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Monday, June 19, 2017

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Arts and Humanities


Susan B. Anthony to Wonder Woman--“Women’s Suffrage and the Media” Research Database Chronicles Right-to-Vote Movement

“Women’s Suffrage and the Media,” an online database and resource site launched this month, includes primary and secondary sources that chronicle and examine the suffrage movement as portrayed in news, propaganda, advertising, entertainment, an...

– New York University

Social and Behavioral Sciences


Riding a Romantic Roller Coaster? Relationship Anxiety May Be to Blame

In a recent study in the Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, Florida State University graduate student Ashley Cooper explores how high levels of fluctuation in how secure an individual feels in his or her relationship may actually doom its ...

– Florida State University

Journal of Social and Personal Relationships

Why the ‘Peculiar’ Stands Out in Our Memory

Memories that stick with us for a lifetime are those that fit in with a lot of other things we remember – but have a slightly weird twist. It’s this notion of ‘peculiarity’ that can help us understand what makes lasting memories.

– Ohio State University

Canne Lions Festival of Creativity


Youth Cyberbullying Among Current or Former Friends and Dating Partners

Youth cyberbullying is dramatically more likely to occur between current or former friends and dating partners than between students who were never friends or in a romantic relationship.

– American Sociological Association (ASA)

Social Psychology Quarterly

19-Year-Olds As Sedentary As 60-Year-Olds, Study Suggests

Physical activity among children and teens is lower than previously thought, and, in another surprise finding, young adults after the age of 20 show the only increases in activity over the lifespan.

– Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Preventive Medicine; 5R01HL123407-02; 5R01AG049872-02; 5R01AG050507-02

"Thirteen Reasons Why" and What Comes Next

You can’t venture on to the Internet these days without stumbling across some sort of editorial about the Netflix show Thirteen Reasons Why.The Chicago Tribune has called the show “highly problematic” and “dangerously wrong” (VanNoord, 2017...

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– Family Institute at Northwestern University

In Our Dis-Unified Nation, Healing Must Start From Within

Healing a divided nation must come from each person, individually, says a UAB psychologist, who offers some tips on coping with a divided population.

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– University of Alabama at Birmingham



Gonzaga Alumna Monique Rizer Gives Backas Executive Director of Opportunity Nation

SPOKANE, Wash. – Monique Rizer, a 2001 Gonzaga University graduate, knows the transformative impact of education. After attending various postsecondary institutions, she entered Gonzaga at age 22, married, and with a 2-year-old son. Now she is dire...

– Gonzaga University

Law and Public Policy


Musk Deer Poaching, Ancient Otter, Russian Tigers and More in the Wildlife News Source

The latest research and features on ecology and wildlife.

– Newswise

LifeWire Announcements

Scholarship Established in Memory of Beloved Professor

Scholarship established in honor of Frenkel ter Hofstede.

– University of Texas at Austin (UT Austin)

His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama Delivers Keynote Address to UC San Diego Graduates

His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama delivered the keynote address to 25,000 University of California San Diego graduates and their families June 17 during the university’s All Campus Commencement. His message to graduates centered on the power of comp...

– University of California San Diego

Big Lots Behavioral Health Pavilion Will Transform Care for Children, Adolescents with Mental Illness

Nationwide Children’s Hospital celebrated the groundbreaking today of the Big Lots Behavioral Health Pavilion, a freestanding facility fully dedicated to children and adolescents with behavioral health conditions. Thanks to a transformational $50 m...

– Nationwide Children's Hospital

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Kate Walsh Named Dean of School of Hotel Administration at Cornell

Kate Walsh, MPS ’90, has been named the seventh dean of the School of Hotel Administration, Provost Michael Kotlikoff announced June 16. She is the first female dean of the Hotel School and the second alumnus to lead it.

– Cornell University

UVA Darden Offers Future Year Admissions for Top Undergraduate Students

The University of Virginia Darden School of Business is offering a Future Year Admissions program, allowing promising undergraduate students the opportunity to secure a place in a future Darden class.

– University of Virginia Darden School of Business

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Openly Gay University Dean Seeks to Shatter Perceptions, Improve LGBTQ Health

Perry Halkitis, Rutgers School of Public Health’s incoming dean, talks about what it means to be an openly gay leader in higher education and the initiatives he is planning for the school

– Rutgers University

Frederick Burgess Appointed VP for Infrastructure, Properties and Planning at Cornell University

Frederick Burgess, recently the commanding officer of Naval Facilities Engineering Command in Washington, D.C., has been named vice president for infrastructure, properties and planning (IPP) at Cornell.

– Cornell University





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