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Friday, February 10, 2017

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Podcast on Evidence Law and Proof Started by Vanderbilt Professor

Excited Utterance, a podcast about evidence law and proof, has posted more than 25 interviews since its launch last fall by Vanderbilt Law School professor Edward K. Cheng.

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– Vanderbilt University

Social Risk Factors Influence Health Outcomes, Medicare Payment

Social risk factors including income, education and ethnic background influence health outcomes and should be taken into account in Medicare payment models, according to a New England Journal of Medicine Perspective released today, "Social Risk Facto...

– Vanderbilt University Medical Center


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Experts on Immigration, Refugees, Lincoln, and Fake News in the U.S. Politics News Source

Go here for the latest political experts, features and research in U.S. Politics

– Newswise

UC Irvine's 26th Annual Health Care Forecast Conference to Focus on Health Politics and Policies Under a New President

Leading authorities and prominent keynote speakers, including Norm Ornstein, PhD, television news commentator and resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute, will share inside-the-beltway insights on the outlook for health care in the nati...

– University of California, Irvine, The Paul Merage School of Business

Despite a Slump, Tax Revenue Has Recovered in 27 States

Tax collections fell in a majority of states in the second quarter of 2016, ending seven straight quarters of growth in total state tax revenue. Despite the slump, the 50-state total and receipts in 27 states were higher than before their plunge in t...

– PEW Charitable Trusts

Policy and Public Affairs

AACN Applauds Bipartisan Commitment to Meeting Healthcare Needs of the Nation's Most Vulnerable Populations

AACN applauds the introduction of the Title VIII Nursing Workforce Reauthorization Act of 2017 by Representatives David Joyce (R-OH), Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI), Doris Matsui (D-CA), Rodney Davis (R-IL), Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR), Patrick Meehan (R-PA), and ...

– American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN)

American Cell Biologists Recommend Immigration Policy Reforms to Foster Strong Scientific Enterprise in the US

The American Society for Cell Biology has re-issued a position paper on ways to modernize immigration policy to foster scientific collaboration across borders.

– American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB)


Biden Institute Announced

Joseph R. Biden Jr., the 47th vice president of the United States, will serve as the founding chair of University of Delaware’s Biden Institute, a new research and policy center.

– University of Delaware

Higher Education Events

Panel to Examine Media's Role in Racial, Political Discourse

The University of Illinois at Chicago's African American studies department will present "The Press, Race, and Contemporary Politics," a panel discussion addressing the role of news media in debates about race and politics.

– University of Illinois at Chicago

International, Constitutional Legal Scholars to Discuss Trump’s Immigration Order

Tulane University scholars on immigration, constitutional and international law will discuss the impact and implications of President Trump’s Jan. 27 executive order temporarily barring U.S. entry to citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries.

– Tulane University

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Economics Expert: Trump’s Rejection of Council of Economic Advisers Chair in Cabinet ‘Potentially an Opportunity’ for Alternative Views

– Virginia Tech

Political Scientist and Author Of "Presidential Transitions" Available for Interviews

– Baylor University

Expert on American Indian Law, Federal Lands and Water Rights

– University of Washington

University of Michigan Professor Compares Trump's Immigration Ban to a Lender Withdrawing Its Loan Offer After Successful Vetting of a Borrower

– University of Michigan

@umich Expert: 9th District Court's Decision Lays Out Clearly the Flaws with the Administration's Position

– University of Michigan

WashU Expert: The Importance of the First Amendment

– Washington University in St. Louis

Regressive Leadership Makes Puzder Unfit to Head Labor

– Cornell University

Creighton Prof Available for Comment on ACLU Report on TSA's Behavior Detection Program

– Creighton University

UNH Education Professor Available for Comment on Betsy DeVos Confirmation Hearings

– University of New Hampshire

DeVos ‘Choice’ Plan Robs the Poor and Gives to the Rich

– Cornell University

UCI Experts Can Speak About Betsy DeVos Confirmation

– University of California, Irvine

H1-B Visa Overhaul Robs US of Future Tech Leaders

– Cornell University

Uber Shuns Civil Society with Bumbled Response to Strike

– Cornell University





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