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Tuesday, September 4, 2018

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Arts and Humanities


UIC faculty member among 5 chosen as US-Japan creative artist fellows

Since 1978, the Japan-U.S. Friendship Commission (JUSFC) and the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), along with the International House of Japan and the Government of Japan’s Agency for Cultural Affairs, have administered the program.

– University of Illinois at Chicago

Social and Behavioral Sciences


Lack of Social Mobility More of an “Occupational Hazard” than Previously Known, New Analysis Shows

American workers’ occupational status reflects that of their parents more than previously known, reaffirming more starkly that the lack of mobility in the United States is in large part due to the occupation of our parents, finds a new study.

– New York University

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences

Embargo expired on 03-Sep-2018 at 15:00 ET


Research Finds Troubling Disadvantages, Including Bias, Against Women in Business

A research study in the works for more than two years documents bias and discrimination against women seeking CEO jobs ion the workforce.

– Florida State University

Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes


Friending God increases purpose in life in the socially disconnected

Religious people who lack friends and purpose in life turn to God to fill those voids, according to new University of Michigan research.

– University of Michigan

Journal of Personality, Aug 2018



Meet Jasmine Hatcher and Trishelle Copeland-Johnson

When Jasmine Hatcher started community college, she was encouraged by her family to pursue a nursing career. But her mindset quickly changed when her chemistry professor suggested she intern for a research team at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (D...

– Brookhaven National Laboratory

The Gridlock State

Traffic is one of the biggest problems California has to solve. Learn how CSU campuses are working to end the state’s mind-boggling congestion.

– California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Office


In Historic Shift, Women Comprise Half of Engineering Undergrads at Cornell University

With the arrival of the Class of 2022, the Cornell University College of Engineering now enrolls equal numbers of undergraduate women and men – the first engineering school of its size and stature to achieve this milestone.

– Cornell University

Law and Public Policy


Vulnerable Lions eating Endangered Zebras, Migrating Monarchs, Bats and Fireflies, and More in the Wildlife News Source

The latest research and features on ecology and wildlife.

– Newswise

Marketing Causes Inequality, New Book Suggests

The dramatic rise of income inequality since 1970 has largely been caused by advances in marketing, says a law professor at Washington University in St. Louis.“Marketers have become better at creating and exploiting market distortions in legal ways...

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– Washington University in St. Louis

Rents: How Marketing Causes Inequality

LifeWire Announcements

Green Receives NIH Grant to Reduce Eating Disorder Symptoms

Professor of Psychology Melinda Green is greatly expanding her research on eating disorders with the notification that she’s been awarded a grant for nearly $400,000 from the National Institute of Mental Health.

– Cornell College


NYIT Appoints Dan Quigley as Dean of College of Arts and Sciences

Daniel Quigley, Ph.D., has been appointed as the new dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at New York Institute of Technology (NYIT). He has served as interim dean of the college for the past 14 months and has been a member of the faculty at NYIT...

– New York Institute of Technology

UA Research to Study Impact ‘War on Drugs’ Has on Smuggling Routes

Researchers at The University of Alabama are bringing together their expertise in geography, modeling and criminal activity to better understand how enforcement activity influences drug trafficking in Central America.

– University of Alabama


UN Agencies, MIT Solve Partner with the Mohammed Bin Rashid Initiative for Global Prosperity to Revolutionise Social Innovation

The initiative combines the Mohammed bin Rashid Global Maker Challenge, an online open-innovation platform through which ‘makers’ and innovators will apply a design-thinking approach to solve specific real-world challenges; and the Mohammed bin R...

– Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives

About MBRGI; Mohammed bin Rashid Initiative for Global Prosperity

LifeWire Higher Education Events

Temple Grandin Will Discuss Autism, Animal Behavior at Iowa State

Temple Grandin, a renowned expert on animal behavior and activist for people with autism, is coming to Iowa State University on Sept. 13.

– Iowa State University





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