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Monday, October 10, 2016

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Arts and Humanities


State of the Art Maritime Archaeology Expedition Conducted in Black Sea

An expedition mapping submerged ancient landscapes, the first of its kind in the Black Sea, is making exciting discoveries.

– University of Southampton

NDSU Researchers to Study Hurricane Matthew Evacuation Decision-Making

The researchers want to find out how and why local residents choose to evacuate. They also will study the many variables that can explain the uncertainty in making those decisions.

Expert Available

– North Dakota State University



Did Your Ancestor Fight in the Hundred Years War?

If you’ve ever wondered whether your ancestors served as a medieval soldier in the Hundred Years War, a newly launched website from historians at the universities of Southampton and Reading, UK, may have the answer.

– University of Southampton

White House Honors Mary Schmidt Campbell '69 and A'Dorian Murray-Thomas '16

On Friday, the White House honored 11 people from across the country as “Champions of Change for College Opportunity”— individuals who have conducted meaningful work in their communities to make higher education more accessible. Among the honor...

– Swarthmore College

Social and Behavioral Sciences


Therapists More Likely to Call Back 'Allison' Than 'Lakisha' with Messages Promoting Mental Health Services

Study shows that If you leave a message with a therapist seeking mental health services you have a better chance of getting a callback that promotes care if you have a white-sounding name than a black one

– University of Vermont

Children Mean Stress for Mums, Joy for Dads

A new study from a Cornell University sociologist shows that while parents enjoy the time they spend with their children, parenting carries more strain for mothers.

– Cornell University

American Sociological Review, October 2016

Psychologists Available to Discuss National Coming Out Day

National Coming Out Day is Oct. 11 and psychologists are available to discuss the latest psychological issues facing the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender population, including the mental health effects of coming out, the impact of legalized sam...

– American Psychological Association (APA)



The Council on Undergraduate Research Recognizes Campuses with Characteristics of Excellence in Undergraduate Research

Council on Undergraduate Research announces awards to Furman University, Clemson University, and University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire for exemplary programs providing high-quality research experiences to undergraduates.

– Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR)

World's First Engineering Management Program Celebrates 50 Years

Training engineers to manage complex organizations is now accepted practice on many college campuses as well as in the modern workplace. Combining the worlds of technical-oriented problem solvers and bottom-line number crunchers into its own academic...

– Missouri University of Science and Technology

Law and Public Policy


American University Experts Offer Analysis of Presidential Debates

American University Experts Offer Analysis of Presidential Debates

Expert Available

– American University

LifeWire Announcements

Texas Tech Engineering Professor Named Fellow by the Society of Automotive Engineers

James Yang, an associate professor, associate chairman and director of undergraduate studies in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Texas Tech University, has been named a Fellow by the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) International.

– Texas Tech University

Alexandra Solomon, PhD, to Host Loving Bravely: A Relationship Readiness Course to Teach Emotional Preparedness for Romantic Partnerships

The Family Institute is pleased to introduce Loving Bravely: A Relationship Readiness Course, facilitated by Dr. Alexandra Solomon.

– Family Institute at Northwestern University

UIC Seeks Public Comments Before Accreditation Visit

UIC seeks public comments

– University of Illinois at Chicago

UT Austin's “Ethics Unwrapped” Program Renewed for Two More Years

The McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin is renewing its ethics education program for two more years.

– University of Texas at Austin (UT Austin)





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