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Friday, April 28, 2017

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Art at the Center of Everything

As chair of education at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City, Sonoma State alumna Sandra Jackson-Dumont wants more of us to see art and museums as not just exciting and relevant, but at the center of everything.

Expert Available

– California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Office

Embargo expired on 28-Apr-2017 at 06:00 ET

Undocumented Student Support, Trump's Tax Plan, Avoiding the Opposition, and More in the U.S. Politics News Source

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

– Newswise

Study Finds Political Contributions Can Play an Important Role in a Successful IPO

A firm’s political donations can have a significant effect on initial public offering (IPO) underpricing, leading to immediate and measurable gains on issue day, according to new research from the University of Portsmouth.

– University of Portsmouth

Journal of Corporate Finance, April 2017 doi: 10.1016/j.jcorpfin.2016.12.011

Researcher Says Customized Content on Political Websites Hurts Democracy

Having it your way on political websites and seeing only the content that aligns with your beliefs is not good for democracy, according to Ivan Dylko, an assistant professor in the University at Buffalo’s Department of Communication and an expert i...

– University at Buffalo

Computers in Human Behavior

Tax Expert Available for Interviews on Trump Tax Plan

San José State University Professor Annette Nellen is a tax expert. She has testified before various committees in Washington D.C. on federal and state tax reform.

Expert Available

– San Jose State University

Political Left, Right Similarly Motivated to Avoid Rival Views

A new report from social psychologists at the University of Illinois at Chicago and the University of Winnipeg suggests people on both sides of the political aisle are similarly motivated to dismiss monetary enticements in order to distance themselve...

– University of Illinois at Chicago

Journal of Experimental Social Psychology

Study Puts Global Post-World War II Economic Policies in New Light

While economists focused on "The Great Moderation" from 1980s to 2007, a new study led by a University of Kansas economist that examined data in eight countries going back to the 1800s found that reductions in volatility were actually greater in two ...

– University of Kansas

Journal of Macroeconomics

Study: Medicare Recipients Who Utilize Rehabilitation Services Report Major Functional Improvements

A new study showing significant patient-reported functional improvement among Medicare recipients who utilize rehabilitation services offers hope for America’s 65-and-older set, which is expected to double by 2050. That’s assuming Medicare – th...

– University of Vermont

Most New to Medicaid Have No Other Option if Affordable Care Act Repealed

Almost everyone covered through Ohio’s Medicaid expansion would have no other viable insurance option should the Affordable Care Act be repealed, a new study has found.

– Ohio State University

Citizens Can Productively Change Politics by Taking the Law to Court

When public goods like clean water, air, and health care compete with funding for particular districts, citizen lawsuits can tilt the legislative process toward a middle ground.

– Santa Fe Institute

Experts Examine Flint Water Tragedy, US Infrastructure Crisis

During Darden's Net Impact Week, Professor Peter Debaere with CEO Ruffner Page (MBA ’86) and others lead a discussion on Flint: Two Years Later

– University of Virginia Darden School of Business

Higher Education Events

CSUMB Holds Conference in Effort to Bolster Undocumented Student Support

SEASIDE, Calif., April 21, 2017 – CSUMB students, faculty and staff came together Friday, April 21, 2017 to discuss best practices for supporting undocumented students and their families within the CSUMB community.

– California State University, Monterey Bay

Expert Pitch

Consent Decree: "It's a Heavy Hammer, but You Need It in the Toolbox."

– University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Three Reasons Why Trump Tax Cut Plan Won’t Reduce Poverty

– Cornell University

Trump Administration Trade Expert Available

– Case Western Reserve University

International Trade Law Expert Says NAFTA Renegotiation Demands Could Trigger More Global Protectionist Moves

– University of Kansas

WashU Expert: Explaining the Trump Tax Proposal

– Washington University in St. Louis

WashU Expert: Trump’s Muslim Ban Based on Animus

– Washington University in St. Louis

Understanding What the Trump Tax Proposal Means for You or Your Business

– University of Utah

Experts Able to Comment on Report Finding U.S. Anti-Semitic Incidents Have Spiked 87%

– Virginia Tech

Trump Wall with Mexico Provides Illusion of a Solution

– Cornell University

Trump-Era Government Shutdown Surreal Repeat of Carter-Era Standoff

– Cornell University

Scientists, Engineers Sound Off on March for Science

– Northwestern University


Meet a Scientist

When scientists take off the googles and lab coats, they can be amusing and inspiring storytellers. These short videos are part of initiative to persuade Washington University in St. Louis scientists talk about being scientists with the hope that the...

– Washington University in St. Louis





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