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Monday, July 30, 2018

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Arts and Humanities


Professor translates ancient Manichean papyrus manuscript

Over the past 16 centuries, it’s been buried, soaked, lost, looted, sold across international borders, feared, destroyed by war, painted with shellac and set between sheets of glass.Its writers, followers of a visionary named Mani, wrote their reli...

– Northern Arizona University

Social and Behavioral Sciences


Dear Abby: Why Is It Better to Give Advice Than Receive It?

People struggling with motivation will benefit more from giving advice than receiving it, although most people predict the opposite to be true, according to new research from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.

– University of Chicago Booth School of Business

Psychological Science

UB Research Suggests How Stimulant Treatments for ADHD Work

Stimulant medications are an effective treatment for Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). In the classroom, parents and teachers say that medications like methylphenidate (MPH) can reduce symptoms and improve behavior. Although stimulant...

– University at Buffalo

Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry



After Bringing Fast-Casual Falafel to India, Akanksha Prasad Turns to UVA Darden

Akanksha Prasad (Class of 2019) came to Darden after selling the successful falafel restaurant business she founded in India

– University of Virginia Darden School of Business

Alumnus’ Growing Nitro Cold Brew Coffee Business Taps Lessons From UVA Darden

Warshall, who graduated from the University of Virginia Darden School of Business in 2014; Paul Dierkes, the softball teammate; and Joel Artz started Snowing in Space, a Charlottesville-based coffee business known for its nitro cold brew coffee, in 2...

– University of Virginia Darden School of Business

UVA Today

Law and Public Policy


Do Too Many Patents Stifle Progress in Biomedicine?

New research by University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Jorge Contreras published in Science examines how sharing —and not sharing — resources in biomedical research can complicate the development of important medical advances on...

– University of Utah


LifeWire Policy and Public Affairs

APA Voices Concern at Continued Separation of Migrant Children and Parents

WASHINGTON – Following is the statement of Jessica Henderson Daniel, PhD, president of the American Psychological Association, regarding the continued separation of migrant children and their parents:

– American Psychological Association (APA)

LifeWire Announcements

University of Utah to Establish New Research Data Center

The University of Utah received National Science Foundation funding to create a Federal Statistical Research Data Center that will provide qualified researchers throughout the Intermountain West with access to a wide range of extensive restricted-use...

– University of Utah


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