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Monday, December 17, 2018

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13-Dec-2018


You are what you eat: High dietary versatility characteristic for early hominins

To eat what grows locally – today’s dietary trend was every day’s practice for prehistoric humans. Studying fossil tooth enamel, German researchers from the Senckenberg research institutes and Goethe University Frankfurt discovered that the ear...

– Senckenberg Research Institute and Natural History Museum

Homo rudolfensis; Paranthropus boisei

Arts and Humanities

14-Dec-2018


Making immersive virtual theater a reality

University of Iowa faculty and students immerse audience in a virtual reality theater experience that integrates live performances.

– University of Iowa

13-Dec-2018


Saving sacred architecture in Nagpur, India

West view of the Murlidhar temple at Pardi, built during the Bhosle period, in the late 18th century, Nagpur.An American art history professor could help India preserve some historic religious sculpture and architecture.  Cathleen Cummings, Ph.D., a...

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– University of Alabama at Birmingham

Social and Behavioral Sciences

17-Dec-2018


Looking on Bright Side May Reduce Anxiety, Especially When Money Is Tight

WASHINGTON -- Trying to find something good in a bad situation appears to be particularly effective in reducing anxiety the less money a person makes, possibly because people with low incomes have less control over their environment, according to res...

– American Psychological Association (APA)

Emotion

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14-Dec-2018


Low Skilled, Low Paid Workers of the World Don't Unite, Research Shows

Workers in low-skilled, low paid employment aren't prone to band together and form a common bond, new research has shown.

– University of Exeter

Economic and Industrial Democracy

Education

17-Dec-2018


Diversity Efforts in Rutgers Physician Assistant Program Pays Off

To meet a need for diversity in the profession, the physician assistant program at Rutgers altered the way it recruits and educates students.

– Rutgers University-New Brunswick

14-Dec-2018


Medtech Company Founded by UVA Darden Alumni Goes Public, Ramps Expansion Plans

NEOFECT, the medical technology company co-founded by two University of Virginia Darden School of Business alumni, hit a pair of significant milestones recently, opening a second U.S. office in Richmond, Virginia, and successfully debuting on the KOS...

– University of Virginia Darden School of Business

13-Dec-2018


Microbiologist Amy Cheng Vollmer on Similarities Between Bacteria and Teenagers

Isaac H. Clothier Jr. Professor of Biology Amy Cheng Vollmer was recently a guest on Key Conversations, a podcast from the Phi Beta Kappa (PBK) Society that features dialogues with PBK Visiting Scholars.

– Swarthmore College

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Quit Smoking on New Year’s

New Year’s has become a time when many smokers make a resolution to quit for good, but what happens after that? Quitting smoking is tough, and even with the strongest resolve, many smokers need a few quit attempts in order to stay quit. To support ...

– Monday Campaigns


Haas Team Wins National Real Estate Case Challenge

A team of Berkeley MBA students took first place at the 16th annual National Real Estate Case Challenge for their creative investment strategy surrounding a new commercial property.

– University of California, Berkeley Haas School of Business


U of R welcomes first Tuskegee University exchange student

Following last year’s announcement about a new partnership between the University of Redlands and Tuskegee University, the first student from the private historically black university in Alabama has arrived on the Redlands campus.

– University of Redlands


Clarkson University Delivers $344.7 Million Economic Impact to North Country

An updated economic analysis by the Center for Governmental Research, released today has reported that Clarkson University provided an economic impact of $344.7 million to the North Country regional economy last year through its institutional operati...

– Clarkson University


UIC’s Gallery 400 chosen as one of six to receive $50K Joyce Award

Gallery 400 on the University of Illinois at Chicago campus receives second Joyce Foundation Award

– University of Illinois at Chicago

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