The Center for Safety, Health and Environment of Chulalongkorn University (SHECU), Chulalongkorn University Health Service Center, the Physical Resources Management, the Department of Physical Therapy at the Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, the Department of Industrial Engineering at the Faculty of Engineering, the Center for Psychological Wellness at the Faculty of Psychology, and Chula Student Wellness have organized the “Chula Health Care Body & Mind” event under the CU Sustainable Well-Being project.
Could nature play spaces take on the school curriculum?
As primary schools continue to invest in purpose-built nature play spaces, experts are encouraging teachers to deliver more of the curriculum in outdoor areas, to boost students’ wellbeing and development and to maximise the use of play spaces.
UC Irvine Labor Center opens on campus
The University of California, Irvine has opened a new campus center that will provide timely and policy-relevant labor research, will educate the next generation of labor and community leaders, and will advance labor and workers’ rights initiatives. Modeled after existing centers at UCLA, UC Berkeley and UC Merced, the UCI Labor Center builds upon previous campus efforts to investigate low-wage worker sectors in Orange County.
Chula Offers a New Dimension to Learning about the Past with “The CU Memorial Hall’s VR Program”
Chula’s Institute of Thai Studies and the Faculty of Engineering have worked together to create “The CU Memorial Hall’s VR Program” pioneering the learning of history in three-dimensional virtual reality, rendering modernity to the past and instilling a sense of fun in the new generation.
FAU New Home to Award-winning Website ‘The Invading Sea’
The Invading Sea, an award-winning website featuring content on climate change in Florida, now has a new home at FAU. The Invading Sea was founded in 2018 as a collaboration among the editorial boards of the Miami Herald, Palm Beach Post and Sun Sentinel, with Miami-based public radio station WLRN serving as a news partner. The site will continue to be a nonpartisan source for news and opinion pieces about climate change and other environmental issues in Florida at FAU, while expanding its focus to include more educational content.
OLLI at UCI celebrates 25 years of delivering excellence in lifelong learning
The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at University of California, Irvine (OLLI at UCI) is celebrating its 25th anniversary of providing world-class education and social opportunities for mature adults throughout Orange County.
UWF announces gift to name undergraduate construction management program
In honor of a 2015 UWF Alumni, UWF announced a $250,000 gift to the Tyler Chase Norwood Construction Management Scholarship Endowment and to name the Tyler Chase Norwood Construction Management Program.
University provost calls out anti-woke/trans movement in Florida
Donald Hall, provost at Binghamton University, State University of New York, just published a powerful op-ed at the Miami Herald that calls out anti-woke/anti-trans policy and hysteria gaining ground in Florida, and calls for those students seeking a positive learning environment…
Registration open for all LLNL summer education programs
Registration is now open for Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory’s (LLNL’s) summer science education programs. Summer programming includes opportunities for both teachers and students.
Call for Papers: The 2nd International Conference on Educational System Management Leadership 2023 (ICESML2023)
The Faculty of Education, Chulalongkorn University; Teachers College, Columbia University; Association of Professional Development of Educational Administration (APDEA); and the Research Unit on Transforming Education System for Creating Innovators and Entrepreneurs (TESCIE) are hosting an academic virtual conference entitled “The 2nd International Conference on Educational System Management Leadership 2023 (ICESML2023): Educational Management Design for Global Transformation” on April 28, 2023 from 10.00 A.M.- 4.30 P.M. Bangkok Time (GMT+7).
University of Delaware education expert releases “Making Schools Work: Bringing the Science of Learning to Joyful Classroom Practice”
“Making Schools Work” offers three case studies of schools, including a statewide system, that are all realizing a 6 Cs approach to learning focused on collaboration, communication, content, critical thinking, creative innovation, and confidence.
‘Science on Saturday’ extends into March in Tracy, California
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory’s popular outreach series, “Science on Saturday,” will continue its programming into March at the Grand Theatre Center for the Arts in Tracy, California.
Children and researchers envision a sustainable world
What might life in a circular economy look like? Empa and the St. Gallen University of Teacher Education (PHSG) are collaborating with gifted children to develop visions for a sustainable future and to compile them into an illustrated children’s book. The visions will combine the creativity of children with the expert knowledge of researchers.
University of Delaware’s Jamie Bailey offers expert opinion of teacher preparation
Jamie Bailey is the Assistant Director of the Office of Clinical Studies and is an alumna of University of Delaware. She holds an undergraduate degree in Elementary Education and a Master’s degree in School Leadership from Wilmington University. She looks…
Chula Professors and Researchers Received National Research Awards at Thailand Inventors’ Day 2023
A big round of applause goes to Chula professors and researchers who received the national research award at the “Thailand Inventor’s Day 2023”.
