Education

Here’s how much you could earn with a better education

Thinking about going back to school? You should know what you’re getting out of your investment.



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What you could earn with a better education

Tuition doesn’t come cheap, and the price of learning keeps rising every year. The average annual cost has tripled since the late ’80s.

We pulled U.S. census data from 2018 — the latest year with figures available — to see what kind of salary you can expect to receive in each education level as a man or woman over the age of 25. We also looked up which jobs in those levels pay the most, using 2017 numbers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Wondering how your salary stacks up? Curious about how much extra schooling you’ll need to get a job that pays what you want? Want to know how much more (or less) members of the opposite

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Some regional colleges see drop in enrollment, while health care, online programs do well | Education

Enrollment at regional colleges and universities

Nebraska

Bellevue University

2020 — 13,240, up 12.3%

2019 — 11,788

Bryan College

2020 — 790, up 1.9%

2019 — 775

Chadron State

2020 — 2,303, down 3.5%

2019 — 2,387

Clarkson College

2020 — 1,192, up 6.0%

2019 — 1,125

College of St. Mary

2020 — 1,029, down 2%

2019 — 1,050

Concordia—Seward

2020 — 2,374, up 41.8%

2019 — 1,674

Creighton

2020 — 8,770, down 0.6%

2019 — 8,821

Doane

2020 — 2,888, up 5.7%

2019 — 2,733

Doane’s Crete campus

2020 — 989, down 1.3%

2019 — 1,002

Hastings College

2020 — 981, down 1.5%

2019 — 996

Midland University

2020 — 1,572, up 11.6%

2019 — 1,408

Nebraska Methodist

2020 — 1,212, up 7.4%

2019 — 1,128

Nebraska Wesleyan

2020 — 1,924, down 5.9%

2019 — 2,044

Peru State

2020 — 1,782, down 1.0%

2019 — 1,800

UNL

2020 —

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Purdue veterinary medicine receives 2020 Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) award

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine has been honored as a recipient of the 2020 Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher education.

Presented annually, the national Health Professions HEED Award recognizes U.S. colleges and universities that demonstrate an outstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion. INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine made the announcement Oct. 2. As an award recipient, the college will be featured, along with 45 other recipients, in the December 2020 issue of the magazine.

Dean Willie Reed said the award is a great reflection of the college’s deep and abiding commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion.

“This award makes an important statement about the way in which our college doesn’t just talk about diversity and inclusion, but lives it,” Reed said. “The Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine

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Gender, age, and education level predict where people turn for COVID-19 information

Gender, age, education level, and political affiliation predict where people turn for information about COVID-19–and what sources they use and trust is linked to differing beliefs about the pandemic, according to a new study by NYU School of Global Public Health researchers.

The findings–drawn from surveys of more than 11,000 U.S. adults during the first few months of the pandemic–are published in JMIR Public Health and Surveillance.

“Our study is one of the first data-driven efforts to not only think about what is being said across different sources of COVID-19 information, but who is using what source, who is trusting what source, and what real impact this is having on knowledge and beliefs about the pandemic,” said Shahmir Ali, a doctoral student at NYU School of Global Public Health and the study’s lead author.

The COVID-19 pandemic created an urgent need

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Manitoba throne speech focuses on education reform, health care and taxes

The Manitoba government unveiled its throne speech, one month early, to get a new legislative session started in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic Wednesday,



Brian Pallister wearing a suit and tie sitting at a table: Premier Brian Pallister listens to the Speech from the Throne on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020.


Premier Brian Pallister listens to the Speech from the Throne on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020.

“During this time of uncertainty, nothing matters more than protecting Manitobans,” Premier Brian Pallister said.

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The pandemic changed the way the speech was delivered in the chambers with just a portion of MLAs present.

Eighteen government MLAs, nine NDP MLAs and one Liberal member occupied half the normal number of seats, ensuring they were two metres apart.

Read the throne speech below:

The throne speech laid out five “guaranteed commitments” that focused on health care, education and child care, jobs, taxes and the economy.

