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ELON, N.C. - A professor at Elon University said bots are rigging the results of a national competition. Kathleen Stansberry, an assistant professor at Elon, discovered unusual Twitter activity connected to a national student video contest run by Coca-Cola Co. and Regal Films. The contest, featured in ...
"Professor Jitomirskaya exemplifies the innovation and excellence that are the hallmarks of those elected to the American Academy of Arts & Sciences," UCI Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor Enrique Lavernia said in a news release. "This is yet another demonstration of the tremendous strength of ...
A series of controversial tweets a California State, Fresno English professor posted Tuesday evening mocking the death of former first lady Barbara Bush has sparked intense backlash online as well as a university inquiry. Randa Jarrar, an author and associate professor who teaches creative writing at ...
A Palestinian scholar has been shot dead by two assailants in the Malaysian capital, Kuala Lumpur, as he was heading to a mosque for dawn prayers, according to local police. Fadi al-Batsh, a 35-year-old Palestinian academic and member of Hamas, was instantly killed by the unknown attackers in ...

Stephen Gilpin, former Trump University professor and author of "Trump U: The Inside Story of Trump University," explains what it was like to work at the for-profit real estate training program before it went defunct amidst class action lawsuits and allegations of fraud. Following is a transcript of the video.
Now the president of Fresno State is hinting at disciplinary action, saying on Wednesday that "a professor with tenure does not have blanket protection to say and do what they wish." Jarrar is an academic and writer who has never shied away from politically controversial topics. (I once edited a piece ... tweet
Although Zsorey said it was difficult to choose one scholar, members of IWU's Advocacy Seminar ultimately chose to advocate for Djalali, who was arrested in Iran while ... "Our defense on behalf of Dr. Djalali was that he was simply a professor of disaster medicine who is unlawfully incarcerated in Iran.
Chancellor Cynthia Barnhart announced today that Candis Callison SM '02 PhD '10, associate professor in the Graduate School of Journalism at the University of British Columbia Vancouver, will be the guest ... Eric Grimson, chancellor for academic advancement, chairs the Commencement Committee.
So what did the 30-year-old professor of race and ethnicity and 39-year-old civil rights pioneer say to each other? Same as any strangers -- small talk. "He asked me about Sacramento," Dorn said. "We commented about the beautiful October day." But they soon got to the core of why King was invited to ...
The Faculty Senate's chair for 2018-2019 said she wants university educators to know they hold influence and can make a difference. Chair-elect Jeannette Mageo, an anthropology professor, has been a senator for several years and said she was thrilled and surprised to be elected. “I thought [being chair] ...
BLACKSBURG, Va. - Wednesday marks 50 years since the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., a day when many celebrate the reverend and honor his legacy. Now, a Virginia Tech professor who knew King is talking about the change he believed the reverend was working toward. He says that the ...
A former Duke professor found responsible for sexual harassment works at UMD. M Circle in the center of campus, without flowers. (Josh Loock/The Diamondback). By Leah Brennan ...
Wednesday marks 50 years since civil rights leader and icon Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated in Memphis, Tennessee. Jason Sokol, a professor and historian at the University of New Hampshire has authored a new book that explores the impact of King's death called, "The Heavens Might Crack: ...
Among Halle's many characteristics as a scholar, one of the most enduring was his absolute belief that intellectual research and debate should occur on the basis of substantive insight, without regard to the formal academic hierarchy. Generations of students heard Halle utter a familiar phrase — “Argue ...

