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Patient bias may endanger both physicians of today and the future

The truth is: While physicians are not allowed to discriminate against their patients, patients are allowed to discriminate against their physicians. This is particularly true in the private sector, fueled by online physician profiles permitting patients to choose provider characteristics ranging from those as benign as Ivy League training background to those as problematic as […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
Tags: Health, Education, OB/GYN, PA NP, CRNA


Scandinavia’s Successful Education Model

Favoring a more comprehensive educational model that emphasizes humanistic and technical training, studies conclude that Nordic nations raise citizens that are intelligent (in the traditional sense), more internally aware, prideful for their nation, and capable of viewing a situation from another’s eyes. Governments in countries like Sweden, Denmark and Norway aim to make “lifelong learning a part of the natural fabric of society,” and it …
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Extinction Rebellion protesters dig up Cambridge college lawn

Action at Trinity part of week-long protests over ties between colleges and fossil fuel industryExtinction Rebellion protesters have dug up the lawn of Trinity College, Cambridge, as part of a week-long series of demonstrations.The climate activists dug channels into the turf in front of the college’s 16th-century great gate with shovels and pitchforks and planted Extinction Rebellion flags. Continue reading...
Tags: Protest, Education, Climate Change, Environment, UK News, Cambridge, Trinity, University of Cambridge, Fossil fuel divestment, Trinity College Cambridge, Extinction Rebellion


What Designers can do to design irresistible products

Hi, I am Kelly from Knack, where we help mobility brands make their products irresistible. I’ve come to realize that designing irresistible products feels elusive. High hopes and good intentions pour into one end of the product development pipeline and mundane products squirt out the other.You see plenty of seductive product designs on Pinterest and here on Yanko, so you know it’s possible. But what exactly do the designers of these products do differently in order to achieve irresistibility?If ...
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'All we have are walls': crisis leaves Venezuela’s schools crumbling

Schools across the country in dire straits as teachers abandon the profession or skip the country amid one of the worst economic downturns in modern historyThere are 723 pupils at the José Eduardo Sánchez Afanador school but no electricity, no computers, no tables and no chairs.The windows lack glass, the toilets have lost their sinks and its metal classroom doors have been plundered by thieves, allowing pigeons to colonize several of the filthy spaces. Continue reading...
Tags: Education, Americas, World news, Global development, Venezuela, José Eduardo Sánchez Afanador


Southern California heavily targeted in 120% increase in white supremacist propaganda in U.S.

White supremacist propaganda heavily targeted the Inland Empire and Southern California as a whole in 2019, according to an annual report released by the Anti-Defamation League. In communities across the nation, the distribution of white supremacist propaganda — in the form of flyers, leaflets, stickers and banners — reached an all-time high in the United States in 2019, the ADL reported Wednesday, Feb. 12. Last year, 2,713 incidents of propaganda were reported across the country compared to 1,2...
Tags: News, Education, California, Los Angeles, Sport, Snapchat, Soccer, United States, San Diego, Long Beach, Orange County, Race Relations, Charlottesville, Young, Southern California, San Bernardino


West Valley board member faces two challengers in high-spending LAUSD election

Four seats are up for grabs on the seven-member Los Angeles Unified School District board this March 3 primary, in an election that could shift the balance of power on the largest elected school board in the country. The high stakes are apparent in outside spending dollar amounts from the two usual power players, teachers union United Teachers Los Angeles and the California Charter Schools Association. The latter is hoping to reshuffle a union majority block on the school board. One of such unio...
Tags: Education, California, Uncategorized, Sacramento, Sport, Soccer, Philadelphia, Lausd, Chatsworth, Los Angeles Unified School District, West Valley, Sherman Oaks, Van Nuys, Badger, Scott Schmerelson, Schmerelson


Hawaiian, Gaelic, Yiddish: so you want to learn an endangered language on Duolingo?

