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Arts and Humanities

08-Sep-2016


Salisbury University Junior Assists Deaf Children in Haiti

For Salisbury University business management and information systems major Darrin Reedy, however, this summer was a time to make a difference in the lives of people he had never met in a country where he never dreamed he would travel. The junior spen...

– Salisbury University

Social and Behavioral Sciences

09-Sep-2016


Social Connectedness Can Increase Suicide Risk, Study Finds

Community characteristics play an important role in perpetuating teen suicide clusters and thwarting prevention efforts, according to a new study by sociologists who examined clusters in a single town.

– University of Chicago

American Sociological Review, Sept-2016


Men's Hidden Body Fat Fears Fueling Gym Attendance

Men's hidden fears about body fat are fuelling gym attendance motivated by feelings of guilt and shame rather than a desire to build muscle, new research has shown.

– University of Lincoln

Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research

08-Sep-2016


Open Floor Plans May Lead to More Eating

According to research from the University of Notre Dame’s School of Architecture, dining environments can have serious consequences for eating behaviors.

– University of Notre Dame

Environment and Behavior

Education

09-Sep-2016


Excellence in Student Learning Assessment Earns Kansas State University National Designation

Kansas State University is one of 10 exemplary college and universities to be named in the inaugural class of Excellence in Assessment designees, the first national designation of its kind to showcase institutions at the leading edge of integrated st...

– Kansas State University

08-Sep-2016


Age-Based Grade Assignments Hinder Millions of Students According to New Study

Traditional age-based grade levels may be hampering the progress of millions of K-12 students in the United States and should be a target for reform, according to a new study co-authored by a UNC Charlotte education professor.

– University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Law and Public Policy

08-Sep-2016


SU Students Demonstrate Two Sides of Political Involvement

Salisbury University students Amanda Jackson and Kobi Azoulay traveled to the Democratic National Convention — and had vastly different experiences. Jackson was elected to be a delegate. Azoulay protested with Democracy Spring. Both returned to cam...

– Salisbury University

LifeWire Announcements


SNEB 50th Annual Conference Call for Program Proposals

The Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior invites proposals for conference sessions and for pre- and post-meeting workshops and tours for the 2017 Annual Conference.

– Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior

LifeWire Higher Education Events


Hawaii’s Rich Culture Comes to Life at Wellesley College with a Hula Performance and a Week-Long Residency Led by World-Renowned Performing Troupe HāLau O Keikiali`I

The Hawaiian cultural group Hālau o Keikiali`i, internationally known for live performances that tell the story of the Hawaiian people, will visit Wellesley College Saturday, September 17 for a main-stage performance entitled Ho`okupu: The Offering....

– Wellesley College


Capital Region Serial Entrepreneur Named 2016 William F. Glaser ’53 Rensselaer Entrepreneur of the Year

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) alumnus and serial entrepreneur, inventor, and technology executive Robert L. Godgart ’82 has been selected as the 2016 William F. Glaser ’53 Rensselaer Entrepreneur of the Year.

– Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)

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