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Elite colleges struggle to integrate low-income students

Added: 24.05.2018 4:27 | 3 views | 0 comments

Prestigious universities like Harvard and Princeton are grappling with how to achieve true economic diversity


More evidence that statins could prevent blood clots in the veins

Added: 22.05.2018 16:49 | 0 views | 0 comments

Further evidence has been found by Universities of Leicester and Bristol researchers to suggest statins could "significantly reduce" the occurrence of blood clotting in certain parts of the body.


Gates Foundation director to lead Pennsylvania universities

Added: 21.05.2018 21:21 | 3 views | 0 comments

A director at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has been chosen as the new chancellor of Pennsylvania's 14 state universities.


Penn State aims to improve global health with food safety training

Added: 18.05.2018 5:00 | 2 views | 0 comments

Like extension offices at land grant universities across the country, Penn State Extension offers classes on topics that include food safety. But the public research university is taking it a big step further. With a trial run in Armenia completed, Penn State wants to take its Extension Service’s food safety program international to combat conditions that...


Coursera Unlimited Access 7-Day Trial for free

Added: 17.05.2018 2:17 | 5 views | 0 comments

Coursera offers an Unlimited Access 7-Day Trial for free. (Official certificates of completion may cost extra.) During this trial, you'll have access to over 2,000 courses from top American universities like Standford, Yale, Johns Hopkins, Vanderbilt, Columbia, and Rutgers, as well as other universities and organizations worldwide. You'll also receive personalized course recommendations based on your goals. Course topics include computer science, language learning, business, and personal development.
Note: Be sure to cancel you subscription before your free trial ends; otherwise, you'll be billed $49 every month.

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Lecture Building at the Alioune Diop University / IDOM

Added: 15.05.2018 4:00 | 4 views | 0 comments

The Government of Senegal, financially assisted by the World Bank, decided to start an ambitious plan to improve several universities in the country, commissioning IDOM to carry out the project and site supervision for a new lecture room building for 1,500 students at the University of , to the West of the country. The plan includes lecture rooms for 50 and 100 students, a 500 seat lecture hall, laboratories, computer rooms and offices for the teaching body, all distributed over an enclosed built-up area of 4,200 m2 and 11,500 m2 of urbanised area.


Serving smaller alcoholic drinks could reduce the UK's alcohol consumption

Added: 14.05.2018 19:18 | 8 views | 0 comments

New research published in Addiction, conducted by researchers from the universities of Liverpool and Sheffield, highlights the potential benefits of reducing the standard serving size of alcoholic beverages.

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How Identity Politics Is Harming the Sciences

Added: 14.05.2018 15:03 | 3 views | 0 comments

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Universities and other institutions are watering down requirements in order to attract more women and minorities.

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Assyrian Clay Tablets Found in Iraq Reveal Location of Lost Ancient City of Mardama

Added: 11.05.2018 14:33 | 27 views | 0 comments

A team of archaeologists and philologists from the Universities of Tübingen and Heidelberg, Germany, has identified the location of the ancient royal city of Mardama thanks to 3,250-year-old cuneiform tablets. The cache of 92 clay tablets was uncovered at the site of a large Bronze Age settlement in 2017 by University of Tübingen Professor Peter [...]


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