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Thursday, November 10, 2016

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Voting Day Round-Up! Research and Experts on 2016 Election

click to view recent experts and research related to the 2016 Election

– Newswise

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Arts and Humanities


Tracking the ‘Next Big Thing’

Notable alumni presenting at A Day of Revolutionary Thinking on Rutgers’ 250th birthday give a glimpse of the most important issues on the horizon in their fields

– Rutgers University

Social and Behavioral Sciences


Repairing Rifts: Relationship Experts Discuss Rebuilding Post-Election Friendships

Jaclyn Cravens and Jason Whiting share ideas on the dangers of communication through social media and how to repair personal relationships.

Expert Available

– Texas Tech University


Television Cooking Shows Overlook Safe Food Handling Practices

Television cooking shows are an important resource for home cooks, but if these shows fail to model recommended food safety measures, it may lead to poor practices among consumers. Therefore, researchers from the University of Massachusetts Amherst d...

– Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior

Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior


Telephone-Based Intervention Shows Promise in Combating Alcohol Abuse Among Soldiers

Researchers at the University of Washington tested a telephone-based intervention for military members struggling with alcohol abuse, with promising results. Participants significantly reduced their drinking over time, had lower rates of alcohol depe...

– University of Washington

Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology



Internship Program Helps Foster Development of Future Nuclear Scientists

For a second straight summer, Rachel Seibert spent her days at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) researching advanced nuclear reactors. The Ph.D. candidate may not have had such an opportunity more than a decade ago, b...

– Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Law and Public Policy


What About that Special U.S.-Canada Relationship Now? NYU’s Remes Available for Comment

Jacob Remes, a clinical assistant professor at NYU’s Gallatin School of Individualized Study, is available for comment on a range of issues facing the U.S. and Canada and what, collectively, they signify under a new American president.

Expert Available

– New York University


Trump’s Political Success Was a Triumph of Style Over Substance

Style, not substance, accounts for Donald Trump’s U.S. Republican presidential nomination, according to a psychological analysis from the University of British Columbia.

– University of British Columbia

Personality and Individual Differences.


St. Mary’s College of Maryland Political Science Faculty Predict Clinton as Next President

In keeping with tradition, the St. Mary’s College of Maryland Political Science Department has issued its Election 2016 predictions. There is unanimous agreement that Hilary Clinton will beat Donald Trump though by varying margins. Most see a Democ...

– St. Mary's College of Maryland

Funding a Set of Essential Medicines for Low- and Middle-Income Countries

As the world moves toward universal health coverage, the question arises: How can governments ensure equitable access to essential medicines in low- and middle-income countries? A section of The Lancet Commission on Essential Medicines Policies repor...

– University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Health Sciences

The Lancet

ACA Turmoil: How Did We Get Here, And Where Are We Going?

November 1 marked the beginning of the third open enrollment period for individuals without health insurance to purchase plans through the marketplaces, or exchanges, established by the Affordable Care Act (ACA), the health care law commonly referred...

– Texas A&M University

Voter Survey: Texans Support Trump, Split on Muslim Ban and Border Wall

The Texas Tech University Earl Survey Research Lab (ESRL) released on Monday (Nov. 7) the results of its statewide survey of registered voters on the 2016 election and policy preferences.

– Texas Tech University

LifeWire Announcements

10 Missouri S&T Grads Named Alumni of Influence

Ten graduates of Missouri University of Science and Technology were honored as Missouri S&T’s 2016 Alumni of Influence during a special event Saturday, Nov. 5, at Hasselmann Alumni House on the Missouri S&T campus.

– Missouri University of Science and Technology

Accelerating Talent: Perimeter Institute Partners with South American Institute for Fundamental Research

Perimeter Institute and the South American Institute for Fundamental Research celebrate a new partnership that will support research, training, and educational outreach.

– Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics

Play Weaves Fairy Tales Into Darkly Beautiful Story at UIC

The UIC School of Theatre and Music is presenting “The Secret in the Wings,” a play from Tony Award winner Mary Zimmerman. The play is directed by UIC School of Theatre and Music director and Lookingglass ensemble member Christine Mary Dunford.

– University of Illinois at Chicago

LifeWire Higher Education Events

“Syrian Refugee Children: Food and Shelter is Not the Answer”—Jacob K. Javits Lecture, Nov. 14 at NYU

New York University Professor Selçuk ┼×irin will deliver “Syrian Refugee Children: Food and Shelter is Not the Answer,” the 2016 Jacob K. Javits Lecture, on Mon., Nov. 14, 5:30 p.m. at NYU’s Lipton Hall.

– New York University





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