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Railroad Expert Available to Talk About Hoboken, New Jersey Train Crash

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Dressing Down to Go Up in the Polls

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Question: Since when did dressing down help politicians win elections? Answer: Since Harry S. Truman wore Hawaiian shirts. Gone are the days of Hayes, Harrison, and even Harding. For most of American history, we didn’t even know what our president looked like. Today, we know when he gets a haircut, his preference in ties, and the cut of his jeans.

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Are You a Jerk?

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Are you a jerk? How do you know? Jerk self-knowledge is hard to come by, says Eric Schwitzgebel, a professor of philosophy at the University of California, Riverside.

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Hollywood Equality: All Talk, Little Action

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New report finds that across 800 films, representation of gender, race/ethnicity, LGBT status, disability still lags behind population norms.

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Stony Brook University President and Students Front and Center at UN Women’s HeForShe 2nd Anniversary Celebration at the MOMA

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Stony Brook University President Samuel L. Stanley Jr. and 21 Stony Brook students, along with world leaders, activists, change-makers and celebrities recommitted to fast-tracking gender equality at UN Women’s HeForShe second anniversary events on Sept. 20.

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Is It Bad for Your Health to Pull an All-Nighter?

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A late night at the library, copious amounts of energy drinks or coffee and class notes from the last month; surely you’ll be able to ace the exam if you just spend the next 24 hours focused on the material. Unfortunately, procrastination and sleep deprivation do much more harm than good.

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@UNLVExperts Available to Talk Politics & Race, LBGTQIA, Women's Rights, Other Social Issues

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Aviation Expert Available to Discuss "Sully" Movie

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Sports Ethics Expert Available for Comment on National Anthem Protests

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Baylor’s Black Gospel Music Restoration Project Featured as Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture Opens in D.C. Sept. 24

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When the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) opens Sept. 24 in Washington, D.C., an exhibit featuring African-American musical history will include materials from a Baylor University search-and-rescue mission to save recordings from the “Golden Age” of American black gospel music.

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‘Star Trek’: Cultural Phenomenon Reaches 50th Anniversary

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Heading for that last trip to the Beach? These tips can help?

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With Labor Day approaching and many people preparing to take their last trip to the beach this season, there are some rules of the sand to follow to make sure you have a safe trip. Texas A&M University offers some helpful tips to make sure that final beach trip of the season is a happy one.

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Book Looks at How ‘Gayby Boomers’ Are Aging

In “Queer Aging: The Gayby Boomers and a New Frontier for Gerontology” (Oxford Press, 2016), Jesus Ramirez-Valles, professor and head of community health sciences in the University of Illinois at Chicago School of Public Health, makes it clear that aging gayby boomers don’t fit the largely heteronormative beliefs and ideas about aging or caring for older adults.

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MTSU's Public Radio Station Embraces Americana Music

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With the format change on Sept. 2, the 100,000-watt station, known going forward as WMOT-FM/Roots Radio 89.5, will become the region’s only channel devoted to the unique amalgam of bluegrass, folk, gospel, soul, country and blues music defined in the music industry as Americana. The station boasts the clearest and strongest radio signal in greater Nashville.

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Is Netflix’s Hit Show “Narcos” Culturally Sensitive and Historically Accurate? Unlikely, Says American University Professor

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The Dangers of Pokémon Go Similar to Texting

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It’s taking over headlines around the world – people being injured playing Pokémon Go, a location-based augmented reality game. Conrad Earnest, a research scientist at Texas A&M University’s Exercise and Sport Nutrition Lab, says much of the danger in playing the game is similar to the hazards of texting, a subject he has studied in the past.

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Women Dominate NBC’s Rio Olympics Primetime Coverage

New study finds NBC’s primetime telecast of the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics shows women athletes 58.5 percent of the time and men athletes 41.5 percent of the time.







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