Men miss out on many great movies, books and artists when they subscribe to the stigma that they are any less of a man by liking “The Notebook,” “The Princess Bride,” “Romeo and Juliet,” “Crazy, Stupid, Love” or Lady Gaga. By taking in more traditionally emotional media, men may, in turn, become more in tune with their own sensitive feelings. Dr. Ronald Rogge, a professor of psychology at the University of Rochester, conducted a study on the effects of romantic movie viewing on men in romantic relationships. The romantic media a man decides to consume fosters a healthier relationship with others, even his partner. Romantic media should be considered a requisite to men’s sensitivity, not a destructor of their masculinity.
One question kept coming up: after multiple movements and moments in history of people fighting for Black rights, why is it that St. Louis is still considered to be one of the most segregated cities within the U.S? This is why there is such a drastic difference between St. Louis City and County today. According to STLPR, St. Louis Public Radio program, in the early 1900s, thousands of homes were also prohibited from being sold to Black people. The Tunnel of Oppression was a project organized by SLU’s Center for Global Citizenship where multiple residence halls created projects, fliers or activities displaying the various issues within St. Louis or college life. St. Louis is a city filled with a mixed history, as is any city or country.1 month ago The University News
The university also organises a national non-communicable disease conference in collaboration with ministry of health and other national research and academic institutions. How Muhimbili University startedThe university started as the Dar es Salaam School of Medicine in 1963, licensed to train non-degree medical practitioners and, at the time, enrolling eight students on the Muhimbili campus. Through the Parliament Act No 9 of 1991, the Faculty of Medicine was upgraded and became a constituent college of the University of Dar es Salaam – the Muhimbili University College of Health Sciences (MUCHS). Subsequently, in 2007, through Article 1 of the Charter of Incorporation, MUHAS became a fully fledged university – the MUHAS, which had two campuses: Muhimbili and Mloganzila. MUHAS faculty occupy the top slots in national and global research rankings measured by scientific output, citation index and relevance in their fields.5 months ago University World News
UNITED STATES-CHINA Will Chinese international student numbers rebound in the US? The question remains: will Chinese student numbers ever rebound in the United States? The rising number of Chinese universities ranked highly“Before the pandemic, only 10%-20% of Chinese students would consider applying to colleges in multiple countries, but now roughly 70%-80% will. The United States is no longer the only destination for Chinese families to send their children,” Xiao said. The question remains: will Chinese student numbers ever rebound in the United States?5 months ago University World News
Campus & CommunityPulitzer Prize-winning creator of the 1619 Project and staff writer for The New York Times Magazine Nikole Hannah-Jones will share her experiences and writings in an upcoming campuswide conversation on Friday, Oct. 28, from 3 to 4:30 p.m. The event, which is co-sponsored by the Office of Diversity and Inclusion, will take place at the Syracuse University Art Museum. Hannah-Jones will highlight the importance of reframing American history within the context of enslavement and the true contributions of Black Americans. Jessica Lynn Elliott, a fourth-year Ph.D. history student in the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, will be the moderator for the discussion. “This conversation will help us all better understand American history and how far back some of these ideas related to Black Americans and our collective history goes,” Alston says.5 months ago Syracuse University News
Nóvoa, who chaired the research drafting committee of the UNESCO international commission on the futures of education, said the modernisation agenda was partly a response to the ‘massification’ of higher education in the 1990s. “The UNESCO report defends the principle of education, and also of higher education, as a public and common good,” he said. Giannini said it was “this spirit of transformation” that brought close to 2,000 participants from around 140 countries to the third World Higher Education Conference in Barcelona last May. The vision included six points for higher education to focus on:• From exclusion to inclusion, with higher education part of the right to education and a common public good with all the implications this carries. Giannini told delegates to the IAU conference: “Universities need to go beyond disciplinary boundaries, diversify knowledge and expand partnerships.5 months ago University World News
EUROPE Universities, the energy crisis and the cost-cutting trap TweetUniversities are big consumers of energy. The European Students’ Union recently launched the campaign “Impact on international studentsThe energy crisis makes student mobility significantly less affordable in Europe, thus putting current inclusion efforts at risk. The energy crisis is putting universities’ resilience to the test for the second time within three years. All over Europe, universities are facing multi-fold increases in their energy bills. The European Students’ Union recently launched the campaign “ Education is freezing ” to raise awareness of student poverty exacerbated by the current inflation and energy crisis.3 months ago University World News
It has been a fast-paced and eventful fall semester already at Syracuse University. The biggest news from the last month is the announcement by Micron Technologies at Syracuse University’s D’Aniello Building. It really is a tremendous opportunity for Syracuse University too. Our hope is to make collaborating with Syracuse University simple for Micron, and to build on the successful partnership we’ve already established over the last few months. We have much to be proud of and excited about for the future of Syracuse University.5 months ago Syracuse University News