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Does Right to Work Expansion Signal the Demise of Big Labor?

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Which Facebook “Friends” Help Most When Looking for a Job? Depends Where You Live in the World

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Research from Tufts University used anonymous Facebook data from almost 17 million social connections in 55 countries to determine that the role of weak and strong ties in job searches is important around the world, but the value of a single strong tie is even more important for job seekers in countries with pronounced income inequality.

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Challenges Face LGBT Community In 2017, But A Backlash Unlikely to End Trend Toward Inclusiveness, Researcher Says

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OSHA Head Returns to GW’s Milken Institute School of Public Health

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Dr. Michaels, the longest serving Assistant Secretary in OSHA's history, returns to GW’s Milken Institute School of Public Health

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Temple University School of Media and Communication to Be Named in Honor of Broadcasting Legend and Teacher Lew Klein

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The Lew Klein College of Media and Communication at Temple University will be formally dedicated at a ceremony in spring 2017.

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5 Minute Chats in the Waiting Room May Prompt Families to Eat More Fruits and Vegetables

Low-income families were more likely to use federal food assistance on nutritious food after learning that their dollars can be doubled for more fruits and vegetables, a new study finds.

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Talking to Children About STEM Fields Boosts Test Scores and Career Interest

A new study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences finds parents who talk with their high schoolers about the relevance of science and math can increase competency and career interest in the fields.

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U-M Expert Can Comment on Nigerian Military Accidentally Bombing Camp Killing 50

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Racial Bias in a Heartbeat: How Signals From the Heart Shape Snap Judgements About Threat

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Our heartbeat can increase pre-existing racial biases when we face a potential threat, according to new research published in Nature Communications.

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Children’s Beliefs About Talent Influence Music Participation

Many adults who believe they can’t carry a tune likely formed those beliefs in elementary school, according to new Northwestern University research.  

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Notre Dame California Launches Silicon Valley Semester

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10 Notre Dame juniors majoring in computer science and engineering will spend the next four months immersed in the heart of innovation while still enjoying an experience that is uniquely Notre Dame.

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AU Experts Comment on the Inauguration of the 45th President and Related Issues

American University Experts Comment on the Inauguration of the 45th President and Related Issues

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Bill to Protect Sports Providers Crossing State Lines Moves to Senate

The U.S. House of Representatives unanimously passed a bill on Jan. 9 that would protect sports medicine professionals, including doctors of chiropractic (DCs), by ensuring their malpractice insurance is valid when they travel with teams across state lines. The legislation, H.R. 302, now moves to the Senate for consideration.

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New Tool Can Help Policymakers Prioritize Information Needs for Synthetic Biology Tech

New technologies are developed at a rapid pace, often reaching the market before policymakers can determine how they should be governed. Now researchers have developed a model that can be used to assess emerging synthetic biology products to determine what needs to be done to inform future policies.

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Unseen Role of the First Lady Is Why the Position Remains Important Today, Says ISU Professor

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First ladies are often defined by the causes they champion, but they also play a vital role the public rarely sees, says Stacy Cordery, an expert on first families and a professor of history at Iowa State University. That behind-the-scenes role is why Cordery says the position is still important.

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Trump's Unpredictability Signals a Shift From the Norm for Inaugural Addresses

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Experts Available: What Type of Inauguration Speech Will Donald Trump Deliver?

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Religious Involvement Lessens Likelihood of Owning a Handgun

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Americans who are more involved in religious congregations are less likely to own handguns, according to a new study by Wake Forest University sociologist David Yamane.

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International Affairs Expert: There May Be ‘Unexpected Benefits’ to Trump’s Presidency

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Want to Ace an Exam? Tell a Friend What You Learned

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Students who are given information and tell someone about it immediately recall the details better and longer — a strategy which could be a plus come test time, says a Baylor University researcher.







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