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Creighton Prof Available for Comment on ACLU Report on TSA's Behavior Detection Program

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Social Risk Factors Influence Health Outcomes, Medicare Payment

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Social risk factors including income, education and ethnic background influence health outcomes and should be taken into account in Medicare payment models, according to a New England Journal of Medicine Perspective released today, "Social Risk Factors and Equity in Medicare Payment."

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Reuters Media Award to Boost Sustainable Ag Coverage

Through May 31, 2017, The Thomas Reuters Foundation and Barilla Center for Food & Nutrition are calling all journalists, bloggers, freelancers, and individuals covering a variety of food issues to enter for a chance to win nearly US$11,000, an all-expenses paid media training program, and access to an audience one billion strong.

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Panel to Examine Media's Role in Racial, Political Discourse

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The University of Illinois at Chicago's African American studies department will present "The Press, Race, and Contemporary Politics," a panel discussion addressing the role of news media in debates about race and politics.

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A Trust Gap May Hinder Academic Success for Minorities

Middle school students of color who lose trust in their teachers due to perceptions of mistreatment from school authorities are less likely to attend college even if they generally had good grades, according to psychology research at The University of Texas at Austin published in the journal Child Development.

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Poor and Less Educated Suffer the Most From Chronic Pain

Poorer and less-educated older Americans are more like to suffer from chronic pain than those with greater wealth and more education, but the disparity between the two groups is much greater than previously thought, according to new research by a University at Buffalo medical sociologist.

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UNC Charlotte Participating in National Research Study on College Advising

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The Community College Research Center (CCRC) at Teachers College, Columbia University, and MDRC, an independent research organization, are conducting a study of technology-mediated advising at UNC Charlotte, Montgomery County Community College in Pennsylvania and at California State University, Fresno.

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Rensselaer President Shirley Ann Jackson Participates in 2017 World Economic Forum

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Rensselaer President Shirley Ann Jackson recently returned from the 2017 World Economic Forum Annual Meeting, held in Davos, Switzerland, January 17-20. The theme for this year’s meeting of global decision-makers was “Responsive and Responsible Leadership.”

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Four Relationship Tips to Sweeten Your Valentine’s Day From Chicago Booth's Behavioral Scientists

With Valentine’s Day approaching, it’s a good time to turn to behavioral science for some well-researched relationship advice. Here are a few findings, based on studies from the Center for Decision Research, that may help make your Valentine’s Day just a bit sweeter.

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WashU Expert: The Importance of the First Amendment

Greg Magarian, professor of law at Washington University in St. Louis and noted expert on constitutional law, discusses what he sees as three prominent First Amendment issues that are important to emphasize right now: freedom of the press, proposed state laws directed at limiting street protests and free speech on campus.“A free press, street protests and activist students.

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Key Friendships Vital for Effective Human Social Networks

Close friendships facilitate the exchange of information and culture, making social networks more effective for cultural transmission, according to new UCL research that used wireless tracking technology to map social interactions in remote hunter-gatherer populations.

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Binghamton University Approved to Enroll Students in New Doctor of Pharmacy Program

Binghamton University’s School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences (SOPPS) has been granted Precandidate status for its Doctor of Pharmacy program from its accrediting body, the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and can start enrolling students.

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Campus Life VP Penny Rue to Lead National Student Affairs Organization

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Wake Forest University Vice President for Campus Life Penny Rue has been chosen for the most distinguished volunteer leadership role in her field – Board Chair-elect of NASPA, the leading association for student affairs professionals.

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Marketing Expert Available to Discuss Gift Buying and Relationships

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UVA Darden School and Foundation Name Kelly Bean President and CEO of Executive Education, Professor Tom Steenburgh Senior Associate Dean

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An announcement of Kelly Bean taking the role of CEO of Executive Education at UVA's Darden School of Business

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Scenes From Scary Movies Help Researchers Identify Key Brain Circuits for Processing Fear

Researchers have identified a key neural pathway in humans that explains how the brain processes feelings of fear and anxiety, a finding that could help scientists unlock new ways to treat mental health disorders. Scary movies play supporting role.

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European Citizens Launch Initiative to Ban Glyphosate

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A European Citizens’ Initiative to ban glyphosate (Roundup weedkiller)has been launched in four cities today. One million signatures are needed to prompt a response from the European Commission.

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Lack of Transportation Limits Healthy Food Access Among Washington State Residents

Having convenient or reasonable access to supermarkets is often associated with healthier diets and a lower risk for obesity among neighborhood residents. However, simply improving residents’ proximity to grocery stores may not be as consequential as some previous studies have reported. Researchers from the Washington State Department of Health investigated the food environment in Washington State, assessing the impact of access as well as proximity. They concluded that programs for improving nutrition should consider broader interventions to increase access to healthy food.







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