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Arts and Humanities

01-Feb-2017


A 'Minor Apocalypse'

Little is known about the history of Warsaw, Poland during World War I. Public memory of Warsaw’s role in the Great War has been obscured by the terror, violence, genocide and physical destruction during World War II. West Virginia University histo...

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– West Virginia University - Eberly College of Arts and Sciences

31-Jan-2017


Founding Fathers Used Fake News, Racial Fear-Mongering to Unite Colonies During American Revolution, New Book Reveals

Fake news and fear-based political dialogue are nothing new to politics. In fact, the Founding Fathers of the United States used these types of tactics to unite the 13 colonies during the American Revolution, according to a new book from Robert Parki...

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– Binghamton University, State University of New York

Social and Behavioral Sciences

01-Feb-2017


Super Bowl Champ Roland Williams Mentors Kids to Eat More Veggies on Meatless Monday

Super Bowl champion Roland aims to call attention to the needs of underserved youth and their families. He works with celeb chef Danny Boome, and teaching artist for Young Audiences of Rochester Michelle Cardulla. They partner to inspire kids to move...

– Monday Campaigns


Super Bowl Equals Super Stress for Some Players

The Super Bowl is one of the most watched events on the planet. When the New England Patriots and the Atlanta Falcons face off in Super Bowl LI on Sunday, Feb. 5, in Houston, Texas, millions will be watching and rooting for their favorite teams o...

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– Florida State University

31-Jan-2017


Social Media and Work Relations: Do People “Like” Their Boss?

Marketing expert Deborah Cohn of NYIT School of Management and conflict resolution expert Joshua Bienstock (also at NYIT) have won two grants to research social media behaviors and work relationships across four countries.

– New York Institute of Technology


Intimate Partner Violence Among Youth Linked to Suicide, Weapons and Drug Use

Adolescents who are violent toward their romantic partners are also more likely to think about or attempt suicide, carry a weapon, threaten others with a weapon and use drugs or alcohol than peers in non-violent relationships, according to new resear...

– University of Georgia

Journal of Youth and Adolescence


IU Study Examines Sexual Risk-Taking, HIV Prevention Among Older Adults in Sub-Saharan Africa

A recent study conducted by researchers at Indiana University found that older men and women are maintaining sexual relationships into their 80s and beyond and are often ignored in sexual health education, increasing the possibility for HIV transmiss...

– Indiana University

Journal for Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes, Jan. 2017


Workplace Courage: When Vulnerability Signals Strength

UVA Darden Professor Jim Detert discusses workplace courage and a surprising behavior that makes for strong leadership: embracing voluntary vulnerability.

– University of Virginia Darden School Foundation


Going Deep: Sport and Spirituality Course Opens Students to Human, Divine Ideas of Athletics

Creighton theologians ask students to examine Super Bowl as akin to religious festival.

– Creighton University

30-Jan-2017


Scientists Illuminate the Neurons of Social Attraction

The ancient impulse to procreate is necessary for survival and must be hardwired into our brains. Now scientists from the University of North Carolina School of Medicine have discovered an important clue about the neurons involved in that wiring.

– University of North Carolina Health Care System

Nature Neuroscience

Embargo expired on 30-Jan-2017 at 11:00 ET


New Study Looks at LGBT Allies in College Sports

The sports world has not always been considered the most inviting place for those who identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender. Yet, college athletes can make powerful allies for the LGBT community, given their visibility and status on campu...

– University of Arizona

Journal of Intercollegiate Sport


Simple Intervention Proves Effective in Reducing Suicide Among Active-Duty Soldiers

This study’s findings show there was a 75 percent reduction in suicide attempts among participants who engaged in crisis response planning versus a contract for safety. Crisis response planning also was associated with a significantly faster declin...

– University of Utah

Journal of Affective Disorders

Education

31-Jan-2017


Becoming the Compleat Dean

In 2009, Dr. Ralph Clayman attained the crowning achievement in academic medicine – he accepted the position as dean of the University of California, Irvine School of Medicine. He quickly discovered, though, that having had served as the founding c...

– University of California, Irvine


Gonzaga Men’s Basketball Rises to No. 1, Student-Athletes Score in School

SPOKANE, Wash. – While the Gonzaga University men’s basketball team reached No. 1 on Monday in both the AP and USA Today polls for the second time in history, the University also reported that 98 percent of its student-athletes are graduating, th...

– Gonzaga University

Pop Culture

01-Feb-2017


Fashion Forecasts for 2017: Less Cowhide, More Denim, Eye-Popping Sleeves -- and Consideration for the Planet

After years of wanting the cheapest prices possible for clothes, consumers are starting to consider how their clothes are made and their impact on the environment, says fashion forecaster/author Lorynn Divita, Ph.D., of Baylor University.

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– Baylor University


Super Bowl Ad Expert: Don't Look for Super Commercials This Year, but There Will Be Highlights

University of Delaware marketing professor John Antil dug into the numbers and the advertisements planned for Super Bowl LI and says viewers who prefer the commercials to the game might be let down this year. Still, some spots will break new ground a...

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– University of Delaware

Law and Public Policy

01-Feb-2017


Media Advisory: Theory for Trump’s Frenetic First Days

JHU expert looks at what may be behind the flurry of executive orders during President Trump’s first days in office.

