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High Schoolers Honored for Highlighting “Healthy Holidays” Hygiene

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Litchfield, Minnesota high school students who used holiday-themed messages to hammer home the importance of hand hygiene are the recipients of the 2017 “Healthy Schools, Healthy People: It’s a SNAP” National Award. The Healthy Schools, Healthy People, It’s a SNAP! (School Network for Absenteeism Prevention) program is a joint initiative of the American Cleaning Institute (ACI) and the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) to promote handwashing among students.

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Products Can Be Pals When You’re Lonely, but It May Cost You, Study Finds

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According to a new study, it appears humanlike products do keep people from seeking out normal human interaction, which is typically how people try to recover from loneliness. However, there are limits to this phenomenon, and the long-term consequences are unclear, the researchers said.

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Puppets Provide Voice During Times of Political Unrest

Puppets are an effective tool for social change. Iowa State's Amanda Petefish-Schrag says throughout history, puppets have helped bring “the voice of the people to light," and she's using some unusual materials to build the puppets to tell those stories.

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Queen’s University Launches the Visual Voices of the Prisons Memory Archive

Queen’s University launch The Visual Voices of the Prison Memory Archive project.

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After Much Media Attention, University of Washington Information School's 'Calling BS' Class Begins

The very name of the class, when proposed, seemed to fire imaginations nationwide and beyond. Now with the beginning of spring quarter, the University of Washington Information School's new course "Calling Bullshit in the Age of Big Data" is getting started.

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@KUSPAA Researcher on Environmental Policy Can Discuss New Trump Executive Order on Climate Change

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WVU Expert Compares Effects of Climate Change to Eroding Infrastructure

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Public Invited to ‘a Day with Northwestern’ April 22

Michael Wilbon, co-host of ESPN’s award-winning show “Pardon the Interruption,” and Nancy Gustafson, the founder of a nonprofit who helps people with memory loss reconnect to the world, will highlight a day of presentations by prominent Northwestern faculty and alumni on a variety of subjects during “A Day With Northwestern.

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