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BGSU Receives NEH Grant to Expand Migration Studies

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Bowling Green State University has been awarded major funding under a new grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities. “Understanding Migration: Local and Global Perspectives,” co-authored by Dr. Christina Guenther, world languages and cultures, and Dr. Vibha Bhalla, ethnic studies, has been funded for the full amount of $100,000.

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Aggressive Care at End of Life for Patients with Advanced Lung Cancer Linked to Poorer Outcomes

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For patients with advanced cancer, aggressive care — chemotherapy, mechanical ventilation, acute hospitalizations and intensive care unit admissions — at the end of life is commonplace. Yet until now, little is known about the relationship between patients’ and families’ satisfaction with this aggressive care within the last 30 days of life.

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Concrete for Taller Wind Turbine Towers Passes Tests, Could Help Expand Wind Energy Nationwide

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A research team led by Iowa State's Sri Sritharan has just finished an 18-month, $1 million study of concrete technology for taller wind turbine towers. Sritharan said the taller towers could enable wind energy production in all 50 states.

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More Patients with Ankle Arthritis Are Undergoing Ankle Replacement Surgery

A growing number of patients who suffer severe ankle arthritis are undergoing ankle replacement surgery, enabling them to walk again without pain. Helping drive the trend are new implants and surgical techniques that are improving outcomes.

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Medical Researcher: Summer Activities Increase Risk of Parasite Infections

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OICR Launches Five Large-Scale Ontario Research Initiatives to Combat Some of the Most Deadly Cancers

Funding announcement from the Ontario Institute for Cancer Research

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First Military Operational and Readiness Precision Medicine Research Conference to Be Held

The first Military Operational and Readiness Precision Medicine Research Conference will be held May 30-31. The meeting is designed to bring researchers, scientists and policymakers together to present the state of the science related to the most prevalent research opportunities in the field of precision medicine that will advance the operational readiness for the warfighter and the communities they serve.

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More Than 40 Years After First Arriving at Swarthmore, Charles "Kip" Davis '75 to Graduate

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Charles “Kip” Davis, who left Swarthmore in 1975 just shy of a degree, has had a mantra throughout the past year. “If not now, when?”

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Entrepreneurs from Babson College's Women Innovating Now (WIN) Lab Have Raised Nearly $5.5 Million in Funding Since Program Launch in 2013

Women Innovating Now (WIN) Lab® just wrapped up its fourth year with two grand finale events in Boston and Miami, adding 37 leading women entrepreneurs to its growing alumni base. WIN Lab® participants have collectively raised nearly $5.5 million in funding since program launch in 2013. The 2016-2017 Boston cohort has raised over $1.9 million, and the WIN Lab’s first Miami entrepreneurs have raised over $1.5 million.







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