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Monday, October 24, 2016

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Arts and Humanities

20-Oct-2016


Celebrating a Day of Revolutionary Thinking

Notable alumni from across the globe return to Rutgers University for a special day of interaction with students on the occasion of its 250th birthday

– Rutgers University

Social and Behavioral Sciences

21-Oct-2016


Discrimination Based on Weight Doubles Health Risks

URI professor has found that how society treats overweight people makes health matters worse.

– University of Rhode Island

Annals of Behavioral Medicine, August 2016

Education

20-Oct-2016


Project Aiming to Protect Groundwater Resources Receives $660,000 From USGS

The research endeavor is the first for Sacramento State's new Institute for Water, Energy, Sustainability, and Technology.

– California State University, Sacramento

Law and Public Policy

24-Oct-2016


Joshua Tucker, Director of NYU’s Jordan Center for the Advanced Study of Russia, Available for Comment on Post-Election Relations with U.S.

NYU’s Joshua Tucker, director of the Jordan Center for the Advanced Study of Russia, is available for comment on post-election U.S.-Russia relations.

Expert Available

– New York University

20-Oct-2016


Most Mocked Tweets During Debate, Refusing to Honor Vote Has Dangerous Precedent, and more in the U.S. Elections News Channel

The latest in Election News in the U.S. Elections News Channel

– Newswise


Study Suggests Farm Traffic Vehicle Accidents Could Be Reduced by More Than Half

A new study from the University of Iowa College of Public Health has found that traffic accidents involving farm vehicles in the Midwest would decrease by more than 50 percent if state policies required more lighting and reflection on those vehicles....

– University of Iowa

Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Sept.-2016

LifeWire Policy and Public Affairs


Allowing Guns on College Campuses Unlikely to Reduce Mass Shootings

Policies allowing civilians to bring guns on college campuses are unlikely to reduce mass shootings on campus and are likely to lead to more shootings, homicides and suicides on campus, especially among students, a new report concludes.

– Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

LifeWire Announcements


University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Aims to Be Wisconsin’s First Hispanic-Serving Institution

Federal designation would help expand services for growing population of Latino students.

– University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee


American Association of Colleges of Nursing Appoints Chief Academic Officer and Chief Policy Officer

AACN is pleased to announce the appointments of Dr. Joan Stanley as Chief Academic Officer and Dr. Suzanne Miyamoto as Chief Policy Officer. These nurse leaders are filling newly created roles on AACN's executive leadership team, which includes Dr. D...

– American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN)

LifeWire Higher Education Events


Wellesley College Brings Together International Experts in Architectural History, Historic Preservation, and Design for Major Symposium About “The Modern Campus”

Wellesley College hosts a major two-day symposium, “The Jewett Arts Center: The Modern Campus at Mid-Century & Today,” Friday, October 21, and Saturday, October 22. he symposium will examine the cultural contexts, design strategies, and future us...

– Wellesley College


Creighton President Honored as Founding Member of First European Chapter of Alpha Sigma Nu, Inducts Twin Brother

Celebrating a joint mission for Jesuit higher education, Creighton president, the Rev. Daniel Hendrickson, SJ, headed to Seville, Spain, for the installation of the first European chapter of the century-old Alpha Sigma Nu Jesuit honor society, at Uni...

– Creighton University

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