teachers' toolkit reveals
Poor mentoring can be worse than no mentoring for vulnerable young people. That's one of the insights for teachers provided by the revamped Sutton Trust-Education Endowment Foundation Teaching and Learning Toolkit launched today. The updated Toolkit, developed by a team of academics at Durham University led by Steve Higgins, shows how schools can best use their resources to provide the biggest possible increases in pupils' learning.

Continuing Education - 25.01.2013
Researcher signatory to MOOC manifesto
It could be considered a summary Pacta conventa of online learners—a draft bill of rights proposed by a group of 12 scholars that sets the tone on the proliferation of massive open online courses (MOOCs) to focus on the needs of online learners.

Astronomy / Space Science - Continuing Education - 24.01.2013
Astronomy to go: UW readies new portable planetarium
Astronomy to go: UW readies new portable planetarium
Posted under: Learning , News Releases , Research , Science , UW and the Community The University of Washington astronomy department is readying a traveling planetarium to take to schools for outreach - and collaboration - in Seattle and beyond.

Continuing Education - Social Sciences - 24.01.2013
High school jobs: Impact differs for whites and minorities
ANN ARBOR-African-American and Hispanic students are less likely than whites to work part-time in high school, according to a University of Michigan study.

Continuing Education - 24.01.2013
'Cool' kids in middle school bully more, UCLA psychologists report
’Cool’ kids in middle school bully more, UCLA psychologists report
Bullying, whether it's physical aggression or spreading rumors, boosts the social status and popularity of middle school students, according to a new UCLA psychology study that has implications for programs aimed at combatting school bullying.

Continuing Education - 24.01.2013
Education can prevent domestic abuse, finds research
Principle investigator David Gadd, from The University of Manchester, says the research bolsters calls for Governments to incorporate 'relationship education' into the school curriculum.

Continuing Education - 23.01.2013
Jerome Johnston directs ISR Research Center for Group Dynamics
Jerome Johnston directs ISR Research Center for Group Dynamics
ANN ARBOR-Jerome Johnston has been appointed director of the Research Center for Group Dynamics, part of the University of Michigan Institute for Social Research.

Continuing Education - Administration - 23.01.2013
E-books show kids the colour of Cree language
E-books show kids the colour of Cree language
During her Cree language classes at the University of Alberta, Caylie Gnyra had to translate sentences posted by her instructor, Dorothy Thunder.

Continuing Education - Life Sciences - 22.01.2013
Gastro grub on the menu for Imperial explorers
Gastro grub on the menu for Imperial explorers
Eating cricket kebabs, collecting bugs with local villagers, and extending our knowledge of insect eating practices in Benin were all on the menu for a two-month expedition led by two Imperial students before Christmas.

Economics / Business - Continuing Education - 21.01.2013
State scholarships don't keep grads in state
State scholarships don’t keep grads in state
State scholarships that aim to keep the best and brightest students in state during and after college don't convince them to stay put, according to a new study by a Cornell economist.

Continuing Education - Architecture - 19.01.2013
The techiest playground in school: UCLA’s Technology Sandbox
Math Sciences 4328 looks like something out of a “Mission Impossible” set.

History / Archeology - Continuing Education - 17.01.2013
Stanford historian and Martin Luther King Jr. scholar Clayborne Carson offers a personal perspective on King's legacy
Stanford historian and Martin Luther King Jr. scholar Clayborne Carson offers a personal perspective on King’s legacy
Stanford Report, January 17, 2013 In his new memoir, Martin's Dream , Stanford historian Clayborne Carson recounts his personal journey from a young civil rights activist to preeminent Martin Luther King Jr.

Continuing Education - 17.01.2013

Career - Continuing Education - 16.01.2013
University repeats success in equality survey
University repeats success in equality survey
The 2013 Stonewall Workplace Equality Index, the results of which were announced yesterday, ranks the University joint eleventh, the highest placed higher education institution (HEI) ahead of Liverpo

Health - Continuing Education - 16.01.2013
High school athletes take lead from coaches in reporting concussive symptoms
High school athletes take lead from coaches in reporting concussive symptoms
Posted under: Health and Medicine , News Releases , Research , UW and the Community In a recent study, UW researchers sought to understand why high school athletes do not report concussive symptoms.

Continuing Education - 16.01.2013

Linguistics / Literature - Continuing Education - 16.01.2013
Nine out of ten happy with Library
Nine out of ten happy with Library
Nine out of ten users are happy with the Library and more than ever before are making frequent visits, show survey results published today (Wednesday 16 January).

