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AAAS Elects Three NYU Faculty as 2014 Fellows

The American Academy of Arts and Sciences (AAAS) has elected three New York University faculty as fellows: George Downs, a professor in the Wilf Family Department of Politics, Bryan Stevenson, a professor of clinical law at the School of Law, and J. David Velleman, a professor in the Department of Philosophy.

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Three SBU Professors Named 2014 Guggenheim Fellows

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STONY BROOK, NY, April 22, 2014 – Three Stony Brook University professors — Mark Aronoff, PhD, William Chittick, PhD, and Eva Kittay, PhD — have been named 2014 Guggenheim Fellows based on distinguished achievement in the past and exceptional promise for the future. The fellowships, often called “midcareer” awards, are intended for men and women who have already demonstrated exceptional capacity for productive scholarship or exceptional creative ability in the arts.

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UMass Amherst Announces $10 Million Gift from Douglas and Diana Berthiaume to Create Entrepreneurship Center

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The University of Massachusetts Amherst today announced a $10 million gift from longtime supporters Douglas and Diana Berthiaume to create a world-class Center for Entrepreneurship within the university’s Isenberg School of Management.

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Community-Based Weight Loss Program Aids Diabetes Management

A University of California, San Diego School of Medicine randomized controlled trial of obese adults with type 2 diabetes suggests that participants enrolled in a community-based structured weight loss program are able to shed more pounds, improve blood sugar control and reduce or eliminate insulin use and other medications compared to a control group.

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Diabetes Initiative Introduces Interactive Tools for Managing Mealtime Insulin

For many patients, managing diabetes successfully requires mealtime insulin dose adjustments to keep blood sugar levels in the normal range. A new initiative is launching a smartphone app and other decision-making tools to make this task easier for patients and their primary care providers.

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Supreme Court Rules on Michigan Affirmative Action Case: Experts Needed

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Advisory: Is America Making the Grade?

Release of 2014 U.S. Report Card on Physical Activity for Children and Youth

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Following a Protein’s Travel Inside Cells Is a Key to Improving Patient Monitoring and Drug Development

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Virginia Tech chemical engineer Chang Lu and his colleagues have used a National Science Foundation grant to develop a technique to detect subcellular location of a protein.

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Tracking Oxygen in the Body

MRI sensor that enables long-term monitoring of oxygen levels could aid cancer diagnosis and treatment.

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