Languages do not become endangered peacefully. Duolingo’s efforts to teach such languages have entangled the company in often fraught historical contextsIn October last year, Meena Viswanath, a 31-year-old civil engineer from Berkeley, California, joined a small team of volunteers who were developing a Yiddish course on Duolingo, the free language learning app with over 300 million users. Having grown up in the only Yiddish-speaking family in a majority English-speaking New Jersey neighborhood, ...
Tags: Education, Life and style, Language, New Jersey, Duolingo, Language Resources, Berkeley California, Viswanath, Meena Viswanath


Tinder founder funds sex tips app Lover

Want to spice up the bedroom without paying for pills or awkward visits to a sex therapist? A new app called Lover lets you take a sexual personality quiz, explore carnal knowledge tutorials, and discretely figure out which turn-ons you share with your partner. Built by board certified sexual medicine clinical psychologist Dr. Britney Blair, Lover launches today on iOS with $5 million in seed funding from Tinder founder Sean Rad and other investors. “It is strange that there are such taboos aro...
Tags: Health, Startups, TC, Mobile, Ecommerce, Apps, Europe, UK, Education, Tinder, Sean Rad, Sex, Stanford, Tech, Sex Education, Sexual health


Master of Arts in Arts Administration – Goucher College

Designed for the working professional, the M.A. in Arts Administration from Goucher College allows you to live and work wherever you are while you learn from national arts leaders. Master of Arts in Arts Administration – Goucher College Designed for the working professional, the M.A. in Arts Administration from Goucher College allows you to live and work wherever you are while you learn and study with national arts leaders. Established 22 years ago, our graduate program is a low-...
Tags: Art, Education, MAAA, Goucher College, Master of Arts in Arts Administration, Lexi Rudolph, Ramona Baker, Goucher College Designed


Investigation Launched Over Potential Failure of Harvard and Yale to Report Hundreds of Millions in Foreign Funding

The U.S. Department of Education opened an investigation Wednesday into Harvard and Yale Universities over their potential failure to “report hundreds of millions of dollars in foreign gifts and contracts.” Federal officials said in a press release that Yale “may have failed to report at least $375 million in foreign gifts and contracts, choosing not to report any gifts and contracts over the last four years.” In a letter to Yale, they said the university “failed to report a single forei...
Tags: News, Education, Uncategorized, Harvard, Yale, United Arab Emirates, Department Of Education, U S Department of Education, DeVos, Yale Universities, Charles Lieber, Betsy DeVos, Onetime, Qatar China Saudi Arabia


USMLE Step 1 pass/fail winners and losers

On February 12, 2020, the National Board of Medical Examiners (NBME) announced that the USMLE Step 1 will transition to a pass/fail exam in January 2022 at the earliest. This move comes amidst increasing pressure on the NBME regarding its financial conflicts of interest, as well as the tangible sense among medical school deans that […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
Tags: Health, Education, Medical School, PA NP, NBME, Hospital-Based Medicine, CRNA, National Board of Medical Examiners NBME


India’s Vedantu scores $24M more for its online tutoring service

Vedantu, a Bangalore-based startup that operates a learning app aimed at students aged between 12 to 18, has secured an additional $24 million as part of its Series C financing round as it looks to serve more students and make its brand a household name. The fresh infusion to Series C, which Vedantu unveiled in August last year, was led by Chinese giant GGV Capital. Some existing investors also participated in the round. The $24 million extension broadens the five-year-old startup’s Series C ...
Tags: Startups, Apps, Asia, Education, India, Funding, Tech, Mumbai, Bangalore, Ggv Capital, Krishna, Vamsi Krishna, Vedantu, MT Educare, GGV Capital Some, Lakshya Institute


Delta sued again over jet fuel dumped on LA-area schools

LOS ANGELES — Delta Air Lines is facing a lawsuit from three students at Pioneer High School in Whittier who claim they experienced symptoms such as emotional distress, skin irritation, dizziness, and nausea from jet fuel dumped on their school by a Delta airplane. The lawsuit was filed on Friday at the Spring Street Courthouse. It is the second lawsuit filed against the airline after Delta Flight 89 released thousands of gallons of jet fuel over parts of Los Angeles County, prompting hazardous-...
Tags: Lawsuit, News, Education, La, China, Los Angeles, Sport, Fbi, Public Health, Soccer, Airplanes, Shanghai, Delta, San Diego, Riverside County, Boeing


As I become a better baker, I hope that I will continue to become a better doctor

