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Assaults Spiked On Trump Rally Days During 2016 Election

Cities experienced 2.3 more assaults than average on days when hosting presidential campaign rallies for Donald Trump during the lead-up to the 2016 United States Presidential Election, according to a first of its kind study published online today in...

– Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

New Sustainable Shark Trade Bill is Supported by Both Conservationists and Fishing Industry

WCS supports a new bipartisan bill introduced in the U.S. Congress that encourages a science-based approach to fisheries conservation and management to significantly reduce the overfishing and unsustainable trade of sharks, rays, and skates around th...

– Wildlife Conservation Society

Bilingual Expert and Student-Life Lead Discusses How His Public Midwestern University Deals with DACA on Day-to-Day Basis.

– University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

PA-18 Shows Trend of Changing Voter Priorities

– West Virginia University

While A Candidate’s Voice Pitch Sways Voters, It Doesn't Result in Better Leaders

Individuals with lower-pitched voices are more likely to win elected office because they are believed to be superior leaders. But is voice pitch a reliable signal of leadership quality? And is the bias in favor of selecting leaders with lower voices ...

– Florida Atlantic University

Evolution and Human Behavior

Could Anti-Trump Sentiment Mobilize African-American Voters in 2018?

African-American voters who dislike and feel threatened by Donald Trump and his presidency are much more likely to vote and to engage with politics, according to new research from California State University, Sacramento, and the University of Washing...

– University of Washington

Journal of Race, Ethnicity, and Politics

Women Choose More Effective Contraception When Cost Not an Issue

When cost isn’t an issue, women will choose more effective, long-term methods of contraception, according to Penn State College of Medicine researchers.

– Penn State College of Medicine

UWM Scholar Explores the Mysteries of Russia and Putin

On March 18, Russian voters will head to the polls for their seventh presidential election since 1990. Reuter, who holds a senior research appointment with the Moscow-based International Center for the Study of Institutions and Development, shared h...

Expert Available

– University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

UNH Education Law Expert Available to Discuss Arming K-12 Teachers

– University of New Hampshire

Expert Available to Comment on Russia's Upcoming Presidential Election

– Northwestern University

Continued N.C. Economic Expansion Expected in 2018; Infrastructure Legislation Possible

The North Carolina economy continues to grow, and legislators will soon consider whether infrastructure spending is around the corner, UNC Charlotte professor and economist John Connaughton says.

Expert Available

– University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Colorectal Cancer Patients to Congress: Help Save Lives!

Fight Colorectal Cancer's 12th annual Call-on Congress will bring over 150 advocates to D.C - the largest group yet

– Fight Colorectal Cancer

Former U.S. Attorney to Lead Panel Discussion on Gun Violence in Chicago

Zach Fardon, visiting distinguished scholar at Northwestern Pritzker School of Law and former U.S. Attorney, will lead a panel discussion, “Gun Violence in Chicago: Perspectives from Local Government” at noon, Thursday, March 15.

– Northwestern University

Pompeo's Rise Has Been Swift to Secretary of State Nomination, Political Scientist Says

– University of Kansas

Tip Sheet: Tillerson Leaves State Department, CU Boulder Experts Available to Discuss

– University of Colorado Boulder

Professors Available to Comment on Ouster of Secretary of State Rex Tillerson

– Northwestern University

Right to Try Legislation Fails; Why Keeping the FDA Central to the Expanded Access Process Is the Right Move

– WCG Foundation

The Great Recession Took a Toll on Public Health, Study Finds

The Great Recession, spanning 2008 to 2010, was associated with heightened cardiovascular risk factors, including increased blood pressure and glucose levels.The connections were especially pronounced among older homeowners and people still in the wo...

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

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences

Embargo expired on 12-Mar-2018 at 15:00 ET

Why Did Donald Trump Win? New Study Suggests Voter Values Are Key

A Texas Tech University psychologist says Trump’s ideals counted more than his party affiliation for those who supported him.

– Texas Tech University

Personality and Individual Differences

Trump's Plan for Government-Operated 5G Network Is Illogical and Irrational

– Cornell University

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– Newswise

Doctor Who Treated Syria’s Wounded Available to Speak on Ghouta Violence

– Northwestern University

Walkouts Raise Questions: How Do We Prepare Our Future Teachers?

– University of Redlands


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