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Creepers, druggers, and predator ambiguity: the interactional construction of campus victimization and the university sex predator - Butler L, Ningard H, Pugh B, Ven TV.
In response to the pervasive problem of sexual victimization on campus, many colleges in the United States have adopted bystander intervention programs which seek to educate students and provide them with the tools necessary to intervene in potentially ris... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 17, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Perceptions of campus safety policies: contrasting the views of students with faculty and staff - Kyle MJ, Schafer JA, Burruss GW, Giblin MJ.
A series of recommendations to colleges and universities concerning safety, security, and incident response policies emerged in the aftermath of several high-profile tragic events on campuses. Although these appear as "common sense" solutions to the percei... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 17, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Campus Sexual Violence Elimination Act: SaVing lives or SaVing face? - Griffin VW, Pelletier D, Griffin OH, Sloan JJ.
The purpose of this study is to examine colleges' and universities' compliance with the criteria presented by the Sexual Assault and Violence Education Act (SaVE). Using a stratified random sample of postsecondary institutions (n = 435), we examined univer... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 17, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

INDOCTRINATION: Colleges now starting to require “diversity” course to graduate
(Natural News) Forget about learning to create a resume and pay taxes; at Wenatchee Valley College in Washington State, students will soon be required to take a course on diversity before they graduate. Starting in the fall of 2018, the two-year community college will require that “Every direct transfer AA-degree seeking student will need to... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Spinoffs: Businessman Turned Prison Educator
Jim Farrin, an AARP Purpose Prize winner, is the cofounder of the Petey Greene Program, which recruits college students to tutor adult and juvenile prisoners and detainees. Today the program has more than 700 volunteers from more than 30 colleges. (Source: AARP.org News)
Source: AARP.org News - February 14, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Government to take district hospitals to medical college level: Amitabh Kant
Amitabh Kant said the country has a huge shortage of doctors across rural areas for which the government is considering taking the district hospitals to the level of medical colleges. (Source: The Economic Times)
Source: The Economic Times - February 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical marijuana is causing a dip in alcohol sales: Researchers confirm a correlation
(Natural News) Have you ever wondered what legalizing medical marijuana in your state could do to alcohol sales? A group of researchers used that question as the basis of a new study that they conducted, and now they have an actual answer. According to the group of researchers, which hailed from two U.S. colleges and... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sexual misconduct policies and administrator perceptions among four-year colleges and universities in Georgia - Bellis AL, Schipani-McLaughlin AM, Salazar LF, Swartout KM, Swahn MH.
OBJECTIVES: Following changes in federal regulations, the current study was an examination of differences in institutional responses to sexual violence among Georgia colleges and universities during 2013 and 2014. PARTICIPANTS: A total of 24 four-year inst... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 12, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Widening the lens: an ecological review of campus sexual assault - Moylan CA, Javorka M.
Varying prevalence rates of sexual violence across colleges and universities indicate the need to understand institutional factors underlying such variation; however, research often focuses exclusively on individual risk and protective factors, which both ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 12, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Mass. colleges got millions from family behind OxyContin maker
The gifts to Harvard and other schools mostly occurred before the drug hit the market, but are facing fresh scrutiny as the opioid crisis rages on. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - February 8, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Max Stendahl Source Type: news

Mass. colleges got millions from family behind OxyContin maker
The gifts to Harvard and other schools mostly occurred before the drug hit the market, but are facing fresh scrutiny as the opioid crisis rages on. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - February 8, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Max Stendahl Source Type: news

Member Highlights: Central Library of Rochester & Monroe County, Rochester, NY
NNLM MAR is pleased to share successes of health outreach projects and activities in our region. Learn what your amazing colleagues are doing to increase access to quality health information for the communities they serve. Library Resource Outreach Center / Health Central Health Central office space Homelessness is a public health issue according to the CDC. Central is the daytime shelter for Rochester’s homeless. In response, Central created the Library Resource Outreach Center (LROC) and Health Central (HC); no eligibility standards, no appointments necessary. LROC is a collaboration between the library and huma...
Source: NN/LM Middle Atlantic Region Blog - February 7, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Hannah Sinemus Tags: Member Highlights Source Type: news