Continuing Education - Pedagogy - 16.01.2013
Increasing parents' education improves educational attainment for future generations
Increasing parents’ education improves educational attainment for future generations
Increasing the minimum school leaving age had a positive effect on the educational attainment of future generations, according to research published today [16 Jan].

Continuing Education - Administration - 15.01.2013
Have you applied for autumn 2013 studies? Supporting documents are due by 1 February!
The deadline for applying to autumn 2013 degree programmes was on 15 January 2013. If you have successfully made your online application, please now review the following information to ensure you also complete the remaining steps in the application process.

Continuing Education - Law - 14.01.2013
Minnesota's open enrollment program increases racial segregation, new study by the Law School's Institute on Metropolitan Opportunity finds
News Release MINNEAPOLIS / ST. PAUL (01/14/2013) —The University of Minnesota Law School's Institute on Metropolitan Opportunity released a new study Friday, Jan.11 providing evidence that Minnesota's open enrollment program increases racial segregation in area schools. Minnesota's open enrollment program became law in 1988, the first of its kind in the nation.

Health - Continuing Education - 14.01.2013
Kids with chronic illnesses likely to use alternative medicine
Kids with chronic illnesses likely to use alternative medicine
Children who regularly see specialists for chronic medical conditions are also using complementary medicine at a high rate, according to new research from the University of Alberta and the University of Ottawa.

Continuing Education - Administration - 14.01.2013
15 January - last day to apply for autumn 2013 studies
Are you applying for studies at Lund University to start in autumn 2013? Please read this important information to help ensure your application is submitted correctly.

Civil Engineering - Continuing Education - 11.01.2013
Mellon Foundation awards UCLA $2 million to support urban humanities collaboration
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded UCLA $2 million to support "The Urban Turn: Collective Life in Megacities of the Pacific Rim.

Continuing Education - Computer Science - 11.01.2013
Stanford scholar Roland Greene holds up poetry as cultural mirror
Stanford scholar Roland Greene holds up poetry as cultural mirror
Stanford Report, January 11, 2013 Through a survey of the world's poetry, the professor of English and comparative literature finds that globalization and technology are changing the way poetry is viewed and used.

Continuing Education - Economics / Business - 11.01.2013
Stanford report says college degree is an advantage during the recession
Stanford report says college degree is an advantage during the recession
Stanford Report, January 11, 2013 The recession cost four-year graduates fewer jobs and pay cuts than those with two-year degrees or high school diplomas. Good news, grads. College is still worth it. A new study by the Stanford Center on Poverty and Inequality shows that among 21- to 24-year-olds, those with a four-year college degree fared better in the Great Recession than those with less education.

Continuing Education - Administration - 07.01.2013
Want to study at Lund in autumn 2013?
Are you applying for studies at Lund University to start in autumn 2013? Please read this important information to help ensure your application is submitted correctly.

Life Sciences - Continuing Education - 02.01.2013
Community Embraces Effort to Build 3D Virtual Cell
Chair Phil Bourne addresses the opening session of the international "Toward the 3D Virtual Cell" conference at UC San Diego.

Astronomy / Space Science - Continuing Education - 28.12.2012
The world inside a Spanish globe
The world inside a Spanish globe
The planetarium is sized to fit a child's hand, with instructions designed to be read aloud." —Seb Falk Object Wh.5892 in the University's Whipple Museum of the History of Science is something of an enigma.

Continuing Education - 22.12.2012
UK teenagers without the internet are 'educationally disadvantaged'
UK teenagers without the internet are 'educationally disadvantaged'
A major in-depth study examining how teenagers in the UK are using the internet and other mobile devices says the benefits of using such technologies far outweigh any perceived risks. The findings are based on a large-scale study of more than 1,000 randomly selected households in the UK, coupled with regular face-to-face s with more than 200 teenagers and their families between 2008 and 2011.

Administration - Continuing Education - 21.12.2012
The year in review: top 10 University of Toronto stories for 2012
In 2012, stories and images from the University of Toronto captured imaginations here at home and around the world.

Environment - Continuing Education - 21.12.2012
The course where things happen
A children’s book about sustainable clothing manufacture, featuring a cat and a mouse. A cultivation project involving the residents of Östra Torn in Lund.

Economics / Business - Continuing Education - 21.12.2012
Global Cities, Global Partners
The major collaboration between the University of Toronto and the University of S ão Paulo (USP) is fuelling excitement among scholars at both universities, particularly in the areas of neuroscience, global cities & innovation, oncology and international relations.

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