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Texas Tech Survey: Abbott to Win Texas Governor, Voter ID Law Didn’t Cause Problems and Texans Split on Gay Marriage

Texas Tech releases info on hot-button issues.

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Cardiovascular Sonography Program at NSU Tampa Receives National Accreditation

The Cardiovascular Sonography Program at Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) College of Health Care Sciences has received national accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of the Joint Review Committee on Education in Cardiovascular Technology (JRC-CVT). The new accreditation will be effective March 21, 2014 through March 31, 2019.

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ABC'S Robin Roberts to Receive Honorary Doctorate From Alma Mater

ABC-TV's "Good Morning America" co-host will receive honorary doctorate from Southeastern Louisiana University.

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Julep Ball Announces Entertainment Celebrity Guests

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Stars from television, movies and music will show their support of the James Graham Brown Cancer Center at the University of Louisville when they walk the red carpet at The Julep Ball on May 2.

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Leaders in Psychology and Law Address Family, Community Violence

Media advisory on leaders in psychology and law address family, community violence

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After Hurricane Sandy, New Jersey Residents Support Government Mitigation, But Not Footing the Bill

Only a small fraction of New Jersey residents are willing to pay more to reduce the likelihood of severe damage from future hurricanes that hit the state.

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New Internships Allow Eight UChicago Undergrads to Spend Summer at Marine Biological Laboratory

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Eight students in the College will spend their summer as research interns at the Marine Biological Laboratory in Massachusetts, marking a new phase in the affiliation between the lab and the University of Chicago that will allow students to pursue significant scientific projects.

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2014 Urban Forums Conference Puts Focus on Neighborhoods

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Where you live matters. That’s the common theme for geographers, sociologists, urban planners and other scholars gathering in April for the 2014 Urban Forums, titled Neighborhoods: The Measure and Meaning of an Urban Ideal, hosted by the University of Chicago Urban Network.

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ASA Amicus Brief Supports Suit to Overturn Virginia’s Gay Marriage Ban

The American Sociological Association (ASA) filed an amicus brief with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit today supporting the fight to overturn Virginia’s gay marriage ban and continuing its now 14-month effort to highlight the overwhelming body of social science research that confirms “children fare just as well” when raised by same-sex or heterosexual parents.

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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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