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In the Middle East, Two-Thirds Get News on Social Media; Less Than Half Trust it

Trust in the news media is high across the Middle East, but significantly less so on social media, according to the fifth annual survey of media use and public opinion by Northwestern University in Qatar (NU-Q).

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Exclusive Analysis: College Student Voting Increased in 2016

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College and university students voted at a higher rate in 2016 than in 2012, according to a study from Tufts University’s Tisch College, which today released an analysis of the voting patterns of millions of students.

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Offhand Comments Can Expose Underlying Racism, UW Study Finds

A University of Washington-led study finds that whites who commit microaggressions--everyday comments that can offend racial and ethnic minorities--are more likely to harbor negative attitudes toward blacks.

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Dream Act, Immigration Law Experts Available for Comment about DACA

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Helping in the Fight Against Illegal Gold Mining in Colombia

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A University of Portsmouth disaster specialist is helping with the fight in Colombia against illegal gold mining and its impacts, from deforestation and toxic pollution, to socio-economic pressures on nearby communities.

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Gonzaga University School of Law Launches Center for Civil and Human Rights

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SPOKANE, Wash. – The Gonzaga University School of Law is launching a new Center for Civil and Human Rights this fall to further its mission-based commitment to public service and social justice, and to advance understanding of the law surrounding civil rights and civil liberties.

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Cardiac Arrests in Black Neighborhoods Less Likely to get CPR, Defibrillation

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Compared to people who live in predominantly white neighborhoods, those who live in predominantly black areas are much less likely to receive CPR or defibrillation from a bystander when their heart suddenly stops beating while they are at home or out in the community.

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Gonzaga University Hosts 4th International Conference on Hate Studies Oct. 19-21

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SPOKANE, Wash. – Top researchers and thought-leaders focused on hate and justice will participate in the 4th International Conference on Hate Studies Oct. 19-21 at Gonzaga University’s Hemmingson Center.

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Restoring Flow of Surplus Military Gear to Police Risks Gains in Community Trust, Virginia Tech Expert Says

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