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Penn State University president fired over sex scandal

November 9, 2011 by app2usadvisor  
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In an important development related to the Jerry Sandusky child sexual abuse scandal at Pennsylvania State University, the University President Dr. Graham Spanier was fired today, along with Joe Paterno, who is among the most successful football coaches ever. The Penn State board has named Dr. Rodney [...]

Prof. Perlmutter is the 22nd Nobel Laureate of UC Berkeley

October 5, 2011 by app2usadvisor  
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Yesterday Prof. Saul Perlmutter was awarded the 2011 Nobel Prize in Physics, to be shared with Adam G. Riess, 41, of The Johns Hopkins University and Brian Schmidt, 44, of Australian National University’s Mount Stromlo and Siding Spring Observatories. Perlmutter, 52, a professor of physics at the University of [...]

First PhD program in stem cell science at Stanford

May 18, 2011 by app2usadvisor  
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[Based on an article by BY Christopher Vaughn, April 28, 2011]

Last month, Stanford University decided to create the first PhD program in the world in stem cell science dedicated to regenerative medicine. The new doctoral program in stem cell biology and regenerative medicine is also the first interdisciplinary doctoral [...]

Arizona Immigration Law

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This post is about the controversial Arizona Immigration Law arizona immigration law sb1070, formally known as Support Our Law Enforcement and Safe Neighborhoods Act of 2010. Before we proceed, let us make this clear that this is one of the most controversial pieces of legislation enacted in the US [...]

2009 Nobel Prize winners and US Universities

October 27, 2009 by app2usadvisor  
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The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2009 was awarded to Elizabeth H. Blackburn, Carol W. Greider and Jack W. Szostak “for the discovery of how chromosomes are protected by telomeres and the enzyme telomerase”. Elizabeth H. Blackburn is a Professor of Biology and Physiology in the Department of Biochemistry and [...]

Indo-US Research Fellowships – deadline 31 Dec 2008

December 24, 2008 by app2usadvisor  
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In an effort to augment scientific excellence in emerging areas of science and technology, the Indo-US Science and Technology Forum (IUSSTF) in association with Science and Engineering Research Council (SERC) of Department of Science and Technology (DST) announce the Indo-US Research Fellowships. The objective of these fellowships is to enable young [...]

U.S. University fair at New Delhi, October 23

October 21, 2008 by app2usadvisor  
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NEW DELHI – A U.S. University Fair will be held in New Delhi on Thursday, October 23, 1:30 pm to 6:00 pm, at Fulbright House, 12 Hailey Road. Organized by the United States-India Educational Foundation (USIEF) in collaboration with Institute of International Education (IIE), the fair is free of charge and [...]

Professor Randy Pausch – who delivered ‘The Last Lecture’ – dies at 47

July 25, 2008 by app2usadvisor  
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Randy Pausch, a Prefessor of Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University died earlier today of complications from pancreatic cancer. He was 47. He is well known for his lecture in ‘The Last Lecture’ series at CMU, delivered in September 2007. At that time, doctors had given him a few months time [...]

US Schools are Flexible as per an Essay Contest

May 3, 2008 by app2usadvisor  
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University Language Services organized an essay contest and they found that the Students Who Attend Schools in More Than One Country See Benefits of Both.Following is a direct quote from the Press Relese.
Nervous about studying in America?
Don’t be.
Foreign schools are more rigorous than their American counterparts, say students who have studied [...]

US News rankings – America’s Best Graduate Schools 2009

April 3, 2008 by app2usadvisor  
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The 2009 US News Rankings are out. The online access costs US dollars 14.95. While we do not endorse the rankings or suggest that you buy the online edition, it may not be a bad investment if you can afford it. Rankings are a good starting point to shortlist the Universities. Once you [...]

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