Metropolitan State University Newswire (Page 6)

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  1. Better-looking students get better grades - but not in online classes: studyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2016 | Manawatu Evening Standard

    Two economists knew that appearance matters: Studies had shown all sorts of benefits linked to attractiveness, everything from dating to salaries to ratings of how well professors teach classes. So Rey Hernandez-Julian and Christina Peters set out to test that at Metropolitan State University of Denver.

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  2. Attractive female students get better grades, Denver study findsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2016 | Daily Mail

    Why good looks could mean better grades: Academics found to award better results to more attractive female students Hard work and diligence have long been the keys to exam success - but it seems a pretty face may come in handy too. Researchers at the Metropolitan State University, in Denver, found both male and female academics were guilty of awarding lower marks to less attractive students, according to the Daily Telegraph.

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  3. Study: More Attractive Women Get Better Grades From College ProfessorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2016 | CBS Local

    ... us, and a recent study did not help to refute that notion one bit. According to researchers at Metropolitan State University in Denver, college professors on average give higher grades to more attractive women . According to the study, that is the ...

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  4. Here's 1 Troubling Thing Female Students Are Judged on That Male Students Aren'tRead the original story

    Jan 6, 2016 | Seventeen

    ... There are numerous studies that link attractiveness to success in dating and wealth, so what Metropolitan State University of Denver professors Rey Herna ndez-Julia n and Christina Peters wanted to try to determine was whether being attractive is ...

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  5. Your Odds of Winning Powerball JackpotRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2016 | Patch.com

    The odds of winning Wednesday's $450 million Powerball jackpot, the largest payoff in nearly a year, are slim, but tickets are still selling at a brisk pace. A statistics professor at Metropolitan State University in Colorado calculates the odds of winning at about 1 in 292.2 million.

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  6. Study: Professors Give Attractive Female Students Better GradesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2016 | CBS Local

    ... of the American Economic Association. The study was conducted by two economics researchers at Metropolitan State University in Denver. They collected ID pictures of students and rated them on attractiveness from 1-10. Then they studied those ...

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  7. Surprise, Surprise! Attractive Female College Students Earn Higher Grades Than Unattractive Female College StudentsRead the original story

    Jan 6, 2016 | Independent Women's Forum

    ... results hold true whether the faculty member is a man or a woman. The study was conducted at Metropolitan State University of Denver (an open-enrollment institution with many nontraditional-age students), by two economists there, Rey ...

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  8. Study Finds Professors Give Hot Chicks Better GradesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2016 | The Daily Caller

    ... was conducted by Rey HernaI ndez-JuliaI n and Christina Peters, two economics researchers at Metropolitan State University in Denver. The two economists collected ID photos of students at the school and recruited a pool of people not affiliated with ...

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  9. Minnesotan To Meet: O'Shaughnessy 'Nutcracker's' Erin WarnRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2016 | CBS Local

    ... her daughters on stage she said the final curtain call is getting close. "I also teach math at Metropolitan State University, so that's kind of where my career will go. Bodies don't last forever doing this," she said. While she is getting herself ...

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  10. Study finds that professors give 'least attractive' women lower gradesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2016 | Boston.com

    The grades college students receive in their classes are theoretically based on their test scores, the quality of their papers, and their class participation. But a new study done by two economists at the Metropolitan State University of Denver found that the way a student looks - especially if she's female - might also impact her final grade in a class.

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  11. Dayton's Bluff elections bring in record votesRead the original story

    Jan 3, 2016 | Roseville Review

    ... board members include: a Laura Kidd, a mother and grandmother of American Indian descent, a Metropolitan State University Student, and East Side resident since 2002 a Jeanelle Foster, a grandmother, and 13 year East Side resident who does family ...

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  12. Childhood Bullying Leads to Health Problems in Adulthood: StudyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2016 | I4U Future Technology News

    ... economic success and more severe health outcomes." Co-author Alanna D. Hager from Metropolitan State University said in a statement . Bullying is a form of youth violence and a major issue for school going kids. According to stats , about 77% of US ...

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  13. Bullying during teen years linked to health problems for adultsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2015 | CBC News

    Researchers who followed 662 youth for a decade starting when they were between 12 and 19 years old found that both physical and emotional bullying was linked with difficulties such as headaches, dizziness, backaches, insomnia, abdominal pain and poor body image. "These health problems, be it depression, anxiety, somatic symptoms, or poor self-concepts, can interfere with several life domains including academic and occupational performance, relationship satisfaction, economic success and more severe health outcomes," study co-author Alanna D. Hager of Metropolitan State University of Denver said by email.

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  14. This Stillwater man's life is missions - here's whyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2015 | TwinCities

    ... Elmo when he was in seventh grade. He graduated from Mahtomedi High School in 1976 and from Metropolitan State University 21 years later. Raised Catholic, he joined the Lutheran church after he married Lisa, his high school sweetheart. The couple ...

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  15. UMN cautions against rising anti-Muslim rhetoricRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2015 | TwinCities

    ... and love," Mire said. Elsewhere in Minnesota, the presidents of Bemidji State University and Metropolitan State University in St. Paul have also emailed students expressing concern about a rise in anti-Muslim rhetoric and reiterating support for ...

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  16. Flashback: Some Muslim Cabbies Refuse Fares Carrying AlcoholRead the original story

    Dec 18, 2015 | Newsalert

    The Washington Post reports: Over the past few years, a growing number of Somali taxi drivers in the Twin Cities have been interpreting Koranic prohibitions on carrying alcohol to include ferrying passengers with alcohol in their bags. "If you are a cabdriver and a practicing Muslim, you can't carry alcohol," said Idris Mohamed, an adjunct professor of strategic management at Metropolitan State University in St. Paul.

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  17. Dayton's Bluff diversifies board electionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2015 | Roseville Review

    ... Candidates compete for seats in four separate sub-districts, as well as one at large seat for Metropolitan State University students. To view all the candidates' profiles, visit . To get the word out, ...

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  18. Bring your little Stormtrooper to library's 'Star Wars' partyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2015 | TwinCities

    ... II, the Force Awakens" opens Dec. 18 at movie theaters nationwide. 2-4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 12; Metropolitan State University, third floor of the Library and Learning Center, 645 E. Seventh St., St. Paul; metrostate.edu/events/star-wars-party .

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  19. Metro set to graduate most diverse class everRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2015 | North Denver News

    Metropolitan State University of Denver will celebrate its most diverse fall undergraduate class in the University's history-including 433 students of color, led by 262 Latino students-at Fall Commencement on Friday, Dec. 11 at 9 a.m. at the Colorado Convention Center. Graduating this semester are 1,375 bachelor's and 40 master's students.

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  20. continue readingRead the original story

    Nov 29, 2015 | Roseville Review

    With little fanfare - for now - Metropolitan State University's new student center building is open for business, as of mid-November. The building's large open sitting area faces out onto East Seventh Street - a design feature that was implemented as a result of the neighborhood's insistence.

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