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WashU Expert: The First Amendment and the Nazi Flag

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In the wake of the Aug. 12 confrontations between protesters and counter-protesters in Charlottesville, Virginia, some progressives are calling for legal restrictions on the display of the Nazi flag. These arguments are entirely understandable, but they often misapply existing First Amendment law, and they suppress free speech values that progressives — more than anyone else — should want to defend, says a Constitutional law expert at Washington University in St.

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Georgia State University Introduces eSports Programs

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Georgia State University has introduced programs for students interested in eSports, organized multiplayer video game competitions among players that are often broadcast, and which have spurred the development of collegiate teams at institutions across the United States.

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UNLV Sociology Expert Robert Futrell Available for Interviews About the Rise of Hate Groups

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HHMI Awards 39 Gilliam Fellowships to Support Diversity in Science

The Howard Hughes Medical Institute has selected 39 new Gilliam fellows, exceptional doctoral students who have the potential to be leaders in their fields and the desire to advance diversity and inclusion in the sciences.

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Online Education Boosts Proper Use of Drugs That Prevent Blood Clots

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Results of a yearlong study funded by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) with more than 900 nurses at The Johns Hopkins Hospital suggest that well-designed online education can decrease the rate of nonadministration of prescribed and necessary doses of blood thinners to prevent potentially lethal blood clots in hospitalized patients.

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@DePaulU History Professor Available to Comment on Jim Crow, White Supremacy & Monument Debate

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Increasing Health Care Access for Active-Duty Military

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The Link Between Unhappiness and Smartphone Usage with Kids

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Recent research has shown a direct correlation between excessive smartphone usage and unhappiness with kids and teens. Children's Hospital Los Angeles psychologist Stephanie Marcy discusses the issue and provides tips for parents on how to manage their kids' device activity.

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Parenting in the Age of YouTubeKids

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Benjamin Burroughs spends hours studying children's videos on YouTube. A father of three kids who teaches and researches how technology shapes people's lives, Burroughs is fascinated by the growing number of fun, elaborate entertainment videos aimed at babies, toddlers, and children up to 5 years old. The videos may offer parents a break and provide young minds with stimulating content.

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Quality After-School Programs Help Students Feel More Connected, Caring

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Elementary school-aged children in high-quality after-school programs were found to be more competent, caring and respectful toward adults in a new study led by a University of Georgia researcher.







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