Violence-related deaths, including homicides and suicides, are an urgent public health problem, according to Alex E. Crosby, MD, MPH, James A. Mercy, PhD, and Debra Houry, MD, MPH, from the National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Centers f...
American Journal of Preventive Medicine Embargo expired on 13-Oct-2016 at 00:00 ET
Expert Melanie Austin-McCain offers tips for living a purposeful lifeExpert Available
– New York Institute of Technology
A new University of Washington study is among the first to look at why women are more represented in some STEM fields than others. Their conclusion: a masculine culture is the most powerful factor.
– University of Washington
journal Psychological Bulletin
In the U.S., more than 23,000 American infants died in 2014, or about 6 for every 1,000 live births, putting us on par with countries like Serbia and Malaysia. Most other developed countries have lower rates. However, parsing out the data shows that...
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The first documented evidence of wild chimpanzee mothers teaching their offspring to use tools has been captured by video cameras set to record chimpanzee tool-using activity at termite mounds in the Nouabalé-Ndoki National Park in the Republic of C...
– Washington University in St. Louis
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What is the best way for a group to collaborate on solving a difficult problem? A new study finds that the answer depends on how that particular group learns.
– Santa Fe Institute
Growing up in a warm family environment in childhood is associated with feeling more secure in romantic relationships in one's 80s, according to new research published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science. ...
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Modern European cities and medieval cities share a population-density-to-area relationship, a new paper concludes – the latest research to find regularities in human settlement patterns across space and time.
– Santa Fe Institute
While male and female mice have similar responses to physical stress, research from the Hotchkiss Brain Institute at the University of Calgary, Canada, suggests females, not males, feel stressed when alone.
Results of new study led by Linda Pagani, professor at the University of Montreal’s School of Psychoeducation, show that young children who watch too much television are at risk of victimization and social isolation and adopting violent and antisoc...
– Universite de Montreal
Louisville youth are helping to change perceptions about violence, and ultimately destructive behaviors through their work with UofL's National Center of Excellence in Youth Violence Prevention.
– University of Louisville
Although most children use their smartphones and social media apps in appropriate ways, about 25 percent will experience online bullying at some point. Expert Available
– Florida Atlantic University
Findings from new research published today suggest that longer grade spans that allow middle grade students to serve as relative “top dogs”—students in the highest grades—improve academic achievement and enhance their learning environment, in...
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American Educational Research Journal
The anxiety that comes with feeling like an outsider in the classroom can hinder students’ learning and, ironically, teachers could be making it worse, according to a new study by a Michigan State University researcher.
– Michigan State University
Linguistics and Education, June-2016
New Vanier scholars are receiving major grants to study subjects as varied as Indigenous languages, HIV infection, Lou Gehrig’s disease and geothermal energy
– University of Manitoba
A new program funded by the Autodesk Foundation will allow students to concentrate on healthcare-related projects including an infant warmer created by Design that Matters. The baby warmer is designed to provide a warm, clean environment for infants ...
– Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering
/PRNewswire/ -- Virginia Mason Institute, a leading lean education resource for health care organizations worldwide, is offering two interactive training courses in January 2017.
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A graduate of Michigan State University, whose only hope of completing his college education in the 1960s was a scholarship, is paying it forward with a $5.3 million gift to the College of Engineering.
– Michigan State University
Fourteen California State University campuses have been named to the 2015 President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll—the highest federal honor that universities can receive for their commitment to community service, service-lea...
– California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Office
In sports, October means Major League Baseball playoffs and the World Series. Once this season's champion is crowned, it won't be long until baseball teams look at their draft options for next year.
– Bowling Green State University
Republicans embrace the conservative label more enthusiastically than Democrats are willing to self-identify as liberals, according to a new study by Jacob Neiheisel, an assistant professor in the University at Buffalo’s Department of Political Sci...
– University at Buffalo
Political Research Quarterly
The countdown is on to Election Day. These Iowa State faculty can provide expert commentary on the 2016 presidential election, and issues ranging from voter behavior to gender issues to campaign rhetoric.Expert Available
– Iowa State University
If he had to do it all over again, would Trudeau give the same weight to gender parity, ethnic diversity and experience in office? Or, knowing what he knows now, would he shuffle the deck differently? Would you? A new card game allows the PM — and ...
– Concordia University
The House Judiciary Committee chair’s nonpartisan conduct of the Watergate hearings ultimately led to President Richard Nixon’s resignation
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The Johns Hopkins School of Nursing received the 2016 Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine
– Johns Hopkins School of Nursing
The Coggin College of Business at the University of North Florida is one of the nation’s most outstanding business schools, according to The Princeton Review. The company features UNF’s Coggin College in the new 2017 edition of its annual guidebo...
– University of North Florida
Researchers from Case Western Reserve University and University of Kansas have received a $1.65 million Department of Defense grant to continue developing a neural prosthesis that records signals from one part of the brain, processes them in real tim...
– Case Western Reserve University
The McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin is honoring four distinguished alumni at its Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony Friday, Oct. 14,
– University of Texas at Austin (UT Austin)
UIC Gender and Sexuality Center and the Sex Workers Outreach Project will meet to discuss rights.
– University of Illinois at Chicago
The Flipped Learning Global Initiative (FLGI) recently named Dominick Casadonte to its FLGI 100, a list of the top 100 educators leading flipped learning worldwide.
– Texas Tech University
Eduardo Bonilla-Silva, Professor and Chair of Sociology at Duke University, has been elected the 109th President of the American Sociological Association (ASA), and Christopher Uggen, Regents Professor of Sociology and Law at the University of Minnes...
– American Sociological Association (ASA)
Four generations of punk luminaries – including John Doe and Exene Cervenka, Ian MacKaye, Aaron Cometbus, Shonen Knife, Victoria Ruiz and members of Pussy Riot – will gather at Cornell University Nov. 1-5 for a weeklong celebration of the profoun...
– Cornell University