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Business / Economics - Continuing Education - 12.11.2012
Brazilian and UK scientists explore research partnerships to improve safe exploitation of oil and gas
The safe exploitation of deep water oil heads the agenda at an international research workshop hosted by the Universidade Federal do Rio Grande de Norte (UFRN) in Natal, Brazil this week.

Health - Continuing Education - 12.11.2012
Saving lives could start at shift change: A simple way to improve hospital handoff conversations
ANN ARBOR-At hospital shift changes, doctors and nurses exchange crucial information about the patients they're handing over-or at least they strive to.

Continuing Education - 12.11.2012
Sociology, Economics Researchers Receive Grant to Study Development Across the Human Lifespan
AUSTIN, Texas — University of Texas at Austin sociologist Chandra Muller and economist Sandra Black have received a $3.2 million grant from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation to study

Continuing Education - 02.11.2012
Looking at the Big Picture: Penn Researcher Receives Grant to Study Success at Minority-serving Institutions
Looking at the Big Picture: Penn Researcher Receives Grant to Study Success at Minority-serving Institutions
Panoramic images enable one to see everything in one complete picture, providing a better understanding of the entire setting.

Continuing Education - Art and Design - 02.11.2012
Technicians show fine technique at new exhibit
Technicians show fine technique at new exhibit
A new exhibition at the University of Alberta celebrates some of Edmonton's most talented artists—who also happen to be technicians helping to provide top-notch arts education for U of A students.

Continuing Education - Environment - 01.11.2012
How to become 'Asia literate'?
How to become ’Asia literate’?
Associate Michele Ford , Director of the Sydney Southeast Asia Centre , is pushing for a fundamental rethink in how Australia approaches learning about some of our closest neighbours.

Health - Continuing Education - 31.10.2012

Continuing Education - 29.10.2012
Comparing U.S. education to others can backfire
Study: Comparing U.S. education to others can backfire K-12 schools in the United States are often criticized for falling behind their counterparts in other countries, but a new Cornell

Continuing Education - Life Sciences - 25.10.2012
Science Magazine lauds Yale science discovery course
An innovative Yale science course that encourages undergraduates to discover and study plant-associated organisms has been recognized by Science Magazine with the Science Prize for Inquiry-Based Discovery.

Continuing Education - Administration - 25.10.2012

Business / Economics - Continuing Education - 24.10.2012
Stanford alumni create nearly $3 trillion in economic impact each year
Stanford alumni create nearly $3 trillion in economic impact each year
Stanford Report, October 24, 2012 A study by two Stanford professors determines that companies founded by the university's alumni generate trillions in annual revenue and have created 5.4 million jobs.

Continuing Education - Administration - 23.10.2012

Continuing Education - 23.10.2012
Food research network to hold its first symposium
A new food research network developed between Sussex and the University of Brighton will meet for the first time next month at a symposium.

Astronomy / Space Science - Continuing Education - 23.10.2012
The Generation X Report: How many Gen Xers know their cosmic address?
The Generation X Report: How many Gen Xers know their cosmic address?
ANN ARBOR-Less than half of Generation X adults can identify our home in the universe, a spiral galaxy, according to a University of Michigan report.

Continuing Education - 22.10.2012
'No decline in social mobility' in Britain in late 20th century
'No decline in social mobility' in Britain in late 20th century
An Oxford University study says that despite a widely accepted view that social mobility sharply declined in Britain in the second half of the 20th century, this is not borne out by the data.

Continuing Education - Business / Economics - 21.10.2012

Continuing Education - Administration - 19.10.2012

Environment - Continuing Education - 19.10.2012
Berkeley Lab Breaks Ground on New Solar Energy Research Facility
Berkeley Lab Breaks Ground on New Solar Energy Research Facility
Berkeley, Calif., Oct. 19, 2012 -Efforts to find alternative fuels from sunlight will be getting some needed help soon as Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory ( Berkeley Lab ) broke ground on its latest research facility, the Solar Energy Research Center (SERC). The three-story structure will be nearly 40,000 sq.

Pedagogy - Continuing Education - 18.10.2012
Foster kids do equally well when adopted by gay, lesbian or heterosexual parents
High-risk children adopted from foster care do equally well when placed with gay, lesbian or heterosexual parents, UCLA psychologists report in the first multi-year study of children adopted by these three groups of parents.

