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Article ID: 697149

Expert Available to Talk About Tariffs and Trade Wars

West Virginia University

The real question about the U.S.-China trade war is how long it will last and which country will blink first, according to West Virginia University associate professor of political science Christina Fattore. President Trump’s assessment of the World Trade Organization as weak is driving his use of higher tariffs, which could drive up costs for businesses, and eventually, consumers, Fattore said.

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9-Jul-2018 12:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 697047

UCI awarded $5 million NSF grant to boost low-income engineering enrollment

University of California, Irvine

Aiming to increase the number of low-income engineering students specializing in advanced manufacturing, University of California, Irvine has won a $5 million National Science Foundation grant that will provide scholarships to nearly 200 community college transfers.

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5-Jul-2018 1:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 696861

Some of the World’s Poorest People Are Bearing the Costs of Tropical Forest Conservation

PeerJ

Researchers from Bangor University in the UK and the University of Antananarivo in Madagascar show that new conservation restrictions in Madagascar bring very significant costs to local people. In their paper published in PeerJ – the Journal of Life & Environmental Sciences, the researchers estimate that 27,000 people have been negatively impacted by the conservation project.

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29-Jun-2018 11:50 AM EDT
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Article ID: 696888

GE, Harvard Professor Advocate for More College-Corporate Partnerships to Build Workforce of Tomorrow

University of Vermont

For the first time in two decades there are more job opening in the United States than unemployed Americans. A lack of college-educated workers, however, could result in 20 million high-paying jobs going unfilled over the next decade. Leaders in business, education and philanthropy met at a summit at CFES Brilliant Pathways in Essex, NY, to address this critical economic and social justice issue by identifying strategies for helping students from underserved urban and rural areas become ready for the workforce of tomorrow.

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29-Jun-2018 3:30 PM EDT
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Article ID: 696599

Curiosity Based Learning, Inquiry, Research: the Fundamentals of IMSA at the International Student Science Fair

Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy (IMSA)

IMSA's unique way of thinking and learning reaches a global stage

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29-Jun-2018 11:30 AM EDT
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Article ID: 696862

UVA Darden CFO Roundtable Discusses Economic Metrics, Markets and Outlook

University of Virginia Darden School of Business

Washington, D.C., area CFOs shared insights on the key macroeconomic metrics they follow and discussed early balance sheet impacts of recent federal tax policy changes.

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29-Jun-2018 11:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 696860

Is Venmo Making You Less Likeable?

University of Virginia Darden School of Business

New research from UVA Darden Professor Tami Kim shows that, among friends, people who pay the exact amount owed are liked less than those who round up or down, even if the rounded amount is less.

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29-Jun-2018 11:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 696768

Northern Arizona University receives $2.6 million grant to train, mentor Native American students in STEM disciplines

Northern Arizona University

A team of researchers at NAU was recently awarded $2.6 million from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for a new program that will provide Native American students in STEM disciplines with unique opportunities to work with world-class researchers.

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27-Jun-2018 6:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 696711

In Surveys, People Say They’Ll Pay Twice What They’re Actually Willing to Spend

Ohio State University

When researchers compared what study participants reported they were willing to spend on goods with what they actually shelled out in experiments designed to mimic a real-world shopping experience, there was a big gap.

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27-Jun-2018 10:05 AM EDT
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    27-Jun-2018 12:05 AM EDT

Article ID: 696645

War, Lack of Democracy and Urbanisation Contribute to Double Burden of Malnutrition in Adolescents in Developing Countries

University of Warwick

A new study from the University of Warwick blames macro-level factors for the double burden of malnutrition among adolescents in developing countries. The double burden of malnutrition refers to the coexistence of undernutrition along with overweight and obesity, or diet-related noncommunicable diseases such as type 2 diabetes.

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26-Jun-2018 12:05 PM EDT
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