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– Johns Hopkins University

30-Jan-2017


YFEL Members Gain Insights from Global Sustainability Leaders

UAE Higher Education Minister Dr. Belhoul and Laurene Powell-Jobs Urge Youth and Students to Remain Proactive on Sustainable Causes

– Masdar Institute of Science and Technology


Four Tips to Help Communities and Churches Battle Human Trafficking: Baylor Expert

Baylor human trafficking expert Elizabeth Goatley, Ph.D., said large-scale national events like the Super Bowl draw attention to human trafficking, and it’s an appropriate time to make people aware of the epidemic, which victimizes hundreds of thou...

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– Baylor University

LifeWire Policy and Public Affairs


Trump Administration’s Orders Pose Harm to Refugees, Immigrants, Academic Research and International Exchange, According to Psychologists

While safeguarding the nation from terrorist entry is of critical national importance, the Trump administration’s proposed restrictions on refugees and other visitors are likely to compound the stress and trauma already experienced by populations a...

– American Psychological Association (APA)


Endocrine Society Responds to Trump’s Executive Order on Immigration

The Endocrine Society expressed concern that President Donald Trump’s order instituting a temporary travel ban from certain countries will greatly impact knowledge sharing among doctors and researchers and ultimately adversely affect patient care. ...

– Endocrine Society

ENDO 2017, Apr-2017

LifeWire Announcements


UCI Cross-Campus Collaboration Delivers New Certificate Program Aimed at Arts and Creative Professionals

UC Irvine’s top ranking Paul Merage School of Business and national leader Claire Trevor School of the Arts unveiled today the brainchild of their collaborative efforts – The Certificate in Arts Management Program. Grounded in foundational busine...

– University of California, Irvine, The Paul Merage School of Business


TMS Names 2017 Class of Fellows

The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society (TMS) congratulates the four new members of its Class of Fellows. Honorees will receive the award at the TMS 2017 Annual Meeting & Exhibition (TMS2017) held from February 26–March 2 in San Diego, California....

– TMS (The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society)

Embargo expired on 01-Feb-2017 at 07:00 ET


University of Washington Introduces New Master’s Degree in Applied Child & Adolescent Psychology

First UW psychology master’s program launches in fall 2017 to meet the growing need for mental health professionals trained to serve children, teens and families

– University of Washington


UVA Darden Professor Pedro Matos Named Academic Director of Richard A. Mayo Center for Asset Management

UVA Darden Professor Pedro Matos is now academic director of the Richard A. Mayo Center for Asset Management

– University of Virginia Darden School Foundation


UA Little Rock Receives Five-Year Grants Worth More Than $3.75 Million to Help Low-Income Students in Pulaski and Jefferson Counties

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock has received two five-year grants totaling more than $3.75 million to fund college readiness programs for low-income and first-generation college students in Pulaski and Jefferson counties.

– University of Arkansas at Little Rock

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UW-Milwaukee Professor Awarded Fellowship for Carnegie Program

MILWAUKEE__Dr. Shana Ponelis, an Assistant Professor in the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee’s School of Information Studies, is one of 70 scholars who have been awarded a fellowship through the Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship Program to tra...

– University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee


Black History Month at UIC

The University of Illinois at Chicago celebrates Black History Month with kick off by Issa Rae.

– University of Illinois at Chicago


Montana State University to Host 2020 National Conference on Undergraduate Research

Montana State University has been selected by the Council on Undergraduate Research to host the March 2020 National Conference on Undergraduate Research. At this annual three-day event, more than 4,000 students present scholarly research, network wit...

– Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR)


American Dental Hygienists’ Association to Host 94th Annual Conference

The American Dental Hygienists’ Association (ADHA) will host North America’s premier gathering of dental hygienists at its 94th Annual Conference. The Conference features 30 hands-on workshops and 26 unique seminars led by the top educators and p...

– American Dental Hygienists' Association


Statement by AERA President and Executive Director on the White House Executive Order on Visas and Immigration

We are dismayed by the Trump administration’s unprecedented executive order that harshly restricts the travel of immigrant and nonimmigrant visitors to the United States. Aside from the shockingly discriminatory and counterproductive nature of the ...

– American Educational Research Association (AERA)

LifeWire Higher Education Events


Symposium Tomorrow on Recent Executive Order on Refugees and Immigration

The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health will host a symposium tomorrow on the consequences of the Jan. 27 Executive Order suspending the entire U.S. refugee admission program for 120 days and disallowing entry of Syrian refugees indefinit...

– Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health


Hillary Rodham Clinton ’69 Will Return to Wellesley College to Deliver 2017 Commencement Address

Hillary Rodham Clinton ’69 will address the members of the Wellesley College Class of 2017 and an international audience of their family and friends at Wellesley’s 139th commencement exercises.

– Wellesley College


Jazz Festival to Feature Acclaimed Saxophonist

UIC to host Jazz Festival

– University of Illinois at Chicago


Seminar Exposes Patent Law Secrets

This event will expose the secrets of patent law that every patent practitioner needs to know. In partnership with the legal education offerings at UC San Diego Extension, the event will be hosted by Knobbe Martens, a leading U.S. law firm practicing...

– University of California San Diego


eSports Leader UCI to Host Panel Discussion on Women in Gaming

EVENT: Female industry leaders and academics will take part in a panel discussion at the University of California, Irvine on women in gam

– University of California, Irvine

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