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Monday, July 10, 2017

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Arts and Humanities


NYU’s Tucker, Co-Author of New Book on How Communism Affected Political Attitudes, Available for Comment on Russia, Past & Present

NYU Professor Joshua Tucker, director of the Jordan Center for the Advanced Study of Russia, is available for comment on present and historical topics pertaining to Russia.

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– New York University


Queen’s University Photography Exhibition Shows the Changing Face of Belfast

The Queen’s University Belfast led ‘Belfast Self-Portrait’ exhibition will today (Friday 7 July) officially open to the public at the Ulster Museum, Belfast.

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– Queen's University Belfast

Social and Behavioral Sciences


Under Stress, Brains of Bulimics Respond Differently to Food

Magnetic resonance imaging scans suggest that the brains of women with bulimia nervosa react differently to images of food after stressful events than the brains of women without bulimia, according to research published by the American Psychological ...

– American Psychological Association (APA)

Embargo expired on 10-Jul-2017 at 09:00 ET

Study Finds ‘Sexism’ in Sexual Assault Research, but This Time Men Are the Target

Sexism is alive and well, but this time men are the target. A new study debunks a long-standing theory that sexual assault isn’t as emotionally traumatizing for men as it is for women and that it doesn’t result in similar emotional impacts, espec...

– Florida Atlantic University

Women & Criminal Justice

New Intervention Program Reduces Domestic Violence Recidivism Rates, Iowa State Study Finds

Most states mandate that domestic violence offenders complete some type of batterer intervention program, but the success rates are often quite low. That is why the results of a new method developed by an Iowa State University professor are so promis...

– Iowa State University

Psychology of Violence


Why Does Prenatal Alcohol Exposure Increase the Likelihood of Addiction?

One of the many negative consequences when fetuses are exposed to alcohol in the womb is an increased risk for drug addiction later in life. Neuroscientists in the University at Buffalo Research Institute on Addictions are discovering why.

– University at Buffalo

Journal of Neuroscience


Conversation Cards© a Useful Tool in Pediatric Weight Management

Conversation Cards© were developed to help families think about and prioritize key challenges regarding pediatric weight management. They also create points of reference for providers, which could help to create treatment plans for families based on...

– Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior

Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior

Millennials View Support, Access to Information as Key to Staying with an Employer

A new study by researchers at NDSU and the National University of Singapore found members of the Millennial Generation may be interested in long-term employment with an organization when employee communication is open, thorough and applicable to thei...

– North Dakota State University

Journal of Public Relations Research, June 2017

Archaeologists Put Sound Back Into a Previously Silent Past

Many attempts to explain how past people experienced their wider world have focused on sight at the expense of sound, but researchers from the University at Albany and the University at Buffalo have developed a tool that puts sound back into the anci...

– University at Buffalo

Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports

Extramarital Sex Trends, Dominant Male Behavior, Reducing Sexual Violence by Athletes, and More in the Sex and Relationships News Source

The latest research and features on sex in the Sex and Relationships News Source

– Newswise

Mothers Often Distracted During Breast and Bottle Feeding

As innovation expands the accessibility of technology, the potential for distraction increases as well. A new study published in the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior assesses the level and type of distractions that affect mothers during in...

– Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior

Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior

Law and Public Policy


Juveniles Transferred to Adult Courts Receive More Time for Their Crimes

Florida transfers juvenile offenders to adult court at a higher rate than any other state in the nation, and a new Florida State University study has found that those transferred are much less likely to be sentenced to incarceration than adults. Howe...

– Florida State University

Crime & Delinquency, June-2017

Trump Supporters Believe U.S. Society Is Fair

Trump supporters thinks the nation spends too much money promoting equality for the poor, women and minorities; agrees that disadvantaged groups have received more than they deserve economically; and believes that disadvantaged individuals' claims o...

– American Sociological Association (ASA)

Socius: Sociological Research for a Dynamic World

LifeWire Policy and Public Affairs

Baylor Professor Urges Surgeon General to Improve Public Health by Fighting Poverty

Jeff Levin, Ph.D., M.P.H., University Professor of Epidemiology and Population Health and professor of medical humanities at Baylor University, wants the nation’s next surgeon general to spread awareness of the harmful impact of poverty on the nat...

– Baylor University

Endocrine Society Urges European Parliament to Improve Transparency Surrounding Implementation of Flawed EDC Criteria

Earlier this week, Member States of the European Union voted in favor of draft criteria to define endocrine-disrupting chemicals (EDCs). The Endocrine Society is extremely concerned that the criteria will fail to identify EDCs that are currently caus...

– Endocrine Society

LifeWire Announcements

The Organization for Associate Degree Nursing (OADN) Appoints Bryan Hoffman as Deputy Director

The OADN Board of Directors is pleased to announce that Bryan Hoffman, MA, will assume the Deputy Director position effective July 17.

– Organization for Associate Degree Nursing (OADN)

Wistar Welcomes Brian Keith, Ph.D., as the First-ever Dean of Biomedical Studies

Wistar announces the appointment of Brian Keith, Ph.D., as Dean of Biomedical Studies. This new, strategic position will further Wistar’s educational mission to train scientists and continue priming workforce development programs and opportunities....

– Wistar Institute

$1.7 Million Grant to Increase Latino Nurses with Bachelor’s Degrees

The Capstone College of Nursing received a $1.7 million Nursing Workforce Diversity Program grant to increase the number of baccalaureate-prepared Latino nurses via an online RN-BSN mobility program.

– University of Alabama

Joseph J. Zilber School of Public Health at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Attains National Accreditation

The graduate-level Zilber School was created to to address health disparities in Milwaukee and other cities and the shortage of trained workers who practice in urban areas. Between 2013 and 2017, the school attracted more than $9.3 million in federal...

– University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

3-D Printing Is Focus of New Graduate Certificate

UTEP’s Department of Mechanical Engineering is now offering a graduate certificate in 3-D engineering and additive manufacturing. The program, starting in fall 2017, supplements existing graduate degrees or can be a standalone certificate for a pro...

– University of Texas at El Paso

Olin Student Receives Federal SMART Scholarship

Daniel Alhadeff is the second oil student to win award.

– Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering

New Associate Vice President for Student Affairs Named at Cal Poly Pomona

Thomas Cruz-Soto Jr. has been selected as Cal Poly Pomona’s next associate vice president and dean of students for the Division of Student Affairs.

– California State Polytechnic University Pomona





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