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Science News

03-Apr-2020


Coronavirus outbreak trending topics - See the Coronavirus Channel

Research and experts on the symptoms and spread of COVID-19, impact on global trade and financial markets, public health response, search for an effective treatment, and more

– Newswise

Arts and Humanities

03-Apr-2020


CCE podcast helps NYS communities meet challenges

Cornell Cooperative Extension Assistant Director Keith Tidball discusses how he and extension associates help New York state residents deal with emergencies in the latest episode of the podcast “Extension Out Loud.”

– Cornell University

02-Apr-2020


Origami artist turns to folding face masks amid pandemic need

Jiangmei Wu is turning to origami to create and potentially provide face masks critically needed to slow COVID-19 infection.

– Indiana University

Social and Behavioral Sciences

03-Apr-2020


Making a home among the stacks

Since transferring to WVU in fall 2017, Connecticut native Déja Fleury has found a home-away-from-home in Morgantown. Nearly three years later, the social work major is helping the local library feel more like home for its patrons.

– West Virginia University - Eberly College of Arts and Sciences


Italians in COVID-19 Study More Willing to Remain in Isolation When Stay-at-Home Extensions Were Shorter than Expected

When Italians self-isolating during the COVID-19 outbreak were presented with a hypothetical situation in which orders to remain at home would be for shorter periods than they had expected, they were pleasantly surprised and said they would be more w...

– Johns Hopkins University Carey Business School

02-Apr-2020


New App Could Help Panic Attack Sufferers During Coronavirus Pandemic

A new cell phone app developed by faculty at the University of Vermont could help panic attack sufferers, whose condition may be worsened by the coronavirus pandemic, manage their anxiety. The concept is grounded in decades of research showing that e...

– University of Vermont

Washington Post


Cleaning and COVID-19: Survey Shows 42% Not Disinfecting Properly

A new poll conducted for the American Cleaning Institute (ACI) finds that four in ten Americans are not properly allowing disinfectant sprays and wipes to kill the viruses and germs that can make us sick.

– American Cleaning Institute


Pausing during the pandemic

Short consumer article with advice and tips for using the pandemic down time to reflect on who and what you want to be.

– Furman University

Education

06-Apr-2020


K-12 Schools Relying on Educational Non-Profits to Keep Students Engaged During COVID-19 Pandemic

As K-12 schools across the country struggle to adjust to a new paradigm of virtual learning, educational non-profits like CFES Brilliant Pathwaysare playing a key role in keeping students engaged and preparing them for college and careers.

– CFES Brilliant Pathways

includes video

04-Apr-2020


Salisbury University Leads University System of Maryland in Student Services During COVID-19

From $10 million in refunds processed in one week, to residence hall move-outs scheduled to emphasize social distancing, to definitive Commencement plans, to a Student Emergency Fund and more, Salisbury University is leading the University System of ...

– Salisbury University

Pop Culture

03-Apr-2020


How Stoicism can offer peace of mind during pandemic and beyond

Stoicism is not just a philosophy for a world in turmoil, it is for the everyday.

– Creighton University

Stoic Ethics: Epictetus and Happiness as Freedom

02-Apr-2020


Campus Kitchen keeps food on the table

Employees and volunteers harvest food and deliver prepared meals and bags of groceries to 53 food-insecure families in the area. Food comes for local gardens and grocery stores.

– University of Georgia

Law and Public Policy

06-Apr-2020


Can the Government Stick Warning Labels on Soda Bottles?

NYU's Jennifer Pomeranz says that existing warnings on other products should offer a roadmap for labeling sugary drinks—without violating the First Amendment.

– New York University

American Journal of Preventive Medicine

Embargo expired on 06-Apr-2020 at 00:05 ET

02-Apr-2020


Climate-related disasters increase risks of conflict in vulnerable countries

Researchers have found strong evidence that the risk for armed conflict is higher after a climate-related disaster, but only in vulnerable countries.

– University of Melbourne

Global Environmental Change


Could Intermittent Lockdown Save Us - and the Economy - From the Coronavirus?

Weizmann Institute scientists present a mathematical model for an exit strategy: how to restart the economy after the crisis

– Weizmann Institute of Science

LifeWire Policy and Public Affairs


Bipartisan Coalition Urges U.S.-China Cooperation to Combat COVID-19

More that 90 bipartisan, high-level former government officials and experts in the U.S.-China relationship released a joint statement today urging cooperation between the United States and China in a much-needed effort to combat the COVID-19 global ...

– University of California San Diego


The Coronavirus and The Cities

New data mapping shows that the path of the pandemic in U.S. is predictable, with date of outbreak and population density cited as key factors.

– New York University

Embargo expired on 03-Apr-2020 at 11:00 ET

LifeWire Announcement


Caregiver Monday: An Initiative Dedicated To Helping Caregivers Take Care of Themselves

– The Monday Campaigns, a nonprofit public health initiative, has announced Sherri Snelling, caregiving expert and corporate gerontologist, is taking a leading role with Caregiver Monday, a program dedicated to supporting the self-care of 65 milli...

– Monday Campaigns


Steven J. Miller Selected as 2020 CUR-Goldwater Scholars Faculty Mentor Awardee

Steven J. Miller, professor of mathematics at Williams College, has been selected as the 2020 Council on Undergraduate Research-Goldwater Scholars Faculty Mentor Awardee. The award consists of a plaque and $5,000 for the awardee’s research program ...

– Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR)


Maryland Smith Waives GRE/GMAT for Fall Enrollment

in response to the Covid-19 pandemic, the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business has implemented a GMAT/GRE waiver process for full-time MBA applications for fall 2020.

– University of Maryland, Robert H. Smith School of Business


UIC receives $2.8M from private donor to increase early childhood education teacher preparation

Grant will develop and expand programing that will create a pipeline of early childhood education teachers.

– University of Illinois at Chicago


FSU political science researcher to examine law in time of COVID-19 crisis

By: Rob Nixon | Published: April 2, 2020 | 3:13 pm | SHARE: A Florida State University researcher and her colleagues have earned a grant from the National Science Foundation to study the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on public support for the r...

– Florida State University

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