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Social and Behavioral Sciences

23-May-2019


Reading with Toddlers Reduces Harsh Parenting, Enhances Child Behavior, Rutgers-Led Study Finds

People who regularly read with their toddlers are less likely to engage in harsh parenting and the children are less likely to be hyperactive or disruptive, a Rutgers-led study finds.

– Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Journal of Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics, May-2019


Report Finds California Above National Average for Sexual Harassment Rates

A new study shows California sexual harassment rates above national average.

– University of California San Diego Health

Education

24-May-2019


Great-Grandmother Earns Bachelor’s Degree After Leaving High School at 15

At age 15, Vickie Austin left high school in Wynne, Arkansas, after becoming pregnant with her first child, though she always intended to finish her education. More than four decades later, she graduated from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock...

– University of Arkansas at Little Rock


Sanjay Gupta, M.D., Urges Graduates at Albert Einstein College of Medicine to “Do Good and Be Good”

Dr. Sanjay Gupta, CNN’s chief medical correspondent, told graduates of Albert Einstein College of Medicine to embrace fear, savor opportunities to do the impossible, and practice empathy as they embark on what he called “the best job in the world...

– Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Law and Public Policy

24-May-2019


Climate Expert Shares Perspective on US Political Polarization Around Climate Change

A climate expert is available to comment on U.S. political polarization around climate change as revealed by a recently released report from the Yale Climate Communication Center.

Expert Available

– Indiana University

23-May-2019


Notre Dame Stories: Preparing for the Future

In this episode, a look at preparing for the future in two very different economic circumstances: In the US, how AI and advanced technology could disrupt the workforce; in the Amazon basin, how indigenous people are bolstering production of a common ...

– University of Notre Dame

includes video

LifeWire Policy and Public Affairs


Allowing Discrimination, Administration Proposals Threaten Transgender Health and Progress Against HIV Epidemic

Allowing Discrimination, Administration Proposals Threaten Transgender Health and Progress Against HIV Epidemic

– HIV Medicine Association (HIVMA)


APA Criticizes Administration Efforts to Weaken Federal Non-Discrimination Protections in Health Care

WASHINGTON – The American Psychological Association condemned the administration’s efforts to use federal rules to dismantle civil rights protections in health care for vulnerable populations, particularly transgender and gender non-conforming p...

– American Psychological Association (APA)

LifeWire Announcements


Tom Jackson, Jr. Appointed President of Humboldt State University

The California State University (CSU) Board of Trustees has appointed Tom Jackson, Jr., Ed.D., to serve as president of Humboldt State University (HSU). Jackson currently serves as president of Black Hills State University (BHSU) in Spearfish, South ...

– California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Office


Lynn Mahoney Appointed President of San Francisco State University

The California State University (CSU) Board of Trustees has appointed Lynn Mahoney, Ph.D., to serve as president of San Francisco State University (SFSU). Mahoney currently serves as provost and vice president for Academic Affairs for California Stat...

– California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Office


CSU Launches Financial Transparency Portal

New website provides additional access to financial information along with added context and user-friendly visualizations.

– California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Office


Engineering Mentoring for Internship Excellence program wins national award

The Women in Engineering ProActive Network (WEPAN) recognized Penn State’s Engineering Mentoring for Internship Excellence (EMIX) program with the WEPAN Women in Engineering Initiative Award.

– Penn State College of Engineering


Universidad Técnica Particular de Loja Joins The Babson Collaborative for Entrepreneurship Education

Universidad Técnica Particular de Loja (UTPL) has joined The Babson Collaborative for Entrepreneurship Education (The Collaborative).

– Babson College

LifeWire Higher Education Events


Alan Alda Receives Honorary Degree at Stony Brook's Largest, Most Diverse Commencement Ceremony

Stony Brook University honored the largest graduating class in its history today at Kenneth P. LaValle Stadium. The Class of 2019 joins the ranks of nearly 200,000 Seawolves worldwide, united by a vision of a bold new future.

– Stony Brook University

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