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Arts and Humanities


Moving Fictions

It may be a haunting photograph of a drowned man and his 23-month old daughter. It may be the gripping testimony of a family that survived a dangerous border crossing. Or it may be a heart-wrenching novel that tells the story of a refugee fleeing cha...

– University of Delaware

Social and Behavioral Sciences


LGBTQ Asian Americans seen as more 'American'

For Asian Americans who are gay or lesbian, their sexual orientation may make them seem more “American” than those who are presumed straight. A new University of Washington study, the latest in research to examine stereotypes, identity and ideas ...

– University of Washington

Social Psychological and Personality Science



CSU Program’s Success Inspires School Safety Legislation

Congressional legislation introduced yesterday by Congressman Drew Ferguson (GA03) to address school safety nationwide was largely inspired by the success of a program at Columbus State University and the expertise of CSU Associate Vice President for...

– Columbus State University


Cornell Program Celebrates 50 Years of Nutrition Education

Over the last 50 years, more than a half-million children in New York state have benefited from the Expanded Food Nutrition Education Program, a federal program delivered through Cornell Cooperative Extension that helps families with limited resource...

– Cornell University


Pilot study in smart systems launched as part of Fulbright-Nehru Fellowship

A pilot study involving academic and industry collaborators in smart systems has been initiated by Vittal Prabhu, professor in the Harold and Inge Marcus Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering at Penn State, as part of his 2018-19 Ful...

– Penn State College of Engineering

Law and Public Policy


Opposition to Muslim Ban Continues, Thanks to American Values

A new study found movements that promote American inclusiveness can have a lasting impact on policies that target racial, ethnic or religious minority groups, such as Trump’s "Muslim ban." The study suggests policy attitudes related to stigmatized ...

– University of Delaware

Political Behavior

LifeWire Policy and Public Affairs

AACI Endorses Call for Elimination of HPV-Related Cancers

AACI and other organizations hosted a congressional briefing today titled “Let’s End HPV-related Cancers” in Washington, DC. In conjunction with the event, AACI issued a call to action urging support for eliminating cancers caused by human pap...

– Association of American Cancer Institutes (AACI)

LifeWire Announcement

Penn State industrial engineering professor honored with early career award

Jingjing Li, William and Wendy Korb Early Career Professor (associate professor) of industrial engineering at Penn State, has been awarded the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Chao and Trigger Young Manufacturing Engineer Award.

– Penn State College of Engineering

MITRE Partners With Universities to Collaborate on Research and Innovation

MITRE partners with nine universities through our new University Innovation Exchange. MITRE’s University Innovation Exchange is a partnership among participating Virginia public universities, the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHE...


The Jed Foundation and Tyler Clementi Center Join to Support Emotional Well-Being and Mental Health of LGBTQ+ College Students

Working in tandem, the Tyler Clementi Center and JED will develop a “toolkit” – the first of its kind in the country – to better guide the higher education community and improve the college experience and mental health outcomes for queer- and...

– Rutgers University

Ten UIC students selected for Schweitzer fellowships

Ten students from the University of Illinois at Chicago have been selected for the distinguished Schweitzer Fellowship, a year-long service learning program that helps address the health needs of underserved Chicago communities.

– University of Illinois at Chicago

Hayhoe Named to National Museum of Natural History Advisory Board

The Texas Tech professor is the co-director of the Climate Center.

– Texas Tech University

LifeWire Marketplace

Improving family and community health through getting kids cooking

When kids help prepare meals, they eat healthier, learn important life skills and perform better in school. The Kids Cook Monday is an non-profit initiative from the Monday Campaigns that encourages families to make and eat meals together. Learn more...

– Monday Campaigns

includes video

LifeWire Marketplace

How Multinational Corporations Can Advance LGBT+ Rights in Anti-LGBT+ Countries

– New York University

Opening Up The World: How Multinational Organizations Can Ascend the Maturity Curve on LGBT+ Rights





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