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Monday, October 3, 2016

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Arts and Humanities


Union's Culture of Innovation Will Be on Display at Maker Fest 2016

A musical tablecloth. A drone obstacle course. A hackathon. All will be part of Maker Fest 2016 on Friday, Oct. 7, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

– Union College


UW-Milwaukee Professor Receives "Genius Grant"

Anne Basting of UW-Milwaukee's Peck School of the Arts has been named a MacArthur Fellow for her work in encouraging the elderly to become involved with the arts.

– University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Social and Behavioral Sciences


Survey: Most of Us Want More Rest

Over two thirds (68 per cent) of the public would like more rest, according to the world’s largest ever survey on the topic.

– Newswise Recommends


Do Children with Tourette Syndrome Have an Advantage at Language?

Children with Tourette syndrome may process aspects of language faster than other children, a new study shows

– Newcastle University

Brain and Language Journal

UTHealth Expands Bereavement Services to HISD School Children

The Trauma and Grief (TAG) Center for Youth at UTHealth will expand screening, assessment and intervention for traumatized and bereaved youth into the Houston Independent School District (HISD). The program is funded in part by The Brown Foundation, ...

– University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston



Stony Brook University Offers Global Health Diplomacy Online Course Beginning October 3

Stony Brook University, part of the State University of New York system, is now offering a Global Health Diplomacy Massive Open Online Course (MOOC), available on Coursera. This beginner-level class provides an in-depth look at the diplomatic, financ...

– Stony Brook University

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A College Degree May Have Become More Valuable in 2000s

A four-year college education provided Americans with a 12 to 14 percent private rate of return on their investment during the 2000s, a new analysis shows.

– Ohio State University

How College Affects Students: 21st Century Evidence that Higher Education Works

Pop Culture


Dressing Down to Go Up in the Polls

Question: Since when did dressing down help politicians win elections? Answer: Since Harry S. Truman wore Hawaiian shirts. Gone are the days of Hayes, Harrison, and even Harding. For most of American history, we didn’t even know what our president...

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– University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV)

Law and Public Policy


Trade Ministers Discuss Halting or Reforming the US-EU Trade Talks

The French Trade Minister Matthias Fekl and the Austrian Vice-Chancellor Reinhold Mitterlehner proposed halting the EU-US trade talks, known as the Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership or TTIP, during an informal meeting of trade ministers...

– Health and Environment Alliance (HEAL)

LifeWire Announcements

Rutgers University Behavioral Health Care Awarded $2 Million Grant to Create Children's Center for Resilience and Trauma Recovery

The Center will provide evidence-based, trauma-informed training and consultation to build the capacity of existing and future providers to treat children with complex trauma and their families across New Jersey

– Rutgers University

ADVISORY: U.S. Surgeon General Vivek H. Murthy, Olympic Legends to Speak on Sport & Public Health

--Innovation Summit Aimed to Move American Health Across the Spectrum of Physical Activity

– American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)

UIC Dean of Libraries Tapped to Lead Library Association

UIC Dean of Libraries appointed president of Association of Research Libraries

– University of Illinois at Chicago

LifeWire Higher Education Events

Safety of Personal Health Information: Regulation Around the Emergence of Wearable Technology

An O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law Colloquium

– O'Neill Institute for National & Global Health Law

LifeWire Marketplace

NYIT Conference Discusses Digital Intrusions, Countermeasures, and the Cost of Cybercrime

Planes, Trains, and Election Results: NYIT's Annual Cybersecurity Conference Discusses Digital Intrusions, Countermeasures, and the Cost of Cybercrime

– New York Institute of Technology





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