Fall Semester - A Time for Parents to Discuss the Risks of College Drinking
ROCKVILLE, Md., Aug. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- As college students arrive on
campus this fall, it's a time of new experiences, new friendships, and
making memories that will last a lifetime. Unfortunately for many, it is
also a time of excessive drinking and dealing with its aftermath-vandalism,
AIIMS Postpones Semester Exam due to Dengue Outbreak
With more than 55 dengue patients admitted at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), including 18 from the campus itself, the premier hospital// has postponed its medical students' semester
examination scheduled for later this month.
Most of the students have vacated their hostel...
Bart Peterson to Join Lilly Leadership Team
...1999), a commercial and residential real estate development and financial services company in Indianapolis.
More recently, Peterson served a semester
as resident fellow in the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University ; taught graduate-level classes on city government and community plannin...
Ross University School of Medicine Expands Clinical Rotations in Miami
...nd a supervised patient care experience in the Department of OB/GYN.
"Ross has a long-standing relationship with CHS/GMHETC through our fifth semester
program and, more recently, the Family Medicine clerkship," said Dr. Enrique S. Fernandez, senior associate dean for clinical sciences at Ross Un...
It's A Wrap: 'Get Screened' Video Contest Winners Announced
...ng message - to look at colonoscopy as an opportunity and not a threat," said Smith, 23, an amateur videographer who is a nursing student in his final semester
at Washington State University in Spokane . "Eventually I want to work in pediatric oncology, and so my interest in cancer and cancer prevention was ...
Millions of Youth Around the World Volunteer to Improve Communities
... - High school Key Club members will spend their semester
implementing a Light Way Organic Garden. During GY...ograms for Americans of all ages and establishes a semester
of Service Program, modeled after YSA's semester
of Service, which allows K-12 youth to earn academ...
DeVry University announces Employment Gap Scholarship program to aid displaced workers
...ndergraduate locations nationwide, as well as online, totaling more than 725 individual scholarships. These scholarships will provide up to $1,000 per semester
(two eight-week sessions), per qualified student; up to a maximum of $9,000.
The Employment Gap Scholarships will be awarded during the May, July,...
'HEROES' Grants, Education Guide Support Youth Leaders Addressing Childhood Obesity Epidemic
...people came up with to help fight obesity and encourage healthier living."
The HEROES service-learning projects are implemented during the spring semester
and will culminate on YSA's 21st Global Youth Service Day (GYSD), April 24-26, 2009. GYSD provides an excellent opportunity for students to include th...
ACIS Fitness Challenges Launch Across 200 Colleges Nationwide
...akes, signage and other sponsor benefits. ACIS Fitness offers sponsors Playtex Sport, Aquafina, Schwinn, Tinactin, Jelly Belly Sport Beans and Nike a semester
of continual activation on campuses followed by a visible national championship event.
"In this challenging economic climate, it's a credit to t...
Dr. Huda Zoghbi to receive 2009 Vilcek Prize in biomedical research
for Cancer Immunotherapy, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center.
About the Prize Recipients
Dr. Huda Zoghbi
Huda Zoghbi's first semester
of medical school at the American University in Beirut was shattered by civil war. Determined to finish the year, she and her fellow students and thei...
semester in Biological News
UAB students' Nintendo Wii CPR earns American Heart Association support
...ssociation wanted a better sense of how it might work, so we assigned the research to our senior year biomedical engineering students this past spring semester
for their senior project."
The UAB team worked on the Wii CPR project for its Design in BME biomedical engineering course, which required the stude...
Rosenstiel students come out on top
...the Rosenstiel School after he received a Summer Fellowship in 2006, and has continued to work primarily in Baker's coral lab. Parkinson also spent a semester
abroad at Australia's James Cook University to study corals in the Great Barrier Reef.
Parkinson was awarded the NSF fellowship for his proposal t...
