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Analysis: Gender Differences in Depression Appear at Age 12

An analysis just published online has broken new ground by finding gender differences in both symptoms and diagnoses of depression appearing at age 12.

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Southeastern Commits to Student Success with Four-Year Degree and No Tuition Increase Guarantee

Under "The Southeastern Promise," the university guarantees to eligible students who opt to participate: Southeastern will not raise tuition for participating students during their four-year tenure; Southeastern commits to providing availability of courses to ensure appropriate progress and enable degree attainment within four years.

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Media Advisory: Speakers to Address Spring 2017 Graduates at McCombs School of Business Convocation Ceremonies

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This year marks the centennial celebration of UT Austin's first graduating class to earn an undergraduate business degree. Commencement weekend takes place May 19 and 20, 2017

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CSUMB Holds Conference in Effort to Bolster Undocumented Student Support

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SEASIDE, Calif., April 21, 2017 – CSUMB students, faculty and staff came together Friday, April 21, 2017 to discuss best practices for supporting undocumented students and their families within the CSUMB community.

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Legal Marijuana Stores Lead to Increases in Property Crime

Legal marijuana shops are linked to higher levels of property crime in nearby areas, according to a nearly three-year study in Denver.

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Can Early Experiences with Computers, Robots Increase STEM Interest Among Young Girls?

Girls start believing they aren't good at math, science and even computers at a young age — but providing fun STEM activities at school and home may spark interest and inspire confidence. A study from the University of Washington's Institute for Learning & Brain Sciences (I-LABS) finds that, when exposed to a computer-programming activity, 6-year-old girls expressed greater interest in technology and more positive attitudes about their own skills and abilities than girls who didn't try the activity.

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Why Do We Like Our Classes? And Each Other? Our Brain Waves Tell Us, New Research Shows

The synchronization of brainwaves among students during class reflects how much they like the class and each other, a team of neuroscientists has found.

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Three Reasons Why Trump Tax Cut Plan Won’t Reduce Poverty

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American College of Gastroenterology (ACG), Allergan and Ironwood Pharmaceuticals Announce Winner of "Picture My IBS" Competition

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The American College of Gastroenterology (ACG), in collaboration with Allergan and Ironwood Pharmaceuticals, Inc., is excited to announce that Kimberly P. of Pennsylvania is the winner of the Picture My IBS competition, an initiative aimed at encouraging individuals to express their experience with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and to share their journey – and the symptoms that affect them – through art and narrative.

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Bullies and Their Victims More Likely to Want Plastic Surgery

School bullies and their victims are more likely to want cosmetic surgery, according to new research by the University of Warwick. Professor Dieter Wolke - and colleagues in the Department of Psychology and Warwick Medical School - have discovered that teenagers who are affected by bullying in any way have a greater desire than others to change their bodies by going under the knife.







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