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Council on Undergraduate Research Announces Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Research

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Council on Undergraduate Research Announces Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Research Campus-wide Award for Undergraduate Research Accomplishments (AURA)

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White House to Honor Gonzaga Alumnus Cory Notestine as National School Counselor of Year

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SPOKANE, Washington – Cory Notestine, a counselor at Alamosa High School in Alamosa, Colorado, and a 2008 graduate of Gonzaga University’s Master of Arts in School Counseling Program, will be honored by First Lady Michelle Obama at a White House ceremony on Friday, Jan. 30 for being named the 2015 national School Counselor of the Year.

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Loyola Physician Named Event Team Physician of USA National Hockey Team

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Jolie C. Holschen, MD, Loyola University Health System, will be an official team physician for the USA Hockey National Team during the Under 17 Five Nations tournament with the Czech Republic, Russia, Finland and Sweden.

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Friends Know How Long You’ll Live, Study Finds

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Young lovers walking down the aisle may dream of long and healthy lives together, but close friends in the wedding party may have a better sense of whether those wishes will come true, suggests new research on personality and longevity from Washington University in St. Louis.

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New Study by UC San Diego Questions Targeting Protein Kinase C as a Cancer Treatment

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Book Traces History of Racism, Race-Based Psuedo-Science

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When it comes to race, too many people still mistake bigotry for science, argues Washington University in St. Louis anthropologist Robert W. Sussman, PhD, in his new book, “The Myth of Race: The Troubling Persistence of an Unscientific Idea.” The book traces racist ideas to their origin and illustrates how racist myths live on in modern society.

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Least Known Chimpanzee Threatened by Climate Change

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Human beings are not the only great ape species likely to be severely impacted by climate change in the future. According to a new study by the Drexel University, Wildlife Conservation Society, and other groups, the Nigerian-Cameroon chimpanzee—the most endangered of all chimpanzee subspecies—may lose much of its habitat within the next five years and fully half of it in the next century.

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Cherenkov Emissions Provide Dartmouth Investigators Real-Time Tool for Quality Assurance in Radiation Therapy

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) Using a simple camera and water tank, investigators from Dartmouth-Hitchcock’s Norris Cotton Cancer Center demonstrated that induced Cherenkov light can be imaged and used to confirm that the complex spatial dose distribution imparted in dynamic treatment plans is being delivered correctly.