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Public Education in U.S., South Africa Topic of Forum

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Yearlong seminar series exploring the meaning of freedom in three international and social contexts.

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Spatial Planner to Head Urban Planning and Policy at UIC

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Zorica Nedović-Budić, an expert in spatial planning and technologies, is the new head of urban planning and policy at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

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Saint Louis University to Teach Skills to Intervene When Child Discipline Crosses the Line

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Should a bystander intervene if he or she sees an adult screaming at or hitting a child? Saint Louis University is studying how and when to take action.

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MOCA Helps Boost Minority Student Retention and Success at Iowa State

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The primary goal of the Mathematicians of Color Alliance, better known as MOCA, is to recruit and retain underrepresented graduate students. But this student organization is doing much more to mentor and help students make Iowa State home.

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Mandarin Makes You More Musical?

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Mandarin makes you more musical – and at a much earlier age than previously thought. That’s the suggestion of a new study from the University of California San Diego. But hold on there, overachiever parents, don’t’ rush just yet to sign your kids up for Chinese lessons instead of piano.

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Do Politicians Need Pop Stars? The Inauguration Query

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Virginia Tech Expert Says Ignoring Intelligence Information Sets Historical Precedent, Risks Politicization

An expert in public policy says President-elect Donald Trump has taken the presidency’s sometimes contentious relationship with the intelligence community to new levels. But his willingness to ignore intelligence information and substitute his own judgments for those of the professionals follows a long line of presidents who have done the same.

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Does Right to Work Expansion Signal the Demise of Big Labor?

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Which Facebook “Friends” Help Most When Looking for a Job? Depends Where You Live in the World

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Research from Tufts University used anonymous Facebook data from almost 17 million social connections in 55 countries to determine that the role of weak and strong ties in job searches is important around the world, but the value of a single strong tie is even more important for job seekers in countries with pronounced income inequality.

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Challenges Face LGBT Community In 2017, But A Backlash Unlikely to End Trend Toward Inclusiveness, Researcher Says

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OSHA Head Returns to GW’s Milken Institute School of Public Health

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Dr. Michaels, the longest serving Assistant Secretary in OSHA's history, returns to GW’s Milken Institute School of Public Health

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Temple University School of Media and Communication to Be Named in Honor of Broadcasting Legend and Teacher Lew Klein

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The Lew Klein College of Media and Communication at Temple University will be formally dedicated at a ceremony in spring 2017.

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5 Minute Chats in the Waiting Room May Prompt Families to Eat More Fruits and Vegetables

Low-income families were more likely to use federal food assistance on nutritious food after learning that their dollars can be doubled for more fruits and vegetables, a new study finds.

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Talking to Children About STEM Fields Boosts Test Scores and Career Interest

A new study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences finds parents who talk with their high schoolers about the relevance of science and math can increase competency and career interest in the fields.

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U-M Expert Can Comment on Nigerian Military Accidentally Bombing Camp Killing 50

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Racial Bias in a Heartbeat: How Signals From the Heart Shape Snap Judgements About Threat

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Our heartbeat can increase pre-existing racial biases when we face a potential threat, according to new research published in Nature Communications.

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Children’s Beliefs About Talent Influence Music Participation

Many adults who believe they can’t carry a tune likely formed those beliefs in elementary school, according to new Northwestern University research.  

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Notre Dame California Launches Silicon Valley Semester

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10 Notre Dame juniors majoring in computer science and engineering will spend the next four months immersed in the heart of innovation while still enjoying an experience that is uniquely Notre Dame.

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AU Experts Comment on the Inauguration of the 45th President and Related Issues

American University Experts Comment on the Inauguration of the 45th President and Related Issues

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Bill to Protect Sports Providers Crossing State Lines Moves to Senate

The U.S. House of Representatives unanimously passed a bill on Jan. 9 that would protect sports medicine professionals, including doctors of chiropractic (DCs), by ensuring their malpractice insurance is valid when they travel with teams across state lines. The legislation, H.R. 302, now moves to the Senate for consideration.







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