Virtual Event for August 20, 2PM EDT
As school districts around the nation roll out plans to reopen or go remote, communities want to know how schools can stay safe while delivering the best education possible during the pandemic. Panelists will discuss the public health, education, and mental health aspects of the plans for the 2020 school year.
Thursday, August 20, 2PM-3PM EDT
School-based dementia education could deliver much needed empathy and understanding for older generations as new research from the University of South Australia shows it can significantly improve dementia knowledge and awareness among younger generat...
– University of South Australia
Frontiers in Public Health
We make decisions based on not only our own learning experience, but also learning from others. But with the presence of other people’s choices, how do we learn from them to better inform our own learning? Is social learning processed differently f...
– University of Vienna
New research looking at voters' perception of gender and aspiration suggests that voters do not penalise ambitious women candidates seeking political office, contrary to popular belief.
– University of Bath
Researchers for years have understood how attitudes held with certainty might predict behavior, but a series of new studies led by a University at Buffalo psychologist suggest there may be a more general disposition at work that predicts the certaint...
– University at Buffalo
Journal of Personality and Social Psychology
Nearly two-thirds of Americans do not believe it is safe for K-12 students to return to school, according to a new nationwide survey led by researchers from Rutgers University–New Brunswick, Northeastern, Harvard and Northwestern universities.
– Rutgers University-New Brunswick
The State of the Nation: A 50-State COVID-19 Survey
In spite of efforts to re-open the nation’s economy during the COVID-19 pandemic, most Americans are not comfortable resuming daily life outside the home, and one-quarter say they will do nothing in public until a vaccine is found, reports a new st...
– USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism
The COVID-19 pandemic turned our society on its head. One of the changes was a strange new reality where parents became school teachers overnight.
– St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
People who experience threats to their existence — which these days may well be economic and political instability — are more likely to experience miracles, according to a Baylor University study.
– Baylor University
Review of Religious Research
A new study led by University of Illinois Chicago researcher Rachel Gordon, in collaboration with colleagues from the University of Texas at Austin, examines the accuracy of these peer group classifications based on similar values, behaviors, and int...
– University of Illinois at Chicago
Social Psychology Quarterly; R01HD081022; P2CHD042849
Patients with early onset psychosis may benefit from treatment for depression, including with anti-depressants alongside other medication, new research shows.
– University of Birmingham
The coronavirus crisis is creating unprecedented challenges and exacerbating longstanding inequities in education. In response to the pandemic, Congress passed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act, which provides more than $2...
– Wallace Foundation
The odds of women receiving pay for a college internship are 34% lower than for men, according to new research from Binghamton University, State University of New York.
– Binghamton University, State University of New York
Journal of College Student Development, Aug-2020
The ease of finding information on the internet is hurting students’ long-term retention and resulting in lower grades on exams, according to a Rutgers University–New Brunswick study.
– Rutgers University-New Brunswick
The CSU firmly believes that education can create alternatives to the justice system's revolving door policy. The university's commitment to offering options to those touched by incarceration is evident in programs such as Project Rebound, which is a...
– California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Office
On the cutting edge of education technology, Beekmantown (NY) Superintendent Dan Mannix built a successful virtual learning model, capable of drawing near perfect attendance, that he talked about during a CFES Brilliant Pathways live webinar.
– CFES Brilliant Pathways
Affirmative action is a contentious issue across the globe, hotly debated in countries such as India, Sri Lanka, Malaysia, Nigeria and Brazil, as well as in the United States. While the direct effects of affirmative action on college admissions are w...
– University of California San Diego
Review of Economics and Statistics
About $7 billion reportedly will be spent this fall on television and digital commercials from political campaigns and political action committees, filling the airwaves with political ads many viewers dislike. Companies running ads immediately afterw...
– Indiana University
Researchers will study areas that include counties in south and central Florida and the Panhandle, which are still recovering from Hurricanes Michael and Irma, and which saw an influx of displaced individuals from Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria. T...
– Florida Atlantic University
The Johns Hopkins School of Nursing and the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health announce the launch of a dual-degree Doctor of Nursing Practice Executive/Master of Public Health (DNP/MPH) program to prepare students at the highest level o...
– Johns Hopkins School of Nursing
Each year, the Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior awards a group of select individuals who have exhibited great dedication to furthering nutrition and health practices and invoke change within their own communities. These awards were presen...
– Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior
Five years ago, amid the grief and outrage surrounding the death of Freddie Gray, Johns Hopkins and the rest of Baltimore sharpened focus on making the city more just and equal. And last May, George Floyd’s death at the hands of Minneapolis police ...
– Johns Hopkins Medicine
Schools Reopen Vs. Remote: Expert Panel for August 20, 2020, 2PM EDT
A new program in Biotechnology and Health Economics at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute will equip students destined for a science-based career with the quantitative and modeling knowledge in economics needed to succeed in industry and consulting.
– Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)
Anthony Fauci, MD, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), will participate in a special live episode of the podcast “Healthy You: Surviving a Pandemic” on Aug. 19. The conversation on COVID-19 will be strea...
– George Washington University