Weekly Postings
See something of interest? Please share our postings with colleagues in your institutions! Spotlight All NNLM MAR funding opportunities are currently closed. In March, we will announce opportunities to apply for projects starting May 15, 2018. Now is the perfect time to start meeting with potential partners and consulting with NNLM MAR staff on health information outreach ideas. Contact us to set up a consultation. Dr. Matthew Lin, Director of the Office of Minority Health, announced earlier this week the 2018 theme for National Minority Health Month: Partnering for Health Equity. Stay tuned for more details about how you ...
Source: NN/LM Middle Atlantic Region Blog - February 2, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Hannah Sinemus Tags: Weekly Postings Source Type: news

Health gets a super pill, but where ’s the money?
Aiming for one medical college for every three parliamentary constituencies, government also announced plans to set up 24 new colleges and upgrade existing district hospitals. (Source: The Economic Times)
Source: The Economic Times - February 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A dose of inspiration – ‘Black Men in White Coats’ – is just what the doctor ordered
​The nation ’s medical schools have too few black male medical students. That’s the cold, hard reality according to the Association of American Medical Colleges, which found that the number of black men enrolled in U.S. medical schools declined from 1978 to 2014 — from 542 to just 515.Now, theDavid Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and a handful of other medical schools are aiming to change that dismal reality with an unprecedented video outreach campaign.“We have a responsibility as a medical school to welcome the best and brightest young people from an array of ethnicities and social backgrounds...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - February 2, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Public Health Educational Opportunities in February
Each month, check the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM) training schedule for free professional development opportunities for public health professionals and librarians. During February 2018, NNLM is offering online classes and webinars about big data in healthcare, providing consumer health information at your library, acting as a liaison with health professionals, grants and proposal writing, and providing reliable health information to older adults: Big Data in Healthcare: Exploring Emerging Roles – February 5, 2018 to March 30, 2018- This course will help health sciences l...
Source: NN/LM Middle Atlantic Region Blog - January 31, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Hannah Sinemus Tags: Education Health Professionals Public Health Source Type: news

Alcohol sales dropped 15% in states with medical marijuana
Researchers at two US colleges and a Peruvian university analyzed publicly available data on 90 alcohol chain stores from 2006 to 2015. They found a clear correlation. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Weekly Postings
See something of interest? Please share our postings with colleagues in your institutions! Spotlight All NNLM MAR funding opportunities are currently closed. In February, we will announce opportunities to apply for projects starting May 15, 2018. Now is the perfect time to start meeting with potential partners and consulting with NNLM MAR staff on health information outreach ideas. Contact us to set up a consultation. Did your organization host an event or offer programming for National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week®? Tell us about it! NNLM MAR is always interested in learning about health outreach projects and activitie...
Source: NN/LM Middle Atlantic Region Blog - January 26, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Hannah Sinemus Tags: Weekly Postings Source Type: news

Surgical colleges reject claim degree nurses lack compassion
Surgical representative bodies have said they do not support the views of a surgeon who recently claimed that nurses were less compassionate since nursing became a graduate profession. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - January 25, 2018 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Here ’s Why You Can Shut Out the Shock of Mass Shootings
It took only 23 days for the U.S. to witness its 11th school shooting of the year, during which a Marshall County High School student killed two of his classmates and wounded more than a dozen others. The Jan. 23 assault, in Benton, Kentucky, was the second school shooting of the week. It was only a Tuesday. Despite (or perhaps because of) the recent frequency of such horrors, the story was somewhat lost in a news cycle dominated by Oscar nominations, the end of the government shutdown, and the impending sentencing of Larry Nassar. While the town of Benton was undoubtedly rocked by the incident, the rest of the country&rsq...
Source: TIME: Health - January 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized healthytime Mental Health/Psychology onetime psychology/mental health Source Type: news

Here ’s Why You Can Shut Out the Shock of Mass Shootings
It took only 23 days for the U.S. to witness its 11th school shooting of the year, during which a Marshall County High School student killed two of his classmates and wounded more than a dozen others. The Jan. 23 assault, in Benton, Kentucky, was the second school shooting of the week. It was only a Tuesday. Despite (or perhaps because of) the recent frequency of such horrors, the story was somewhat lost in a news cycle dominated by Oscar nominations, the end of the government shutdown, and the impending sentencing of Larry Nassar. While the town of Benton was undoubtedly rocked by the incident, the rest of the country&rsq...
Source: TIME: Science - January 24, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized healthytime Mental Health/Psychology onetime psychology/mental health Source Type: news

