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Lung Cancer Patients and COVID: Panel for July 30th, 3PM EDT

Expert Panel with GO2 Foundation to discuss patient advocacy during the pandemic.

Thursday, July 30, 3PM-4PM EDT

These live events will also be recorded and transcribed for use by media and communicators after they are concluded. 

Social and Behavioral Sciences


Negotiating with Your Kids

The co-author of Negotiating at Home: Essential Steps for Reaching Agreement with Your Kid shares tips for managing tough conversations with children while at home during the coronavirus pandemic.

– Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Negotiating at Home: Essential Steps for Reaching Agreement with Your Kid

Anti-Asian racism during COVID-19 has historical ties in United States

Anti-Asian hate crimes during health crises are unfortunately not new, according to a new academic paper examining the history of this phenomenon. The research team, including an Iowa State University criminal justice researcher, looked at how anti-A...

– Iowa State University

American Journal of Criminal Justice

Social distancing varies by income in US

Wealthier communities went from being the most mobile before the COVID-19 pandemic to the least mobile, while poorer areas have gone from the least mobile to the most mobile, according to a study by the University of California, Davis.

– University of California, Davis

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences


Owe the IRS? No problem, some Americans say

A new study shows the surprising way that many American taxpayers adjust their standard of living when they owe money to the IRS versus when they receive tax refunds.

– Ohio State University

American Economic Review

Community-service partnership improves youths' perception of police, ASU research shows

In his latest research, Adam Fine, an assistant professor in the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice, explores how those attitudes diverge by race at a young age, and how a specific community-service partnership program called Team Kids can ch...

– Arizona State University (ASU)

Journal of Experimental Criminology

Startup’s contact tracing tech tracks workplace distancing

A Cornell University-based startup has expanded the features of its platform’s technology to fit the times in which we live, ensuring social distancing in the workplace and enabling companies to bring employees back to work safely amid COVID-19.

– Cornell University


Leaving money on the table to stay in the game: New paper squares economic choice with evolutionary survival

Unlike businesses or governments, organisms can't go into evolutionary debt -- there is no borrowing one's way back from extinction. This can lead to seemingly irrational economic choices that suddenly make sense when viewed as a multiplicative, evol...

– Santa Fe Institute

Evolutionary Human Sciences

Tendency to select targeted retirement fund ending in zero may impact wealth

A "zero bias" or tendency for individuals to select targeted retirement funds ending in zero can affect the amount people contribute to retirement savings and leads to an investment portfolio with an incompatible level of risk, according to new resea...

– Iowa State University

Journal of Consumer Research

Rethinking women’s mental health following partner abuse

When one in six Australian women report experiencing physical and/or sexual violence – and one in four report emotional abuse – by a current or previous cohabiting partner since the age of 15, you know there is a problem.

– University of South Australia

sage journals



EuPhO 2020: Triple gold and more medals for Russian students

Russian high schoolers earn gold, silver, bronze medals at European Physics Olympiad

– Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (MIPT)

STEM camps embrace format change to support social distancing

The Nurturing American Tribal Undergraduates in Research and Education (NATURE) program is a long-standing signature program for ND EPSCoR. It is a means to grow and diversify the STEM pathway. American Indian students are significantly underrepresen...

– North Dakota Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (ND EPSCoR)

Law and Public Policy


The United Kingdom Bans Huawei From 5G Networks

Amid pressure by the United States, the coronavirus pandemic, and China's crackdown on Hong Kong, the United Kingdom has banned Huawei equipment from its 5G networks.

– Council on Foreign Relations (CFR)

Adam Segal, "The United Kingdom Bans Huawei From 5G Networks", Blog Post, Digital and Cyberspace Policy Program,, July 27, 2020.

Pilot program would boost skilled immigration, economic growth

Cornell Law School scholars are proposing a pilot immigration program that would target highly skilled foreign workers using a points-based selection system modeled after successful programs in Canada and Australia. The program is an incremental chan...

– Cornell University

LifeWire Announcement

Sparking girls’ interest in computing through ‘social wearables’

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded a $1.2 million grant to a team led by Katherine Isbister, professor of computational media at UC Santa Cruz, to develop a summer camp for middle school girls focused on computational technology in a s...

– University of California, Santa Cruz

UIC Library announces the Richard M. Daley Oral History Project

Consists of 45 interviews including discussions with Presidents Barack Obama and George W. Bush.

– University of Illinois at Chicago

“America’s Medical School” Dean Arthur L. Kellermann Announces Departure

Arthur L. Kellermann, MD, MPH, the dean of the F. Edward Hébert School of Medicine -- “America’s Medical School” -- at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, has announced he will leave for a new position at Virginia Commonw...

– Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU)

Massiah Foundation challenge gift to fund UCI chair in Zoroastrian studies

Irvine, Calif., July 29, 2020 – The University of California, Irvine has received a $1.5 million challenge commitment from the Massiah Foundation to establish the Ferdowsi Presidential Chair in Zoroastrian Studies – the first of its kind in the U...

– University of California, Irvine

CSU Receives Grant to Continue Residency Scholarship for Teachers in High-Need California Schools

​​​The California State University (CSU) received a $500,000 grant to continue its CSU Residency Year Service Scholarship Program. The scholarships will help to lessen student debt for aspiring teachers during these economically challenging tim...

– California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Office

International Year of Sound Events Explore Acoustics from Sounds of the Sacred to Oceanography

The Acoustical Society of America continues to host virtual events in August as part of the International Year of Sound. The ASA Student Council will host Virtual Student Summer Talks for science students to present their research on topics ranging f...

– Acoustical Society of America (ASA)

Stanford GSB Action Plan for Racial Equity

Stanford Graduate School of Business today announced its action plan and specific commitments for supporting racial equity. The plan seeks to increase representation of Black Americans and underrepresented minorities at the GSB, improve the community...

– Stanford Graduate School of Business

LifeWire Research Alert

Sense of normalcy bounces back faster than we might think

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

Journal of Applied Psychology





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