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Psychology Essential to Achieving Goals of Patient-Centered Medical Homes

Psychologists can offer critical experience and expertise in strengthening the increasingly common model of coordinated health care, the patient-centered medical home, helping to achieve the “triple aim” of improved outcomes, decreased cost and enhanced patient experience, according to articles published by the American Psychological Association.

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Tool Helps Cities to Plan Electric Bus Routes, and Calculate the Benefits

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Researchers have developed a new tool for cities to optimize electric bus systems, which has now been used in Sweden’s first wireless charging bus system, launched in December.

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Creighton Communication Studies Prof Available to Talk Airport Security in Wake of Fort Lauderdale Incident.

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Student Entrepreneurs Ignite Their Ideas at Wildfire

The summer Wildfire program is an intensive, 10-week extracurricular program designed for student entrepreneurs to work on their startups full time. Beginning with the current winter quarter, a lighter version of the program is offered for credit in partnership with the course “Special Topics In Entrepreneurship: Radical Entrepreneurship,” taught by Jay Goldstein of the McCormick School of Engineering’s Farley Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation.

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Trustees Endow Basketball Coaching Position

Two Northwestern University trustees and their spouses have endowed the men’s basketball head coaching position.Trustee Tim Sullivan and his wife, Sue, and trustee and alumnus Jeff Ubben ’87 MBA and his wife, Laurie, have committed a total of $3 million to Northwestern Athletics and Recreation to establish the Sullivan-Ubben Head Men’s Basketball Coaching position.

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Author Ta-Nehisi Coates to Speak on Campus

Writer and journalist Ta-Nehisi Coates, a leading voice on race and politics who was named one of Time’s 100 Most Influential People in 2016, will speak on Northwestern University’s Evanston campus.

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Julio Ottino Awarded Top National Academy Prize for Innovative Education

io M. Ottino, dean of the McCormick School of Engineering at Northwestern University, has been awarded a prestigious national education prize for the development and implementation of Whole-Brain Engineering, the school’s principal guiding strategy for more than a decade.

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Homeland Security/Terrorism Expert Available for Interviews Re: FLA Airport Shooting

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Parents Purchase Frozen Dinners for More Than Convenience

Processed foods are higher in calories, sugar, sodium, and saturated fat than natural foods, but prepackaged, processed meals remain a popular choice for many consumers because they reduce the energy, time, and cooking skills needed to prepare food. Having items like boxed entrees and frozen dinners available at home can contribute to a poor diet, which led researchers from the University of Minnesota and Duke University to examine reasons why parents purchase prepackaged, processed foods.

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The Rise of the Smart Machine Age and the Need for a New Story on the Purpose of Business

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University of Virginia Darden School of Business Professors Andy Wicks and Ed Hess look towards the future as they discuss the coming Smart Machine Age and the need we have for a new story of business, as massive job displacement may radically alter our social fabric

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CUR Seeks College/University Proposals, Transformations Project

Proposals are sought from higher education institutions to participate in a four-year project to create cohesive, research-based undergraduate curricula in biology, chemistry, physics, and psychology.

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UVA Darden Class of 2016 Sees Salary Increases, Strong Employer Demand

The University of Virginia Darden School of Business releases 2015-2016 Employment Report

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Florida State Alums Earn Awards/Acclaim with 'Moonlight'

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Professor Valliere Richard Auzenne offers her memories of "Moonlight" director Barry Jenkins when he was a Florida State film student 15 years ago.

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Revisiting the Flint, Michigan, Lead-in-Water Crisis a Year After Its State of Emergency

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Irvine, Calif., Jan. 5, 2017 – Last year, as media coverage of Flint, Michigan’s lead-in-water crisis developed, a cautionary tale emerged about the repercussions of cost-saving infrastructure changes and lax governmental oversight, and their disproportionate effect on impoverished communities.It began in April 2014 when the city of Flint canceled its contract with the Detroit Water and Sewage Department and began buying water from the Flint River as an interim supply, with the ultimate goal of sourcing water from Lake Huron through the Karegnondi Water Authority.

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CSU Dominguez Hill's SLICE Center Displays more than 50 Native American Baskets

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Since September 2016, CSU Dominguez Hills has been receiving Indian baskets from as far back as the mid-19th Century.

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Final Grant From the Atlantic Philanthropies Supports the Cornell Tradition

The Atlantic Philanthropies, the foundation established by entrepreneur Charles F. Feeney '56, has made a $7 million grant to The Cornell Tradition, a fellowship program offering distinctive service, work and scholarship opportunities to some of the university's most civically minded undergraduates.

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Adaptive Music in Broadcast

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Art feeds on self-expression, and all artists are constrained by the limitations of their bodies and their tools. Working with artists with disabilities, a team including researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute has been creating more accessible tools and instruments that lower barriers to self-expression through the arts. With $100,000 in support from the Craig H. Neilsen Foundation, the team will extend that access to a wider community.

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Sociology Professor Addresses Caregiving Burden From Personal Perspective

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It’s not every day a researcher draws from their own experiences as the basis for a published study but that’s exactly what Miles Taylor, associate professor of sociology at Florida State University, has done in her latest paper addressing what she calls the structural burden of caregiving.

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Worker-Owned Cooperatives May Help Address Elder Care Deficit

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A growing elder care shortage could be eased by worker-owned cooperatives, a little-used business model that also improves the working conditions and the quality of life for caregivers.

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Females Seeking a Sexual Partner Can Tell Whether or Not Males Experienced Social Stress During Adolescence

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Sexual preference is influenced by males’ adolescent social stress history and social status, according to a research team including Nicole Cameron, assistant professor of psychology at Binghamton University, State University of New York.







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