"Social media has taken over the lives of these kids," Holden said, and online bullying often disrupts schooling and students' academic success. "Whether a teacher or a school district can manage the cruel cyberbullying of kids in their classes is really the most pressing issue in the area of student discipline ...
An Ithaca College professor has been awarded a grant to buy 360-degree cameras for immersive learning purposes. Sebastian Harenberg, assistant professor in the Department of Exercise and Sports Sciences, received $11,125 from President Shirley M. Collado's Seed Grant Initiative, which she ...
With Facebook under fire for inadequate privacy protections, how has one of the oldest academic social networks avoided the same fate? ... Cathy Davidson, co-founder and co-director of HASTAC, and a professor of cultural history and technology at the City University of New York's Graduate Center, said ...
“As an art and design college, academic freedom and creative expression are essential to MassArt's mission,” Nelson said in the statement. “We believe that freedom and creativity thrive on a campus where students, faculty, and staff respect the dignity of one another and practice collegiality. When respect ...
The State Council's Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office (HKMAO) and the central government's liaison office in Hong Kong issued strongly worded comments to state news agency Xinhua condemning University of Hong Kong law professor Benny Tai Yiu-ting after he spoke out at an event organised by a ...
A University of South Carolina professor accused of making a racist comment about welfare toward one of his students has issued an apology. In an email sent Friday, professor Tobias Lanz said he was "issuing an apology to Ms. Bogni and all of my Political Science 201 class." "I made a joke last week that ...
Rutgers University professor Andrew Norris studies the way sound waves move. He has created a model for directing these waves to go around — instead of colliding with — an object, hiding it from detection. The field is called cloaking, and it might bring to mind Harry Potter's cloak of invisibility that got him ...
PORTLAND (NEWS CENTER Maine) — Some teachers can have a lifetime impact on their students. That's what happened to Ray Stevens of Auburn back in the 1980s when he was a student at the University of Southern Maine. Stevens said his chemistry professor offered some help when he was ...
A prominent cancer treatment researcher at Ohio State University has resigned after an investigation showed he intentionally falsified data or acted recklessly in his review of data on more than a dozen occasions, affecting eight scientific journal articles. Ching-Shih Chen, a professor in the College of ...
His time at Montana Tech has presented him with numerous research and other academic opportunities, and that encouraged him to seek to apply his talents to academia, especially education. He plans to pursue a PhD in Civil Engineering with the long term goal of eventually becoming a professor. “I am honored and ...
Iyer is a professor in Appalachian State University's Department of Information Systems and Supply Chain Management, which is housed in the ... will strengthen youths' STEM-linked identities, broaden their STEM academic and career pathways, provide a model for meaningful STEM integration and ...
An Emporia State University professor has been placed on administrative leave after a campus newspaper reported about the findings of a sexual harassment investigation. University President Allison Garrett sent an email Wednesday to students, faculty and staff, saying the psychology professor was the ...
Mel Gordon, an unorthodox and widely published drama scholar who taught a course in the history of bad acting and wrote books about the ghastly Grand ... Professor Gordon, who taught at New York University and then the University of California, Berkeley, indulged a medley of singular enthusiasms.
“Professor Lewalski was without a doubt the foremost scholar of English Renaissance Studies in America and England, setting the standard for several generations of scholars,” Diana Trevino Benet, ... Professor Lewalski began her academic career as an instructor at Wellesley College in Massachusetts.
I say this not to boast or brag (well, maybe a little bit) but to push back against everyone who has questioned my academic abilities -- as a Chicano kid from .... Alvaro Huerta is an assistant professor of urban and regional planning and ethnic and women's studies at California State Polytechnic University, ...
The University of Michigan Board of Regents voted Thursday to rename two buildings whose names honor a former president and a former professor, both with racist legacies. In both cases, faculty members and students did research on the individuals who had been honored and won support from ...
I have two job offers in hand, which in this academic market qualifies as an embarrassment of riches. Now for the dilemma. One is a tenure-track offer, but it's not what I want — it comes with a 4-4 teaching load and is not in a great location. The other offer is a three-year position as a visiting assistant ...
The International Communication Association is the largest international academic association for scholars interested in the study, teaching and application of all aspects of human and mediated communication. Hugh Downs School Assistant Professor Heewon Kim Download Full Image. Her paper is titled ...
Thanks to a grant from the National Science Foundation, Wade Goodridge, assistant professor of engineering education at USU, seeks to assess the spatial ability of 200 blind students, ages 12 to 20, before allowing them to participate in an engineering curriculum designed specifically for the study.
In 2010, Arizona State University Associate Professor Bertha ManninenBertha Manninen serves as an associate professor of philosophy in the School of Humanities, Arts and Cultural Studies, an academic unit of ASU's New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences. wrote an article on the topic of ...
An assistant professor of orthopedic surgery at the University of Virginia with an appointment in mechanical and aerospace engineering, he studies biomechanics and human movement to improve the lives of people who are disabled. When he is not in his lab working with patients and graduate students, ...
“This university has a history of innovation in taking on new challenges,” DiStefano said, “Our Academic Futures initiative that we are delving into today is a ... Panelists included Alexis Templeton, associate professor of Geological Sciences; Sarah Krakoff, law professor; and Orrie Gartner, director of IT ...
The University of Pennsylvania Law School made the right decision in demoting a white law professor who falsely said in a video that Black students seldom graduated high in their class. The school has taken a step in the right direction, but should go further and remove the professor entirely from the ...
Growing interest in the site suggests that there is still an academic appetite for a public blacklist of predatory journals, says the site manager, who identified themseves as a senior research assistant in the hard sciences at a European institution. The site's keeper corresponded with Nature by e-mail and ...
"Professor Wax enjoys the same status as every other tenured colleague here: (H)er job, salary, seniority, and opportunity to teach a full load of courses remains secure. She is scheduled to teach a full course load in the next academic year." CNN tried to contact Wax for comment but hasn't been able to ...
David S. Wyman, who in a forceful, exhaustively documented 1984 book argued that the United States willfully failed to act to save Jews from the Holocaust. died on Wednesday at his home in Amherst, Mass. He was 89. His death was announced by Rafael Medoff, the founding director of the David S.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo., March 14, 2018 — Internationally recognized New Testament scholar Amy-Jill Levine will be the featured speaker in a series of events at Drury on April ... Levine is University Professor of New Testament and Jewish Studies at the Vanderbilt Divinity School and College of Arts and Sciences in Nashville.
Stephen Hawking, the world-famous physicist who deepened our understanding of the universe while proving that any disability could be overcome, has died, a spokesman for his family confirmed Wednesday. He was 76. His three children Lucy, Robert and Tim, said in a statement, "We will miss him ...
Writing in Times Higher Education in 2015, Dennis Tourish, professor of leadership and organisation studies at Royal Holloway, University of London, said that many researchers felt “deep unease” about the guide, highlighting how much high-quality work was found outside “top journals” and arguing that ...
UConn doctor removed as dept. head following professor's death ... Dr. Bigazzi was a longtime professor at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine. According ... That the department chair acted in such an irresponsible manner only compounds my distress over losing a fine professor so tragically.
Authorities in northern Illinois are investigating the death of the wife of a Nobel Prize winning chemistry professor whose body was found at a landfill hours after the couple were reported missing in Indiana. The Ogle County Sheriff's Office says in a news release that deputies found 80-year-old Sumire ...
Former University of Washington Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Irving Shain has died. He was 92. Shain, a noted scholar and mentor, published seminal research in the field of electrochemistry. Born on Jan. 2, 1926, in Seattle, Shain served in the Army during World War II and did his ...
Once hailed as a religious reformer by Western media outlets, Oxford University professor Tariq Ramadans career has been brought to a halt by his arrest in France over sexual assault accusations. The most recent allegation, the fourth so far, was made by a woman in Washington, DC on March 11.


 

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