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dr Nissa Ingraham receives a hug from Associate Provost Dr. Mike Steiner and Provost Dr. Jamie Hooyman applauds after Ingraham was announced Friday as Northwest’s 2023 Governor’s Award for Excellence in Education recipient. (Photo by Lauren Adams/Northwest Missouri State University) Aug 12, 2022 Northwest Missouri State University honored six Friday individuals as recipients of its … Read more

Education with goal-oriented activities motivates students to choose fruits and vegetables

Fast food and away-from-home meal consumption is associated with increasing obesity in adults; often an unhealthy dietary behavior established in the critical time frame of young adulthood. A research article featured in the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behaviorpublished by Elsevier, discusses how weekly food challenges and cooking videos increased confidence in making healthy choices … Read more

Do you need a graduate degree right now? Probably not

(NerdWallet) – More US workers than ever hold a graduate degree. Years of intensifying job requirements and headlines declaring a master’s “the new bachelor’s degree” nudged a record number of students into grad school. And yet more well-paying jobs no longer require a college degree at all. In this tight labor market, do college grads … Read more

Outstanding seniors awarded Murad Medal, Walker Cup

Two outstanding seniors won the most prestigious awards DePauw University makes to its newest graduates. Nina Štular, an international student from Slovenia, was awarded the Ferid Murad Medal, which is given to the senior with the most scholarly and/or artistic achievements at DePauw. Christine Bourantaswho hails from Wilmington, Delaware, won the Walker Cup, awarded to … Read more

Shri Partap College: The First College of Valley

Being the first college in Jammu and Kashmir for offering education in science for the past more than a century, Shri Pratap College (SP) Srinagar has not only produced famous alumni from India but across the globe. The SP College was established in 1905 by Annie Besant—the then ruler of Jammu and Kashmir of Shri … Read more

As Biden pledges student-debt cancellation for 40,000 borrowers, young people say their student loans delay major life decisions — including buying a house and having kids

Young Americans are buckling under the weight of their student debt. A large majority (74%) of Generation Z (ages 18 to 25) and 68% of millennials (ages 26 to 41) who took on student debt delayed a major financial decision because of this debt, according to a report published Wednesday by the personal finance website … Read more

Youth Voice: Meet The 74’s All-New Student Council

Sign up here for The 74’s daily newsletter. Donate here to support The 74’s independent journalism. In this critical moment as schools across the country work to rebound from the pandemic’s lasting impacts, The 74 is launching a new effort to more directly elevate youth voices in our coverage. We have assembled a diverse 11-member … Read more

Newest affinity group focuses on adoption education | University Times

By SUSAN JONES Pitt’s latest affinity group hopes to bring together people from all sides of adoption, including adoptees, adoptive parents and birth parents. Part of the genesis of the group “was the feeling that people who are in adopted families have experiences that others don’t understand and that it’s helpful for us to share … Read more

Concert To Celebrate Life and Legacy of Cyril Stretansky – Susquehanna University

April 15, 2022 Susquehanna University will celebrate the life and legacy of the late Cyril Stretansky, emeritus director of choral activities, with a concert at 7:30 pm Saturday, May 7, in Weber Chapel Auditorium. The program will feature university choral ensembles and alumni singers in a performance of Gabriel Fauré’s Requiem, as well as other … Read more

Lowe’s launches debt-free education program for all workers

Lowe’s home improvement retailer, based in Mooresville, with partnership of Guild Learning Marketplace, is offering a full-time and part-time associates access to 100 percent debt-free programs. Observer file photo Lowe’s is expanding its college benefits, the latest move by a big employer to try to attract and keep talent in a tight labor market. The … Read more