Chula Art Education Students Receive Thailand New Gen Inventors Awards and Certificate at Thailand Inventor’s Day 2023
Congratulations to our award-winning Art Education Students for receiving the Thailand New Gen Inventors Awards (I-new gen award 2023) and certificate at the “Thailand Inventor’s Day 2023”, held on February 4-6, 2023 at the BITEC Exhibition Center.
FAU Harbor Branch Lands U.S. EPA Grant for ‘Hands-on’ Indian River Lagoon Field Trip
The project will host 125 field trips, which will educate as many as 3,125 socially disadvantaged middle and high school students about Florida’s natural resources and the importance of conserving them.
Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine Fully Accredited
The Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) grants School full approval, a major milestone
FAU Teams Up with Shipwreck Park for Underwater Public Project, ‘Wahoo Bay’
Several years in the making, Wahoo Bay will serve partly as an educational marine park as well as an initiative to restore the natural habitat. Using AI and sensors, FAU engineers and students will deploy automated weather monitoring stations, underwater cameras, vehicles, acoustic and water quality monitoring sensors in Wahoo Bay, a “living” laboratory that provides an immersive experience for visitors while raising awareness of keeping oceans and coral reef systems healthy.
Internships help students create prototypes for career success
Argonne’s Rapid Prototyping Laboratory is a testing ground for new ideas and new careers in autonomous discovery. Undergraduate and graduate student interns are learning how to automate lab work using robotics and artificial intelligence.
Journey Through the Universe Returns to Hilo Classes
Journey Through the Universe — a partnership among NSF’s NOIRLab/Gemini, the Hawaiʻi Department of Education Hilo-Waiākea Complex Area, and the TMT International Observatory — returns to its in-person format to share with Hawai‘i students the wonders of the Universe and awareness of careers in science and technology. This year’s exciting program includes classroom presentations, career panels, a teacher workshop and more!
Schools’ surge in marketing to attract pupils fuels inequalities globally, new research reveals
A pioneering global study has revealed how schools worldwide are using a raft of marketing techniques to attract higher performing pupils and climb the league tables.
Graduate Admissions for Academic Year 2023
Chulalongkorn University Graduate School (CUGS) is now accepting applications for Academic Year 2023. Year–round applications are open from 1 February 2023 onwards. Depending on the program, specific dates may apply.
Notre Dame expert on bills preventing Chinese citizens and companies from purchasing land: Adopting blanket restrictions will come with huge collateral costs
University of Notre Dame expert responds to the recent trend among states that are pursuing and supporting bills to prevent Chinese citizens and companies from purchasing U.S. land
AI Expert: ChatGPT and the Future of Education
Newswise — ALBANY, N.Y. – You’ve likely heard about ChatGPT, an AI-based chatbot launched by OpenAI that is making headlines for its capability to read and write like a human when prompted. Since its release last fall, the new tool…
Chula Virtual Open House for 2023 International Graduate Programs
Join us at our Virtual Open House 2023 to learn more about our international graduate programs (Master’s and Doctoral Programs), the admissions process, and the benefits of studying at Chula.
Study links exercise intensity, attentional control in late-adolescent girls
Adolescent girls who engage in more moderate and vigorous physical activity each day have better attentional control, a new study finds. The study focused on girls and boys aged 15-18.
Kristina Hendrix selected for new position of Vice President for Strategic Communications at The University of Alabama in Huntsville
The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH), a part of The University of Alabama System, has selected Kristina Hendrix to fill the newly created position of Vice President for Strategic Communications. UAH’s newest VP officially began her new role on Feb. 1. She reports directly to UAH President Charles L. Karr, and her focus will be on providing leadership for a comprehensive communications strategy for the University, as well as overseeing the management of the Office of Marketing and Communications. The appointment was approved by The University of Alabama System Board of Trustees Compensation Committee.
ChatGPT: the AI tech that’s revolutionising teaching
As Artificial Intelligence-powered chatbots edge into the education sector, UniSA experts are encouraging teachers to take an active role in testing and using these cutting-edge tools to maintain a competitive edge in their profession.
Lawrence Livermore’s Popular Science on Saturday Lecture Series Moves to Las Positas College
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory’s (LLNL) popular lecture series, “Science on Saturday,” returns Feb. 4 and runs through Feb. 25 at a new location: Las Positas College.
LAWRENCE LIVERMORE’S DISCOVERY CENTER TO REOPEN TO VISITORS
The Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Discovery Center will reopen on Feb. 1, after nearly three years of closure due to COVID-19. The Discovery Center’s reopening features facility renovations and new exhibits related to the Lab’s research programs, institutional history and community role.
Buffalo State Formally Recognized as a University
SUNY Buffalo State today announced that it will formally change its name from Buffalo State College to Buffalo State University, effective January 15, 2023.
Learning Labs reopen for students at Argonne
Argonne’s Educational Programs and Outreach is excited to start up Learning Labs again, after having closed on-site programming for a couple of years.
