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Tuesday, May 26, 2015

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Researchers Say Anti-Pollution Rules Have Uncertain Effects

Air pollution regulations issued by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency are estimated to save thousands of lives annually. A new study by... (more)

– Indiana University

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You’re Driving Yourself to Burnout, Literally

In terms of your mental health, University of Montreal industrial relations researcher Annie Barreck identifies the best ways to get yourself to work. (more)

– Universite de Montreal

Science News

22-May-2015

Trending Stories Report for 22 May 2015

Trending news releases with the most views in a single day. Topics include: swelling magnets; using genetics to fight dengue fever; cybersecurity; Hubble finds 'Nasty' star; ventilation and patient survival; food security; gamification in business; and cancer research on implants to improve glioma treatment.

– Newswise Trends

Arts and Humanities

22-May-2015

Smithsonian Snapshot: Shaun White in “Eye Pop”

In a world consumed by personal and celebrity image making, the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery considers how personalities are constructed in its exhibition “Eye Pop: The Celebrity Gaze.” Featuring 54 portraits, such as this one of Shaun White, it will be open at the Portrait Gallery May 22 through July 10, 2016.

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– Smithsonian Institution

AU Museum Summer Exhibits: Hiroshima-Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Exhibition, Washington Masters, and Non-Conformist Latvian Art

Summer exhibits at the American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center open June 13.

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– American University

21-May-2015

‘They Were My Age.’

A team of University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee journalism students took on an unusual research project during the spring semester – helping find the missing photos and stories of Wisconsin soldiers killed in Vietnam.

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– University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

At UW-Milwaukee, Students Speak the City’s Native Language

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee gives students the opportunity to study the Anishinaabe language spoken by the Ojibwe, Potawatomi and Odawa tribes.

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– University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Social and Behavioral Sciences

26-May-2015

TVs and Second Screens a Bad Combination for Advertisers

If you’re watching television while using a second screen – like a smartphone or tablet – new research suggests that some of the most expensive marketing messages aimed at you are missing their mark.

Journal of Consumer Marketing

– Ohio State University

25-May-2015

You’re Driving Yourself to Burnout, Literally

In terms of your mental health, University of Montreal industrial relations researcher Annie Barreck identifies the best ways to get yourself to work.

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ACFAS, May 26, 2015

– Universite de Montreal

22-May-2015

New Study Reveals the Economic Damage Caused by the Financialization of Non-Financial Companies

A new study from researchers at the University of Massachusetts Amherst concludes that workers and governments have paid a heavy price in lost employment, wages and taxes over the past 35 years as Main Street firms mimicked Wall Street by speculating in financial assets, while the benefits from these financial investments were reaped primarily by corporate debt and equity holders, fostering inequality and eroding general social welfare.

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– University of Massachusetts Amherst

21-May-2015

University, Domestic Violence Agency Partner on an App

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and the city’s Sojourner Family Peace Center have partnered to develop an app that discreetly and quickly gives those affected by domestic abuse an emergency connection to the help they need.

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– University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Education

22-May-2015

American Indians Disproportionately Disciplined at School Compared to White Students

School disciplinary actions handed down to students at Utah public schools disproportionately impact American Indian children over all other ethnicities enrolled in the state’s public education system, new research from the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Public Policy Clinic reveals. Researcher and law student Vanessa Walsh found that although American Indian students comprise the smallest student demographic in Utah, they have the largest percentage of students referred to law enforcement and arrested at school. The rates for disciplinary actions taken against American Indian students are much higher than for white students. Studies show that suspension and expulsion rates are closely correlated with dropout and delinquency rates, and have tremendous economic costs. Referrals to law enforcement and arrests at school are the harshest forms of school disciplinary action and expose students directly to the juvenile justice system. Such students often become part of the “

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– University of Utah

21-May-2015

Report on Expanded Success Initiative Points to Changes in Schools, Including Greater Focus on College and New Approaches to Student Discipline

A new report on New York City’s Expanded Success Initiative (ESI), which is designed to boost college and career readiness among Black and Latino male students, finds that the schools involved are changing the way they operate and offering students opportunities they would not otherwise have.

– New York University

Law and Public Policy

26-May-2015

Researchers Say Anti-Pollution Rules Have Uncertain Effects

Air pollution regulations issued by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency are estimated to save thousands of lives annually. A new study by researchers at Indiana University says these estimates are more uncertain than commonly believed.

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Journal of Benefit-Cost Analysis / Volume 6 / Issue 01 / Spring 2015

– Indiana University

The Occupy Movement: A History of Protests

Despite recent media attention on worldwide uprisings and protests, such as the Arab uprisings and the Occupy movement, the phenomenon of protest camps is not new. Throughout human history and across multiple locations, when faced with significant societal challenges, people often gather to protest against the problems they face. Dr Anna Feigenbaum, leader of the politics programme at Bournemouth University (BU), has been examining the phenomenon of protest camps, looking at what makes them unique, what draws people to them and what it says about human behaviour and social change.

– Bournemouth University

LifeWire Announcements

Former Investment Banker Wins $50,000 Book Prize for Financially Astute Study of American Revolution

The prestigious George Washington Book Prize, awarded to the best new book on the nation's Founding Era, goes to an engrossing account of the financial and political stumbles that led Britain into war with its American colonies.

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– Washington College

Thomas Schneid Named Executive Dean for Uniformed Services University Postgraduate Dental College

Retired Air Force dentist Thomas R. Schneid, DMD, was named as the new Executive Dean of the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU) Postgraduate Dental College. USU President Charles L. Rice, M.D., made the announcement following a nationwide search.

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– Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU)

LifeWire Higher Education Events

Stony Brook University Celebrates 55th Commencement Ceremony Honoring Billy Joel and Charles B Wang with Honorary Degrees

At Stony Brook University’s 55th commencement ceremony today at Kenneth P. LaValle Stadium, 6,298 students had their degrees conferred, becoming the University’s newest alumni. They joined more than 155,000 of their forerunners around the globe whose lives and work personify the mission of Stony Brook

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– Stony Brook University

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