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University of Maryland Receives Inaugural Funding for Robertson Foundation Fellows

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The University of Maryland's School of Public Policy has been selected as one of the inaugural homes for a major new fellowship program to help provide the federal government with future policy leaders in international relations and foreign affairs. The new Robertson Fellows program launches one of the biggest private investments in government service in recent years.

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Education and Child Safety Experts Available to Discuss Bullying

Education and child safety experts from the University of New Hampshire are available to discuss various aspects of bullying, from school liability issues to the latest research on bullying and cyberbullying.

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Rensselaer Professors Dordick and Interrante Named ACS Fellows

Two Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute professors have been named 2010 fellows of the American Chemical Society (ACS). Director of the Center for Biotechnology and Interdisciplinary Studies (CBIS) and the Howard P. Isermann ’42 Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering Jonathan Dordick and Professor Emeritus of Chemistry Leonard Interrante were both recognized by the ACS for their “outstanding achievements in and contributions to the science, the profession, and service to the society.”

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Update: Employed Wives Bring Home Almost Half of the Bacon in 2009

In the second year of the recession, wives’ contributions to family earnings leapt again, jumping two percentage points from 45 percent in 2008 to 47 percent in 2009. This rise, documented in a new fact sheet from the Carsey Institute at the University of New Hampshire, marks the largest single-year increase in 15 years.

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Study Highlights Sexual Behavior, Condom Use of Americans 14-94

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An Indiana U. study is the largest nationally representative survey of sexual behavior ever fielded, providing an updated and much needed snapshot of Americans' sexual behaviors. The data are critical for health professionals addressing AIDS/HIV.

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Jamie Pennebaker, Molly Ireland, Language Style Matching

What Mimicking One's Language Style May Mean About the Relationship

People match each other's language styles more during happier periods of their relationship than at other times, according to new research from psychologists at The University of Texas at Austin.

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Study Finds Foreclosure Crisis Had Significant Racial Dimensions

Although the rise in subprime lending and the ensuing wave of foreclosures was partly a result of market forces that have been well-documented, the foreclosure crisis was also a highly racialized process, according to a study published in the October 2010 issue of the American Sociological Review.

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Experts Ready to Discuss Halloween Topics

Texas Tech faculty know blood suckers, brain eaters and the horrors of Halloween buyer's remorse.

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Cornell Law Professor and Ex Citigroup Exec to Discuss Reforms

Charles Whitehead, an associate professor at the Cornell School of Law and former senior executive at Salomon Brothers and Citigroup, talks with media about the future of Wall Street and financial regulatory reform.

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Publisher Funds Nursing Endowment at Rowan University

Anthony J. Jannetti, president and CEO of Pitman-based Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc., has contributed $50,000 to the Rowan University Foundation to establish an endowment to fund scholarships for students in the University’s RN-to-BSN program.







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