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Arts and Humanities

20-Feb-2020


NYU’s Ulrich Baer Available for Comment on Jack London—Environmentalist, Self-Made Millionaire, and Socialist

New York University’s Ulrich Baer, who authored the afterword to the new edition of The Call of the Wild (Warbler Press), is available for comment on the legacy of Jack London.

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– New York University

Social and Behavioral Sciences

24-Feb-2020


Just as Tobacco Advertising Causes Teen Smoking, Exposure to Alcohol Ads Causes Teens to Drink

Exposure to alcohol advertising changes teens’ attitudes about alcohol and can cause them to start drinking, finds a new analysis led by NYU School of Global Public Health and NYU Grossman School of Medicine. The study, which appears in a special s...

– New York University

Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, Feb. 24; R01 AA021347

Embargo expired on 24-Feb-2020 at 01:00 ET

20-Feb-2020


Study Highlights New Strategies For Helping Children Process Negative Emotions

A recent study of indigenous people in southern Chile challenges Western assumptions about children’s emotional capabilities and highlights the value of spending time outdoors to help children regulate their emotions.

– North Carolina State University

Frontiers in Psychology | Emotion Science, Jan-2020


How sleep helps teens deal with social stress

A first-of-its-kind study from Michigan State found that a good night’s sleep does adolescents good – beyond helping them stay awake in class. Adequate sleep can help teens navigate challenging social situations.

– Michigan State University

Child Development


Getting children to eat their greens? Both parents need to set an example

A positive example set by both the mother and the father promotes the consumption of vegetables, fruit and berries among 3-5-year-old children, according to a new study from the University of Eastern Finland.

– University of Eastern Finland

Food Quality and Preference

Education

20-Feb-2020


Rounds with Leadership: The Year of the Nurse Educator

The World Health Organization has designated 2020 as the International Year of the Nurse and the Midwife to celebrate the more than 22 million nurses and 2 million midwives who make up half of the global health workforce (WHO, 2020). These providers ...

– American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN)


Inclusive Support on the Road to Success

Learn how CSU programs for students of color are easing the transition to college life and supporting academic success.

– California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Office

Pop Culture

21-Feb-2020


Cornell expands esports program with League of Legends

Cornell College’s esports program is expanding into a new esport following a successful first semester competing in Overwatch.

– Cornell College

Law and Public Policy

20-Feb-2020


Latino voters in Nevada lean toward Sanders, Biden

Cornell University professor Sergio Garcia-Rios conducted polling of Latino voters in Nevada ahead of the Nevada Caucuses, indicating high levels of Latino voter support for Democrats, most notably, Bernie Sanders.

– Cornell University

Univision News poll 


Political science professor seeks to slay gerrymandering through art and research

Brian Amos, assistant professor of political science at Wichita State University, has dedicated numerous papers and conferences to gerrymandering research.


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– Wichita State University

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Leadership and the Power of Inspiration

Steven D. Cohen, an associate professor at the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School, is well known for helping leaders communicate with confidence, influence, and authority. Cohen studies the communication behaviors of effective leaders, with a partic...

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– Johns Hopkins University Carey Business School

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Professor’s Legacy Supports a New Generation of Wildlife Researchers

Professor Harris, along with his wife Lorene, who passed in 2012, were strong advocates of education and supporters of students.

– Humboldt State University


New Alternative Spring Break Empowers Students in Climate Resilience and Local Activism

The program welcomes students from any major to enroll in HSU’s first alternative spring break with a specific focus on climate change.

– Humboldt State University


Chicago Public School students go beyond coding and explore artificial intelligence with Argonne National Laboratory

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory’s Educational Programs and Outreach department hosted Computer Science for All — Coding and Beyond, in December as a part of the Argonne National Laboratory, Chicago initiative.

– Argonne National Laboratory


University leaders’ gift to honor academic units helping students succeed

Two leaders of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock have donated $25,000 to honor academic units who are going above and beyond the call of duty to support student success.

– University of Arkansas at Little Rock


University of Arkansas at Little Rock receives gift for new building information modeling lab

The Associated General Contractors (AGC) of Arkansas has donated $30,000 to the University of Arkansas at Little Rock to establish a fund to support the Building Information Modeling (BIM) Lab for construction management and engineering students.  ...

– University of Arkansas at Little Rock


UIC names rising data scientist to TransUnion endowed professorship

“Big data” is getting a big boost in the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Liberal Arts and Sciences through a new professorship endowed by TransUnion, a leading global information and insights company.

– University of Illinois at Chicago


Classically Trained Flutist Starts Group to Support Underrepresented Musicians, Artists

Sana Colter, a classically trained flutist at the Mason Gross School of the Arts, remembers growing up in Harlem, learning to play the flute and piano in fourth grade and thinking that she would have to stop because her parents couldn’t afford the ...

– Rutgers University-New Brunswick

includes video


AACN Announces 2020 Election Results for Board of Directors and Nominating Committee

The American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) is pleased to announce the results of its 2020 election to fill seats on the AACN Board of Directors and Nominating Committee.

– American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN)

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