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Vanderbilt experts available to discuss Tennessee election results

– Vanderbilt University

How Protests Will Affect This Election

– Stanford Graduate School of Business

Kelley School: U.S. Economy to Remain Strong Through Most of 2019, with Output Averaging 3 Percent

Higher than expected economic growth in 2018 should continue into next year, with U.S. output averaging 3 percent and continued strong gains in domestic job growth. Indiana will continue to outperform the nation, with output growing at a rate of 3.2 ...

– Indiana University

Embargo expired on 01-Nov-2018 at 07:30 ET

Hillary Rodham Clinton Scholarships offer US students the opportunity to study at Queen’s University Belfast

Queen’s University Belfast has announced the launch of a new Scholarship for students from the US and a new Fellowship in honor of Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton.

– Queen's University Belfast

U.S. Poverty Numbers Continue to Decline, Researchers Find

New poverty dashboard developed by professors James Sullivan of the University of Notre Dame and Bruce Meyer of the the University of Chicago visualizes more accurate overview of poverty.

– University of Notre Dame

Consumption Poverty Report

Notre Dame Scholars Available to Comment on Upcoming Midterm Elections

– University of Notre Dame

Vanderbilt expert: Anti-Semitism is at the center of white nationalist ideology

– Vanderbilt University

Quantitative social scientist can share "blue splash" predictions for November midterms

– Santa Fe Institute

‘Smart Shrinkage’ in Small Towns Driven by Strong Social Infrastructure

As small Iowa towns continue to lose population, a strong social infrastructure – rather than economic or physical factors – determines whether residents report greater quality of life, according to new research out of Iowa State University.

– Iowa State University

Journal of Rural Studies

Embargo expired on 31-Oct-2018 at 09:30 ET

#umich expert: On health care policy, look at what Trump and his party do, not what they say.

– University of Michigan

Baldwin Wallace University Community Research Institute Ohio Midterm Poll III – Highlights and Analysis

In the races for U.S. Senator and the governorship in Ohio, there has been little movement among undecided voters. In all three polls, Democratic incumbent Senator Brown had at least a 15-point lead over Republican Congressman Renacci. In the most re...

– Baldwin Wallace University

Embargo expired on 30-Oct-2018 at 06:00 ET

APA Stress in America™ Survey: Generation Z Stressed About Issues in the News but Least Likely to Vote

Headline issues, from immigration to sexual assault, are causing significant stress among members of Generation Z – those between ages 15 and 21 – with mass shootings topping the list of stressful current events, according to the American Psychol...

– American Psychological Association (APA)

Embargo expired on 30-Oct-2018 at 00:05 ET

Study Finds Neutral Fact-Checking Doesn’t Convince Voters to Abandon ‘Fake News’

A Tulane University study found Republicans and Democrats weren’t persuaded to abandon false beliefs about election fraud after reading fact-checking organizations. Surprisingly, both sides were most persuaded by Breitbart News.

– Tulane University

“Voter Turnout and the Midterm Elections”—Nov. 2 Panel Discussion

New York University will host “Voter Turnout and the Midterm Elections,” a Nov. 2 panel discussion centering on the subject of voter turnout: who votes, when, and why—and why not.

– New York University

US Alone? Why a professor believes US should renegotiate, not abandon, treaties that keep the country safe

– University of Michigan

Birthright Citizenship: Texas A&M Judicial Politics Expert Available To Discuss Trump’s Plan

– Texas A&M University

Immigration and Political Rhetoric Expert Says Trump's "Migrant Caravan" Language Appeals to White Nationalists

– Ithaca College

Experts Available to Comment on 14th Amendment and Birthright Citizenship

– Indiana University

2018 midterms: Experts can talk tariffs, turnout, other issues

– University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Red/Blue-State Divide Even Exists in eBay Trading

An analysis of more than 550 million items sold by individuals on eBay in 2015 and 2016 — transactions totaling $22.3 billion — signals that we’re more likely to buy goods from someone we perceive comes from a similar political persuasion.

– Washington University in St. Louis

annual meeting of the American Economic Association

Embargo expired on 29-Oct-2018 at 10:00 ET

Thrill-Seeking, Search for Meaning Fuel Political Violence

WASHINGTON – What drives someone to support or participate in politically or religiously motivated acts of violence, and what can be done to prevent them? While one factor may be a search for meaning in life, research published by the American Psyc...

– American Psychological Association (APA)

Journal of Personality and Social Psychology

American Sociological Association Expresses Strong Objection to Newly Proposed Legal Definition of Sex, Due to Risk of Transgender Discrimination

The proposed definition would allow only a binary classification that is immutable and based on genitalia at birth. Such a policy stands to have detrimental impacts on the physical and mental health of transgender and intersex individuals.

– American Sociological Association (ASA)

Expert: Fringe social media fomenting hate?

– Baldwin Wallace University

WIU Homeland Security Expert Available for Interviews About Domestic Terrorism (pipe bombs and mass shooting)

– Western Illinois University

Properly Dealing with Society’s Issues Starts in the Classroom, WVU Expert Says

– West Virginia University

Experts Available to Comment on Pittsburgh Synagogue Shooting

– Indiana University

Recent study looks at anti-semitism in online communities, memes

– University of Alabama at Birmingham

ASU Experts: Affordable Care Act has shown "unexpected resiliency"

– Arizona State University (ASU)

Rutgers Homeland Security Expert Can Comment on Pipe Bomb Threats

– Rutgers University-New Brunswick





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