Georgetown, TX, United States

Southwestern University
Georgetown, TX, United States

Southwestern University is a private, four-year, undergraduate, liberal arts college located in Georgetown, Texas, USA. Founded in 1872, Southwestern is one of the oldest universities in Texas. The school is affiliated with the United Methodist Church although the curriculum is nonsectarian. Southwestern offers 40 bachelor's degrees in the arts, science, fine arts, and music as well as interdisciplinary and pre-professional programs. The university is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools and the National Association of Schools of Music.Southwestern is home to the National Institute for Technology in Liberal Education and the National Hispanic Institute's Center for Hispanic Studies. The university is a member of the Annapolis Group, the Associated Colleges of the South, the Council of Independent Colleges, and is a signatory of the Talloires Declaration. Wikipedia.

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News Article | May 4, 2017
Site:, a leading resource provider for higher education and career information, has ranked the best colleges in Texas for 2017 based on analysis of degree programs, career resources and other student data. 50 four-year colleges and universities were highlighted for overall quality, with Rice University, Trinity University, Southern Methodist University, LeTourneau University and the University of Texas at Austin ranking as the top five. 50 two-year schools also made the list, with Texas State Technical College Waco, Western Texas College, Galveston College, Del Mar College and Navarro College coming in as the top five. All winning schools are listed below. “As Texas’ economy continues to grow, more job seekers are bolstering their resumes by earning a certificate or degree,” said Wes Ricketts, senior vice president of “Not only do these Texas colleges provide excellent academic opportunities, they also offer employment and career services that contribute to student success in the job market after college.” To be included on the “Best Colleges in Texas” list, all schools must be regionally accredited and not-for-profit institutions. Each college is ranked on a variety of data points, including number of degree programs offered, annual alumni earnings 10 years after entering college, career services, academic counseling, financial aid availability and graduation rates. Complete details on each college, their individual scores and the data and methodology used to determine the “Best Colleges in Texas” list, visit: Texas’ Best Four-Year Colleges for 2017 include: Abilene Christian University Austin College Baylor University Dallas Baptist University Dallas Christian College Hardin-Simmons University Houston Baptist University Howard Payne University LeTourneau University Lubbock Christian University McMurry University Midwestern State University Rice University Saint Edward's University Sam Houston State University Southern Methodist University Southwestern Adventist University Southwestern University St Mary's University Stephen F Austin State University Tarleton State University Texas A & M International University Texas A & M University-College Station Texas A & M University-Commerce Texas Christian University Texas Lutheran University Texas State University Texas Tech University Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Texas Woman's University The University of Texas at Arlington The University of Texas at Austin The University of Texas at Dallas The University of Texas at El Paso The University of Texas at Tyler The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio The University of Texas of the Permian Basin The University of Texas-Pan American Trinity University University of Dallas University of Houston University of Houston-Clear Lake University of Mary Hardin-Baylor University of North Texas University of St Thomas University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center University of the Incarnate Word Wayland Baptist University West Texas A & M University Texas’ Best Two-Year Colleges for 2017 include: Alvin Community College Amarillo College Angelina College Austin Community College District Blinn College Brookhaven College Central Texas College Cisco College Coastal Bend College College of the Mainland Collin College Del Mar College Eastfield College El Paso Community College Frank Phillips College Galveston College Grayson College Hill College Houston Community College Howard College Kilgore College Lamar Institute of Technology Lamar State College-Port Arthur Lee College Lone Star College McLennan Community College Navarro College North Central Texas College North Lake College Northeast Texas Community College Northwest Vista College Odessa College Palo Alto College Panola College Richland College San Antonio College San Jacinto College South Plains College St Philip's College Tarrant County College District Temple College Texas State Technical College - West Texas Texas State Technical College-Waco Trinity Valley Community College Tyler Junior College Vernon College Victoria College Weatherford College Western Texas College Wharton County Junior College ### About Us: was founded in 2013 to provide data and expert driven information about employment opportunities and the education needed to land the perfect career. Our materials cover a wide range of professions, industries and degree programs, and are designed for people who want to choose, change or advance their careers. We also provide helpful resources and guides that address social issues, financial aid and other special interest in higher education. Information from has proudly been featured by more than 700 educational institutions.

