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Monday, July 9, 2018

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Arts and Humanities


Historian Analyzes Religion, Memory, and American Culture and Society Through a Multifaith Lens

Historian, essayist and former museum professional Chris Cantwell is an experienced analyst and archivist of American history and culture. His diverse areas of expertise include: Evangelicalism and Fundamentalism, religion and politics, history of th...

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– University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Social and Behavioral Sciences


A Lifetime Sentence: Incarceration of Parents Impacts Health of Their Children into Adulthood

Young adults who had parents incarcerated during childhood do not receive timely healthcare and have more unhealthy behaviors, Lurie Children’s researchers find

– Ann Array Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago


Embargo expired on 09-Jul-2018 at 00:00 ET

National School Food Policies Have Potential to Improve Health Now and Later

Providing free fruits and vegetables and limiting sugary drinks in schools could have positive health effects in both the short- and long-term, finds a new Food-PRICE study led by researchers from the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy a...

– Tufts University



An Aggressor Is Not Necessarily a Bully – and the Distinction Matters

There is a difference between general aggressive behavior and bullying. They are not the same thing, according to the findings of a new paper by a University at Buffalo psychologist who is among the country’s leading authorities on aggression, bul...

– University at Buffalo

Journal of Child and Family Studies

Why Don’t More Americans Eat the Mediterranean Diet?

The diet has been shown to reduce the risk of disease and improve longevity, but most Americans don’t follow it. Dr. Meifang Chen, a researcher at Cal State LA, explains why.

– California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Office

Law and Public Policy


New Zealand and U.S. Researchers Highlight Ways for Both Countries to Reduce Health Disparities

Researchers in the United States and New Zealand recommend key strategies to help these and other nations achieve health equity.

– Finding Answers: A Program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Health Policy, in press

LifeWire Policy and Public Affairs

APA Decries Trump Administration Plan to Roll Back Policies That Factor Race in College Admissions

Following is the statement of Jessica Henderson Daniel, PhD, president of the American Psychological Association, regarding the Trump administration’s announcement that it will rescind guidelines on affirmative action in college admissions:

– American Psychological Association (APA)

LifeWire Announcements

Peeples Named Penn State College of Engineering’s Inaugural Associate Dean for Equity and Inclusion

Tonya Peeples has been appointed the Penn State College of Engineering’s associate dean for equity and inclusion, effective August 15.

– Penn State College of Engineering

Embargo expired on 09-Jul-2018 at 08:00 ET

UNF Lands National Affordable Colleges 2018-19 Top LGBTQ-Friendly College List, a leader in higher education information, resources, affordability and rankings has recognized the University of North Florida as being one of the most inclusive campuses for LGBTQ students in the country.

– University of North Florida

Best College Reviews Names UNF Among Top 50 Online RN to BSN Programs

Best College Reviews has named the University of North Florida among the Top 50 online Registered Nurse to Bachelor of Science in Nursing programs for 2018, ranking No. 14 in the nation.

– University of North Florida

NMSU Professor Receives Presidential Award

New Mexico State University Regents Professor Elba Serrano is among 27 individuals across the country named last week to receive the Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring.

– New Mexico State University (NMSU)

UCI awarded $5 million NSF grant to boost low-income engineering enrollment

Aiming to increase the number of low-income engineering students specializing in advanced manufacturing, University of California, Irvine has won a $5 million National Science Foundation grant that will provide scholarships to nearly 200 community co...

– University of California, Irvine

LifeWire Marketplace

Are "Speedy" Exams Bad?

Ruth Colker, Distinguished university professor and Heck Faust Memorial Chair in Constitutional Law at the Moritz College of Law at The Ohio State University, talks about "speedy" exams and the need for a clear explanation on why there is a time limi...

– Ohio State University

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How Not to Get Bored with the Same Old Things

Robert Smith, assistant professor of marketing in the Fisher College of Business at The Ohio State University, talks about the concepts of satiation and entitativity, and how we learn about ourselves through targeted advertising.

– Ohio State University

includes video


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