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Amazon's Chee Chew Named to the Board of Trustees at Olin College

Chee Chew, vice president of consumer engagement at Amazon, has been named to the Board of Trustees at Olin College.

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The Supreme Court, Gorsuch and the Nuclear Option

Northwestern Law alumnus Carter Phillips, ’77, one of the nation’s preeminent appellate advocates, discusses the current state of the U.S. Supreme Court in the 10th episode of Northwestern Pritzker School of Law’s Planet Lex podcast series. Host Daniel Rodriguez, dean of Northwestern Law, talks to Phillips about President Donald Trump’s nomination of Neil Gorsuch, the Democratic Party opposition and the consequences of the “nuclear option” if Democrat senators decide to filibuster the nomination.

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Great Neck South High School Wins Regional Science Bowl at Brookhaven Lab

Great Neck South High School took first place in the Brookhaven National Laboratory/Long Island Regional High School Science Bowl held at the Lab on Saturday, January 28.

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Homeless, Income Inequality, New York City, Cornell University

NYC Homeless Shelter Expansion Plan a Band-Aid, Not Solution

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Buyer Beware: Southeastern Faculty Tackle Trend of 'Fake News'

Members of the communication faculty at Southeastern Louisiana University tackled questions about the term "fake news" at a panel discussion sponsored by the university’s Sims Memorial Library and Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society.

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Marine Protected Areas, Swarms of Midges, Ant Hills, Coral Bleaching, and More in the Wildlife News Source

The latest research and features on ecology and wildlife.

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Research Consortium Develops Evidence-Based Diagnostic Model for Mental Illness

Researchers have developed a new, evidence-based alternative to the mental health field’s long-established diagnostic tools for the classification, treatment, and research of mental disorders. The Hierarchical Taxonomy of Psychopathology (HiTOP) addresses what the authors say are limitations to the reliability and validity of traditional models.

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Does Advice for Managing Workplace Bullying Really Work?

In a new study featured in the National Communication Association’s Journal of Applied Communication Research, authors Stacy Tye-Williams and Kathleen J. Krone identify and re-imagine the paradox of workplace bullying advice. They interviewed 48 individuals from a variety of occupations and found that targets of workplace bullying frequently offered advice they had received to other targets, despite believing that the advice either made no difference or had made their own situations worse.

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JAMA Viewpoint Explores Impact of President Trumps New Immigration, Refugee Executive Orders on Individual and Public Health

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The transformation of US immigration policy could have a harmful effect on the general public, patients and the health care system, say two public health law experts.

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Dark Tourism Has Grown Around Myth of Prison Tree

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New research involving the University of Adelaide is helping to expose a myth about a significant Australian "prison tree", which researchers say has become a popular tourism attraction for the wrong reasons.







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