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Arts and Humanities

04-Oct-2019


Fulbright Scholar to Teach Flute in Egypt

A 11-day fellowship in Israel led flutist Tammy Yonce to apply for a Fulbright Scholarship to teach in Cairo, Egypt this spring. She begins teaching at the Academy of Arts Feb. 1.

– South Dakota State University

Social and Behavioral Sciences

03-Oct-2019


Psychologists Show Leading with Flavor Encourages Healthy Eating

Eating well isn't always easy, and the reality is simply telling people which foods to avoid doesn't do much to get them to eat better.

– Stanford University

Psychological Science


Addictive De-Vices: How We Can Unplug From This 21st Century Epidemic

We spend our days looking at them, talking to them, and touching them.

– Simon Fraser University

Journal of Public Policy and Marketing


A new strategy to alleviate sadness: Bring the emotion to life

Impulsive shopping can be a costly vice for people who are eager to escape emotional pain, but researchers have now discovered a strategy for increasing self-control in spite of negative feelings.

– Society for Consumer Psychology

Journal of Consumer Psychology


Arizona State’s McNamara First Editor of New Open-Access APA Journal

Danielle S. McNamara, PhD, has been named the inaugural editor of the new journal Technology, Mind, and Behavior, to be published by the American Psychological Association.

– American Psychological Association (APA)

Technology, Mind, and Behavior


Anticipating performance can hinder memory

Anticipating your own performance at work or school may hinder your ability to remember what happened before your presentation, a study from the University of Waterloo has found.

– University of Waterloo

Journal of Memory and Language


Researcher Ties Political Divisiveness to Homophobic Bullying

Being a teenager is hard enough, but Dr. Yishan Shen, an assistant professor in the School of Family and Consumer Sciences at Texas State University, has uncovered additional challenges for youths between 10 and 19 who are targets of bullying during ...

– Texas State University

Pediatrics

Education

04-Oct-2019


UC San Diego Fuels Regional Economy, Impacts State

Nearly six decades of public and private investment have created a world-renowned university with more than $5 billion in annual revenues and $1.2 billion in annual sponsored research. A new economic impact report details UC San Diego’s estimated $...

– University of California San Diego

Law and Public Policy

04-Oct-2019


C’est La Vie: Historians Map French-speaking Migrations with Geospatial Tech

Understanding how French-speaking people migrated throughout North America from the 1600s to 1940 means tracking them at work, school and home spatially and archivally.

– Michigan Technological University

03-Oct-2019


Report: 1 in 10 Politicians Has a Disability. That's a Gap in Representation

The disability community is underrepresented in American politics with three exceptions. People with disabilities ages 18-34, Native Americans with disabilities, and disabled veterans of recent wars, including those who served in Iraq and Afghanistan...

– Rutgers School of Management and Labor Relations (SMLR)

LifeWire Announcement


Thunderbird School of Global Management Celebrates New Global Headquarters

Arizona State University’s Thunderbird School of Global Management will break ground Monday on a new state-of-the-art global headquarters on ASU’s Downtown Phoenix campus.

– Arizona State University (ASU)


University of North Florida Among Lowest Student College Loan Default Rate in the Nation

College loans and debt often burden students for decades after graduation; however, students graduating from the University of North Florida have less to worry about. UNF ranks among the Top 25 public institutions across the country with the lowest s...

– University of North Florida


Cornell University’s investments grew 5.3% in FY2019

Cornell University’s endowment earned a 5.3% return for the fiscal year ending June 30. The investments reached $7.3 billion, a new record.

– Cornell University


Royal Patron Joins Global Heritage Organization to Support Women Leadership in Heritage

On Thursday, September 19th, His Royal Highness The Duke of Gloucester joined Global Heritage Fund (GHF) to celebrate Women Leaders in World Heritage at the historic St James’s Palace in London.

– Global Heritage Fund


2019 Cortaca Jug to Set Attendance Record

The New York City Chapter of the National Football Foundation (NYC/NFF), host of the 2019 Cortaca Jug game being played between Ithaca College and SUNY Cortland, has announced that ticket sales have set a new all-time record for a Division III footba...

– Ithaca College

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