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Newswise Live Virtual Event for June 4, 2pm EDT
Online, or On-Campus? Returning to School After COVID
Will schools reopen in the fall? If schools remain closed, what will be the impact on students’ education, long-term? How will college sports be affected? How has the pandemic already impacted students, from elementary through higher ed; how are schools at all levels adapting to teaching virtually?  
  • Dr. Vanessa Dennan - Professor of Instructional Systems & Learning Technologies in the Department of Educational Psychology & Learning Systems,  Florida State University
  • Natalie B. Milman, Ph.D - Professor of Educational Technology and Director of the Educational Technology Leadership Program at The George Washington University
  • Gary Liguori, Ph.D., Dean, College of Health Sciences at the University of Rhode Island- ACSM Member
When: Thursday, June 4, 2020. 2PM-3PM EDT

Where: Newswise Live event space on Zoom -

Registration for media, as well as colleagues from participating Newswise member institutions

This live event will also be recorded and transcribed for use by media and communicators after it is concluded.


Science News


Untangling the Effects of Past Adversity and Alcohol Use Disorder on Acute Stress Responses

The hypothalamic–pituitary–adrenal (HPA) axis is the body’s key stress response system. By driving production of the stress hormone cortisol, and then ensuring a return to baseline levels, the HPA axis regulates our reaction to stressful events...

– Research Society on Alcoholism

Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research

Embargo expired on 03-Jun-2020 at 10:00 ET

Arts and Humanities


Study finds gender differences in active learning classrooms

Men participated more in an active learning course in science, technology, engineering and math, while women reported lower perceptions of their scientific abilities, were more aware of gender identity and more likely to feel judged based on gender, ...

– Cornell University

CBE–Life Sciences Education

Social and Behavioral Sciences


New Zealanders' attitudes changed after pandemic lockdown

In the first few weeks of the lockdown of New Zealand in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, residents reported a slight increase in mental distress but higher levels of confidence in the government, science and the police, as well as greater.

– American Psychological Association (APA)

American Psychologist

Embargo expired on 04-Jun-2020 at 09:00 ET


VIDEO AND TRANSCRIPT AVAILABLE: Police Brutality and BLM Protests: Newswise Live Expert Panel for June 2nd, 2PM EDT

Demonstrations spread across the U.S. to confront the deaths of black men and women at the hands of police. Experts will discuss how to prevent more unarmed black men and women from being killed by police, and what can be done by individuals outside ...

– Newswise

includes video

Racism: Further Considerations from Psychological Science

Commentary by Ludmila Nunes, PhD, of the Association for Psychological Science on existing body of knowledge on racism from the perspective of psychological science.

– Association for Psychological Science

Break Out of Your Social Circle to Combat Impostor Syndrome, UNLV Study Finds

You’ve probably felt it before. As a new hiree. In a challenging class. Or while making small talk with really, really smart people. Many can relate to impostor syndrome — a psychological phenomenon in which a person feels that they are a fraud i...

Expert Available

– University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV)

Journal of Vocational Behavior, Dec-2019


Rutgers Experts Discuss What a “Good Death” Means During Pandemic

Rutgers experts discuss death dying and end-of-life care during the global COVID-19 pandemic.

– Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Embargo expired on 02-Jun-2020 at 08:00 ET

Suppression of COVID-19 spread is possible, suggests new model

Suppression of the spread of COVID-19 is an attainable goal, and it can be done through strategies that ease social distancing guidelines, suggests a new model developed by researchers at Washington University in St. Louis and the Brookings Instituti...

– Washington University in St. Louis

Brookings Institution

Get it over with, or procrastinate? New research explores our decision-making process

When it's time to schedule a vacation, most people will do it right away. But when it comes to booking a root canal, some people will procrastinate while others will put it at the top of their to-do list.

– University of British Columbia

Journal of Consumer Psychology

Behaviors and Traits that Help and Hinder Social Status, According to Evolutionary Psychologists

Beyond fame and fortune, certain traits and behaviors may have pervasive influence in climbing the social ladder, according to a study by evolutionary psychologists at The University of Texas at Austin.

– University of Texas at Austin (UT Austin)

Journal of Personality and Social Psychology

Study shows impact of licensing restrictions on immigrant farmworkers

A three-year study by SUNY Geneseo anthropologists shows that driver licensing restrictions led to increased social isolation and health risks for immigrant agricultural workers. The researchers identified factors that prevent immigrants from leaving...

