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Foremost Presidential Transitions Expert Talks Trump

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Every four years, John Burke, the John G. McCullough Professor of Political Science, is in high demand as the foremost expert on presidential transitions. His book Presidential Transitions: From Politics to Practice about the Carter, Reagan, Bush Sr., and Clinton transitions is considered essential reading, as is his book on the G.W. Bush transition. But this year’s presidential election has been anything but traditional, and Burke, currently the associate dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, has plenty to say about it.

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Race, Racism, Racial justice, Trump, Clinton, Elections

Trump Victory Shows Racial Justice Movement Needs Better Storytellers

Striking racial divides in the 2016 election serve as a reminder that racially charged narratives still have a powerful hold on the American mindset. If the left is to compete in future elections, it must learn to tell competing narratives that build coalitions around racial justice, says political scholar Clarissa Hayward.

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Lung Cancer, Lung Cancer Treatment, Drug Resistance

Before a Cure, a Crusade to Stop Lung Cancer From Spreading

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Researchers from the University of Notre Dame are focused on better understanding lung cancer at a cellular level and investigating drugs that could inhibit lung cancer growth and prevent it from spreading.

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Pancreatic Cancer, Chemotherapy, Chemoresistance, Tumor, Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month

New Discovery Paves Way for Pancreatic Cancer Treatment

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November is Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month. With the discovery that most pancreatic cancer cases are resistant to chemotherapy, researchers at the University of Notre Dame are looking for better ways to treat patients.

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Children’s Hospital Los Angeles Expert Available to Speak on Sudden Acute Flaccid Myelitis Spike

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A rare neurological disease has recently taken center stage in the United States. Acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) has been identified by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) as the cause of eight hospitalizations in the Seattle-area alone, all of which involved children with polio-like symptoms. As of September 2016, 89 people in 33 states were confirmed to have AFM, with the CDC expressing concern about the sharp spike in cases in recent months.

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Joshua Tucker, Director of NYU’s Jordan Center for the Advanced Study of Russia, Available for Comment on Post-Election Relations with U.S.

NYU’s Joshua Tucker, director of the Jordan Center for the Advanced Study of Russia, is available for comment on matters pertaining to U.S.-Russia relations under the Trump administration.

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What About that Special U.S.-Canada Relationship Now? NYU’s Remes Available for Comment

Jacob Remes, a clinical assistant professor at NYU’s Gallatin School of Individualized Study, is available for comment on a range of issues facing the U.S. and Canada and what, collectively, they signify under a new American president.

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Global Health, Health, Pesticides, Environment, farm, Farmers, Farmworkers, Education, Training, International, Food, Plants, Plant Biology, Plant Pathology, Developing Countries, Thailand, Philippines, Liberia, frequent flyer, Families, Fertilizers, Chemicals, Obesity, Rutgers, RU, Rutgers University, Hunger, Malnutrition, Pest Control, Public Health, Migration, Life Expectancy, Canada, Europe, United States, Australia, rice, Rural, Hypertension

Frequent Flyer Seeks to Improve Global Health

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Mark Gregory Robson has been on a global health crusade for decades. The Rutgers professor has spent countless hours in Thailand, the Philippines, Liberia and other countries working on pesticide issues, education and training. He is Board of Governors distinguished service professor and professor of plant biology and pathology in the School of Environmental and Biological Sciences.

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Repairing Rifts: Relationship Experts Discuss Rebuilding Post-Election Friendships

Jaclyn Cravens and Jason Whiting share ideas on the dangers of communication through social media and how to repair personal relationships.

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Texans, GE and Houston Methodist Collaborate on Concussion Care

The Houston Texans and GE are collaborating with the Houston Methodist Concussion Center to fund a two-year pilot project to bring specialized concussion care via telemedicine to athletes in rural areas.

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Redwoods Aren’t Endangered, but They Do Have Needs

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Mention of redwoods may conjure up majestic groves, the hard-fought timber wars, and the threatened existence of a famous, sacred tree species. But one Humboldt State University professor is concerned about an “endangered” listing for Northern California’s most famous “charismatic megaflora,” saying it sends the wrong message.

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ATS Expert: World Pneumonia Day Nov. 12; Experts Roomi Nusrat, MD, and Charles Dela Cruz, MD, PhD

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“Pneumonia is the top infection-linked killer of children globally,” says Roomi Nusrat, MD, a member of the American Thoracic Society’s Pneumonia Working Group and Allergy, Immunology and Inflammation Assembly. “It is responsible for more than 50,000 deaths each year in the U.S.”

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Political Scientists Available on Presidential Election

Northwestern University political science professors Alvin B. Tillery Jr., Jaime Dominguez and Laurel Harbridge are available to comment on the presidential election in its final stretch – early predictions, impact of Latino voters, what to make of tightening polls and more.

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Faculty Comment on 2016 Presidential Election

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Several faculty experts at the University of Notre Dame are available to comment on issues including immigration, trade, security, international policy and more.

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History, Voting Rights and the Youth Vote: Experts From DePaul University Discuss Election Day

DePaul University faculty experts are available discuss how the presidential, national and local elections relate to various topics in U.S. history, politics and culture.

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Holidays, Thanksgiving, College Freshmen, Family, family dynamics, Stress

Welcome Home. Who Are You?

Those first holidays with college freshmen returning home can be exciting . . . and frustrating. Here's how to cope.

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Arkansas Poll Finds More Than 50 Percent Support for Trump, Boozman

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The 18th annual Arkansas Poll released today found an electorate more optimistic about the economy, but more pessimistic about crime, healthcare, education and politics.

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Renowned Physician-Scientist Dr. Charles G. Drake Joins NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center

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Dr. Charles G. Drake has joined NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) as director of genitourinary oncology and associate director for clinical research at the Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center, effective October 1.

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UCLA Health Experts Advisory for November

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UCLA Health experts are available to discuss a wide variety of topics of interest for the month of November.

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Time Change, Daylight Saving Time

Fall Back! the Effects of Time Change on Health

On Sunday, November 6, we will be turning our clocks back one hour to mark the end of Daylight Savings Time.







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