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Study: Vehicle Mileage Tax Is Best Option for Long-Term Highway Funding

A study that forecasts state and federal fuel tax revenues based on different fuel taxation policies found adoption of a vehicle mileage tax would best meet highway construction needs in the long run.

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UT Dallas Study Examines Diversity Trends in Past Presidential Appointments

A new UT Dallas study found significant differences in the rate that minorities and women were appointed to top federal jobs under the Democratic and Republican presidents between 1993 and 2013.

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Black Men and Health Disparities 

What is the role of law and policy in eliminating racial health disparities? That is one of many topics to be discussed at “Black Men and Health Disparities,” an O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law Colloquium on Wednesday, Sept. 28.

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Institute for Civic Discourse and Democracy Urges Civility in Upcoming Presidential Debates

Through research and a national partnership, Kansas State University's Institute for Civic Discourse and Democracy is calling for civility and respect in Monday's presidential debates and the upcoming debates in October.

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Voting Patterns, Rhetoric, and What’s At Stake: Researchers Available To Speak About The First Presidential Debate

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Election Experts at DePaul University Discuss Presidential Race, Debates

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@UNLV Expert Uniquely Positioned to Discuss Presidential Debates

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Twitter Will Go Nuts if Clinton Lands Off-the-Cuff Zingers at Debate

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‘Most Likeable’ Vote Important During Presidential Debate

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Find Me An Expert: Expert Query Request for Reporters on Newswise

Need an expert on a story you're working on? Send your queries directly to our experts via our Expert Query Form by clicking here.

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AACN Applauds Committee's Vote to Advance Legislation for Nursing Education and Practice

AACN applauds the House Energy and Commerce Committee for taking up a series of public health bills, including approving the Title VIII Nursing Workforce Reauthorization Act (H.R. 2713) and the Improving Access to Maternity Care Act (H.R. 1209). Both passed by a voice vote, which marks a monumental step in the legislative process toward becoming law.

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Texas A&M University Experts Available For Pre- and Post-Debate Analysis

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Reporters Are Invited to Two Virtual Press Conference Events: The Science of Presidential Debates

Providing a new kind analysis of the first U.S. Presidential debate between Clinton and Trump on September 26th at Hofstra U, Newswise will host two live events on September 27th and September 28th, each featuring a panel of experts that will scientifically analyze the rhetoric and performance of the candidates. More...

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Virginia Tech Expert: Three Things Clinton and Trump Must Accomplish During Debates

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Tactics, Tantrums, Train Wrecks? Presidential Debate Insights From Wake Forest University Experts

Wake Forest University communication and debate experts offer insights into the upcoming presidential debates between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump.

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AU Professor Available to Discuss Meeting Between U.S. and Israel Leaders

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Presidential Debate: Expert Panel Gives Scientific Analysis of Candidates' Performances

Four expert panelists each day will present their analyses and answer your questions live and face-to-face. This event will be virtual. You can attend with any device -- PC, Mac, iPad, iPhone or Android device (with a webcam) – anywhere with good bandwidth. To participate (ask questions) in the meeting, you must be on video, just as a normal news conference. Register below for guaranteed seating; there is limited seating in the virtual room. Eight experts (four at each event) will present their analyses. The diverse expert team (7 universities and an institute) will analyze both candidates during the debates for their gestures, facial expressions (including smiles--number, type, appropriateness, etc.), posture, language, including sentiment, tone, inflammatory language, repetition, vocabulary, sentence structure, metaphors, framing, themes, suggestions, subtlety, nuance, honesty (deceit/lies—explicit and implicit), transparency, gender issues, and more...

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Health and Human Rights Expert, Alicia Ely Yamin, Joins The O’Neill Institute

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The O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law at Georgetown University has named Alicia Ely Yamin, a pioneering scholar in social and economic approaches to realizing health rights, as director of the O’Neill Institute’s Health and Human Rights Initiative. Trained in both law and public health at Harvard University, Yamin’s 20-year career at the intersection of health and human rights bridges academia and activism. 

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UNLV Expert Available to Explain Why Voter Turnout Matters

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Political science professor David Damore on how just a few Nevada votes can turn an entire election.

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Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) to Address American University Students

Senator Warren (D-MA) will speak to American University students about the historic engines of American economic growth and the causes of the economic challenges that working families are facing today.







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