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05/13/2019
Happy Mother's Day or something.
05/12/2019

Happy Mother's Day or something.

GRE fails to identify successful Ph.D. students
05/11/2019
GRE fails to identify successful Ph.D. students

GRE fails to identify successful Ph.D. students

A team of researchers led by RIT Professor Casey Miller discovered that traditional admissions metrics for physics Ph.D. programs such as the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) do not predict completion and hurt the growth of diversity in physics.

In case France is on your summer vacation list...
05/08/2019

In case France is on your summer vacation list...

https://www.cnn.com/specials/live-video-1
05/05/2019
No live event at this time - CNN

https://www.cnn.com/specials/live-video-1

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https://www.forbes.com/sites/civicnation/2019/04/25/i-wouldnt-trade-my-community-college-experience-for-anything/?fbclid...
05/03/2019
I Wouldn’t Trade My Community College Experience For Anything

https://www.forbes.com/sites/civicnation/2019/04/25/i-wouldnt-trade-my-community-college-experience-for-anything/?fbclid=IwAR0pnkQk32t0vMukKqOhtUs_czx9o16JbvGcT6yQzNJOqSDD5dbILXS5PRQ#16bb2556e9f5

After my first semester at NVCC, I actually found it hard not to take pride in my community college. The opportunity to learn from my classmates’ unique perspectives and experiences was a benefit that I hadn’t expected to find at community college.

https://www.richmond.com/news/local/crime/vsu-fraternity-members-charged-with-causing-bodily-harm-to-students/article_c5...
05/01/2019
VSU fraternity members charged with causing bodily harm to 10 students in alleged hazing incident

https://www.richmond.com/news/local/crime/vsu-fraternity-members-charged-with-causing-bodily-harm-to-students/article_c599b6f3-6e70-5795-b8fb-2889d2df8186.html#tncms-source=infinity-scroll-summary-siderail-latest

Petersburg police have charged three Virginia State University fraternity members with causing bodily harm to 10 students during an alleged hazing incident Sunday on Pocahontas Island. The university has suspended

04/28/2019
Science Memes
04/25/2019

Science Memes

Following directions

Holy frack. All you nursing students may want to brush up on your political back talk for when you have to deal with peo...
04/20/2019
Senator states that nurses “probably play cards for a considerable amount of the day” in amending rest breaks bill | Washington State Nurses Association

Holy frack. All you nursing students may want to brush up on your political back talk for when you have to deal with people like this.

https://cdn.wsna.org/post/index-2.html?p=news/2019/senator-states-that-nurses-probably-play-cards-for-a-considerable-amount-of-the-day-in-amending-rest-breaks-bill&sfns=mo&fbclid=IwAR26V9tUh7IFJ7i-TFa6s_e7a3ZPD85XSiCsINaTUI5OrEqOzwKvZg_IzuE

Senator states that nurses “probably play cards for a considerable amount of the day” in amending rest breaks bill By Mathew Keller, JD BSN RN, WSNA Director of Nursing Practice and Health Policy Apr 18, 2019 In perhaps one of the most demeaning statements on the nursing profession since Joy Beh...

https://newsroom.howard.edu/newsroom/article/10291/update-howard-university-upper-quadrangle?fbclid=IwAR27zXAEee1EPhc6Vo...
04/20/2019
Update on Howard University Upper Quadrangle

https://newsroom.howard.edu/newsroom/article/10291/update-howard-university-upper-quadrangle?fbclid=IwAR27zXAEee1EPhc6VoaqAVrI0BDQ2-zE9QqGALBqBDxpwV0J1r46CQUlE_s

Dear Howard University Family, Our campus is a beautiful, sacred space that provides comfort and, in many ways, sanctuary in a place that feels more like a second home than merely an academic institution. The Upper Quadrangle, commonly referred to as the Yard, is a treasured site of many auspicious....

Science Memes
04/11/2019

Science Memes

Science Memes
04/10/2019

Science Memes

Credit: Damien Cho (Subtle Asian Traits)

Course Evaluation Changes Leaves Students Wanting More | Fourth Estate
04/09/2019
Course Evaluation Changes Leaves Students Wanting More | Fourth Estate

Course Evaluation Changes Leaves Students Wanting More | Fourth Estate

Photo courtesy of VijayIyer BY DOMINIC PINO, STAFF WRITER On April 3, the Faculty Senate endorsed the 14 recommendations of the Effective Teaching Committee to change the course evaluation process. Two of the three motions passed unanimously, and one had one dissenting vote. As I wrote last Tues ...

04/07/2019
The Space Academy

The Space Academy

This is how our Solar System moves through the Galaxy((Not entirely accurate but gives a fine imagination))

Way to go Hoos!
04/07/2019

Way to go Hoos!

Going to the CHAMPIONSHIP!!!
#GoHoos 🔶🔷

Timeline Photos
04/06/2019

Timeline Photos

Wholesome Memes
04/04/2019

Wholesome Memes

Failing is the first step to success

Have a safe April Fools' Day!
04/01/2019

Have a safe April Fools' Day!

Timeline Photos
03/20/2019

Timeline Photos

https://www.seattletimes.com/education-lab/advocates-for-students-with-disabilities-decry-trick-allegedly-used-in-colleg...
03/19/2019
Advocates for students with disabilities decry trick allegedly used in college-admissions scandal

https://www.seattletimes.com/education-lab/advocates-for-students-with-disabilities-decry-trick-allegedly-used-in-college-admissions-scandal/?fbclid=IwAR2Se4iNJFzIe7bfHN5zvACEi1WC7Tchsiw5TprIxloslDdV9q9hEoxXcFw

Advocates for students with learning disabilities fear that the college-admissions scandal could end up making it harder for such students to get permission for the kinds of test-taking accommodations that level the playing field for them.

https://www.philly.com/news/community-college-philadelphia-city-council-funding-tuition-20190312.html?fbclid=IwAR1l9jDSg...
03/17/2019
Is Philadelphia properly funding its community college?

https://www.philly.com/news/community-college-philadelphia-city-council-funding-tuition-20190312.html?fbclid=IwAR1l9jDSgCVr4z-MSvBWUgFXKUgHkc7jteStYM0Z3p9jx1ltSS3nhdEtS-I

As faculty at Community College of Philadelphia move closer to a strike, two City Council committees hold a public hearing Tuesday on funding Philadelphia provides to the school. When community colleges were established, the local entity was supposed to provide a third, but that hasn't happened.

Science Memes
03/17/2019

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