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Q&A: Economics Professor Decodes Trump’s Tax Plan

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UNLV Psychology Professor Launches Study of Traumatic Effects of Oct. 1 Tragedy

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Study focused on understanding how people are reacting emotionally to the tragedy at the Route 91 country music festival Oct. 1.

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Parents’ Alcohol Use Can Set the Stage for Teenage Dating Violence, Study Finds

Having a parent with an alcohol use disorder increases the risk for dating violence among teenagers, according to a study from the University at Buffalo Research Institute on Addictions.

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A Program for Entrepreneurs, and Those Who Think Like Them

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Smith’s program geared to entrepreneurs and intrapreneurs has a new name — and new model.

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Metacognition Training Boosts Gen Chem Exam Scores

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Students, and people in general, can tend to overestimate their own abilities. But University of Utah research shows that students who overcome this tendency score better on final exams. The boost is strongest for students in the lower 25 percent of the class. By thinking about their thinking, a practice called metacognition, these students raised their final exam scores by 10 percent on average – a full letter grade.

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Expert on #metoo Movement: Response Overwhelming, but Just a First Step in Long Process

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Historian Discovers Early Reformation Writings “Hiding in Plain Sight”

As Protestant Christians around the world prepare to commemorate the 500th anniversary of Martin Luther’s 95 Theses – the document that sparked the Protestant Reformation – a historian of early modern Europe has discovered what he believes to be early versions of another set of theological theses written some three decades after Luther’s famous pronouncement but presumed lost forever.

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Eye-Catching Labels Stigmatize Many Healthy Foods

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Labels such as organic, fair-trade and cage free may be eye-catching but are often free of any scientific basis and stigmatize many healthy foods, a new University of Delaware-led study found.

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UIC Wins National Award for Student Voter Engagement

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The University of Illinois at Chicago is among a select group of winners at the first-ever ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge awards ceremony to recognize colleges and universities committed to increasing voting rates among college students.

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Election 2017: Stewart Endorsement More Important Than Trump for Candidate Gillespie, According to Virginia Tech Political Expert

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