Category Archives: Academics

HNU Faculty and Staff Recognized for Excellence

Holy Names University Professor Martivón Galindo, PhD, and University Librarian Karen G. Schneider were recognized for their outstanding contributions during a reception in the Cushing Library on August 21. Professor Galindo is the 2014–15 recipient of the Irene Woodward Professorship, … Continue reading

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Smith Publishes Paper in Life Sciences Education

Professor Julia I. Smith, PhD, has published “Development of the Biology Card Sorting Task to Measure Conceptual Expertise in Biology” in Life Sciences Education. The paper, which is the cover story of the journal’s December issue, is the result of … Continue reading

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Raskob Partners with Children’s Hospital

The Raskob Learning Institute and Day School has hosted more than 20 pediatric residents since June in an ongoing partnership with Children’s Hospital and Research Center Oakland. In groups of two or three, the residents have toured Raskob, and learned … Continue reading

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Launch of Nursing Simulation Center

Holy Names University’s Department of Nursing unveiled its state-of-the-art Nursing Simulation Center at a launch party on September 16. The center, which will provide training to about 200 nursing students annually, supports “close-to-reality” teaching strategies that promote critical learning skills … Continue reading

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Raskob Selected as NASET School of Excellence

The National Association of Special Education Teachers (NASET) has selected Raskob Learning Institute as a School of Excellence for the 2013–2014 academic year. This recognition is bestowed on private special education schools that have met rigorous professional criteria and have … Continue reading

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