For the most part, it was a stay-the-course speech with few surprises — with one notable exception.

When asked if the government’s plan to

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Opinion: A chance to rebuild better, if health care, education institutions allow it

John A. Kitzhaber

Kitzhaber was governor of Oregon from 1995 to 2003 and from 2011 to 2015.

From the skybridge at OHSU, in a neighborhood where the median annual income is $42,000 and poverty is less than 15%—you can see neighborhoods six miles away with incomes half the size and the poverty rate twice as big. Between the skybridge and those neighborhoods, poverty and its associated health disparities increase over 2.8% per mile. This “social gradient” exists in cities across our nation and illustrates institutional racism hidden in plain sight.

The Black Lives Movement has powerfully highlighted one important manifestation of social injustice—the issue of police brutality and the need for more transparency and accountability in law enforcement. But the root causes of institutional racism run far deeper; they are embedded in the conditions of injustice that drive the widening disparities in health and income, and in the diminishing economic

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Frontier Nursing University Receives INSIGHT Into Diversity Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award

2020 Marks the Third Consecutive Year that FNU Receives HEED Award

Versailles, KY, Oct. 05, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Frontier Nursing University (FNU) received the 2020 Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher education. This is the third consecutive year that FNU has received this prestigious award. 

As a recipient of the annual Health Professions HEED Award — a national honor recognizing U.S. colleges and universities that demonstrate an outstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion — FNU will be featured, along with 45 other recipients, in the December 2020 issue of INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine. 

“The HEED Award process consists of a comprehensive and rigorous application that includes questions relating to the recruitment and retention of students and employees — and best practices for both — continued leadership support for diversity, and other aspects of

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BP Adams Announces New Report With Harvard Food Law And Policy Clinic About Advancing Nutrition Education For Health Care Professionals

Press release from the Office of the Brooklyn Borough President:

September 24 2020

Brooklyn, NY – Today, Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams and Harvard Law School’s Food Law and Policy Clinic released a report outlining policy opportunities in New York to advance nutrition education for physicians and health professionals. In the United States, poor diet is the most significant risk factor for premature death and disability. Although many people report that they think physicians are a trusted source of information on the relationship between diet and health, in actuality most physicians receive little to no formal education on nutrition. The report details several ways lawmakers can work with medical schools and similar institutions throughout the state to strengthen nutrition education requirements and ensure people in the health care professions are equipped with knowledge to better serve their patients. Armed with this knowledge, physicians will be able to include basic nutrition

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Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions names new VP of operations, chief of staff | Education

Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions announced recently the hiring of a long-time member of the higher education community in Utah as its new vice president of operations and chief of staff.

Dr. Cameron Martin has spent time working most recently at Utah Valley University, but also for the state of Utah’s higher education system.

A father of three girls, Martin brings with him 25 years of experience in higher education in the public sphere, which he will now transition to the private graduate programs at RMU.

“We are thrilled Dr. Martin is joining our ranks,” said Richard P. Nielsen, the president of RMU, in a press release. “His leadership style and his experience in developing excellence among students and university culture will help propel RMUoHP into its grandest years yet. We are looking forward to working with him and implementing his counsel and ideas into our culture.”

Born in

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Tesseract Ventures Partners with Lumen Touch to Spearhead Initiatives for Education and Health Systems

Partnership between these two high-touch companies provides clients with scalable solutions to address the changing needs of academic institutions accelerated by COVID-19

Tesseract Ventures, a Kansas City-based technology company helping organizations become smarter, better connected and more efficient through next-generation robotics, 21st century software and radically connected platforms, today announced it has selected Lumen Touch, an all-in-one software provider, as a partner to develop health and wellness programs in K-12 schools and collegiate institutions during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond.

This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200929005278/en/

Tesseract Ventures partners with Lumen Touch to provide clients with an accurate tracking system of wearable badges to collect attendance, proximity and wellness data in order to provide real-time results and insights for decision-makers. (Photo: Business Wire)

“We are excited for the opportunity to introduce our next-generation technology as part of Lumen Touch’s Bright Care Solution,” said John Boucard,

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