Health - Continuing Education - 18.10.2012
A global perspective on rural medicine
A global perspective on rural medicine
Before the civil war in Nepal ended in 2006, a group of physicians banded together with the aim of creating a medical school that would focus on delivering medicine to badly underserved rural areas.

Health - Continuing Education - 17.10.2012
Lessons from Botswana
Lessons from Botswana
Towards the end of their training, student doctors have the chance to spend an elective spell working overseas, often in developing countries.

Continuing Education - Health - 16.10.2012
Stanford trustees plan for the future, bid farewell to one of their own
Stanford trustees plan for the future, bid farewell to one of their own
At its autumn meeting, the Board of Trustees gave its blessing to a state-of-the-art X-ray science facility and other buildings; discussed online learning; attended a groundbreaking ceremony for the Anderson Collection at Stanford; and bid farewell to outgoing trustee Robert Bass.

Pedagogy - Continuing Education - 16.10.2012
Survey shows program boosts Latino parents' child knowledge, confidence
Survey shows program boosts Latino parents’ child knowledge, confidence
While many Latino children enter school hampered by weak preliteracy skills, a new program tied to Head Start successfully equips parents to close these gaps, according to findings out today from the University of California, Berkeley. School success for Latino children is becoming increasingly important: Today, one in five American children is Latino, and by 2030 the ratio is projected to reach one in three.

Health - Continuing Education - 15.10.2012
Peer influence: Facebook, Twitter, alcohol and drugs
ANN ARBOR-When it comes to alcohol and drug use, peers can be just as influential online as they are in person, researchers at the University of Michigan School of Public Health say. To gather what they believe to be the most comprehensive survey to date to look at how peers influence one another on Internet social platforms with regard to alcohol and marijuana use, the U-M researchers polled an online sample of 3,447 people ages 18-24 across the United States.

Pedagogy - Continuing Education - 15.10.2012
Poorer parents not encouraging high school completion: study
15 Oct 2012 Parents from poorer backgrounds are less likely to encourage their kids to finish high school, according to a new analysis from the University of Melbourne.

Continuing Education - Life Sciences - 12.10.2012
'Does poetry have to be difficult?' Behind Oxford interviews
'Does poetry have to be difficult?' Behind Oxford interviews
The University of Oxford has released some sample Oxford questions - direct from the tutors who conduct the s - to help explain the reasoning behind even the most strange-sounding questions.

Continuing Education - Linguistics / Literature - 10.10.2012
Immigrants who outperform mainstream populations in the U.S., Canada and Australia
Second-generation Chinese and South Asian immigrants in the U.S., Canada, and Australia are more successful than the respective mainstream populations (third- and higher-generation whites), say U of'T researchers.

Earth Sciences - Continuing Education - 08.10.2012
Yale couple establishes Peabody endowment fund
Yale couple establishes Peabody endowment fund
Longtime Yale employees Kumpati and Barbara Narendra have established an endowed fund at the University to support the Peabody Museum of Natural History's Mineral and Meteorite Collections.

Health - Continuing Education - 08.10.2012
People with Self-Compassion Make Better Relationship Partners
AUSTIN, Texas — Practicing self-compassion not only makes individuals healthier and happier but also is a good predictor of healthy romantic relationships, according to a new study by University of Texas at Austin educational psychologists Kristin Neff and Tasha Beretvas. Their findings counter traditional views on relationship satisfaction, indicating that being kind and supportive to ourselves helps us to be kinder and more supportive to those we care about.

Continuing Education - Health - 08.10.2012
High school sports: Girls losing gender equity game
ANN ARBOR-While opportunities for girls to participate in high school sports increased during the 1990s, progress toward gender equity slowed and, perhaps, even reversed direction during the 2000s, according to a new report.

Psychology - Continuing Education - 08.10.2012
Obituary: Dr Barbara Lloyd
Obituary: Dr Barbara Lloyd
Obituary: Barbara Lloyd Barbara Lloyd, Emeritus Reader in Social Psychology, has died peacefully at the age of 79 after a short illness.

Life Sciences - Continuing Education - 08.10.2012
Language learning makes the brain grow
08 October 2012 At the Swedish Armed Forces Interpreter Academy, young recruits learn a new language at a very fast pace.

Administration - Continuing Education - 05.10.2012

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