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Monday, October 30, 2017

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Arts and Humanities


No Tricks, Just Treats as Loyola's NICU Babies Celebrate Halloween

Babies born in Loyola's neonatal intensive care unit wear costumes for Halloween.

– Loyola University Health System

Social and Behavioral Sciences


Bonding Benefits of Breastfeeding Extend Years Beyond Infancy

Women who breastfeed their children longer exhibit more maternal sensitivity well past the infant and toddler years, according to a 10-year longitudinal study published by the American Psychological Association.

– American Psychological Association (APA)

Developmental Psychology

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Sexual Harassment at Work, STDs Report Experts, Prostate Cancer Treatment, and More in the Sex and Relationships News Source

The latest research and features on sex in the Sex and Relationships News Source

– Newswise


FSU Researcher: Modern Civilization Doesn’t Diminish Violence

Modern civilization may not have dulled mankind’s bloodlust, but living in a large, organized society may increase the likelihood of surviving a war, a Florida State University anthropology professor said.

– Florida State University

Current Anthropology


Despite Fears, Fitness Pros Name HIIT Top Trend for 2018

ACSM’s annual industry survey predicts what you’ll see in fitness next year

– American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)

ACSM’s Health & Fitness Journal®



USC Annenberg’s Center for Public Relations Releases 2018 Relevance Report

Communication leaders from Best Buy, United Airlines, eBay and Toys “R” Us are among authors who contributed to a new report from USC Annenberg’s Center for Public Relations (CPR). The Relevance Report, released today, forecasts topics and tren...

– USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism

UVA Darden Global Innovators’ Roundtable Explores Impact of Digital Transformation on Business and Society

The University of Virginia Darden School of Business has expanded its Global Innovators Roundtable to Europe, convening senior business leaders this month in Düsseldorf, Germany, where they explored the impact of digital transformation on business a...

– University of Virginia Darden School of Business

University President Fills Up Scholarship Pot with Homemade Hot Sauce

Dr. Ali Houshmand, president of Rowan University in Glassboro, New Jersey, is committed to making it easier for students to afford college. He made it personal this year when he started professionally producing his secret-recipe hot sauce to raise sc...

– Rowan University


St. Mary’s College Board of Trustees Authorizes In-State Tuition for Students from Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands Displaced by Hurricanes Maria and Irma

St. Mary’s College of Maryland’s Board of Trustees authorizes in-state tuition to students from Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands who have been displaced by recent hurricanes.

– St. Mary's College of Maryland

Rankings Recognize CSU Campuses for Social Mobility

CSU campuses are frequently recognized as engines of social mobility due to their success in educating diverse students, many of whom are the first in their families to attend college.

– California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Office

CSU Working to Foster More Great Minds in STEM

Undergraduate participation in research is a high-impact practice that enhances student learning, engages students in their own success and prepares them for the demands of the future. CSU campuses are providing hands-on and relevant approaches to le...

– California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Office

Pop Culture


Keep Your Pets Safe This Halloween

Children and adults may love the spooky traditions of Halloween, but our pets are less likely to appreciate the costumes, masks, and parties associated with Halloween night.

– Texas A&M University

Law and Public Policy


In Landmark Report, Public Health Leaders Outline Steps for Urgent Action on Opioids

The report, “The Opioid Epidemic: From Evidence to Impact,” maps out a blueprint for national action on the epidemic and details dozens of concrete, evidence-based steps for everyone working to fight the opioid crisis in America – from the heal...

– Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health


Efforts to Revive Coal Industry Unlikely to Work, May Slow Job Growth

Current federal efforts to revive the coal industry will likely do more harm than good to fragile Appalachian communities transitioning from coal as a major source of employment, according to a study conducted by Indiana University researchers.

– Indiana University

Energy Research & Social Science, March-2018


You Can’t Tell a Gerrymandered District by Its Shape

When it comes to judging the fairness of electoral districts, we can’t believe our eyes.

– Ohio State University

LifeWire Policy and Public Affairs

President’s Declaring Opioid Epidemic a First Step, but Much More Needed, According to APA

President Trump’s declaring the opioid epidemic a national health emergency is a critical first step, but it does not address the urgent need for more federal funds to fight this crisis, according to the CEO of the American Psychological Associatio...

– American Psychological Association (APA)

LifeWire Announcements

University of Maryland SAFE Center, PGPD Receive Joint $1.3M Grant to Assist Human Trafficking Victims

A new grant will assist the University of Maryland SAFE Center and the Prince George's County Police Department in aiding victims of human trafficking.

– University of Maryland, Baltimore

CSUN Professor Wins PEN Literary Award for Fiction

Martin Pousson won the 2017 PEN Center USA Fiction Award for “Black Sheep Boy,” a series of interwoven stories he says “developed in part because of my teaching at CSUN.”

– California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Office

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Offers Tuition Assistance to Students From Puerto Rico

Students affected by Hurricane Maria and other natural disasters can apply to UWM via an alternative, indvidualized admissions process and potentially get in-state tuition for their first semester.

– University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Ratcliffe Foundation Announces $1 Million to Continue Shore Hatchery at SU

A Salisbury University program to help create jobs throughout the mid-Atlantic will continue another five years, thanks to a new $1 million gift from the Philip E. and Carole R. Ratcliffe Foundation of Baltimore.

– Salisbury University

The Economist Names UVA Darden World’s Top Education Experience for 7th Consecutive Year

In its annual survey of global business schools, The Economist has named the University of Virginia Darden School of Business the No. 1 education experience in the world — for the seventh consecutive year.

– University of Virginia Darden School of Business

Search Committee Named for Northwestern Pritzker Law School Dean

Northwestern University Provost Jonathan Holloway announced today (Oct. 27) that the University has formed a committee to conduct a search to identify the next dean of Northwestern Pritzker School of Law.The individual chosen will succeed Daniel Rodr...

– Northwestern University

Alexandria City Public Schools and the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences Partner to Create an Academy of Health Sciences at T.C. Williams High School

Alexandria City Public Schools and the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences have established a partnership that creates a Career and Technical Education pathway for students interested in careers in medicine and health care.

– George Washington University

Halloween Projects by WIU Art Professor Chosen for IPTV, Figge

A short film by Western Illinois University Art Professor Bruce Walters, called "Faces of Halloween," has been chosen by the Iowa Arts Council for broadcast on Iowa Public Television (IPTV) at 10 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 29 and on IPTV World at 10 p.m. Satu...

– Western Illinois University

UC Irvine’s Paul Merage School of Business Full-Time MBA Program Ranks 39th in the Nation in The Economist Report

In its first year of eligibility, the UCI Paul Merage School of Business Full-Time MBA program was ranked by The Economist in a report released today. The Merage School placed 39th in the nation, 16th among public schools, and 56th in the world. The...

– University of California, Irvine, The Paul Merage School of Business

LifeWire Higher Education Events

Northwestern University in Qatar Hosts Timely Media Forum

Northwestern University in Qatar (NU-Q) hosted a timely media forum this week featuring prominent editors and correspondents analyzing fake news, the impact of social media and the role of global reporting in the current crisis in the Arabian Gulf.

– Northwestern University





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