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Media Advisory: JHU Expert Has New Paper on Risk of Arming Teachers

A Johns Hopkins University public safety leadership professor concludes that arming teachers would be risky and ineffective.

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– Johns Hopkins University

Extra Sunlight in Late Summer, Early Fall Could Help Stave Off Flu, Study Finds

People getting more rays of sunlight — and therefore vitamin D — in August and September could help reduce the severity of flu season, according to a National Bureau of Economic Research working paper co-authored by a University of Kansas economi...

– University of Kansas

National Bureau of Economic Research Working Paper

Just Conservation: Environmental Issues and Social Justice Commingle

Social justice and environmental conservation are considered great values in our society. However, in some conservation efforts, conflicts arise. A team led by Michigan Technological University explore ethical frameworks to resolve these conflicts.

– Michigan Technological University

Biological Conservation, Feb-2018

Companies Have Little Incentive to Fight Workplace Sexual Harassment

New research by Vanderbilt economist Joni Hersch finds there are not strong enough incentives to push companies to eliminate or mitigate the risk of workplace sexual harassment.

– Vanderbilt University

Georgetown Journal of International Affairs

Will Trump Admin Tax Cuts Lead to More Hiring, Increased Wages? Not According to UVA Darden CFO Roundtable Members

CFOs from leading publicly traded and private equity-held companies based in the Washington, D.C., region shared their insights on Trump's tax stimulus package and its impact as part of the Top-of-Mind topic — It’s All About the Stimulus — at t...

– University of Virginia Darden School of Business

American Chiropractic Association Members Advocate for Veterans Health, Student Debt Relief


– American Chiropractic Association

NRA Boycotts Lay Bare US Consumers' Economic Leverage

– Cornell University

College of Education Dean Says to Fill Classrooms with Books, Not Guns

– Lewis University

Paid Family Medical Leave in the U.S.: Good for Families, Good for the Economy

Paid Family Medical Leave: Healthier U.S. Families Within Our Reach, a new report by the WORLD Policy Analysis Center at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, provides evidence of the most effective approaches to paid family and medical leave us...

– University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Health Sciences

Embargo expired on 28-Feb-2018 at 12:00 ET

FAU Poll Finds Floridians Support Ban on Assault-Style Rifles, Universal Background Checks and Raising Age to Buy Guns

In the wake of a mass shooting that took the lives of 17 students and teachers at a South Florida high school, a vast majority of Floridians support stricter gun laws, including a ban on assault-style rifles, universal background checks and raising t...

– Florida Atlantic University

American Society of Anesthesiologists Offers Recommendations for U.S. Congress to Address Opioid Epidemic

As leaders in pain medicine and patient safety, the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) has proposed several ways for Congress to address the ongoing opioid abuse epidemic through the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) programs....

– American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA)

Obama Foundation and University of Chicago Announce Obama Foundation Scholars Program for Emerging Leaders from Around the World

Today, the Obama Foundation and the University of Chicago announced the Obama Foundation Scholars Program, a new program at the Harris School of Public Policy to support the next generation of leaders making an impact on issues in their communities a...

– University of Chicago

Experts at DePaul University Available to Comment on Illinois Political Races

As Illinois voters prepare for state primary races March 20, DePaul University faculty experts are available to provide insight and commentary. Their expertise includes self-funded campaigns, the influence of national politics on local races, endorse...

Expert Available

– DePaul University

True Public Health Reform Must Address Poverty, Baylor University Epidemiologist Says

Despite the debate over the Affordable Care Act — “Obamacare” — and the perception that it transformed the nation’s public health system, the legislation did little to impact or advance public health, according to Baylor University epidemi...

Expert Available

– Baylor University

Global Advances in Health and Medicine

SU Professor Touts New 'Old' Way to Fix Gerrymandering

– Salisbury University

Predicting March Madness: Broadcaster and Professor Aspires to Create a Powerhouse for Tournament Analytics Predictor

– Virginia Tech

Professors Available on Gun Debate Issues in the Aftermath of the Parkland Shootings

– Northwestern University

Political Scientist Available on China Proposing to Abolish Presidential Term Limits

– Northwestern University





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