Study shows stigma around mental health on campus correlates with students not seeking treatment
College students who experience suicidal thoughts are less likely to seek treatment if they go to school where there is a high level of stigma around mental health issues, a UCLA-led study found.In astudy published in Social Science and Medicine, UCLA sociology professor S. Michael Gaddis examined data from theHealthy Minds Study, an online survey conducted annually that examines mental health, service utilization and related issues among undergraduate and graduate students in the United States. Since its launch in 2007, the survey has been conducted at more than 150 colleges and universities, with more than 175,000 people...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - January 23, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Weekly Postings
See something of interest? Please share our postings with colleagues in your institutions! Spotlight All NNLM MAR funding opportunities are currently closed. In February, we will announce opportunities to apply for projects starting May 15, 2018. Now is the perfect time to start meeting with potential partners and consulting with NNLM MAR staff on health information outreach ideas. Contact us to set up a consultation. National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week® begins on Monday! If your organization is getting involved with busting myths about drug use or addiction, tell us about it! NNLM MAR is always interested in learning...
Source: NN/LM Middle Atlantic Region Blog - January 19, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Hannah Sinemus Tags: Weekly Postings Source Type: news

UMBC produces more black M.D., PhD graduates than any other U.S. school
University of Maryland, Baltimore County produces more black M.D. and Ph.D. degree-earners than any other college in the country, according to new data from the Association of American Medical Colleges. In total, 44 UMBC alumni who identify as African American or black earned M.D.-Ph.D. degrees. These degrees indicate a combined scientific and medical education and are typically sought by students who want to conduct research in a medical setting. Since 2000, 413 black men and women have earned… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - January 16, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Morgan Eichensehr Source Type: news

Coming of age in a Snapchat world: How do I keep my child safe?
Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Tumblr, YouTube, Snapchat, WhatsApp, Reddit. As a parent, your instinct is always to protect your child. But how 
do you protect them in the ever-evolving digital landscape? Social media has become a part of our everyday lives and is changing the way we interact with the world around us. According to a study by Common Sense Media, teenagers use an average of nine hours of entertainment media a day and tweens (ages 8-12) use an average of six hours per day. This does not include using media for school or homework. What is the long-term impact of this amount of media exposure on the developing...
Source: Thrive, Children's Hospital Boston - January 15, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Marie Reilly and Amy Young Tags: Ask the Expert Parenting Teen Health ADHD Division of Developmental Medicine social media Source Type: news

The WAR on WHITEY: Schools and colleges are now teaching children to believe that being born white makes you a bad person
(Natural News) Parents of school-age children in Wisconsin are making their grievances known about the latest onslaught of racist curriculum to creep into the state’s public “education” system. According to reports, eighth-graders in West Bend, a northwest suburb of Milwaukee, are apparently now being taught that they’re bad people if their skin color is white,... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Weekly Postings
See something of interest? Please share our postings with colleagues in your institutions! Spotlight All NNLM MAR funding opportunities are currently closed. In February, we will announce opportunities to apply for projects starting May 15, 2018. Now is the perfect time to start meeting with potential partners and consulting with NNLM MAR staff on health information outreach ideas. Contact us to set up a consultation. It’s Not Too Late to Participate in National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week 2018! Learn more about free materials, activities, and opportunities for your school, public library, or community organization t...
Source: NN/LM Middle Atlantic Region Blog - January 12, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Hannah Sinemus Tags: Weekly Postings Source Type: news

Higher-ranked colleges don't necessarily provide a better educational experience
(Binghamton University) College rankings dominate the conversation regarding quality inpostsecondary education, but new research from Binghamton University, State University of New York reveals that rankings have little to no relationship to student engagement, an important indicator of collegiate quality. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - January 10, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Amid hiring blitz, drug firms bypass community college grads, report finds
Biopharma companies in Massachusetts are increasingly raising the degree requirements for entry-level manufacturing jobs, freezing some community college graduates out of one of the state ’s fastest-growing sectors, according to a new report. The report issued on Tuesday by MassBioEd, the education-focused nonprofit affiliated with trade group MassBio, looked at what happened since community colleges in the state revamped their biotech curriculums beginning in 2011 to meet the ind ustry’s demand… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - January 9, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Max Stendahl Source Type: news

Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services (CoAEMSP) Will Celebrate its 40th Anniversary in 2018
Rowlett, TX--The Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services (CoAEMSP), officially founded in 1978, will celebrate its 40th anniversary in 2018. Nearly 700 Paramedic educational programs have currently been awarded accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) or hold the Letter of Review by CoAEMSP. This makes the CoAEMSP the largest committee on accreditation under its accrediting body, CAAHEP. "As we begin the 40th year of the CoAEMSP, I want to say how impressed I am with the EMS leaders who began this organization in...
Source: JEMS Administration and Leadership - January 5, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Tags: Administration and Leadership Industry News Source Type: news

Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services (CoAEMSP) Will Celebrate its 40th Anniversary in 2018
Rowlett, TX--The Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services (CoAEMSP), officially founded in 1978, will celebrate its 40th anniversary in 2018. Nearly 700 Paramedic educational programs have currently been awarded accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) or hold the Letter of Review by CoAEMSP. This makes the CoAEMSP the largest committee on accreditation under its accrediting body, CAAHEP. "As we begin the 40th year of the CoAEMSP, I want to say how impressed I am with the EMS leaders who began this organization in...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - January 5, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Tags: Administration and Leadership Industry News Source Type: news

Should colleges do more to track suicides?
Despite making investments in prevention, most of the largest U.S. public universities do not track suicides among their students, AP reports (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - January 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Most big public colleges don't track suicides, AP finds
AP analysis finds nearly half of large US public universities don't track suicides despite prevention investments (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Few colleges track suicides, despite prevention investments
AP analysis finds nearly half of large US public universities don't track suicides despite prevention investments (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

UAB School of Optometry ranks near top in research funding
The UAB School of Optometry ranked third in the country for vision research funding doled out to schools and colleges of optometry last year. The 2016 direct costs awarded to the UAB School of Optometry totaled $3.35 million.  This is according to data compiled by the school, which looked at funding from the National Institutes of Health, the National Science Foundation, industry grants and other forms of funding to schools and colleg es of optometry. The school also ranked second nationally… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - December 28, 2017 Category: American Health Authors: Tyler Patchen Source Type: news

America's universities rapidly becoming "thought-free zones" as left-wing bubble excludes all conservatives speakers, debates and events
(Natural News) It goes without saying that the goal of America’s colleges and universities should be to educate upcoming generations and provide them with the tools and the skills that they need to succeed in life. Schools should be encouraging young people to think openly and independently, even if it means exposing them to opinions... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Union leaders warn against removal of EU working time rules
The leaders of 12 royal colleges and trade unions have written to the prime minister urging caution against removing working time regulations from law following Brexit. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - December 21, 2017 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Killing The Golden Goose
The GOP tax bill contains several provisions that will undercut America's colleges and universities. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - December 13, 2017 Category: Science Source Type: news

Pleased to Make Your Acquaintance
Hello everyone!  This is Sam Watson writing as a new Outreach Specialist for the National Library of Medicine-Greater Midwest Region.  I am excited, humbled, and honored to be part of the GMR team and to have the opportunity to work closely with the members of the NNLM. As a late comer to the library field, I’m still grooming my information professional pedigree.  I bring with me an academic librarian instruction and science liaison experience from my time at Knox College and an MLIS degree from my fledgling librarian years at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.  My health information focus is th...
Source: The Cornflower - December 13, 2017 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Sam Watson Tags: General Source Type: news

Burnout Among Pharmacy Practice Faculty in the United States Burnout Among Pharmacy Practice Faculty in the United States
How prevalent is burnout in pharmacy practice faculty members at US colleges and schools of pharmacy, and what factors may contribute to it?American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 7, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pharmacist Journal Article Source Type: news

USDA's NIFA announces support for tribal extension and research programs
(National Institute of Food and Agriculture) The US Department of Agriculture's (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) today announced grants to fund programs that promote learning, opportunity, and health within the American Indian community. The funding is made possible through two NIFA programs: the Federally-Recognized Tribes Extension Program and the Tribal Colleges Research Grants Program. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - December 5, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

