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Monday, April 2, 2018

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Arts and Humanities

29-Mar-2018


Neutral News Perceived as Biased Depending on Who Shares It

Researchers at the University of Utah and Konkuk University found that news stories are perceived as biased based on who shares that story on social media, regardless if the actual story is biased.

– University of Utah

Mass Communication & Society

Social and Behavioral Sciences

30-Mar-2018


New Study Confirms Racial Disparities in Vermont Traffic Stops, Searches

More complex statistical analysis of data used in a 2017 study that drew some criticism confirms the earlier conclusions that Black and Hispanic drivers in Vermont are stopped and searched more frequently than White drivers and are less frequently fo...

– University of Vermont

29-Mar-2018


From Civil War Letters to Instagram: Social Media Trends Are Nothing New

In a new book, Lee Humphreys, associate professor of communication at Cornell University, argues that the act of documenting and sharing one’s everyday life is not new – nor is it particularly narcissistic.

– Cornell University

Education

29-Mar-2018


Making a Leap from a High-Ability High School to a College of Lesser Academic Status Can Be a Real Downer

Making the transition from high school to college may be stressful — but it can be downright depressing for students who graduate from a school with peers of high academic ability and wind up at a college with students of lesser ability, according ...

– Baylor University

Youth and Society

Law and Public Policy

02-Apr-2018


How Could a Trade War Affect Your Community and Your Wallet?

The NSF-funded FEWSION Project maps the U.S. economy's food, energy and water systems. In light of the proposed tariffs, the researchers looked at how Americans could be affected differently.

– Northern Arizona University

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29-Mar-2018


Rampant Tax Confusion in the U.S.

If you're like most Americans, you see tax season as stressful - especially as the April 15 deadline looms. But, you're not alone. About 85 percent of taxpayers overstate their actual federal income taxes, according to new research from Michigan Sta...

– Michigan State University

National Tax Journal


Poll: Most Republicans Say Athletes Should 'Shut Up and Dribble'

A majority of Republicans believe professional athletes and celebrities should stay out of politics and causes, with a sizable portion saying it is completely inappropriate for them to do so, according to a new national poll conducted for the Univers...

– University of Delaware

LifeWire Announcements


Class of 2022 Selected From Record Number of Applicants

For the third consecutive year, Cornell University has posted a record-high number of applications for admission. More than 51,000 students sought a place in the Class of 2022.

– Cornell University


Texas Tech College of Education, US PREP Awarded $1.46 Million Grant

Texas Tech University’s College of Education has been awarded a grant worth $1,464,882 from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation for the establishment of a data-management system within the University School Partnerships for the Renewal of Education...

– Texas Tech University

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