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University of Otago: MIHI Bipolar Research Team Wins Prestigious International Award
DUNEDIN, New Zealand, June 1 (TNSawa) -- The University of Otago issued the following news release:

A team from the University of Otago, Christchurch's, MIHI (Maori and Indigenous Health Innovation) has been recognised with a major research award from one of the world's most respected medical journals.

MIHI's Maori and Bipolar Disorder Research Project Team has been chosen as joint winners of the UK-based Nature journal's Inclusive Health Award 2023, amongst a shortlist of 8 finalists from the UK, USA, Canada, Malaysia, Australia and South Africa.

The Euros6,000 award was given to each of the ... Show Full Article

University of Alabama: Study - Telehealth's Growth During the Pandemic Allowed Mental Health Care Accessibility to Take a Step Forward
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama, June 1 (TNSjou) -- The University of Alabama issued the following news:

During the global pandemic, many health care practices had to pivot to telehealth to ensure vital services like counseling were available to clients. Research from the University of Alabama at Birmingham unveiled that people seeking mental health care during the pandemic were not against seeking help from counselors or other mental health services via telehealth.

Mental health researcher Yusen Zhai, Ph.D., an assistant professor in the UAB School of Education's counseling program and director of the UAB ... Show Full Article

Seton Hall: Inside the Core We Say Farewell to Greg Floyd, Ph.D.
SOUTH ORANGE, New Jersey, June 1 (TNSper) -- Seton Hall University issued the following news:

Inside the Core we are both sad (for us) and happy (for him) to announce that Core Fellow Gregory Floyd, Ph.D., will be leaving Seton Hall for a tenure-track position as Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Boston College.

Professor Floyd has been in the Core since 2016, remaining a wonderful part of the Core family. A beloved teacher, he also is also an active scholar, with many journal articles to his credit and two books, both edited volumes: Cor ad Cor Loquitur: Modern Culture and the Catholic University ... Show Full Article

Northern Arizona University: Community Invited to Participate in 13th Annual Indigenous Language Education Conference (June 23-24)
FLAGSTAFF, Arizona, June 1 (TNSconf) -- Northern Arizona University issued the following news:

The College of Education at Northern Arizona University invites the community to participate in the 2023 Hybrid Stabilizing Indigenous Languages American Indian/Indigenous Education Conference (AIITEC), which takes place June 23-24 at NAU's Flagstaff Mountain campus. The theme of the conference is "Returning to our languages and ways of knowing," addresses the success of Indigenous language revitalization efforts since the passage of the Native American Languages Act of 1990 and the important role of ... Show Full Article

LaGuardia Community College and the Fedcap Group Announce Partnership to Bring Industry-Recognized Courses to Civic Hall in Manhattan
LONG ISLAND CITY, New York, June 1 (TNSpar) -- LaGuardia Community College issued the following news:

LaGuardia Community College/CUNY and The Fedcap Group have created a pioneering partnership that will place LaGuardia Community College as the first-ever educational partner for Civic Hall in Manhattan. On May 31, the two institutions signed a memorandum of understanding and agreement during a ceremony at the future home of Civic Hall at Zero Irving in the vibrant Union Square area of New York City.

Starting in September and ramping up with additional programs throughout the year, LaGuardia will ... Show Full Article

Drexel University and Peirce College to Collaborate on Academic Programs That Support Career Transition for Adults
PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania, June 1 (TNSpar) -- Drexel University issued the following news release:

Drexel University and Peirce College are working together to expand access for adult learners interested in advancing their education and preparing a more diverse talent pipeline for employers in the region.

Over the next 10 years, Philadelphia is expected to add tens of thousands of new jobs, primarily in health care and technology-driven medical research, as the city continues its growth as a hub for gene therapy and life sciences research. To help Philadelphians prepare for these opportunities, ... Show Full Article

Cornell: $5M Gift Establishes A&S Outreach Professorship
ITHACA, New York, June 1 (TNSpp) -- Cornell University issued the following news:

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By Linda B. Glaser, College of Arts and Sciences

Bolstering its commitment to broader engagement, the College of Arts and Sciences has established the the Susan and Barton Winokur Distinguished Professorship for the Public Understanding of Science and Mathematics.

A mathematician, award-winning teacher and well-known science communicator Steven Strogatz has been appointed as the inaugural holder of the chair. The professorship, believed to be the first of its kind in the United States, is supported by a ... Show Full Article