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Arts and Humanities


The science of sway: Researchers examine how musicians communicate non-verbally during performance

A team of researchers from McMaster University has discovered a new technique to examine how musicians intuitively coordinate with one another during a performance, silently predicting how each will express the music.

– McMaster University

Scientific Reports


Theater around the world, even in war zones, refugee camps and other remote areas

Rutgers–New Brunswick is excited to invite media to watch an innovative Global Theater course that breaks through the barriers of distance, war, refugee camps and censorship to show students the real price many still pay to create theater against a...

– Rutgers University-New Brunswick

New Jersey Film Festival Spring 2019

The Rutgers Film Co-op/New Jersey Media Arts Center, in association with the Rutgers University Program In Cinema Studies, is proud to present the New Jersey Film Festival Spring 2019 which marks our 37th Anniversary. The Festival will take place be...

– Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Carrington explores love, murder in new book

Cornell College Assistant professor of German Studies and History Tyler Carrington knows a thing or two about love in Germany at the turn of the 20th Century. He has studied it extensively and now has written a book, “Love at Last Sight” that he ...

– Cornell College

Social and Behavioral Sciences


Cost of living almost doubles for young adults who fly the nest and rent on their own: New research examines the minimum income requirements of 20-somethings who still live at home

The growing number of families in which adults aged 20 to 30 live with their parents are having to negotiate new ways of pooling their resources, according to pioneering research investigating how these families live and the costs that they face.

– Loughborough University


Salad, soda and socioeconomic status: Mapping a social determinant of health in Seattle

Seattle residents who live in waterfront neighborhoods tend to have healthier diets compared to those who live along Interstate-5 and Aurora Avenue, according to new research on social disparities from the University of Washington School of Public He...

– University of Washington

SSM-Population Health

‘Dirty John’ and a Safety Plan for Domestic Violence

Today we have a good understanding of the pattern of dangerous behaviors abusive men use to manipulate their partners. However, most women, their friends, and their family members do not have access to safety information. Dirty John presents an oppor...

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– Johns Hopkins School of Nursing



Chasing a supernova

Alec Lancaster, a theoretical physics and applied mathematics major at Loyola University in Chicago, is part of the Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internship (SULI) program, funded by DOE’s Office of Science. He spent the summer looking for a spe...

– Argonne National Laboratory

Chemistry intern inspired by Argonne’s real-world science

etmarie Matos Vazquez came to the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory seeking a more in-depth understanding of science beyond what her university could provide. Almost as soon as she stumbled upon a DOE website about inter...

– Argonne National Laboratory


UVA Darden’s Bob Bruner Leads Brookings, Miller Center Retrospective on Global Financial Crisis

To offer post-crisis analysis of the global financial crisis of 2008, the UVA Miller Center co-sponsored an event with the Brookings Institution and UVA’s School of Law, Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy and Darden School of Business en...

– University of Virginia Darden School of Business

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Cornell College Education Professors Explore Women’s Impact on Enlightenment

Two of Cornell’s education faculty are adding the finishing touches to a study that explores how a learning theory could be the missing piece to understanding how women advanced Enlightenment thought.

– Cornell College

Pop Culture


Math Professor & Probability Scholar on the Odds of Winning When Buying a Square at a Super Bowl Party

Aaron Montgomery of Baldwin Wallace University offers insights on probability and placing a friendly bet at the office Super Bowl pool

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– Academy Communications


2017 Women’s March solidarity events drew 100 times national protest average, minimal counterdemonstrators, study shows

Based on a survey of sister marches across the United States, key characteristics of the events were massive turnout, majority female leadership, low rate of counterdemonstrators, substantial grassroots mobilization and strong support from faith-base...

– University of Notre Dame

published in the December 2018 issue of the journal Mobilization

LifeWire Policy and Public Affairs

Chiropractors Advocate for Increased Coverage of Non-drug Pain Management for Seniors, Military Retirees

Chiropractors from across the nation gathered in Washington, D.C. today to urge members of Congress to increase coverage of non-drug approaches to pain management to help combat the opioid crisis. The Advocacy Day event is part of the American Chirop...

– American Chiropractic Association

American Chiropractic Association’s annual meeting

LifeWire Announcements

Statement of APA President Marking Martin Luther King Day

Following is the statement of Rosie Phillips Davis, PhD, president of the American Psychological Association, marking Martin Luther King Day:

– American Psychological Association (APA)

Embargo expired on 21-Jan-2019 at 00:05 ET

BGSU online criminal justice master's program one of the best in nation

Bowling Green State University's online criminal justice master's program is ranked 14th in the country in the 2019 U.S. News & World Report Best Online Programs rankings, which were released Jan. 15.

– Bowling Green State University

AU Sine Institute of Policy and Politics Announces Inaugural Class of Fellows

AU Sine Institute of Policy and Politics Announces Inaugural Class of Fellows

– American University

Columbus State University to Offer Nexus Degree in Cyber Security

Columbus State University was recently approved by the Board of Regents to offer a new nexus degree in cybersecurity in financial technology. Available to students beginning fall 2019, pending approval by the Southern Association of Colleges and Scho...

– Columbus State University

CSU Faculty, Staff Honored for Outstanding Contributions to Student Success

CSU Faculty, Staff Honored for Outstanding Contributions to Student Success

– California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Office

Nanovic Institute awards Laura Shannon Prize to Max Bergholz

The Nanovic Institute for European Studies at the University of Notre Dame has awarded the 2019 Laura Shannon Prize in Contemporary European Studies to Max Bergholz for his book “Violence as a Generative Force: Identity, Nationalism, and Memory in ...

– University of Notre Dame

Board member, law alumna Phyllis Taylor donates $5 million for Presidential Chair

Tulane University has received a $5 million commitment for the funding of a Presidential Chair from the Patrick F. Taylor Foundation. Foundation chairman and president, Phyllis M. Taylor, is a member of the Board of Tulane and a graduate of Tulane La...

– Tulane University

Jimmy Ren ’19 Named Regeneron Science Talent Search High School Scholar

IMSA’s Jimmy Ren ’19 is among 300 high school seniors that have been named scholars in the Regeneron Science Talent Search. Scholars represent 177 high schools in 35 states. Each of the 300 scholars and their schools will be awarded $2,000.

– Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy (IMSA)

GNSA Launches New Award for PhD-DNP Collaboration Excellence

The AACN is pleased to announce the launch of the first awards program sponsored by the Graduate Nursing Student Academy (GNSA) to spotlight exemplary partnerships between students in research-focused and practice-focused doctoral programs. The GNSA ...

– American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN)

LifeWire Higher Education Events

Center for Collegiate Recovery Communities Hosts Ninth Annual Conference of Addiction, Recovery & Families

The two-day conference is intended to help participants increase their understanding of the psychological and physiological factors of addiction recovery and resources that can create positive outcomes.

– Texas Tech University





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