Growing up in a Korean household meant that I had very little experience with the type of baking that most Americans are used to; My grandma made rice cakes, not birthday cakes. But during my third year of medical school, an intern recommended a show called The Great British Bake Off. After watching a few episodes […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
Tags: Health, Education, Medical School, PA NP, Hospital-Based Medicine, CRNA


Watch this teacher's brutal resignation speech to her school board

In Kansas, the Shawnee Mission Board of Education adopted a three-year unilateral contract for teachers that their union fought against. On Monday, middle school teacher Amanda Coffman tendered her resignation from the school district with this powerful and emotional statement to the board. Someone should hire Coffman as a highly-paid speech writer, pronto. (Shawnee Mission Post)
Tags: Video, News, Education, Unions, Teachers, Kansas, Coffman, Shawnee Mission Board of Education, Amanda Coffman


Microsoft Excel doesn’t have to be scary. This $29.99 training breaks it all down.

The Complete Microsoft Excel and VBA Bundle offers full Excel 2019, 2016 and 2013 training.The package also shows how to use VBA, Excel's key programming language.The $300 package is on sale now for just $29.99.If you’re looking to save time and be more efficient, Microsoft Excel is a very useful tool to get you there. For organization and data management, there’s probably never been a more impactful day-to-day aid than Excel. But just like anything else, you’ll only get out of Excel what you pu...
Tags: Work, Programming, Business, Education, Microsoft, Success, Data, Computers, Code, Software, Innovation, Statistics, Microsoft Excel, Complete Microsoft, Complete Microsoft Excel


A Professor Told His Students ‘OK Boomer’ Is as Offensive as the N-Word. His Employer Disagrees

The University of Oklahoma president said recent comments by a journalism professor who compared the phrase “OK boomer” to a racial slur were “fundamentally offensive and wrong.” “Today a professor stated in his senior journalism class that there is an equivalence between the offensiveness of ‘OK, Boomer’ and the use of the ‘N-word,’ using the actual word itself. While the professor’s comments are protected by the First Amendment and academic freedom, his comment and word choice are funda...
Tags: News, Education, Uncategorized, New York Times, New Zealand, Parliament, Oklahoma, Sigma Alpha Epsilon, Baby Boomer, U S Supreme Court, John Roberts, OU, University of Oklahoma, Gaylord College of Journalism, Onetime, Gade


ePharmacy Ro launches doc-approved WebMD rival Health Guide

‘Whatever your symptom, WebMD says you have cancer.’ It’s a long-running joke that underscores the distrust of perhaps the top source of medical advice, stemming from a confusing site clogged with ads that’s been criticized for questionable information and pushing pills from its sponsors. Health Guide is the new medical handbook for the internet where 30% of content is written by doctors and 100% is reviewed by them. On a single clean, coherent page for each condition, it lays out a tl;dr sum...
Tags: Health, Google, Doctor, Startups, TC, Ecommerce, Apps, Education, Tech, Pfizer, Zero, Rory, Roman, WebMD, Nurx, Ro


Should institutions of higher education ask for reviews from alumni?

The question is in the title. Business.Google.com, the quasi social network from Google that sits on the SERP for all colleges and universities, offers a link to send to people to get reviews. The link looks like this: https://g.page/Crush-Bottle-Shop-Hamilton/review?rc — and like this link, will take people who have a Google account to a place […]
Tags: Reviews, Google, Education, College, Marketing, Social Media, Seo, Higher Education, Review Sites, Crush Bottle Shop Hamilton


South Africa treats special needs children as an aside

Many children with special needs have never seen the inside of a classroom, as there are no schools where they live that cater to them. It’s extremely disheartening, particularly as access to education is a constitutional right The post South Africa treats special needs children as an aside appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
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We need to do better by children with special needs

Many children with special needs have never seen the inside of a classroom, as there are no schools where they live that cater to them. It’s extremely disheartening, particularly as access to education is a constitutional right The post We need to do better by children with special needs appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
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How minor fixes can help with resident burnout

