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Monday, November 28, 2016

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Social and Behavioral Sciences

24-Nov-2016


Practice Testing Protects Memory Against Stress

Learning by taking practice tests, a strategy known as retrieval practice, can protect memory against the negative effects of stress, report scientists from Tufts University in a new study published in Science on Nov. 25.

– Tufts University

Science

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23-Nov-2016


Suicide Rates Drop Among Members of White Mountain Apache Tribe

Deaths by suicide among the White Mountain Apache in Arizona dropped by nearly 40 percent between 2006 and 2012 compared to the previous six-year period, new research from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and the tribe reports.

– Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

American Journal of Public Health, November 2016

Education

23-Nov-2016


Binghamton University Leads Effort to Increase STEM Degrees for Historically Underrepresented Minority Students

Binghamton University is a partner institution for a new $4 million five-year National Science Foundation (NSF) grant designed to increase undergraduate and graduate degrees in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) in historically u...

– Binghamton University, State University of New York

Pop Culture

23-Nov-2016


Kinney Book Looks at Detroit Through Lens of Popular Culture

Detroit, once a mecca for those looking for a good job and a better life, is now seen by some as what Dr. Rebecca J. Kinney calls a “beautiful wasteland.” A wasteland because of the perception of its postindustrial devastation, and beautiful beca...

– Bowling Green State University

Law and Public Policy

26-Nov-2016


Cuba After Fidel: American University Experts Offer Comments

American University experts are available to comment on the passing of Fidel

Expert Available

– American University

LifeWire Announcements


UNF Listed in National Rankings for Study Abroad Participation

The University of North Florida ranked No. 9 nationally on the list of “Leading Institutions by Duration and Institutional Type” for short-term study abroad programs, according to the Institute of International Education’s 2016 Open Doors Repor...

– University of North Florida


US Embassy and Queen’s University Belfast Partner for International Teacher Exchange Programme

The U.S. Consul General in Northern Ireland, Daniel Lawton, has met with Queen’s University Belfast Vice-Chancellor, Professor Patrick Johnston, to launch the first ever international teacher exchange between shared education schools in Northern Ir...

– Queen's University Belfast

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