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24-Apr-2020


VIDEO AND TRANSCRIPT AVAILABLE: Newswise Live Expert Panel for April 23, 2020: COVID-19 Updates, Media Coverage of the Pandemic, Stress Management, Tech Support, Economy Update

Newswise Live Expert Panel for April 23, 2020: COVID-19 Updates, Media Coverage of the Pandemic, Stress Management, Tech Support, Economy Update

– Newswise

includes video

23-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

Social and Behavioral Sciences

27-Apr-2020


‘Ethnic spaces’ make minority students feel at home on campus

New research by the University of Washington and the University of Exeter examined the value that college students — of many races — place on ethnic cultural centers.

– University of Washington

Social Psychological and Personality Science

Embargo expired on 27-Apr-2020 at 09:00 ET


How Parents Can Tend to Kids’ Emotional Health in the Age of Coronavirus

The coronavirus pandemic has upended daily life. With schools closed, parents working at home, or suddenly unemployed, and many people under “stay at home” directives, the cadence of people’s routines have been disrupted. As the coronavirus spr...


Expert Available

– Children's Hospital Los Angeles

includes video

23-Apr-2020


High-altitude adaptations connected with lower risk for chronic diseases

High-altitude adaptations in the Himalayas may lower risk for some chronic diseases, according to a research team including faculty from Binghamton University, State University of New York, the University of New Mexico, and the Fudan University Schoo...

– Binghamton University, State University of New York

American Journal of Physical Anthropology, April-2019

Embargo expired on 23-Apr-2020 at 12:00 ET


Can Music Distract Us While We Work From Home?

A Rutgers researcher offers insight into the impact of music while we work

– Rutgers University-New Brunswick


University of Kentucky Social Psychologist Explains Proper Social Distancing, Steps to Counter Loneliness

As Tony Love, assistant professor of sociology in the UK College of Arts and Sciences, stresses in the Q&A below, it’s important to stay socially connected — even during times when we can’t physically be together.

Expert Available

– University of Kentucky

Education

27-Apr-2020


Research Revealing Huge Number of Vulnerable Children Failing at School Spurs Call to Action

One in seven of all children in England have a social worker at some stage during their schooling and are behind educationally by at least 30 percent by the age of 16 compared to their peers, according to new research published today.

– University of Bristol

Study


Early High School Start Times Adversely Affect Attendance

A new study finds that earlier high school start times can have significant adverse consequences for students, including increased rates of tardiness and absenteeism.

– North Carolina State University

Economics of Education Review, April 24, 2020


Leg up for UniSA’s podiatry students as 3D-printed feet put them strides ahead of the rest

3D-printed feet – complete with calluses, corns and fake toenails – will enable UniSA’s podiatry students to practise and fine-tune their podiatry skills from the comfort of their own home, ensuring they attain the required practical experience...

– University of South Australia

24-Apr-2020


URI study finds PBS KIDS Series The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That!™ boosts preschoolers’ understanding of science, engineering

A study led by the University of Rhode Island has found that preschool children who interacted with multimedia learning materials created for the PBS KIDS show The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That!™ provided opportunities to learn about scienc...

– University of Rhode Island

The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That


A Community United

In the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, CSU campuses remain open and ready to serve students.

– California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Office


Lehigh’s Don Outing Shares College Retention Strategies Amidst COVID-19 Pandemic

Drawing from his own experience as a first-generation college student and professor, Donald Outing, Vice President for Equity and Community, University Diversity and Inclusion Officer at Lehigh University, provided strategies for how students can thr...

– CFES Brilliant Pathways

includes video

23-Apr-2020


K-12 online learning platform from U-M sees dramatic rise in use

Like thousands of K-12 Michigan teachers, Wendy Skinner wasn't sure where to turn when the Michigan Department of Education released its "Learning at a Distance" guideline in early April, requiring teachers to help students maintain and continue lear...

– University of Michigan

"Learning at a Distance" guideline

Law and Public Policy

23-Apr-2020


Voting rights expert: Still work to be done in representation, access

The 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution guaranteeing women the right to vote was ratified by the states Aug. 18, 1920. During the 100th anniversary year of women’s suffrage, DePaul University’s Christina Rivers is available to discuss the sig...


Expert Available

– DePaul University

Embargo expired on 23-Apr-2020 at 14:00 ET


Women’s suffrage expert: Power of movement inspirational, but fell short of providing access for all

The 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution guaranteeing women the right to vote was ratified by the states Aug. 18, 1920. During the 100th anniversary year of women’s suffrage, DePaul University’s Amy Tyson is available to discuss the significan...


Expert Available

– DePaul University

Embargo expired on 23-Apr-2020 at 14:00 ET

LifeWire Policy and Public Affairs


HCPA Warns Consumers Against Injecting Disinfectants as a Cure for COVID-19

HCPA reminds consumers to use disinfecting products as they're intended and according to the directions on the label, following speculation that injecting disinfectants can be used to cure COVID-19.

– Household and Commercial Products Association

LifeWire Announcement


Tulane University to use artificial intelligence to study how nation’s schools are responding to coronavirus

The U.S. Department of Education’s Institute of Education Sciences has awarded the National Center for Research on Education Access and Choice (REACH) at Tulane University a $100,000 contract to collect data from approximately 150,000 school websit...

– Tulane University


Ivory Innovations Recognizes America’s Top Housing Innovators

Ivory Innovations revealed three housing innovators as the winners of the 2020 Ivory Prize for Housing Affordability.

– Sorenson Impact Center, David Eccles School of Business, University of Utah


University Announces Dean for School of Education

Augustana University announced today that Dr. Laurie Daily has been named the inaugural Dean of the School of Education.

– Augustana University, South Dakota


Noted Scholar and Emmy-Award Winning Filmmaker Henry Louis Gates Jr. to Address American University's 139th Commencement

Henry Louis Gates Jr., renowned professor at Harvard University, will address American University’s Class of 2020 and their families during the university’s 139th commencement.

– American University


Anneliese A. Singh named Tulane University’s first chief diversity officer

Anneliese A. Singh, a professor and Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the College of Education at the University of Georgia, has accepted the appointment as Tulane’s first Associate Provost for Diversity and Faculty Development,...

– Tulane University

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