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2014-06-16 09:30:16

Vanderbilt University Selecting graduate students in the fields of science and engineering based on an assessment of their character instead of relying almost entirely on their scores on a standardized test would significantly improve the quality of the students that are admitted and, at the same time, boost the participation of women and minorities in these key disciplines. That is the argument made in the essay "A test that fails" published in the June 12 issue of the journal Nature....

2014-04-29 08:47:11

PRINCETON, N.J., April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- During the 2012-13 testing year, more MBA applicants than ever before chose the GRE(®) revised General Test to meet admission requirements. Nearly 10 percent of individuals who took one of the two leading business school admission tests and indicated MBA as their intended degree objective, opted for the GRE revised General Test.* http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120110/DC33419LOGO A further analysis of GRE test-taker...

2014-04-08 23:33:11

The Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine announces their participation in National Public Health Week. New Orleans, LA (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 The Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine will celebrate National Public Health Week at both the downtown campus where graduate classes are held as well as on the uptown campus where university undergraduate classes are held. Events will also be held in the community. By the time the week ends, it will be obvious that...

2014-04-03 16:23:44

FORT WORTH, Texas, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A UNT Health Science Center researcher recognized internationally for his work on hormones and the aging brain has been named dean of the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences. Meharvan "Sonny" Singh, PhD, who has served as interim dean since January, said he is eager to take on his new role. "I am excited and enthusiastic about the opportunity to serve our faculty, staff and students in my new role," he said. "I look...

2014-04-01 08:23:30

Graduate Certificate in Global Public Relations Also Will Be Offered WASHINGTON, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Continuing a tradition of innovation in the field of applied political education, the George Washington University's Graduate School of Political Management (GSPM) plans to launch its master's degree in advocacy in the global environment and graduate certificate in global public relations this fall. The 39-credit degree will equip students with the tools...

2014-02-11 08:28:10

RALEIGH, N.C., Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Business education and career website TopManagementDegrees.com has published a meta-ranking of the top 50 business schools offering MBAs in the United States. The TopManagementDegrees.com MBA Super Ranking found here - http://www.topmanagementdegrees.com/top-mba-programs - combines the results of the seven most influential rankings of U.S. business schools from around the world to provide the most comprehensive, well-rounded business school...

2014-01-21 23:02:33

Don Osborne reveals his tips on how to get into graduate school the smart and effortless way. Networking is not enough, he reports. New York City, NY (PRWEB) January 22, 2014 7 Speed Reading™ readers can now learn about Don Osborne’s tips on easily getting into graduate school. In a recent interview with the eReflect 7 Speed Reading™ blog editor, Osborne shared advice and techniques for a frustration-free graduate school admission process. As a medical school admissions expert,...

2013-07-22 13:16:02

Paper calls for better core support for universities, differentiation between research organizations and funding organizations, excellence funding in the DFG budget The Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG, German Research Foundation), the central, self-governing research funding organization in Germany, presented a position paper on the future of the German research system at its annual press conference in Berlin on 4 July 2013. Drawn up by the DFG's Executive Committee and Executive...


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