Muncie Ivy Tech sees 40% enrollment increase in first-time students

Muncie Ivy Tech sees 40% enrollment increase in first-time students

MUNCIE, Ind. — As students headed back to college campuses across the country for the fall semester, Muncie’s Ivy Tech system saw a 40% increase in first-time students, said Vice Chancellor of Enrollment Services Wayne Johnson. There has also been a 4.6% increase in enrollment overall.  About 70% of students are on campus this fall, with about 30% online,

Gold and Silver: USC Viterbi Students Nearly Sweep Top Awards at Nation’s Largest Manufacturing Research Conference – USC Viterbi

Gold and Silver: USC Viterbi Students Nearly Sweep Top Awards at Nation’s Largest Manufacturing Research Conference – USC Viterbi

Robotic manufacturing processes which require high trajectory execution accuracy. (Left) robotic additive manufacturing and (right) robotic welding.(PHOTO/SK Gupta) The top two best research papers at the American Society of Mechanical Engineer’s annual Manufacturing Science and Engineering Conference (MSEC) belonged to students from the USC Viterbi School of Engineering. This year’s conference, held virtually over June

Students from struggling economic backgrounds sent home with food for the weekend have improved test scores, study finds

Students from struggling economic backgrounds sent home with food for the weekend have improved test scores, study finds

The Research Brief is a short take about interesting academic work. The big idea When food banks work with schools to send children home with a backpack full of food over the weekend, they do better on reading and math tests, I found in a recent study. These effects are strongest for younger and low-performing