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Monday, February 18, 2019

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Arts and Humanities


How Do We Conserve and Restore Computer-Based Art in a Changing Technological Environment?

Just as conservators have developed methods to protect traditional artworks, computer scientists, in collaboration with time-based media conservators, have created means to safeguard computer- or time-based art by following the same preservation prin...

– New York University

AAAS Annual Meeting, Feb. 2019

Embargo expired on 16-Feb-2019 at 09:00 ET


UA Little Rock researcher uncovers history of black activism during World War I

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock graduate student is shedding light on long-overlooked contributions black communities in Arkansas made to the World War I effort. Crystal Shurley, an archivist at the Butler Center for Arkansas Studies who com...

– University of Arkansas at Little Rock

Social and Behavioral Sciences


Navigating life 'outside the gate'

With 1.3 million active duty military personnel nationwide, coordinating and finding accessible healthcare and social services for their 1.7 million family members is a major challenge. A WVU professor is working to address these challenges and needs...

– West Virginia University - Eberly College of Arts and Sciences


The friendly extortioner takes it all

Cooperating with other people makes many things easier. However, competition is also a characteristic aspect of our society. In their struggle for contracts and positions, people have to be more successful than their competitors and colleagues.

– Max Planck Society (Max-Planck-Gesellschaft)

Nature Communications

Live better with attainable goals

Those who set realistic goals can hope for a higher level of well-being. The key for later satisfaction is whether the life goals are seen as attainable and what they mean to the person, as psychologists from the University of Basel report in a study...

– University of Basel

European Journal of Personality


Effective self-control strategies involve much more than willpower, research shows

It's mid-February, around the time that most people waver in their commitment to the resolutions they've made for the new year. Many of these resolutions - whether it's to spend less time looking at screens, eat more vegetables, or save money for ret...

– Association for Psychological Science

Psychological Science in the Public Interest



Does Anyone Win in a US-China Trade War?

A looming 1 March deadline to prevent another round of escalating tariffs between the United States and China is more fraught than typical trade disputes. If that wasn’t already clear to observers, U.S. President Donald Trump made it abundantly so ...

– University of Virginia Darden School of Business

Law and Public Policy


BPS Joins Science Community in Concern over Proposed Title IX Changes

The academic and professional disciplinary societies in science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and medical fields (STEMM) that are signatories of this letter (Signatory Societies) appreciate the opportunity to comment on the U.S. Department o...

– Biophysical Society

LifeWire Announcements

99 Percent of Babson College’s Undergraduate Class of 2018 Are Employed or in Graduate School

Ninety-nine percent of Babson College’s most recent undergraduate alumni are employed or continuing their education, according to statistics from the Class of 2018 six months after graduation*. Salaries are on the rise, too. The average starting sa...

– Babson College

Johns Hopkins School of Nursing’s Doctor of Nursing Practice Executive Track Ranked No. 1 by

The Executive track of the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing’s Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program has been ranked No. 1 among the top 25 online DNP programs for 2019 by This adds to the growing list of the school’s top r...

– Johns Hopkins School of Nursing

UA Little Rock professor joins international gender, justice, and security research hub funded by nearly $20 million grant

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock professor is part of an international research network that has been awarded more than £15 million pounds, or $19.6 million, to address gendered dimensions of injustice and insecurity around the world. Over t...

– University of Arkansas at Little Rock

Digital ag initiative to tackle global food system challenges

Digital agriculture at Cornell University – which already has been enhancing curricula such as Birman’s course, cross-college research projects and partnerships with industry – has just been seeded for robust additional growth.

– Cornell University





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