– State University of New York at Geneseo

Human Organization

A satisfying romantic relationship may improve breast cancer survivors’ health

Breast cancer survivors in romantic relationships who feel happy and satisfied with their partners may be at lower risk for a host of health problems, new research suggests.

– Ohio State University


Psychologist shares quick relief for parents struggling with child behavior during COVID-19 pandemic

Nonstop family time during the COVID-19 pandemic has magnified challenges for parents caring for young children around the clock. Using research-backed therapies that she helped pioneer, a WVU psychology professor has quick relief strategies for pare...

– West Virginia University - Eberly College of Arts and Sciences


Trump escalates war with Twitter

President Donald Trump signed an executive order aimed at limiting the broad legal protections enjoyed by social media companies after Twitter flagged his posts as being incendiary and misleading. Experts weigh in on whether social media platforms sh...

Expert Available

– Arizona State University (ASU)



Research Affiliates CEO on Leading and Investing in a Time of Uncertainty

As CEO of global asset management firm Research Affiliates, Katrina Sherrerd (Ph.D. ’87) is leading the influential financial services firm through a period of deep global uncertainty, as world financial markets continue to show great volatility am...

– University of Virginia Darden School of Business


Campus gardens growing to help out during pandemic

Because the campus is closed, the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee has turned its garden plots -- normally rented out to students, faculty and staff -- into a resource for fresh produce for the university food pantry during the coronavirus pandemic....

– University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

60 Years of Educational Excellence: Filled with Pride

As the most diverse university in the United States, the CSU is deeply committed to providing a safe and welcoming environment for all students, faculty and staff. Our focus on diversity and inclusion is a year-round effort, but each June we join the...

– California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Office

Law and Public Policy


New Visa Restrictions will Make the U.S. Economic Downturn Worse

The Trump administration is expected to set limits on a popular program that allows international students to work in the U.S. after graduation while remaining on their student visas. The restrictions are designed to help American graduates seeking j...

– University of California San Diego

UCLA Journal of International Law & Foreign Affairs


Democracy’s Shapeshifting Past—and Its Uncertain Future

David Stasavage, author of the newly released "The Decline and Rise of Democracy", discusses democracy's past--and future.

– New York University

The Decline and Rise of Democracy: A Global History from Antiqui

LifeWire Policy and Public Affairs

The Academy for Eating Disorders Applauds Kentucky's New Eating Disorder Council

AED commends the Kentucky Senate and House and Governor Andy Beshear for passing a Bill that established the Kentucky Eating Disorders Council with the goal of raising awareness, providing education, and improving access to care for all Kentuckians w...

– Academy for Eating Disorders (AED)

Governor Pataki Shares Vision With Students For Overcoming COVID-19 Crisis, Tough Job Market

Few people have the experience of leading a country out of a crisis as significant as the COVID-19 pandemic. Gov. George Pataki, who was the governor of New York on September 11, is one of them. He shared his vision for how America can recover from t...

– CFES Brilliant Pathways

includes video

LifeWire Announcement

Education Won’t Be Normal After COVID: Newswise Live Event for June 4, 2PM EDT

Will schools reopen in the fall? If schools remain closed, what will be the impact on students’ education, long-term? How has the pandemic already impacted students, from elementary through higher ed; how are schools at all levels adapting to teach...

– Newswise

Homeowner Handbooks Help Prepare for Natural Disasters

The Homeowners Handbook to Prepare for Natural Disasters is a critical resource for anyone wanting to reduce the risks to their family and property from natural hazards. The handbook covers essential information on emergency preparedness, evacuation ...

– Gulf of Mexico Alliance

Cheryl Anderson Named Founding Dean of School of Public Health at UC San Diego

Dr. Cheryl Anderson, professor and interim chair of the Department of Family Medicine and Public Health in the School of Medicine at the University of California San Diego, has been named founding dean of The Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health ...

– University of California San Diego

Tulane social work professor awarded grant to reduce substance abuse and violence among Native American families

The $2.7 million grant from the National Institutes of Health will enable researchers to identify interventions that will lead to a healthier, more resilient Native American community.

– Tulane University

LifeWire Higher Education Events

UCI to host historic virtual graduation ceremonies on June 13

Irvine, Calif., June 3, 2020 – More than 7,400 students and their families will participate in the University of California, Irvine’s first remote commencement ceremonies on Saturday, June 13. UCI will grant degrees to 9,907 undergraduates this a...

– University of California, Irvine





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