Whitewater High seniors net more than $1 million in scholarships

Members of the Whitewater High School Class of 2018 received more than $1 million toward their post-secondary education during the annual Scholarship Night ceremony on Wednesday. More than 200 awards were given out, the majority of which were from local sources but also included funds from national, state and regional sources, and direct funding from universities and colleges.

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Dr. Clara M. Chu wins Beta Phi Mu Award

Dr. Clara M. Chu, Mortenson Distinguished Professor and director of the Mortenson Center for International Library Programs at the University of Illinois Library at Urbana-Champaign, and an affiliated faculty at The iSchool of Illinois, has been selected as the 2018 recipient of the American Library Association’s Beta Phi Mu Award. This award is given in recognition of the achievement of a library school faculty member or another individual for distinguished service to education for librarianship.

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Phi Sig Interns Join Ihq for the Summer

Phi Sigma Kappa is proud to announce the hiring of two undergraduate Phi Sigs for the 2018 IHQ summer internship positions. Jon Fix and Danny Rojek will gain experience in the areas of chapter management, marketing and communications, fraternity programs, an improved understanding of the Greek life landscape and experience, and knowledge of the non-profit industry.

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Tyler ISD announces 2018 valedictorians and salutatorians

Tyler ISD is proud to recognize its valedictorians and salutatorians from the 2018 graduating class: Emmanuel Daniels, Valedictorian, John Tyler High School; Cody Olson, Valedictorian, Robert E. Lee High School; Bryce Holloway, Salutatorian, John Tyler High School; and Kamal Bains, Salutatorian, Robert E. Lee High School. Emmanuel Daniels, son of Mary Daniels, plans to attend Texas A&M University to major in Biology.

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2 Manhasset H.S. students honored in fundraising contest

Manhasset H.S. juniors Maddie Girard and Casey Roszko won $2,500 college scholarships for raising money for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Photo Credit: Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Long Island Chapter Two Manhasset High School students were named “Students of the Year” in a competition that raised a total of $347,214 to benefit the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.

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George Mason University, The Koch Brothers, And Academic Bias

An extensive study of 8,688 tenure-track professors at 51 of the 66 top-ranked liberal arts colleges in the U.S. published by the National Association of Scholars found that the ratio of faculty members registered as Democrats compared to those registered …

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Nearly Four In Five College Departments Don’t Employ A Single Republican

But a jaw-dropping new study from the National Association of Scholars (NAS) reveals just how deep the rabbit hole goes: among tenure-track college professors at the nation’s top-ranked liberal arts schools, registered Democrats outnumber registered …

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Many studies’ results cannot be reproduced, scholars warn

Don’t believe the latest study you read in the headlines, chances are, it could be wrong, according to a new report by the National Association of Scholars that delves into what it calls the “use and abuse of statistics in the sciences.” The report …

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