Little consensus exists when it comes to the certification of “emotional support animals” (ESAs). These animals usually have little or no specific training, which poses a challenge for mental health professionals who are asked to certify them. No...
– University of Missouri Health
A recent analysis of research into how so-called “sexting” may affect sexual behavior finds that it has little impact on sexual activity – but highlights significant shortcomings in the research itself.
– North Carolina State University
Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication, May 2017
University of Chicago researchers in a new paper look to resolve a 15-year-old scientific dispute about how rats process odors. What they found not only settles that argument, it suggests an explanation for the much written-about replication crisis. ...
– University of Chicago
Our voices are like oral fingerprints, but for those who are transgender, the voice one is born with it may no longer match their identity.
– University of Rhode Island
In Greek mythology, Narcissus was a gorgeous hunter, born of a river god and a nymph. However, he was prideful and too caught up in his looks. One day while hunting, a nymph named Echo was enamored with him and approached him, but Narcissus rudely pu...
– Texas AArrayM University
“Internet addiction in children and adolescents is a growing problem and part of our culture. The internet is a wonderful servant, but a cruel and crippling master,” Dr. Rosenberg said. “There is some debate in the field about whether internet ...
– Children's Hospital of Michigan
English and math teachers underestimate the academic abilities of students of color, which in turn has an impact on students’ grades and academic expectations, finds a new study by NYU’s Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Developm...
– New York University
Female faculty members hoping to advance to the highest ranks of academia face significant barriers due to male-dominated environments at colleges and universities, according to a new study of faculty at colleges of business led by a professor at Flo...
– Florida Atlantic University
Journal of Management
A new white paper estimates the climate impacts of the budget request President Trump is expected to make on May 23. Analyzing Trump’s Budget Blueprint, the study finds the changes in federal spending would produce 1.8 million metric tons of additi...
– University of Vermont
A new study finds that citizens living in states with the weakest gun laws are more than twice as likely to be fatally shot by law enforcement compared to those living in states with the strongest gun laws.
– Academy Communications
American Journal of Public Health Embargo expired on 18-May-2017 at 16:00 ET
After a tax cut for the middle class by the end of 2017, expect gross domestic product (GDP) growth above 2 percent in 2018 and 2019, according to Rajeev Dhawan of the Economic Forecasting Center at Georgia State University’s J. Mack Robinson Colle...
– Georgia State University
The American Academy of Home Care Medicine (AAHCM) applauds the Senate Finance Committee for passage of legislation, this week, that includes extension and expansion of the Independence at Home (IAH) demonstration through the CHRONIC Care Act of 2017...
– American Academy of Home Care Medicine
NYU's Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute has named three recipients of its 2017 Reporting Award: May Jeong, a magazine writer who has covered the war in Afghanistan; Ashley Powers, a freelance magazine journalist who has written about anti-gover...
– New York University
St. Mary’s College of Maryland, the state’s public honors college, graduated 414 students with Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science degrees on Saturday, May 13, outdoors on the campus’ Townhouse Green.
– St. Mary's College of Maryland
Ayan Agarwal, an Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy student and Hinsdale native, won first prize at the first-ever regional business pitch competition , “The Next Launch,” on Wednesday, May 17.
– Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy (IMSA)
Pacific University Names Narcedalia Rodriguez Equity Diversity Inclusion Officer
– Pacific University (Ore.)
PATT will contain a “sensored” layer capable of measuring the amount of pressure applied to various areas of the mannequin during a standardized pat-down procedure.
– Homeland Security's Science & Technology Directorate
Rush University will recognize more than 800 graduating students at its 45th commencement ceremony Thursday, May 25, from 4-6 p.m. at the UIC Pavilion (525 S. Racine Ave., Chicago).
– Rush University Medical Center
New York Institute of Technology celebrated its 56th commencement, a global event saluting 3,036 graduates from throughout the United States and 62 countries.
– New York Institute of Technology
At Ithaca College's 122nd Commencement, producer/director Bill D'Elia told graduates not to let life constrict their choices. He drew lessons from his own career path, which took him from working at an ad agency to producing and directing award-winni...
– Ithaca College
Describing the dizzying pace of technological innovation, former United States Secretary of Energy Ernest J. Moniz urged graduates to “anticipate career change, welcome it, and manage it to your and your society’s benefit” at the 211th Commence...
– Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)
Babson College announces that Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf will deliver the Commencement address to undergraduate students and graduate students during ceremonies on the Wellesley campus on Saturday, May 20, 2017.
– Babson College
More than 2,800 Tulane graduates, their families and friends will celebrate Tulane University’s 2017 Commencement at 9 a.m., Saturday, May 20, at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.
– Tulane University
Northwestern University Libraries is holding a centennial celebration and wreath laying ceremony to remember nurse Helen Burnett Wood, whose death was among the first affiliated with an American unit in World War I, on Saturday, May 20.
– Northwestern University
Words of encouragement, wisdom and sage advice prevailed from all who addressed the class of 2017 during the 57th Commencement Ceremony at Stony Brook University today, including honorary degree recipients Michael J. Fox and Jonathan Oringer, Stony ...
– Stony Brook University