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Monday, August 27, 2018

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Arts and Humanities


Kentucky Landmark's Visitors ‘Witness’ New Artistic Perspective on State's History

As students, faculty, staff and visitors enter Memorial Hall this fall it is highly likely their eyes will be drawn upward to a new creation in the dome at the building’s entry. Karyn Olivier's gold-leafed artwork, which features African-American a...

– University of Kentucky

includes video


John Gurda--Milwaukee's Accidental Historian

John Gurda is Milwaukee's premier historian. His "Making of Milwaukee" history of the city became an Emmy-Award winning PBS show. His most recent book is "Milwaukee: A City Built on Water."

– University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Social and Behavioral Sciences


Even Toddlers Care What Others Think

By the time toddlers are forming two-word sentences, they are already aware that they may be judged by others, behavior that previously wasn’t believed to emerge until years later, according to research published by the American Psychological Assoc...

– American Psychological Association (APA)

Developmental Psychology

Embargo expired on 27-Aug-2018 at 09:00 ET

How We Judge Personality from Faces Depends on Our Pre-Existing Beliefs About How Personality Works

We make snap judgments of others based not only on their facial appearance, but also on our pre-existing beliefs about how others’ personalities work.

– New York University

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences

Florida-Grown Foods Part of Rich Tailgating Tradition


– University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences


Embargoed AJPH research: Long gun age restrictions, social media bots and anti-vaccine conversations, smoke-free colleges, opioid policies, drinking water

In this issue, find research on school shootings and long gun age restrictions, Russian anti-vaccine trolls, smoke-free colleges and more.

– American Public Health Association (APHA)

American Journal of Public Health

Embargo expired on 23-Aug-2018 at 16:00 ET



Argonne hosts Modeling, Experimentation and Validation Summer School

Visitors flocked to the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory for the ninth annual Modeling, Experimentation and Validation (MeV) Summer School in late July.

– Argonne National Laboratory

7 Steps of Design Thinking

Understand the 7 steps of Design Thinking by UVA Darden Professor Jeanne Liedtka

– University of Virginia Darden School of Business

Zell Miller: He left a legacy of HOPE

This story is part of a series, called Georgia Groundbreakers, that celebrates innovative and visionary faculty, students, alumni and leaders throughout the history of the University of Georgia – and their profound, enduring impact on our state, ou...

– University of Georgia

23-Aug-2018 Provides an Award-Winning Resource for Educators, a collaboration involving the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and other organizations provides an array of projects elementary and high schools can use to supplement lessons.

– University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Undergraduate Students Extoll Benefits of National Laboratory Research Internships in Fusion and Plasma Science

On August 15, a cohort of undergraduate students who had participated in the Summer Undergraduate Laboratory Internship and Community College Internship programs presented the results of the plasma physics work they had completed since their internsh...

– Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory

LifeWire Policy and Public Affairs

APA Voices Opposition to Using Federal Funds for Schools to Buy Guns

WASHINGTON – The American Psychological Association called on Congress and the administration to back away from a reported plan to allow states to use federal funding to purchase guns for educators.

– American Psychological Association (APA)

LifeWire Announcements

Register Now for Free Green Card Webinar for Foreign Scientific Researchers

The American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB) has teamed with immigration law firm Getson and Shatz to offer a free webinar—Green Cards for Scientific Researchers: How to Win Your EB-1A/NIW Case—on Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018, from 1:30-2:30 pm EDT. ...

– American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB)

Green Cards for Scientific Researchers: How to Win Your EB-1/NIW Case! Register Now

AACN Announces Launch of Newly Redesigned NursingCAS Website

AACN is pleased to announce the launch of a newly redesigned NursingCAS website,, which will simplify the application process to nursing schools nationwide. Similar to services in place for other health professions, NursingCAS offe...

– American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN)

CSUCI's MVS School of Business & Economics awards scholarships, receives grants for "Teams Project"

CSU Channel Islands’ (CSUCI) Martin V. Smith (MVS) School of Business & Economics opens the fall semester by celebrating four scholarship recipients and a grant from the Smith Foundation for the School’s “MVS Teams Project.”

– California State University, Channel Islands

CSU Wins $10M to Support Latino STEM Education

Six California State University campuses—Fullerton, Northridge, Pomona, Sacramento, San Diego and Stanislaus—will receive more than $10 million from the National Science Foundation to increase Latino student success in the science, technology, en...

– California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Office

Hartnell-CSUMB Teacher Pathway Program Receives Funding to Support Continued Program Growth

CSUMB and Hartnell College's joint teacher pathway program has received a $335K from The Claire Giannini Fund that will help ensure the program’s continued growth and success.

– California State University, Monterey Bay

Middle East Peace Program at Tulane Awarded Second $1 Million Grant

The five-week summer experience gives 15 Tulane students an immersion in the dynamics of the Arab-Israeli conflict through classroom study and travel to Israel and Jordan.

– Tulane University

Renowned Economist Ann Harrison Named Dean of UC Berkeley's Haas School of Business

Renowned Wharton economist and University of California, Berkeley, alumna Ann E. Harrison has been named the next dean of the Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley Chancellor Carol Christ announced today.

– University of California, Berkeley Haas School of Business

Move-in Week at UW-Milwaukee Starts Tuesday, August 28

Four thousand students will be making UWM their new home effective Tuesday, August 28.

– University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Terry Bradshaw Encourages Patients to “Take the Pledge to Live Well” in New PSA about Rheumatic Disease

This September, Sports Broadcaster Terry Bradshaw is teaming up once again with the American College of Rheumatology (ACR) to share important information about rheumatic diseases in a new public service announcement (PSA) airing nationwide this fall....

– American College of Rheumatology (ACR)





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