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KU Grant to Examine Comprehensive Approach to Preventing Youth Violence in KC

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A four-year, $1.7 million U.S. Health & Human Services grant will examine the effect of the combined support of multiple organizations and agencies on the same group of youth to prevent violence in Kansas City, Kansas.

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Workplace Sexual Harassment 'a Chronic Problem,' Says APA President

Sexual harassment in the workplace is a pervasive, chronic problem that can cause enduring psychological harm, according to the president of the American Psychological Association.

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shipping container, Art Installation, Criminal Justice, global conversations, police abuse, police brutality, High Tech

Public Art Initiative ‘Portals’ at Cal State Dominguez Hills Invites Engagement in Criminal Justice Dialogues, Other Conversations Across the Globe

“Portals,” the global public art initiative created by Shared Studios, has chosen California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) as its new Los Angeles location, starting Nov. 14 through the end of the fall 2017 semester. “Portals” are mobile art installations housed in gold painted shipping containers equipped with immersive audio-visual technology, which enables participants to engage in live and full-bodied Criminal Justice Dialogues and other conversations with people in identical shipping containers across the globe.

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Jail is the Answer to Corporate Tax Avoidance, says American University Professor

With the Paradise Papers dominating headlines, research by a professor in American University’s Kogod School of Business suggests we’ve been getting tough on tax avoidance all wrong.

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Heartbreaking Video of Rescued African Gray Parrots Destined for Pet Trade

WCS has released heartbreaking footage of rescued African gray parrots from the Republic of Congo where thousands were destined for the illegal pet trade.

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corporate compliance, Harrassment, Sexual Harassment, Human Resources, Kelley School Of Business

Businesses Need Better Approach to Compliance Programs, IU Research Finds

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Recent reports of sexual harassment committed by powerful men also highlight the failures of corporate compliance programs designed to protect employees. This is because few companies understand how their employees reach unethical and illegal decisions or have compliance strategies aimed at curbing them, according to research by a professor in the Indiana University Kelley School of Business.

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A New National Effort Needed to Tackle the ‘Muslim Penalty’ – Report

The report urges the government to adopt a new definition of Islamophobia as “anti-Muslim racism”, and recommends that society take more responsibility to call out and report hateful rhetoric and prejudice.

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Study Finds Racial Disparities in Gun-Related Eye Trauma in the United States

A review of patients who suffered firearms-related eye trauma shows significant disparities in race, location, and circumstance, according to research presented today at AAO 2017, the 121st Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Ophthalmology.

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UNLV Research Helping Japan Launch its First Integrated Resorts

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Japan’s tourism economy is about to undergo a massive shift—potentially introducing $10 billion in integrated resorts—with a little help from researchers at UNLV’s International Gaming Institute (IGI).

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Study: Colleges with Fewer Women Less Likely to Publish Sexual Assault Policies, Definitions of Consent

Small, private colleges with fewer female students are less likely than larger public colleges to have sexual assault policies and a definition of sexual consent on their websites, according to a new study from researchers at RTI International and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.







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