Binghamton University announces $37.5 million in new endowed scholarships
Thanks to a generous anonymous family, 25 incoming Binghamton University undergraduate students will receive scholarships per class year until the program reaches a steady state of 100 scholarships awarded per year.
NurseSims Kit: A Medical Procedure Training Kit for Nursing Students by Chulalongkorn University’s Faculty of Education
A lecturer at the Faculty of Education, Chulalongkorn University recently developed the “NurseSims Kit,” an innovative simulation learning kit to train nursing students in performing medical procedures, enhancing their professional competency and digital intelligence.
FAU, Broward Health to Partner on Academic Medicine
FAU and Broward Health on Monday announced a partnership agreement that will provide academic medicine to Broward County, and opportunities to collaborate in the areas of education, clinical training and practice, health services administration and research.
FAU Stiles-Nicholson Brain Institute Opens Heralding a New Era in Neuroscience and Education
FAU celebrated the opening of the FAU Stiles-Nicholson Brain Institute in Jupiter with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. The official launch of the institute heralds a new era in neuroscience research, education and community engagement. The multimillion-dollar, 58,000-square-foot facility will serve as a “beacon of hope” for the study and amelioration of numerous brain and behavioral disorders.
International policy adviser, epidemiologist Dr. Saad Omer selected inaugural dean for UT Southwestern’s O’Donnell School of Public Health
Internationally recognized epidemiologist Saad B. Omer, M.B.B.S, Ph.D., who currently directs the Yale Institute for Global Health, has been appointed the inaugural Dean of the Peter O’Donnell Jr. School of Public Health at UT Southwestern Medical Center.
City Tech Students, Faculty Join Brookhaven Lab at 20th Advanced Accelerator Concepts Workshop
Experts from around the country traveled to Hauppauge, NY, to discuss research in advanced accelerator physics and technology as well as the application and impact of that work. The workshop presented a great opportunity to also spark the interest of students and engage local university faculty. Mark Palmer, of Brookhaven Lab’s Accelerator Test Facility, worked with DOE and the New York City College of Technology to give students an in-depth look at accelerator science through lectures, workshops, and an on-site laboratory tour.
STEM fests are back!
Argonne is participating in local STEM fests again after going on hiatus during the pandemic.
Education boosts entrepreneurship in high growth industries
A new study finds additional years of education boost entrepreneurship in high growth industries in the U.S. The overall effect is greater for women compared to men.
GW Expert: State Credit Enhancement Programs Help Low-Income School Districts
More than half of all public school districts in the United States are in need of capital improvements. Those projects are usually funded by issuing bonds on the municipal bond market, which can be challenging for under-resourced school districts saddled…
Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine’s COVID Support Our Schools Initiative Assisting at Peak of Pandemic Publishes Findings
The paper concludes the COVID Support Our Schools (SOS) program helped underserved communities at a critical time – and its benefits could help with community health outreach beyond the time of a pandemic
Argonne seeks STEM interns to help design the future of science
The U.S. Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory seeks undergraduate and graduate students for a summer 2023 internship in robotics and instrumentation. Students will explore using robotics, artificial intelligence and machine learning.
Dr. Jeffrey Boscamp Named Dean of the Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine
Medical leader who helped shape beginnings of medical school takes leadership of School
Chula Researcher Pushes “Tamsang-Tamsong On-Demand Delivery” Platform to Foster Social Solidarity Economy
Now available! ‘Tamsang-Tamsong On-Demand Delivery’ platform, a business model based on Social Solidarity Economy idea by a Chula researcher that supports community ownership and synergies, creates jobs, generates revenue, and reduces consumer costs. This New choice for consumers is now ready to expand to many communities across the country!
‘Alternate pathways,’ dropout prevention efforts catapulted WV to No. 3 in U.S. high school graduation rates
Strategies implemented in West Virginia schools to prevent students from dropping out helped boost high school graduation rates in the Mountain State from No. 27 to No. 3, according to West Virginia University education experts.
New UniSA study to boost support for early career teachers
A new University of South Australia research project hopes to boost retention of early career teachers by investigating how improved induction programs can better support new teachers in the classroom.
Five Key Factors Affect Physical Activity in Multi-ethnic Older Adults
A study is the first to use a large range of instruments/ tools and include older adults from many ethnic groups to determine factors affecting their physical activity. Results showed that age, education, social network, pain and depression accounted for a statistically significant proportion of unique variance in physical activity in this diverse older population living independently. Those who reported lower physical activity tended to be older, have less years of education and reported lower social engagement, networking, resilience, mental health, self-health rating, and higher levels of depression, anxiety, pain, and body mass index compared to the moderate to high physical activity groups.
Children don’t access scientific tools at home for discovery as much as they could
A study finds that a mismatch exists between the scientific tools — thermometers, magnifying lenses — parents know they have at home and the ones kids think are available. This mismatch could hurt scientific education at home.