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27-Jul-2020


‘Selfish and Loveless’ Society in Uganda Really Is Not

A mountain people in Uganda — branded as selfish and loveless by an anthropologist half a century ago — really is not, according to a study led by a Baylor University anthropologist.

– Baylor University

“The Mountain People”


Men are more likely than women to endorse COVID-19 conspiracy theories

In a new study, men were more likely than women to endorse conspiracy theories connected to COVID-19. This important research will help debunk potentially dangerous falsehoods regarding the pandemic and enhance public health practices.

– University of Delaware

Cambridge University Press

includes video

26-Jul-2020


Existing Evidence Suggests Face Coverings Do Not Lead to False Sense of Security

Existing limited evidence suggests that wearing face coverings to protect against COVID-19 does not lead to a false sense of security and is unlikely to increase the risk of infection through wearers foregoing other behaviours such as good hand hygie...

– University of Cambridge

BMJ Analysis

Embargo expired on 26-Jul-2020 at 19:05 ET

24-Jul-2020


Sci-fi foretold social media, Uber and Augmented Reality, offers insights into the future

Science fiction authors foresaw augmented reality video games, the rise of social media and trends of hyper-consumption, and can help predict future consumer patterns.

– Lancaster University

Journal of Consumer Culture

Education

27-Jul-2020


Looking back at a historic academic year

We take a look back at some key accomplishments from UGA’s most recent academic year, memories that celebrate the courage and determination that helped us persevere through uncertain times.

– University of Georgia

24-Jul-2020


America’s Preschoolers Lose Important Learning Opportunities Due to Pandemic, Raising Concerns for the Future

America’s preschools schools failed to provide students adequate support after shutting down in-person instruction in March due to the coronavirus pandemic according to a nationwide survey by the National Institute for Early Education Research (NIE...

– Rutgers University-New Brunswick

National Institute for Early Education Research (NIEER)

Law and Public Policy

24-Jul-2020


China 2050: How the US should prepare for an ascendant China -- RAND Report

The United States should prepare for a triumphant or ascending People's Republic of China - scenarios that not only align with current PRC national development trends but also represent the most challenging future scenarios for the U.S. military, acc...

– RAND Corporation

China 2050: How the U.S. Should Prepare for an Ascendant China

LifeWire Higher Education Events


Global Trade During COVID-19 and the WTO Response: July 27 Webinar

Experts representing Maryland Smith and the World Trade Organization will discuss COVID-19’s impact on global trade, the WTO response and implications for the future of trade.

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

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