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University of Technology Sydney chooses Figshare to drive discoverability of non-traditional research results

University of Technology Sydney chooses Figshare to drive discoverability of non-traditional research results

Figshare, a leading provider of institutional repository infrastructure supporting open research, is pleased to announce that the University of Technology Sydney (UTS) has selected Figshare to support them in sharing, displaying and managing their research reports and non-traditional search results. UTS – Australia’s leading university of technology – will use its Figshare repository and its […]

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Sex and gender in biology textbooks do not match science

Sex and gender in biology textbooks do not match science

Share this ARTICLE You are free to distribute this article under the Attribution 4.0 International license. A study of how US biology textbooks teach students about sex and gender finds that these concepts are often described in ways that are at odds with scientific research. Science teaching has long generated controversy in the United States—from

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Are you looking for art, culture?  See the latest Central Illinois exhibits 🎨

Are you looking for art, culture? See the latest Central Illinois exhibits 🎨

Exhibitions “Body Worlds RX”; Gallery of Experiences; until winter 2024; “Insects”; Gallery of Experiences”; “Critters: Art and Animal”; Gallery of Experiences; both by April 28; Peoria Riverfront Museum. “Opening Hazle’s Closet”; until September 1, 2024; Ewing Manor. “Power of Place: 35 Years of the Chicago Printmakers Collaborative”; curated by Deborah Maris Lader, Director of CPCP;

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Art with heart: The program creates friendship, together with art |  Way of life

Art with heart: The program creates friendship, together with art | Way of life

Rachel Egelston looked over the tables where clay was being rolled into ropes and formed into hearts. Or they were rolled up like cinnamon rolls. Either pieces of clay were rolled into small balls, kneaded, mashed, or pierced with small sticks. The scrolls and balls would fit the collage style into the clay hearts that

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We have the technology to democratize knowledge development

We have the technology to democratize knowledge development

GLOBAL One of the important issues being debated within the Center for Global Higher Education is the role of higher education in the development and exchange of knowledge. The challenge is that the dominance of northern and western global universities undermines inclusiveness, which makes positive directions for change more difficult. Our project, “Realizing the potential

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About 6,040 Michigan borrowers see emails about canceled student debt

About 6,040 Michigan borrowers see emails about canceled student debt

This week, approximately 6,040 student loan borrowers in Michigan began receiving emails indicating that their federal student debt was automatically being forgiven under the income-driven repayment program known as the SAVE plan. In Michigan, $47 million in federal student loans will be forgiven in a first phase of forgiveness under the SAVE plan, according to

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Enhancing equity in academic health sciences through strategic initiatives

Enhancing equity in academic health sciences through strategic initiatives

Amid the ongoing debate over how to advance diversity and equity in higher education following the Supreme Court’s ruling striking down affirmative action, researchers from Massachusetts General Hospital and Northeastern University today released a “road map” of strategies to help institutions health academics to maintain their commitments to racial and ethnic diversity among their students,

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The FAFSA Social Security glitch is finally resolved

The FAFSA Social Security glitch is finally resolved

FAFSA form for 2024-25 opening phase According to StudentAid.gov, the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or FAFSA, is finally opening in a soft rollout. Fox – 26 Houston A solution is coming for students who were unable to complete their new application for federal financial aid because their parents don’t have Social Security numbers,

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