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CDC Division Director Named New Dean of UIC School of Public Health

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Dr. Wayne Giles, director of the Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, will become the dean of the University of Illinois at Chicago School of Public Health, effective September 1, pending formal approval by the University of Illinois Board of Trustees.

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Why Social Isolation Can Bring a Greater Risk of Illness

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In the fruit fly, social isolation leads to sleep loss, which in turn leads to cellular stress and the activation of a defense mechanism called the unfolded protein response.

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Messages with Moral-Emotional Words Are More Likely to Go Viral on Social Media

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Tweets about political topics that include moral and emotional language are more likely to spread within the ideological networks of the sender, a team of researchers has found. Its study examined Twitter messages related to gun control, climate change, and same-sex marriage.

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Karen Peetz, Former President of BNY Mellon, to Speak at Carey Business School Graduation

Karen Peetz, the former president of BNY Mellon, will deliver the main address at the summer graduation ceremony of the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School on Thursday, August 3, 2017, at the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall in Baltimore.

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@CharlesZelden @NovaSE is a legal-constitution historian with interest in Supreme Court, voting, elections judicial process and civil rights

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WVU Expert: Trump Administration Gets Partial Victory From U.S. Supreme Court Ruling

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Report Reveals Improvements and Persistent Inequities in College Access and Success in New York City

A new report from the Research Alliance for New York City Schools provides an in-depth look at high school students’ pathways into and through college, revealing large improvements in college access, but also highlighting persistent differences in outcomes for historically underrepresented groups of students.

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Utah Appoints New Dean at College of Social Work

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The University of Utah has appointed Martell Teasley as the next dean of the College of Social Work. Teasley, who will begin his term on July 1, 2017, comes to the U from the University of Texas at San Antonio, where he served as chair of the Department of Social Work in the College of Public Policy for the past five years. His impressive array of experience also includes the development of a disaster management certificate program at Florida State University’s College of Social Work, employment as a drug and alcohol counselor, time as a licensed practical nurse and a decade of service with the U.S. Army.

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WashU Expert: Senate Plan Is Biggest Cut Yet to Health Care Safety Net

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Virtual Training for Active Shooter Incidents Now Available to First Responders

First responders of all disciplines will now be able to train together for active shooter and other critical incidents thanks to a new virtual training platform made available by the DHS S&T and the U.S. Army Research Laboratory.







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