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Beyond Traditional Borders sends more Rice U. undergrads to Africa

HOUSTON -- June 9, 2008 -- Rice University's global health initiative Beyond Traditional Borders (BTB) is sending 17 students to Africa, the Caribbean and Central America this summer to combat health problems like HIV/AIDS. The BTB international summer internship program, which sent seven under...

Standardized test battery to aid those with Down syndrome

...h completely. In the classroom you talk about brain development and cognition and how it goes right and how it goes wrong. Here is the opportunity for undergrads to actually go in and discover something about that process and make a difference." ...

This October, the American Physical Therapy Association's National Physical Therapy Month to Focus on Nation's Obesity Epidemic

... intervention," she adds. Previous research** conducted by Dr. Deusinger confirmed recent rising health concerns on college campuses. Her study of 300 undergrads at Washington University in St Louis found that 70 percent of the students had gained an average of nine pounds between their freshman and sophomore y...

This October, the American Physical Therapy Association's National Physical Therapy Month to Focus on Nation's Obesity Epidemic

...intervention," she adds. Previous research (1) conducted by Dr Deusinger confirmed recent rising health concerns on college campuses. Her study of 300 undergrads at Washington University in St Louis found that 70 percent of the students had gained an average of nine pounds between their freshman and sophomore y...

Binge Drinking on College Campuses is a Matter of Fear, Not Freedom

... Teaching assistants, typically graduate students hired to help undergrads with their courses, are staples on college campuses. Indiana University shyness expert Bernardo J. Carducci said social assistants, people hired to h...
Undergrads in Biological News

NSF grant to launch undergrads from Case Western Reserve into math and science teaching

CLEVELAND The National Science Foundation (NSF) is funding a new program at Case Western Reserve University to prepare 24 high-achieving science and math undergraduates for teaching careers. The newly funded Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program within the College of Arts and Sciences at C...

A genomic CluE for cloud computing

... at no cost, and his results will be made available through journal articles and conference presentations. Teaching and mentoring of both grads and undergrads will also be a large component of the grant, which Pop hopes will help entice talented computer science students to go into the biotechnology industry...

Prof. David Kisailus studies engineering and invention on the half-shell

..., and have two graduate students, I am hiring many undergraduates to work in my lab and learn to connect the textbook to research. Right now I have 11 undergrads buzzing around in the lab and will probably hire a few more many with outstanding potential coming from all walks of life. I hope to inspire them the...

Snakes' virtual glasses, leopard spots and all-optical transistors

...oice tests are better than test questions that require students to work out extended problems with a pencil and paper, according to a study of physics undergrads at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. While a comparison with longer format tests showed that multiple-choice questions were roughly as goo...

UC Riverside psychologist explores human perception, finds 'wow factor'

...ee shapes they would be attempting to identify -- a triangle, a disc and a square cut from sound-insulating foam board covered with black tape. The undergrads also saw an array of eight horn-style loudspeakers that the shapes would block, and were told that the speakers would make a white-noise sound. Blindf...
Undergrads in Biological Technology

UW-Madison Undergrads Shine at Innovation Days

Madison, Wis. -- A collapsible ice-fishing net, a polymer sorting machine and a BMX-to-ski bike conversion kit took top honors out of a field of 22 inventions University of Wisconsin-Madison undergraduates presented at Innovation Days , Feb. 12 and 13. The projects competed for the Schoofs Priz...

Scout Project plans online library portal with $2.6 million grant

...elp people in that area gain as much access as possible. We decided to choose community and technical colleges, since they educate about 40 percent of undergrads in this country with only about 18 percent of the funding. The repository project will use the software that the Scout Project has already develope...

Innovation Days will show off potential young entrepreneurs

... Madison, Wis. Fifty-two University of Wisconsin undergrads are going to vie for a piece of $26,000 in prizes this Thursday and Friday ...devices that aren't part of any curriculum. At this year's Innovation Days, undergrads will show off their contributions at the Engineering Centers Building, 1550...

Increase Your Organizations Productivity with LabVIEW

...ers at many different levels of programming experience can develop sophisticated applications. Users range from NASA rocket scientists to university undergrads to kindergartners programming LEGO-based robots with LabVIEW-based ROBOLAB. Software expertise in other languages or previous experience is a minor ...
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