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Sports Ethics Expert Available for Comment on Patriots Players Skipping White House Visit

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New Research Helps Organizations Deliver Stronger Diversity Training

While diversity training programs are a good way to build awareness of cultural differences, they usually are not as effective at changing attitudes and behaviors toward diverse groups in the workplace, according to new research from the University at Buffalo School of Management.

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UMB, Guidewell Financial Solutions Partner on Problem Gambling Grant

Problem gambling among credit counseling clients is the focus of a $34,500 seed grant awarded to the School of Social Work and Guidewell Financial Solutions.

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Research: Sharing Good News Improves Sleep, Health

SPOKANE, Wash. – New research from Sarah Arpin, assistant professor of psychology at Gonzaga University, concludes that partners who share good news, and believe their partners are receptive and supportive, sleep better. This is likely correlated to a decrease in loneliness and improved overall health, noted Arpin, who presented her research on military couples and relational health at the 2017 Society for Personality and Social Psychology Annual Convention in late January.

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How Do We Regulate Advanced Technologies Along Social or Ethical Lines?

The public’s wariness with new technologies, like CRISPR-9 and gene editing, is largely based on ethical, religious and social concerns, rather than concerns about safety or efficacy, which is what regulatory agencies are limited to consider.

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How Do You Prepare for an Emergency Like Oroville Dam? SJSU Prof Offers Advice on Managing Natural Disaster Threats

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New UAB Program Offers Special Needs Training Online for Law Enforcement

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REACT is a unique public-private partnership created to align law enforcement and special needs communities to improve safety.

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Healing Generations: FSU Center Tackles Heart Health in African-American Churches

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As the nation recognizes American Heart Month this February, Florida State University’s Center on Better Health and Life for Underserved Populations has successfully helped 36 black churches in Leon and Gadsden counties set a foundation for healthier living.

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Neda Bagheri Receives Prestigious Honor for Young Faculty

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Northwestern University synthetic biologist Neda Bagheri has received a Faculty Early Career Development Program (CAREER) award from the National Science Foundation (NSF), the foundation’s most prestigious honor for junior faculty members.

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Zero Tolerance Policies Unfairly Punish Black Girls

Black girls are disproportionately punished in American schools – an “overlooked crisis” that is populating the school-to-prison pipeline at rising rates, two education scholars argue in a new paper.

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Momentary Attention Switching Easily Causes Pilot Errors, Like Alleged Harrison Ford Runway Mix-Up

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Experts on aviation and perception, Stephen Macknik and Susana Martinez-Conde comment on the factors that can lead to pilot errors, such as the reported incident involving actor Harrison Ford landing his plane in close brush with a 737 at John Wayne Airport on Wednesday.

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Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School Gun Policy Expert Available To Discuss Campus Carry Measures

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Johns Hopkins Carey Business School Earns AACSB Accreditation

The Johns Hopkins Carey Business School has earned accreditation from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), the world’s leading authority on the quality assurance of business school programs. AACSB accreditation is considered a “hallmark of excellence” in business education.

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Students in Ohio’s Online Charter Schools Perform Worse Than Peers in Traditional Schools

Despite dramatic growth in enrollment in online charter schools in Ohio, students are not achieving the same academic success as those in brick-and-mortar charter and public schools, finds a study by NYU’s Steinhardt School and RAND Corporation.

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Middle Schoolers Test Their Knowledge at Science Bowl Competition

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Ten middle school teams met at Argonne for the 27th annual Department of Energy Regional Science Bowl in February.







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