National University Faculty Interview: Gothic Literature's Influences on Modern Horror Trends

As Halloween approaches each year, so does a renewed fascination with haunts, ghouls and scary creatures. Associate Professor Franz J. Potter of National University's Master of Arts in English program – believed to be the only such program in the U.S. with a specialization in gothic studies notes the inspiration behind today's horror trends and characters comes from gothic literature of the 18th and 19th Centuries.

National University Alumni Leading Blue Ribbon Schools

National Blue Ribbon Schools are recognized as symbols of exemplary teaching and learning, and this year 15 percent of the 2016 National Blue Ribbon Schools in California are headed by National University alumni.

National University Alumnus Named 2016-2017 California Teacher of the Year

National University alumnus Shaun Bunn (Master of Arts in Teaching, 2010), a Mathematics teacher at Ethan Chase Middle School in Menifee, California, is among five educators statewide who have been named 2016-2017 California Teacher of the Year. The prestigious designation honors exceptional teachers and highlights educational innovation, student learning, and the rewards of teaching while attracting public attention to the positive aspects of California's educational system.

Seminar: Cybersecurity for Small Businesses and Nonprofit Organizations

Tips and resources provided by industry experts and faculty of National University’s federally-recognized cybersecurity program at Nov. 4 event in San Diego; Attendees offered chance to participate in a free cybersecurity audit.

National University Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science Secures Prestigious Accreditation

Bachelor of Science in Computer Science degree program has been accredited by one of the most prestigious agencies of its kind in the world – the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET).

The National University System Launches New Innovation Grant Program

The National University System has launched an exciting new Innovation Grant Program that encourages faculty and staff to develop innovative strategies and approaches to support the exceptional student experience and student success. Following a rigorous evaluation process, 23 proposals were awarded Innovation Grants to develop projects this academic year, and the awardees recently gathered at NUS headquarters in La Jolla, Calif. to officially begin the project development process.

National University Alumnus Honored at 2016 Presidential Environmental Education Ceremony

Jeff Rivero, an alumnus of National University’s Sanford College of Education, recently traveled to the White House to accept the Presidential Innovation Award for Environmental Educators. Each year the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) presents this national award to teachers who integrate innovative environmental curriculum into their classrooms.

National University System Showcases Robotics and Human-Powered Vehicle at Maker Faire San Diego, Oct. 1-2

Robots, racetracks, and a modified human-powered vehicle, developed by students who are part of the National University System, will be among the featured projects at the Maker Faire San Diego on October 1-2 in Balboa Park. The projects highlight innovative ways that students are engaging with science, technology, engineering, and mathematics through this unique collaboration between National University’s School of Engineering and Computing and National University Academy high school students.

National University's Sanford College of Education Congratulates Alumni Recipients of County Teachers of the Year 2016-2017

National University congratulates alumni who are being honored as a 2016-2017 Teacher of the Year in school districts throughout California and around the country. As of the end of September, at least ten alumni of the University’s Sanford College of Education have been named county Teacher of the Year in California alone. This includes three of the five finalists in San Diego County, as well as four of the 16 finalists in Los Angeles County.

National University Nurse-Managed Clinic in Watts, Los Angeles Collaborates with Telehealth Companies to Expand Access to Virtual Health Care Services

Virtual health care technology providers, Health Net Connect and iAssay, are collaborating with National University’s Nurse-Managed Clinic in Watts, Los Angeles to support the clinic’s mission to improve health care access for residents. The clinic project, led by the University with the involvement of various organizations and community groups, is incorporating cutting-edge technologies to support patient health by connecting residents at specially-designated sites with nurse practitioners at remote locations.

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