Sac State study shows how student anxiety grew with online learning, and could lead to measures to ease stress

By Cynthia Hubert June 08, 2022 After an abrupt pivot to online instruction in March 2020, Sacramento State faculty searched for ways to engage their students while helping them cope with the stresses of pursuing their degrees during a global pandemic. Even as they became more familiar with online learning, however, many students remained anxious … Read more

Epigenetic research has a diversity problem, new study finds

Public DNA databases. While complex genetic interactions are well mapped out in people of European decent, the same work has yet to be done for people of different ancestry Michael Currie Almost 90% of the thousands of federally funded “epigenetic” studies conducted over the last decade relied exclusively on gene samples from white people, UNC … Read more

Todd Mooradian chosen to lead W&M’s Raymond A. Mason School of Business – W&M News

Todd Mooradian, award-winning teacher, scholar and administrator, has been named the next dean of William & Mary’s Raymond A. Mason School of Business. Mooradian, who will begin this role at the Mason School August 15th, is dean of the College of Business at the University of Louisville. He previously served as a faculty leader and … Read more

Land-Grant Press publications provide vital knowledge from Clemson Cooperative Extension program areas

Newswise — What do peanut aflatoxins, aquaponics, integrated pest management for crops and sealed timber bids have in common? They are all subjects of practical application in Land-Grant Press by Clemson Extension publications. Written by Clemson Cooperative Extension agents and specialists and University scientists primarily from the College of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences (CAFLS), … Read more

RSNA’s ‘Radiology’ Journal Nearly Triples Impact Factor

June 30, 2022 — The Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) announced today that Radiology, the Society’s flagship peer-reviewed journal, sharply increased its impact factor in 2021, according to the newly released 2022 update to the Clarivate Analytics Journal Citation Reports. Impact factor measures the relevance and influence of academic journals based on citation data. … Read more

UW–Madison’s Ladson-Billings ranked No. 2 in national Edu-Scholar Public Influence Rankings

January 5, 2022 UW–Madison’s Gloria Ladson-Billings is ranked No. 2 in the annual Edu-Scholar Public Influence Rankings that are designed to spotlight top education scholars across the nation “who move ideas from academic journals into the national conversation.” Ladson-Billings In addition to Ladson-Billings, two other scholars with UW-Madison are also ranked: Adam Gamoran is No. … Read more

What Lies Beneath: Of Sacrifice and Uneven Gratitude : Emergency Medicine News

figures: whole body donation, cadaver course, EP life figures Villains are not simply the bad guys in literature. They are the characters whose actions arise from motivations to serve themselves rather than others. They are driven by their unquenchable egos, happy to lay waste to others in their quest for self-advancement. The heroes, on the … Read more

InFocus: Low-Dose Aspirin Prophylaxis No Longer Recommended… : Emergency Medicine News

aspirin, heart disease, stroke: The recommended dose of aspirin for cardiovascular disease prophylaxis is one enteric-coated 81 mg aspirin a day. These recommendations have been revised recently, and prophylactic aspirin is no longer recommended for patients over 60. A single tablet daily is still recommended for those 40 to 59. The benefit appears to be … Read more

Honoring University Research Professor Yuha Jung

UKNow is highlighting the University of Kentucky’s 2022-23 University Research Professors. Established by the Board of Trustees in 1976, the professorship program recognizes excellence across the full spectrum of research, scholarship and creative endeavors at UK. LEXINGTON, Ky. (July 1, 2022) — Yuha Jung, Ph.D., associate professor and director of graduate studies in the University … Read more

Introducing President Melissa Baumann | Ohio Northern University

dr Melissa J. Baumann is Ohio Northern University’s 12th president. Since becoming president in July 2022, shortly after the conclusion of the University’s sesquicentennial celebration that focused on furthering its legacy of success, she has committed to supporting ONU’s mission and vision by strengthening its strategic plan and branding to enhance the institution’s already illustrious … Read more