News Article | May 4, 2017

Enterprise Technology Expert and Promotions Leader to Implement Powerful New Integrated Marketing Approach SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - May 04, 2017) - The Starr Conspiracy, a strategic marketing and advertising firm specializing in human capital management companies, proudly announces the appointment of widely respected industry thought leader Jonathan Goodman as chief of its namesake Intelligence Unit. In his new role, Goodman will lead the unit's growth, profitability, service innovation, and client delivery. He will steer the agency into its next phase of service delivery -- from an emphasis on single-unit offerings to an integrated marketing approach that includes strategy, message, brand, and promotion. "I am honored to pass the reins to Jonathan. During his tenure, he has become an integral part of our leadership team and clients ask for him by name," said Steve Smith, Starr Conspiracy partner and former chief of The Starr Conspiracy Intelligence Unit. "Our future is bright with Jonathan at the helm. His transformative leadership and unparalleled industry expertise make him distinctly qualified for this role." Smith will continue to head the agency's San Francisco office, focusing on longtime Bay Area client relationships and serving a growing demand for The Starr Conspiracy's creative and promotional services with startups. Jonathan's expertise in enterprise software and HCM technology marketing spans nearly two decades. Formerly managing director of the research, publishing, and consultancy arm of the agency, he is a thought leader who is highly respected and sought after for his deep knowledge in the HCM technology space. Jonathan works with clients to co-create across the entire spectrum of market positioning, messaging, product strategy, thought leadership, branding, and promotions. Recently, he was named to the inaugural #Engagement101 by the Employee Engagement Awards, alongside such luminaries as Mark Zuckerberg, founder of Facebook and Sir Richard Branson, founder of the Virgin Group. "We launched the Intelligence Unit in 2014 as a sub-brand of The Starr Conspiracy. We did such a good job at branding that our world-class creative and promotions work fell out of the spotlight," Goodman said. "We are a great research organization, and we're building off that to showcase how marketing, advertising, and earned media can seamlessly work together to create a powerful delivery model. This, I believe, is the B2B agency of the future." Goodman has spent his career working for visionary company founders, redefining businesses, and developing new categories. His career trajectory began in the sales ranks of Dell where he built a record of consistently overachieving multimillion-dollar quarterly sales quotas in the U.S. small-business market and the Australia/New Zealand midmarket. Goodman, a behind-the-scenes advisor to some of the most well-respected HCM brands, earned a B.A. in Philosophy from Southwestern University in Georgetown, Texas, a nationally recognized liberal arts university. The Starr Conspiracy embraces the humanity in business to build brands that have emotional resonance. More than a global business-to-business marketing agency, we're a movement. We're changing the way technology companies view themselves, their customers, and the world. Unlike conventional agencies, we fuse advertising, technology, and advisory services in completely new ways -- ways that defy categorization and challenge the old-school agency structure.

Marrero J.A.,Southwestern University | Ahn J.,Oregon Health And Science University | Rajender Reddy K.,University of Pennsylvania
The American journal of gastroenterology | Year: 2014

Focal liver lesions (FLL) have been a common reason for consultation faced by gastroenterologists and hepatologists. The increasing and widespread use of imaging studies has led to an increase in detection of incidental FLL. It is important to consider not only malignant liver lesions, but also benign solid and cystic liver lesions such as hemangioma, focal nodular hyperplasia, hepatocellular adenoma, and hepatic cysts, in the differential diagnosis. In this ACG practice guideline, the authors provide an evidence-based approach to the diagnosis and management of FLL.

Pollock T.A.,Southwestern University
Aesthetic surgery journal / the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic surgery | Year: 2012

Although abdominoplasty and other body-contouring procedures are being performed more frequently, the incidence of seroma and other complications has remained relatively unchanged. In 2000, a small retrospective series introduced progressive tension sutures (PTS) in abdominoplasty to reduce seroma without the use of drains. The authors review the PTS technique and their experience with the procedure. A retrospective chart review of 597 consecutive abdominoplasty patients treated over 12 years was performed. Collected data included surgical setting, concomitant procedures, and complications. Of the 597 abdominoplasties, 52.4% were performed in the hospital and 47.6% in an American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgery Facilities (AAAASF)-accredited facility. In 63.7% of cases, abdominoplasty was combined with another procedure(s). Liposuction was performed on the abdominoplasty flap or an adjacent area to the abdominoplasty dissection in 67% of patients. The average amount fat aspirate from these areas was 953 mL. No drains were placed. The rate of local complications was 4.2%; all but one of these complications (seroma; 0.1%) were minor. There were no systemic complications related to PTS and no venous thromboembolisms. PTS are an adjunct to abdominoplasty that can minimize seroma and potentially decrease other local complications. They provide secure fixation of the flap to eliminate motion and broadly transfer tension to the superficial fascial system. Drains can safely be eliminated from abdominoplasty, even when liposuction is performed. Systemic complications may be avoided and patient recovery expedited.

Clegg D.J.,Southwestern University
Molecular Endocrinology | Year: 2012

Gonadal steroids are critical regulators of physiology, yet we approach physiology and science with the simplest perspective/model, the male one. Female models of whole animal physiology are complex to study and, therefore, are often not used in research. Estrogens are one of the sex hormones that we know are important for both men and women. Estrogens regulate key features of metabolism such as food intake, body weight, glucose homeostasis/insulin sensitivity, body fat distribution, lipolysis/lipogenesis, inflammation, locomotor activity, energy expenditure, reproduction, and cognition. Furthermore, estrogens have multiple sites of action including some unexpected ones, which was demonstrated elegantly through a series of papers this year. © 2012 by The Endocrine Society.

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