How can colleges better predict when a person's radical beliefs will turn to violence?
(Mary Ann Liebert, Inc./Genetic Engineering News) In a new study researchers reviewed numerous cases of extremist violence or terrorism and the published literature to develop a set of tools for colleges to use to assess the risk and reduce the potential for acts of violent extremism. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - December 5, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Ad promises students 'You won't feel like you're in China when you're on our buses'
Suburban Express runs shuttles from several colleges to the Chicago area. It sent the ad to publicize routes it was offering for the winter holidays. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - December 4, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vermont Medical School Ceases All Lectures from Curriculum and Adopts “Active Learning” Techniques for Teaching Next Generation of Physicians
Professor-led classroom lectures end as students are expected to do much of their traditional learning outside of class. Will this influence how many medical students go on to choose pathology for their residency? Medical Colleges, hospital universities, and healthcare trade schools nationwide are considering “Active Learning” techniques to replace lectures. These bastions of higher education—where […] (Source: Dark Daily)
Source: Dark Daily - December 1, 2017 Category: Laboratory Medicine Authors: Jude Tags: Laboratory News Laboratory Pathology Laboratory Testing Management & Operations News From Dark Daily AAMC Association of American Medical Colleges Charles Prober MD Chip Heath PhD Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine at Case Weste Source Type: news

Higher Education Research and Development: Fiscal Year 2016
The tables present data for the FY 2016 Higher Education Research and Development (HERD) Survey, from the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics (NCSES) within the National Science Foundation. Data are provided on R&D expenditures at higher education institutions across all academic disciplines. Tables include R&D expenditures by institution, R&D field, geographic area, source of funds, type of work (basic research, applied research, and experimental development), cost categories (salaries, software, equipment, and indirect costs), and trends over time. Additionally for FY 2016, the fields of re...
Source: NSF - Statistics on U.S. Science and Engineering Resources - November 30, 2017 Category: Statistics Source Type: news

Blog: Hammond ’ s budget left public services gasping for air
Yesterday, Philip Hammond delivered his second budget as Chancellor. The last one was uninspiring, unraveled quickly and showed just how out of touch with modern Britain the Conservative Party is. A few months after that debacle, his party lost its majority and nearly tumbled out of power. In the days and weeks that followed, Hammond and his beleaguered boss Theresa May implied they understood the message the public had sent them. They told us they had changed. They told us things would be different. For UNISON’s 1.3 million members, there was even the suggestion that proper pay rises for public servants might at lon...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - November 23, 2017 Category: Food Science Authors: Dave Prentis Tags: General secretary's blog News budget pay up now Source Type: news

Scientific Societies and Higher Education Associations Alarmed at Proposed Tax Changes
A chorus of scientific societies and higher education associations has voiced deep concerns about provisions in the House ’s tax reform bill that they argue could significantly increase the cost of graduate education. Higher education associations have also objected to several other provisions in the House bill and its Senate counterpart that they say could destabilize the finances of colleges and universities. (Source: FYI: The AIP Bulletin of Science Policy News)
Source: FYI: The AIP Bulletin of Science Policy News - November 22, 2017 Category: Physics Authors: mambrose Source Type: news

One of Cincinnati ’s largest colleges hires new president
Mason City Schools superintendent Gail Kist-Kline has been hired as president of the Christ College of Nursing and Health Sciences, which is affiliated with Christ Hospital in Mount Auburn. Kist-Kline, who plans to retire from the Mason public school system at the end of this academic year, will join Christ College on July 1, 2018. The college is the 12th-largest in Greater Cincinnati, according to Business Courier research. It offers an associate’s degree in nursing and a bachelo r’s degree… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - November 16, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Barrett J. Brunsman Source Type: news

Tax Reform Could Impact Higher Education
Congress is considering major tax overhauls that would, among other things, impose an excise tax on the investment earnings of endowments at wealthy colleges and universities. Nearly seventy private institutions of higher education would be subject to the new tax, which only affects schools whose endowments exceed $250,000 per student. Public universities would be exempt. Only 30 of the top 300 research institutions in the U.S. fall within the list. Among them are Harvard University, Stanford University, MIT, Yale University, and Columbia University. The House and Senate have drafted their own versions of the tax reform ...
Source: Public Policy Reports - November 14, 2017 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

Global Campaign for Mercury-Free Dentistry Targets Africa
By Thalif DeenUNITED NATIONS, Nov 13 2017 (IPS)A vibrant global campaign to ban the use of mercury in dentistry is shifting direction: moving from Europe to the developing world. Charlie Brown, Attorney & President of the World Alliance for Mercury-Free Dentistry, an organization which is spearheading the campaign, told African and Asian delegates at a meeting in Geneva late September: “When you return to your home countries, please do as the European Union has done: phase out amalgam for children now, for one simple reason: The children of your nation are equally important as the children of Europe.”Presid...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - November 13, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Thalif Deen Tags: Environment Featured Global Global Governance Headlines Health IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse Population Regional Categories Sustainability TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news