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Bullied Girls, but Not Boys, Benefit From Mom's Support

Children who are bullied become tolerant of aggressive and antisocial behavior, such as cheating, lying or being cruel to others.

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Research to Stabilize Arsenic in Frack Water Lands Duquesne Undergraduate Elite EPA Fellowship

A junior environmental science major at Duquesne University who is exploring the remediation of arsenic in produced water from shale gas wells has become Duquesne’s first undergraduate to receive a prestigious $50,000 fellowship from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

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Duquesne’s Largest Undergraduate Research Symposium Set for April 9

Duquesne University will present its largest gathering of undergraduate scholars at its seventh Undergraduate Research and Scholarship Symposium. More than 150 poster and speaking presentations, involving more than 220 students will be given on Thursday, April 9, from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Duquesne’s Power Center Ballroom.

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Study: Older Workers Bring Valuable Knowledge to the Job

In the workplace, age matters - but hiring or promoting based on age-related mental abilities can be a minefield, according to new research published by the American Psychological Association.

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Iowa's "Sledding" Bill Signed into Law

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Supporters of a bill known both as “Community Use” and “The Sledding” Bill gathered today in Gov. Terry Branstad’s office to witness the signing of the bill into law.

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Harry Hoffner, Scholar of Ancient Near East at UChicago, 1934-2015

Harry Hoffner, one of the founders of the Chicago Hittite Dictionary and a leading expert on the ancient Near East, died suddenly on Mar. 10 in South Carolina. He was 80.

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Study Finds EITC Bolsters Recipients’ Self-Respect While Helping Them Financially

America’s welfare state is quietly evolving from needs-based to an employment-based safety net that rewards working families and fuels dreams of a better life, indicates a new study led by a Michigan State University (MSU) scholar.

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UofL Online RN-to-BSN Program Revised Curriculum Results in Cost Savings

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Saving future nursing students nearly $5,000 is one benefit of the University of Louisville School of Nursing’s revamped RN-to-BSN online program.

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Students Drop Their Stereotypes of Science When They ‘Meet the Scientist’

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Young people who may have thought that scientists were ‘boring’ and ‘nerdy’ changed their minds after having an opportunity to ‘Meet the Scientist’ face-to-face. That’s one of the key findings of a study published in the International Journal of Science Education by experts from the University of Southampton’s LifeLab project into student-scientist engagement. The ‘Meet the Scientist’ sessions are part of a wider initiative at the authors’ institution to promote health literacy through science education (Grace et al 2012). The LifeLab project is an innovative educational intervention which actively engages with young people, teachers and researchers. The aim is to introduce the science that explains how lifestyle choices at an early age can drastically affect young people’s health and the health of their future children. As part of the hands-on practical day, students take part in ‘Meet the Scientist’ sessions where they have the opportunity to meet and talk to scientists, fro

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As Assassination Anniversary Approaches, King’s Legacy of Peace and Optimism Remains Critical for Americans