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Everyone on Earth Is Invited to Earth Day Tweet-Up and Can Now Watch What Happens Live During Meet and Tweet with Stony Brook University’s Three Indianapolis Prize Finalists

On Earth Day, April 22, not only will everyone on the planet be able to bond on Twitter with Stony Brook University’s three Indianapolis Prize finalists – Russ Mittermeier, Carl Safina and Pat Wright – they will also be able to watch a live webcast of the University’s first ever “Tweet-Up” featuring these three remarkable conservationists.

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Safely Dispose Unused Medications

The next nationwide medication disposal day is Saturday, April 26, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.

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Combating Malaria Using Environmental, Disease Data

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Dealing with malaria is a fact of life for more than 91 million Ethiopians. Each year four to five million contract malaria, one of the biggest health problems in this poor country. Through a five-year, $1.7 million grant from the National Institutes of Health, and Michael Wimberly of the Geographic Information Science Center of Excellence and an international team of scientists will combine environmental data gathered through earth-imaging satellites and surveillance data from public health professionals in the Amhara region of Ethiopia to anticipate malaria outbreaks.

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Visual Maps Use Imagery to Help Connect Personal Passions with Potential Careers

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Whether you're getting ready to graduate, choosing second career or forced into one, creating a visual map can help you plan the next steps on your job journey.

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Tipsheet: On Shakespeare’s 450th, U.Va. Faculty, Students Offer Views on the Bard

William Shakespeare is such a studied and celebrated writer that it might seem there could be nothing more to examine about his work. But scholars are still hard at it as Shakespeare’s 450th birthday approaches on April 23.

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MSU Information Systems Expert Advises on Creating Strong Passwords

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The recently-discovered “Heartbleed” bug affecting as much as two-thirds of the Internet is causing people to hurriedly change passwords and further secure online personal information. Merrill Warkentin of Mississippi State University said Friday [April 11] that choosing strong passwords is among the best proactive steps for minimizing vulnerability to identity theft.

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UK Otolaryngologist Works to Address Rural Disparities of Pediatric Hearing Loss

Dr. Matthew Bush combines his Appalachian background and clinical expertise to understand and address delayed access to hearing health care for rural children.

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The College Life Series From Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute: Studying Business at a Technological University – An Insider’s Perspective from the Dean of the Lally School of Management

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Quiet and park-like, yet full of all the conveniences of a self-contained city, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, located in the City of Troy is a 260-acre campus, with a blend of modern style and classic charm. In the midst of the campus, the Lally School of Management is the business school at Rensselaer. Founded more than 50 years ago, the Lally School is focused on developing aspiring business leaders who have a passion for innovation, coupled with the ability to work across business functions. The Lally School programs are built around themes of innovation, technology, and entrepreneurship in the global economy. Dr. Thomas Begley, who serves as dean of the Lally School, offers his insight and answers questions on some ways that the Lally School is working to create sophisticated global business leaders.

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Misconceptions About Energy Drinks Could Have Health Consequences, Says Iowa State Professor

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Many popular energy drinks contain five times the caffeine in a cup of coffee, but you won’t find the amount listed on the can. An Iowa State professor says the omission could explain why a CDC study found some young people think energy drinks are safe.

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What's Going on Under the Ice? Researchers Take a Peek

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Most people are fed up with winter, but Guy Meadows loves it. Ice and snow give the director of Michigan Technological University’s Great Lakes Research Center (GLRC) in the frigid Upper Peninsula of Michigan a chance to do something few others can: study the Great Lakes under a cover of ice.

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