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In U.S. v. Microsoft, Warrant Should Trump Privacy

– Cornell University

Secretary of Energy Rick Perry Visits Jefferson Lab

Highlights from the U.S. Secretary of Energy's visit to the Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility on Feb. 21, 2018. Jefferson Lab is one of 17 Department of Energy national laboratories.

– Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility

Expert Predicts Little Changes in Gun Control

– Stony Brook University

Crim and Con Law Prof Takes a Look State Versus Federal Gun Legislation

– Saint Louis University School of Law

UCI Expert on Gun Violence

– University of California, Irvine

Expert: Can Politicians Please Stop Blaming Video Games and Movies for Violence?

– Virginia Tech

How The "I Approve" Tagline Boosts Nasty Political Ads

New research co-authored by Berkeley Haas Assoc. Prof. Clayton Critcher finds that adding the required "I approve this message" tagline to negative campaign ads makes them more credible.

– University of California, Berkeley Haas School of Business

Journal of Marketing Research, Feb-2018

Presidential Portraits Rise to Historic Challenge and Capture the Obamas’ Personal Style

– Northwestern University

Assassination of Political Leaders Connected to Increase in Social Conflict

An increase in social conflict increases the likelihood of assassinations of political leaders, according to new research co-conducted by faculty at Binghamton University, State University of New York.

– Binghamton University, State University of New York

The Leadership Quarterly, Feb-2018

Book Looks at How 2016 Election Changed the Rules of Political Communication

The midterm election may signal more than a change of direction in Washington, said Dianne Bystrom, director of Iowa State’s Carrie Chapman Catt Center for Women and Politics. It also may determine if 2016 was an anomaly or the new norm for future ...

– Iowa State University

Journal of Political Marketing; An Unprecedented Election: Media, Communication, and the Electorate in the 2016 Campaign

Medicare Patients Nationwide Will Get a Chance to Try Value-Based Insurance Idea

A health insurance concept born from University of Michigan research may soon reach millions of people covered by Medicare across the United States, and allow them to keep more dollars in their wallets while getting treated for chronic diseases such ...

– Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

WVU Students Selected for Legislative Internships

Eleven students from the Eberly College of Arts and Sciences at West Virginia University have been selected to intern at the West Virginia State Legislature this semester.

– West Virginia University - Eberly College of Arts and Sciences

Gen Z Using Social Media to Start a Political Movement in Aftermath of School Shooting

– West Virginia University

WashU Expert: Porn Star Payment Raises Ethics Concerns

– Washington University in St. Louis

Hyperloop System in the D.C. Region Would Help Solve Urban Transportation Needs, Says Expert

– Virginia Tech

California Evaluates Eugenics Sterilization Compensation Program @Umich Prof. Available to Comment

– University of Michigan

Incentive Reform Key to Racial Equity in America’s Cities

Tax increment financing (TIF) and other development incentives have become American cities’ primary means of encouraging local economic development. A new study by the Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis finds that TIF incentives cou...

– Washington University in St. Louis

Journal of Urban Affairs

Real Talk: A View From the Obama White House

Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management will host a star-packed panel of former Obama administration officials Tuesday, Feb. 20, to discuss the forces that shape the nation’s executive branch.The panel, moderated by alumna Dorothy ...

– Northwestern University

A Joining of Forces? North Korea’s Scrutinized Appearance at the Olympics

– Saint Joseph's University

‘No Meaningful Call to Action’ — Northwestern Experts Available on School Shooting

– Northwestern University

Northwestern University Experts Available on Federal Indictment of Russians

– Northwestern University

Why Are Some Presidential Remarks More Memorable Than Others?

– Texas A&M University

U.S. Government Personnel Exposed to Noise in Cuba Show Signs of Brain Injury Normally Seen With Head Trauma

At least 21 government employees who were exposed to unusual noises while serving at the United States Embassy in Havana, Cuba, show effects similar to traumatic brain injury, according to preliminary study results published this week in the Journal ...

– Association of Academic Physiatrists (AAP)

Journal of the American Medical Association.





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