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WEST HARTFORD, Conn., Nov. 19, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Consortium for Continuous Improvement in Higher Education (NCCI) announced today that it is accepting applications for the 2011 Leveraging Excellence Awards.
The impact a specific schoolteacher has on studentsâ€™ math and reading scores â€“ whether bad or good â€“ fades quite fast.
Conventional wisdom holds that people try to mimic the behavior of the next social class above their own.
PRINCETON, N.J., Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- As midterm elections approach, new research from the makers of TrojanÂ® brand condoms, Sperling's BestPlaces and Rock the Vote shed light on the state of sexual health at American colleges and universities.
SALT LAKE CITY, Aug. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- The Deseret News, Utah's oldest continually published daily newspaper, today introduced a new Editorial Advisory Board, the first of its kind in a media organization.
If you had a dinner invitation in Utahâ€™s Escalante Valley almost 10,000 years ago, you would have come just in time to try a new menu item: mush cooked from the flour of milled sage brush seeds.
NORTH HILLS, Calif., Aug. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- 120,021 Imperial Toy Water Splashers water balloons flew over the BYU campus on July 23rd 2010! 3,927 students competed in a 6 minute battle to win the official title of largest water balloon fight from 2009 record holder University of Kentucky.
New research also shows loving siblings promote good deeds more than loving parents.
OAK BROOK, Ill., July 6 /PRNewswire/ -- It's a familiar feeling for many educators: one of the course materials they've chosen isn't quite right for the class. The focus is a little off, the examples don't resonate with their particular students, or recent developments in the field aren't included.
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