ISIS' introduction of a coin-based monetary system may indicate a regime in distress and needing to easily launder its wealth.
– University of California, Riverside
Journal of the Middle East and Africa Embargo expired on 31-Aug-2016 at 03:00 ET
China scholar and commentator Jeffrey Wasserstrom, chancellor's professor of history at the University of California, Irvine, offers fresh and surprising ways to look at China.Expert Available
– University of California, Irvine
Early fall exhibits at the American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center are open Sept. 6 through Oct. 23.
– American University
A new economic study by the University of Stirling and Royal Holloway, University of London has found evidence that there is a big difference in cash flow problems faced by men and women in the UK. They found single women face more severe constraints...
– University of Stirling
European Economic Review
A University of Adelaide-led project has overturned the theory that the evolution of human intelligence was simply related to the size of the brain ─ but rather linked more closely to the supply of blood to the brain.
– University of Adelaide
Royal Society Open Science Embargo expired on 30-Aug-2016 at 19:05 ET
In today's wars, Americans who die or are wounded in battle are disproportionately coming from poorer parts of the country, according to a new study released this week.
– University of Minnesota
Memphis Law Review
Luz Huntington-Moskos, Ph.D., R.N., C.P.N., UofL School of Nursing assistant professor, recently published findings in the journal Public Health Nursing that show the presence of children in the home did not motivate parents to test and mitigate for ...
– University of Louisville
Public Health Nursing, July 2016
Human relationships and interactions form our social network. Crickets are no different, except their networks are simpler. A U of Guelph researcher found the insects’ social network remains mostly unchanged each year and their social structure is ...
– University of Guelph
Headline-grabbing disasters like the Chernobyl nuclear incident and the Exxon Valdez oil spill could have been prevented through better labor practices, like shorter shifts and more structured shift rotations, say two Missouri University of Science a...Expert Available
– Missouri University of Science and Technology
To remember events in the order they occur, the brain’s neurons function in a coordinated way that is akin to a symphony, a team of NYU scientists has found. Their findings offer new insights into how we recall information and point to factors that...
– New York University
Nature Neuroscience Embargo expired on 29-Aug-2016 at 11:00 ET
Potential voters who see the nation as being in dire economic straits view a presidential candidate as more “presidential” when he or she uses high-intensity, emotional language, a new study suggests.
– Ohio State University
Presidential Studies Quarterly, Sept-2016
People are often excluded from social groups. As researchers from the University of Basel in Switzerland report in the Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, whether uninvolved observers find this acceptable or not may depend on the facial appear...
– University of Basel
Journal of Experimental Social Psychology
Setting and achieving goals related to income and education may improve the overall health of Native Americans--that’s the premise behind a new research project, We RISE—raising income, supporting education—targeting young mothers on the Cheyen...Expert Available
– South Dakota State University
Story offers great back-to-school questions for parents to ask teachers, principals, and school administrators to see if their school is ready to handle a possible opioid overdose.
– Pennsylvania Medical Society Embargo expired on 01-Sep-2016 at 06:00 ET
Keeping teens focused on what’s happening in class rather than their electronic device is a tall order, given that 73 per cent of them have access to a smartphone — and most would prefer to be on Instagram than at school. But what if making, shar...
– Concordia University
With back-to-school season in full swing, imagine this: Your child orders lunch via computer and gets a little message saying he or she needs to add more nutritious food groups. That combination helped some youngsters eat healthier meals, a Universit...
– University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences
Good can come from tragedy if students at Texas A&M University have anything to say about it. The student-led organization BUILD has a mission of completing 12 Texas Aggie Medical Clinics (TAMCs) this fall, each dedicated to one of the 12 students ki...
– Texas A&M University
In “Queer Aging: The Gayby Boomers and a New Frontier for Gerontology” (Oxford Press, 2016), Jesus Ramirez-Valles, professor and head of community health sciences in the University of Illinois at Chicago School of Public Health, makes it clear th...Expert Available
– University of Illinois at Chicago
The historic Colombia peace agreement announced on Aug. 24 gives the University of Notre Dame’s Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies primary responsibility for technical verification and monitoring of implementation of the accord through ...
– University of Notre Dame
A professor who has spent several summers studying undocumented immigration on the US-Mexican border, a sociology professor who studies immigration from a sociological perspective and another researcher who recently took a group of students to study ...Expert Available
– University of Michigan
International law has regulated art preservation and transfer for decades, but action by terrorists to wipe out religious and cultural assets has magnified the issue.
Case Western Reserve University School of Law on Sept. 16 will host a full-day c...
– Case Western Reserve University
The National University of Singapore (NUS) has been placed 11th in the inaugural Reuters Top 75: Asia’s Most Innovative Universities ranking. NUS is the highest ranked educational institution, outside of Northeast Asia, on the list, and is also the...
– National University of Singapore
John Hopkins University’s Bloomberg School of Public Health and Whiting School of Engineering have created a new academic department devoted to tackling environmental issues and their impact on public health
– Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
The National University of Singapore today conferred the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Letters on Mr Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations, in recognition of his international efforts to promote sustainable development and global peace ...
– National University of Singapore
Education Management Solutions, LLC (EMS), a provider of integrated audio-video and simulation management technologies, congratulates the National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners (NBOME) on the opening of their new National Center for Clinical...
– Education Management Solutions (EMS)
Leaders from top companies and organizations will visit Darden to interact with students, faculty, staff and guests through the fall 2016 Leadership Speaker Series.
– University of Virginia Darden School Foundation
Salisbury University’s professors “love what they do and prepare [students] for the real world. … Going to class is a joy.”
– Salisbury University
Bernard T. Ferrari, dean of the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School, has awarded the Dean’s Medal to Robyn and N. Anthony “Tony” Coles, Jr. As business executives and philanthropists, Robyn and Tony Coles adhered to a philosophy at the heart of...
– Johns Hopkins University Carey Business School
Prominent Professor of Economics N. Edward Coulson joins the faculty of the UCI Paul Merage School of Business in the area of Economics and Public Policy and will assume a leadership position in the school’s Center for Real Estate as Director of Re...
– University of California, Irvine, The Paul Merage School of Business
SPOKANE, Wash. – “Roman Myth and Mythmaking,” a special, temporary exhibition examining how the ancient Romans constructed and spread their religious and cultural beliefs as seen through mostly small-scale objects they created and used on a dai...
– Gonzaga University
Dr. Kirk Johnson, the Sant Director of the world-renowned Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, whose noted career as a paleontologist has seen him lead expeditions in 11 countries and 19 states, resulting in the discovery of more than 1,40...
– Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)
Move-in day for the Olin College Class of 2020 officially kicked off Saturday, August 27, 2016.
– Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering