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The Society for Risk Analysis Presents Research Solidifying the Need for Reformed Climate Policies

Four studies presented at the 2017 Society for Risk Analysis (SRA) Annual Meeting will conduct a critical review of approaches scientists are using to characterize the impacts of climate change and assess the resulting economic damages. Ultimately, t...

– Society for Risk Analysis (SRA)

SRA Annual Meeting, Dec-2017

Trump Administration Announces End of TPS for Nicaragua, Remains Silent on Future of Other Immigrants @umich Expert Can Discuss

– University of Michigan

Political Expert: Down-Ballot Wins for Democrats Tell the Story of #Election2017

– University of Delaware

Allegations Against Roy Moore Unlikely to Deter Conservative Voters in Alabama

– University of Alabama at Birmingham

Closing the Rural Health Gap: Media Update from RWJF and Partners on Rural Health Disparities

Rural counties continue to rank lowest among counties across the U.S., in terms of health outcomes. A group of national organizations including the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the National 4-H Council are leading the way to close the rural hea...

– Newswise

Virtual Press Briefing - Closing the Rural Health Gap

Embargo expired on 08-Nov-2017 at 08:55 ET

An Election Night Full of Upsets, Says Virginia Tech Political Expert

– Virginia Tech

Political Science Professor Available to Discuss Virginia Gubernatorial Results

– Salisbury University

Virginia Rejects Anti-Immigrant Politics and Embraces Diversity on Historic Election Night

– Northwestern University

Arkansas Poll Finds Arkansans Support Some LGBT Civil Rights But Not Others

The poll was designed and analyzed by Janine Parry, professor of political science at the U of A. The poll has a track record over its 19-year history of coming within two points of actual election outcomes.

– University of Arkansas, Fayetteville

19th annual Arkansas Poll

Notre Dame Expert Available to Discuss COP23, Syria & Paris Agreement

– University of Notre Dame

US-Born Workers Receive Disability Benefits More Often Than Workers From Abroad

People born elsewhere who work in the United States are much less likely to receive Social Security Disability Insurance benefits than those born in the U.S. or its territories. Foreign-born adults are less likely to report health-related impediments...

– University of Chicago Medical Center

Demography, Dec. 2017

Elections: Statewide Survey Explores Problems, Potential Reforms

A statewide survey of local officials shows that a majority are very confident in their jurisdiction's ability to administer accurate elections, however, those in Michigan's largest cities and townships—which hold nearly half the population—were ...

– University of Michigan

Turning Political Emotions Into Classroom Assets

A political discussion can easily turn emotional. But when these emotions erupt among middle and high school students, they can become powerful teaching tools to keep kids engaged and learning, says a University of Georgia researcher,

– University of Georgia

Statement of APA President in Response to Texas Church Shootings

Following is the statement of APA President Antonio E. Puente, PhD, in response to the shootings at a Texas church that left at least 26 people dead and 20 others wounded, and President Trump’s assertion that the attack was a “mental health probl...

– American Psychological Association (APA)

ASTRO Chair to Testify at Energy & Commerce Hearing on Medicare Payment Reform

ASTRO Chair Brian Kavanagh, MD, MPH, FASTRO, will join representatives from leading physician groups Wednesday morning to discuss Medicare payment reform before the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health. The hearing, “MACRA and Alternat...

– American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO)

“The Big Picture: What’s at Stake in Trump’s America?”—Nov. 7 Symposium at NYU

New York University’s Institute for Public Knowledge (IPK) will host “The Big Picture: What’s at Stake in Trump’s America,” a day-long symposium on the rise of Donald Trump as a candidate and decisions as president, on Tues., Nov. 7.

– New York University

Populist Wave Sweeping Europe in Spite of Strong Democracies, Economies, According to Virginia Tech Expert

– Virginia Tech

#ParadisePapers: U-M Experts Can Discuss Leaks as Trump Administration Prepares for Tax Reform

– University of Michigan

Expert on Mass Shootings & Mental Health Says Some Attacks Are Preventable

– Vanderbilt University

Expert: Private Industry, Better Messaging Can Help Slow Climate Change

– Vanderbilt University





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