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National Endowment for Humanities Awards Professor Laurie Arnold $138,662 Grant

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SPOKANE, Wash. – The National Endowment for the Humanities has awarded Laurie Arnold, assistant professor of history and director of Gonzaga University’s Native American Studies program, a $138,662 grant to host a Summer Institute for faculty development titled “The Native American West: A Case Study of the Columbia Plateau.”

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Fitbits Could Lead to Negative Impact on Pupils’ Well-Being, Study Finds

Pupils in secondary schools are reluctant to see fitness and health tracking devices such as Fitbits introduced into Physical Exercise lessons in schools and the device could potentially cause a negative impact on students’ overall well-being, research led by the University of Birmingham has found.

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Q&A: Facebook, Google and the Dangers of Weaponized Narratives

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UChicago Medicine research finds gaps in measures screening for hunger in hospitals

American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) guidelines for screening hospital patients or their caregivers to see if they have enough food missed a quarter of people living in “food insecure” households, according to research by the University of Chicago Medicine.

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10-Part Documentary Stirs Interest in the Vietnam War's Effects Decades Later

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In the Middle East, Two-Thirds Get News on Social Media; Less Than Half Trust it

Trust in the news media is high across the Middle East, but significantly less so on social media, according to the fifth annual survey of media use and public opinion by Northwestern University in Qatar (NU-Q).

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Showcasing Innovative Architectural Design

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New work from the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute School of Architecture that explores sustainable building practices, new design and fabrication strategies, architectural acoustics, and the integration of new technologies will be showcased at the World Maker Faire New York, billed as “the Greatest Show (and Tell) on Earth and premier gathering place on the East Coast for makers of all kinds.”

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Law School Podcast: Cannabis and the Law

In the 14th episode of Northwestern Pritzker School of Law’s Planet Lex podcast series, host Dean Daniel Rodriguez talks to Charlie Bachtell, CEO of Cresco Labs, and Northwestern Law alumna Dina Rollman, chief counsel at Green Thumb Industries (GTI), about the complexities of the marijuana industry, including how Illinois has set a precedent for regulatory programs, the banking challenges facing cultivators and the battle for more research within the United States.

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Pros & Cons of Joining a Class-Action Lawsuit Against Equifax

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