Afghanistan releases its first-ever list of protected species
NEPA has also worked collaboratively with students at the University of Richmond in Virginia, USA to complete the listing process. In the spring semester
of 2009, students conducted research on Afghan species for AWEC and participated electronically in an evaluation session to answer questions for the C...
New book tutors future presidents and public on science behind the headlines
...king citizen of our country." In a poll taken last semester
by the Daily Californian, UC Berkeley's student ne...
Despite a class enrollment of 500 students per semester
- the maximum the lecture hall can hold - and many...r's side. One of his proudest moments came after a semester
of discussion of nuclear bombs and terrorism and g...
Fabled 'Freshman 15' pound gain more often only 5, report researchers
...egan college and then again at the end of the fall semester
and the end of the spring semester. The urban lege...ve pounds or more. The largest gainers in the fall semester
were a woman who gained nine pounds and a male who...udy of 240 students who entered Auburn in the fall semester
of 2007. Like the pilot study, participants had to...
semester in Biological Technology
MATCs new computer security program gears up for second semester
Madison, Wis. — Madison Area Technical College recently finished the first semester
of its new degree program in computer security. The curriculum, which will soon be taught at technical colleges all over Wisconsin, will train students fill the IT communitys need for security specialist...
Pearson Foundation Supports Incoming LSU Biology Students With 21st Century Learning Tools
... than their academic peers. These students also succeed (grade of A, B or C) in their biological science courses and remain on track through the first semester
of their sophomore year at a significantly higher rate than other BIOL 1201 students.
About the Pearson Foundation
The Pearson Foundation ext...
NicOx Reports Results for the First Three Quarters of 2008
...ayment received from Merck was entirely
recognized as revenues in the first semester
For the nine months ended September 30, 200...plained by the considerable increase in operating
expenses during the first semester
of 2008 and by the significant decrease
in revenues recognized during the p...
Rice wins innovation award for international program
...t impact on other participants. For example, three past Rice participants, Jennifer Gillenwater, Tyler Barth and Alec Walker, have gone on to complete semester
exchange programs at the National University of Singapore and the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. Barth was also awarded the IIE Freem...
UCB Crohn's Scholarship Program to Award $300,000 to Students with Crohn's Disease
...enrolled in a trade school educational program; enrolled in or
awaiting acceptance from a United States-based institution of higher
education for fall semester
2008 and a student who demonstrates academic
ambition and embraces a way of life that overcomes the boundaries of living
with Crohn's disease.
Joint Venture Trains Minority Students for IT Careers
...t of it is really fun, said Natalie Gandolfo, ITA student.
The Best of the Best
Each year, ITA competitively recruits 15 students in their final semester
of 8th grade to participate in the program. Selected students receive four years of intensive training in preparation for IT-related careers in additi...
UWs Tech Students Gain MBA Business Expertise
According to Phil Greenwood, who recently was named associate director of the SMILES program, the program will admit about ten students its first semester
in fall 2004. Greenwood will coordinate student recruitment, internships, and job placement for program graduates. He will also work in long-term pr...
Chippewa Valley Embraces Nanotechnology
...ring a partnership with Dakota County Technical College in Rosemount, Minnesota, in which faculty and curriculum would be shared, and a final capstone semester
might be arranged in cooperation with the University of Minnesota in the Twin Cities.
(Nanotechnology) is not a science fiction or Star Wars topic ...
Closing the IT gap
...trainers have taught Microsoft Access to her database design class and Macromedia's Dreamweaver to her information architecture class. Just before the semester
begins, Professor Eschenfelder meets with the trainers to review her objectives and customize the training for her students.
"Database design is a ...
Student to graduate in the Dual Degree Physics and Engineering Program
...ting that the students start the engineering programs with skills that help them do well in the courses and get noticed by faculty. During their first semester
at the engineering school, they take sophomore level engineering courses that arent offered at UW-Eau Claire. Theyve had many more physics and math co...