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University of Michigan Professor Compares Trump's Immigration Ban to a Lender Withdrawing Its Loan Offer After Successful Vetting of a Borrower

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Kennesaw State Hosting Second Cohort of Young Southeast Asian Leaders

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The 22 participants in the federally funded Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI) Institute on Civic Engagement met with foot soldiers of the civil rights movement and toured critical sites in Selma and Birmingham

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Expert on American Indian Law, Federal Lands and Water Rights

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Robert T. Anderson, a law professor at the University of Washington, is an expert on property rights, American Indian law and water rights.

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Circumnavigator Award Winner to Study Food Security in Urban Areas

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Northwestern University junior Margot Zuckerman will spend this summer traveling to six countries on four continents over 11 weeks to research food sustainability and security in urban areas.Zuckerman is the recipient of this year’s Circumnavigators Travel-Study Grant.

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Prof Digs Up Truths About Zombies

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Just like the flesh-eating creatures themselves, the zombie phenomenon is showing no signs of dying anytime soon. We asked Professor of Anthropology Vaughn Bryant, who has studied the real-life origins of zombies, to drop some knowledge on the “undead.”

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Northwestern Athletics Unveils Trienens Performance Center

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Northwestern University’s upcoming renovation of Welsh-Ryan Arena will include a state-of-the-art practice facility for basketball, volleyball and other Wildcats programs, the University announced Feb. 7.

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President’s Office Hosts Evanston Mayoral Candidate Forum

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The five candidates for Evanston mayor weighed in on issues ranging from supporting K-12 schools to improving community safety at a campus forum held Feb. 2, hosted by Northwestern University President Morton Schapiro.

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Themes of Protest and Dissent Unite Season of Block Museum Screenings

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Two unique film series that stand at the intersection of artistry and politics will be presented during the Block Museum’s winter season: “The Gay Left: Homosexuality in the Era of Late Socialism” and “Japanese Experimental Cinema: Between Protest and Performance, 1960 – 1975”

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Salisbury University Professor Partners with American Eagle Foundation on New Book

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It's a patriotic story: a pair of American bald eagles nesting near the U.S. Capitol. Salisbury University teacher education professor Teena Ruark Gorrow and Craig A. Koppie of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service tell the true tale in their third book: Mr. President and The First Lady: The DC Eagle Cam Project.

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Opera Star Joyce Castle Featured in Cast of ‘Carmelites’

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Francis Poulenc’s “Dialogues of the Carmelites,” featuring mezzo-soprano Joyce Castle, and Aaron Copland’s Depression-era love story “The Tender Land” conclude the Northwestern University Opera Theater season at the Henry and Leigh Bienen School of Music.

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Northwestern Law Teams Shine at Trial Competitions

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A team from Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law’s Bartlit Center on Trial Advocacy will compete for the national championship of the National Trial Competition in Fort Worth, Texas, in March after capturing first place at the Midwest regionals held at Valparaiso University Law School.

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Singing the National Anthem Is Anything but Easy

For more than 30 years, Wayne Messmer has been wowing crowds with his signature rendition of “The Star-Spangled Banner” at Northwestern University and in most of the major athletic arenas in Chicago.

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Lurie Children’s Hospital Launches Pilot Program to Help Curb Youth Violence in Chicago

Lurie Children's Hospital in Chicago has an innovative care coordination model to keep young people from being incarcerated.

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Podcast on Evidence Law and Proof Started by Vanderbilt Professor

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Excited Utterance, a podcast about evidence law and proof, has posted more than 25 interviews since its launch last fall by Vanderbilt Law School professor Edward K. Cheng.

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Salisbury University's Patricia R. Guerrieri Academic Commons Earns Prestigious USGBC Wintergreen Award

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Salisbury University’s Guerrieri Academic Commons has earned near-unanimous praise from students, faculty, staff and the community. It turns out the Maryland chapter of the U.S. Green Building Council is a fan, too. The organization recently named the building as the winner of its 2016 Wintergreen Award for Excellence in Green Building in Education.

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Want to 'Friend' an Old Flame on Facebook or Flirt Online? Social Media Researcher Says Think About Your Current Romantic Relationship First

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One of the best gifts a person could give their significant other for Valentine's Day is a discussion on boundaries regarding social media, according to a researcher at Kansas State University.

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Under Threat of NCAA Championship Pullouts, HB2 Effects Compound

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North Carolina could lose several NCAA championship events if legislation limiting protections for the LGBT community isn't repealed. Absent a full repeal of HB2, championships may be pulled through 2022.

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Broken Pebbles Offer Clues to Paleolithic Funeral Rituals

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Researchers from Canada, the U.S. and Italy uncover evidence that people in the Upper Paleolithic Period used stone spatulas to decorate the bodies of the dead with ochre

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Romance and Wrangling as Valentine’s Day Nears: Here’s How to Handle Feuds with Your Partner

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Fighting with your sweetie as Valentine’s Day approaches? Consider this as Cupid aims his bow and arrow yet again. “The most common thing that couples want from each other during a conflict is not an apology, but a willingness to give up power,” says Baylor University psychologist Keith Sanford, Ph.D., associate professor of psychology and neuroscience.

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Political Scientist and Author Of "Presidential Transitions" Available for Interviews

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