As children hit the “tween” stage, parents may struggle balancing the need for independence with appropriate supervision – and social media has changed the ground rules.
– Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan Embargo expired on 19-Mar-2018 at 00:00 ET
When most people walk into a grocery store, the shelves are stocked year-round with all the food they want, so they might not consider the origins of their food. Jack Payne, University of Florida senior vice president for agriculture and natural reso...
– University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences
Using multiple screen devices simultaneously while snacking may influence food choices, according to a new Michigan State University study. Specifically, when people engage in media multitasking that makes them feel good, they're more prone to eat he...
– Michigan State University
Computers in Human Behavior
Extreme political views might be driving some people away from churches, but the actual number of departing parishioners is not that large and those who do leave the pews are mostly marginally involved with the institution, according to a new study c...
– University at Buffalo
A study from UT Southwestern's Peter O'Donnell Jr. Brain Institute demonstrates that a bird's song can be altered -- to the syllable -- by activating and deactivating a neuronal pathway responsible for helping the brain determine whether a vocalizati...
– UT Southwestern Medical Center
Neuron Embargo expired on 15-Mar-2018 at 12:00 ET
A researcher from Queen’s University Belfast has developed an interactive map of the island of Ireland which shows the impact the Great Irish Famine had on the population during the nineteenth century.
– Queen's University Belfast Embargo expired on 15-Mar-2018 at 20:05 ET
Paying rural villagers to cut down fewer trees boosts conservation not only while the payments are being made but even after they’re discontinued, according to a new CU Boulder study.
– University of Colorado Boulder
Research investigates how social connectedness influences charitable giving, which could help philanthropies target donors more effectively
– University of Arkansas, Fayetteville
Non Profit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly, Dec. 2017
The American Cleaning Institute (ACI) has a simple reminder for parents and caregivers: “Packets Up! is accident prevention.”
PACKETS UP! is ACI’s consumer safety initiative to help reduce the number of accidents related to liquid laundry pa...
– American Cleaning Institute
The MBA and EMBA in Wine Business programs in Sonoma State University's School of Business and Economics are the only of their kind. Recent alumni share how it has advanced their careers in one of California’s most profitable markets.
– California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Office
The latest research and features on ecology and wildlife.
The "civilian" training sessions had been in the works long before the Parkland, Fla., school shooting in February. University police already provide active shooter training for a number of municipal police departments and other universities.
– University of Rhode Island
Aldon Morris, the Leon Forrest Professor of Sociology and African American Studies in the Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences at Northwestern University, is the winner of the 2018 John D. McCarthy Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Scholarship o...
– Northwestern University
Curious about the idea that international law is good medicine for bad policies, Ian Hurd examines how and why governments use and manipulate international law in foreign policy.
– Northwestern University
ITHACA, N.Y. – Cornell University announced plans March 13 to collaborate with Vingroup, Vietnam’s largest property developer, in establishing a world-class teaching and research institution, VinUniversity. The campus for this private, nonprofit ...
– Cornell University
UIC library system lauded by Medical Library Association
– University of Illinois at Chicago
Stony Brook University has been awarded a prestigious 2018 Simon Award for Comprehensive Internationalization by NAFSA: Association of International Educators. Named after the late Senator Paul Simon of Illinois, the award recognizes outstanding inno...
– Stony Brook University
The University of Redlands, a private liberal arts university in Southern California, has received the 2017 Tree Campus USA recognition from the Arbor Day Foundation for its commitment to effective urban forest management and for engaging staff and ...
– University of Redlands