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Employment, History and Social Studies, Science

Texas A&M At SXSW: Experience Aggie innovation, research at the ‘Discovery Lounge’

From Texas A&M University Texas A&M University’s innovation, discovery. and global impact will be on full display during SXSW at the Discovery Lounge in the Courtyard Marriott’s Brazos Ballroom on March 13. Texas A&M’s participation in SXSW in 2018 will showcase faculty expertise and generate brand impressions with a global audience of 280,000 attendees in… Continue reading Texas A&M At SXSW: Experience Aggie innovation, research at the ‘Discovery Lounge’

History and Social Studies, Sports

Study: Young adults divided along racial lines on NFL player protests

Special to Mastery Academics American young adults are divided along racial lines when it comes protests from NFL players, says a study from Ball State University and the University of Texas at Dallas. According to press release from Ball State, the study found that African-American respondents were more likely than other ethnic groups to agree… Continue reading Study: Young adults divided along racial lines on NFL player protests

Math, Sports

Football + math = engaged learning

By Adrienne Smith For Mastery Academics While many may think football is simply a physical game, those who play it know it to be a game of math and strategy to win. For me, there is a natural connection between football and math. I currently play wide receiver for the three-time national champion, Boston Renegades. In… Continue reading Football + math = engaged learning

College Preparation

Modern States: A practical solution for reducing college costs

By Steve Klinsky, Founder and CEO of Modern States Education Alliance For Mastery Academics Access to education is fundamental to a world that respects every individual, yet college affordability is one our nation’s most rapidly growing social problems. Today there are more than 44 million people with student debt totaling over $1.3 trillion. Tuition and… Continue reading Modern States: A practical solution for reducing college costs

Science

Study of elite NBA players re-affirms positive impact of playing multiple youth sports

Courtesy of  UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital, Oakland Oakland, CA – A study by UCSF Benioff's Children’s Hospitals sports medicine researchers finds that among elite NBA athletes, those who participated in multiple sports in high school had fewer injuries and longer careers, on average, than players who played only basketball in their adolescence. The study, “The… Continue reading Study of elite NBA players re-affirms positive impact of playing multiple youth sports

Scholarships

High school students invited to participate in civics essay, video contest

Is law school in your future? Well, this scholarship opportunity might serve as authentic preparation for a career in law. The Federal Bar Association has announced its second annual national civics essay contest posing the question: “What Does Equal Protection Mean to Students?” The contest reflects on the 150th anniversary of the 14th Amendment. This… Continue reading High school students invited to participate in civics essay, video contest