“How did you like it there?” I ask, sitting down next to a new fellow (between bites of a plump sandwich, hoping there is no spinach in my teeth). I expect to hear the standard resident talking points — long hours, frequent call, and ballooning student loans. Instead, she surprises me. “Do you know how much they charged us […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
Tags: Health, Education, Medical School, Residency, PA NP, Hospital-Based Medicine, CRNA


Nation’s Largest Teachers Unions Call for Active Shooter Drills to Be Revised or Ended

The nation’s two largest teachers unions want schools to revise or eliminate active shooter drills, asserting Tuesday that they can harm students’ mental health and that there are better ways to prepare for the possibility of a school shooting. The American Federation of Teachers and National Education Association joined with the advocacy group Everytown for Gun Safety Support Fund in calling for an end to unannounced drills or drills that simulate gun violence. “Everywhere I travel, I hear...
Tags: News, Guns, Education, California, Uncategorized, Indiana, National Center for Education Statistics, U S Secret Service, National Education Association, Lily Eskelsen Garcia, Shannon Watts, Onetime, ALICE Training Institute, Jean Paul Guilbault


Keeping up with "The Great Gatsby."

This kid is the new Wint and will be making $1 million a year tweeting brilliant non sequiturs while his English professors collect piles of rejection letters for their failed Great American Novelshttps://t.co/aQdmHRgZxz — David Burge (@iowahawkblog) February 11, 2020 I had to look up Wint. He's "one of the most notable accounts associated with 'Weird Twitter,' a subculture on the site that shares a surreal, ironic sense of humor." Notable and duly noted. Don't let that distract you. Click on ...
Tags: Education, Law, Cartoons, The Twilight Zone, Tom, Don, Jerry, Great Gatsby, Wint, Ann Althouse, Misreadings, David Burge, Bevis, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Iowahawk, Orson Bean


You Ask, I Answer: Learning Marketing Data Science for Free?

Shawn asks, “How can I develop data science skills without spending lots of money?” Learning marketing data science without spending a lot of money is very straightforward: download the free, open-source tools you need, and find one of the many, many courses available to teach you data science basics. I recommend IBM’s CognitiveClass.ai course site. […] The post You Ask, I Answer: Learning Marketing Data Science for Free? appeared first on Christopher S. Penn - Marketing Data Science Keynote Spe...
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Arkansas School Resource Officer Places on Leave After Putting Student in Chokehold

(CAMDEN, Ark.) — An Arkansas police officer has been placed on leave as his department investigates him for placing a student in a chokehold Monday morning in a school altercation caught on video. A video circulating on Facebook shows Camden Police Officer Jerry Perry standing behind a student, wrapping his arms around his neck and lifting him up multiple times—seemingly attempting to restrain the boy in what appears to be a school cafeteria. After Perry puts down the student, he keeps one arm a...
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5 digital marketing courses to help you get ahead of the pack

These training bundles will help you become a force for online sales and message building.The courses cover SEO, affiliate marketing and social media platforms like Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn.All five course bundles are discounted up to 98%.How important are social media influencers in digital marketing? What impact does video make on your campaigns? And what’s the next platform or delivery system poised to be the next big thing in online advertising? Those are all big questions. This year...
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Are physics and astronomy about to experience a cultural shift?

A new report calls for doubling the number of undergrad degrees awarded to black students in physics and astronomy by 2030. In the United States, black students earned a total of 223 bachelor's degrees in physics and just 10 in astronomy in 2018.The report found that unsupportive environments in physics and astronomy departments and systemic financial challenges faced by black students contributed to the underrepresentation of black students. Black students have been systematically excluded fro...
Tags: Astronomy, Science, Education, Race, America, Diversity, Earth, Physics, United States, Innovation, Social Change, American Institute of Physics AIP, American Geophysical Union AGU, American Astronomical Society AAS, Statistical Research Center, Shirley Malcom


You can major in cannabis at this university. Officially.

College students have been majoring in cannabis for decades, but it's finally legit at Colorado State University-Pueblo. On Friday, the Colorado Department of Higher Education approved a new bachelor of science degree program in Cannabis Biology and Chemistry to launch in the fall. From CNN: Graduates could begin careers either in the cannabis and hemp industries or in the government. But they could also be competitive in a "wide variety of businesses outside of the cannabis industr...
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