In a novel test of the benefit a company can generate for consumers, a new study estimates just how much consumers are gaining from the technology company Uber, helping to explain the service’s popularity.
– University of Chicago
NBER Working Paper, Sept-2016
Young people from disadvantaged neighborhoods are drawn to for-profit trade schools as the quickest route to jobs. But the very thing that makes for-profit schools seem so appealing — a streamlined curriculum — is the reason so many poor students...
– Johns Hopkins University
Sociology of Education, Oct-2016
Upbeat books like “The New Gay Teenager” (2005) have made Cornell’s Ritch Savin-Williams the go-to advocate for gay teens all over America.
– Cornell University
Corinne Moss-Racusin, assistant professor of psychology, has published a research paper titled "A 'Scientific Diversity' Intervention to Reduce Gender Bias in a Sample of Life Scientists" in the August 5 issue of the journal CBE—Life Sciences Educa...
– Skidmore College
CBE—Life Sciences Education
NBA star LeBron James made career decisions in 2010 and 2014 that stunned the sports world and eventually resulted in two team championships with the Miami Heat and one with the Cleveland Cavaliers. His methods of communicating also provided a valuab...
– Case Western Reserve University
Jessica Sullivan, assistant professor of psychology, recently co-authored two papers: "Intensive Math Training Does Not Affect Approximate Number Acuity: Evidence from a Three-Year Longitudinal Curriculum Intervention" in the Journal of Numerical Cog...
– Skidmore College
Starting this semester, the Texas Tech University College of Architecture becomes one of only six universities in the country to provide specialized education in these fields with the launch of its newest graduate degree, the Master of Science in Arc...
– Texas Tech University
Ben Crosby can list several reasons why Hillary Clinton should have a clear advantage in the presidential debates. But the associate professor of English and speech communication says Trump is a wild card and his reality show qualities may give him t...Expert Available
– Iowa State University
First Lady Michelle Obama and former First Lady Laura Bush were joined by historians, former staff members, and White House-insiders for the “America’s First Ladies: In Service to Our Nation" conference.
– American University
More than 100 million poor and middle-income Americans cannot afford representation for basic human needs, according to the ABA. A new Baylor Law School program provides a business strategy to help the public find affordable legal services by showing...Expert Available
– Baylor University
New research shows how social media can impact the inclusion and integration of Syrian refugees in host societies.
– Concordia University
Students in a graduate seminar at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, will be monitoring social media discourse during the upcoming presidential and vice presidential debates and on Election Day and reporting out their results in real-time for me...
– University of Tennessee
Wayne State University recently received notice of a nearly $1.2 million award from the National Science Foundation that aims to impact minority students’ interest in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) related careers.
– Wayne State University Division of Research
National Science Foundation, 1614187
The Northwestern University Center for Public Safety (NUCPS) is offering a two-day workshop on research-proven strategies for improving and strengthening police-community relations.
– Northwestern University
Random House executive editor and best-selling author Jon Meacham will present the 2016 Carfagno Lecture Series on “Ethical Leadership in Faith, Politics and Business" October 18 at Saint Joseph's University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
– Saint Joseph's University