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Creighton U Cuba Experts Available to Talk on End of 'Wet Foot, Dry Foot' Policy

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UIC Historian to Head Religious Historical Society

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University of Illinois at Chicago religious scholar Ralph Keen has been chosen as president-elect of the American Society of Church History.

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President-Elect and Congress Are Pushing Obama Into Most Active "Lame-Duck" Period in Post World-War II Era, Scholar Says

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Gifted Students Benefit From Ability Grouping

Schools should use both ability grouping and acceleration to help academically talented students, reports a new Northwestern University study that examined a century of research looking at the controversial subject.

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Experts Available to Speak on Cybersecurity, Russia

In light of the U.S. investigation into Russian hacking, DePaul University faculty experts are available to provide insight and commentary on cybersecurity and cyberhacking. Political scientists also can discuss how the controversy could impact the relationship between the United States and Russia.

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Experts in White House Transitions, Economics, and Gender Issues Available to Comment Ahead of Inauguration

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Inauguration and Transition Experts Available

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Study Finds Three Primary Categories Used by African-American Women Facing Intimate Partner Violence

African-American women in abusive relationships use a variety of strategies pulled from three general categories to survive intimate partner violence (IPV), according to a new University at Buffalo study recently published in the journal Social Work.

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Study Finds Vulnerable Young, Single Women of Color Most Likely to Receive Financial Assistance for Abortion

–Abortion fund patients who get aid to help pay for abortions are younger and more likely to be African American when compared to general abortion patients in the U.S., according to the findings of a study just published online in the journal Social Work in Health Care.

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African American Center Hosts Exhibits as ‘Remedy’ to Violence

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African American center to continue focus on remedies to violence

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Darla Moore School of Business Building Earns LEED Platinum

The University of South Carolina's Darla Moore School of Business building has earned LEED Platinum , the highest certification awarded by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC).

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New Ranking Recognizes Temple University’s Value to Students

Kiplinger’s Personal Finance ranks Temple University as one of the 100 best values among public colleges and universities nationwide.

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WashU Expert: Trump Has No Clear Plan for Reducing Drug Prices

Despite announcing in his first press conference that he would deal with a pharmaceutical industry “getting away with murder,” President-elect Donald Trump doesn’t seem to have a clear path for how he will reduce drug prices, said Rachel Sachs, associate professor of law at Washington University in St.

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Fox Online MBA Earns No. 1 National Ranking by U.S. News & World Report for Third Consecutive Year

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For the third straight year, the top spot belongs to Temple University’s Fox School of Business.

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In Teens, Strong Friendships May Mitigate Depression Associated with Excessive Video Gaming

Teenagers who play video games for more than four hours a day suffer from symptoms of depression, but frequent use of social media and instant messaging may mitigate symptoms of game addiction in these teens, new Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health-led research suggests.

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Offenders’ Deadly Thoughts May Hold Answer to Reducing Crime

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It's something many of us say in anger, but don't mean. However, for a small percentage of people homicidal thoughts are very real. Iowa State's Matt DeLisi says identifying offenders with homicidal thoughts could change how we sentence the most serious offenders.

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Misinformation May Improve Event Recall, Study Finds

Decades of psychological research cast doubt Research on eyewitness testimony has shown that false details put forth during an interrogation can lead some people to develop vivid memories of events that never happened. While this “false memory” phenomenon is alive and well, new research suggests that a bit of misinformation also has potential to improve our memories of past events — at least under certain circumstances.

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The Nomadic Who? -- Broomball Documentary Features Clarkson University Alumnus

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David Zarneke plays broomball for the Nomadic Horde, a Washington, D.C., team that, improbably, took the Men's Class D Broomball Championship in 2012. The team's unlikely rise to the top is the subject of a documentary film, “The Nomadic Who?.

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Why Better Choices Depend on ‘Libertarian Paternalism’

Nudging people toward better behavior through policy can be effective, but can face resistance if people feel their autonomy is threatened.

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Should Biomedical Graduate Schools Ignore the GRE?

A research team at the UNC School of Medicine found that the Graduate Record Exam (GRE), which is required for admission to graduate and doctorate programs across the country, is not the best indicator for predicting a student’s success while pursuing a doctorate in the experimental life sciences. And from that research, the team recommends devaluing – if not eliminating altogether – the GRE from the applications process for biomedical PhD candidates.







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