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NEWS ALERT: On Friday, President Trump declared a national emergency to access billions of dollars to build a border wall along U.S./Mexico border.

Stay tuned to the U.S. Politics, Immigration, and U.S. National Security channels for the latest experts and commentary.



Constitutional Law Professors Available on President’s National Emergency Declaration

– Northwestern University


This national emergency is 'fictitious'

– Washington University in St. Louis


BPS Joins Science Community in Concern over Proposed Title IX Changes

The academic and professional disciplinary societies in science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and medical fields (STEMM) that are signatories of this letter (Signatory Societies) appreciate the opportunity to comment on the U.S. Department o...

– Biophysical Society


UA Little Rock professor joins international gender, justice, and security research hub funded by nearly $20 million grant

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock professor is part of an international research network that has been awarded more than £15 million pounds, or $19.6 million, to address gendered dimensions of injustice and insecurity around the world. Over t...

– University of Arkansas at Little Rock


UNLV Criminologist Available to Discuss Civil Rights of Women in Prison

– University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV)


New Report: Up to 36,000 Low-Income People in Montana Could Lose Health Coverage If State Imposes Medicaid Work Requirements

An estimated 26,000 to 36,000 low-income people in Montana would lose much-needed health coverage under a proposed bill to impose work requirements on Medicaid recipients, according to an analysis published today by researchers at Milken Institute Sc...

– George Washington University


Safe Consumption Sites: Study Identifies Policy Change Strategies and Challenges

A new qualitative study from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health identifies several key lessons from early efforts to establish sanctioned safe consumption sites in five U.S. communities. The results offer insights on one approach som...

– Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Psychiatric Services


Unmet Social Needs Among Medicaid Members Lead to Stress, Chronic Conditions

A survey of Medicaid members found that increasing levels of unmet social needs were positively associated with stress, smoking and chronic conditions, according to new research from the Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis.Scientists, ...

– Washington University in St. Louis

Health Education & Behavior


Fighting the Flu: Paid Sick Leave Reduces Infection Rates

– Cornell University


Tax Season is Underway: What You Need to Know

– University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV)


Virginia Governor Must Also Be Ready to Listen, According to Virginia Tech Political Expert

– Virginia Tech


Psychologists Available to Talk About Gun Violence, School Shootings

– American Psychological Association (APA)


AI and government expert available to discuss presidential executive order on artificial intelligence

– Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)


Duke Expert: Political Action Is a Way of Coping For Victims of School Shootings

– Duke Health


Rutgers Expert Available to Discuss Child Well-Being Among African American Youth In Foster Care

– Rutgers University-New Brunswick


Research to Use Innovative Data Science Tools to Study Pretrial Detention in More than 1,000 U.S. Counties

A team of researchers will use data science techniques to study the impacts of pretrial detention in more than 1,000 U.S. counties—including many rural counties that have remained largely unstudied.

– New York University


Research to Use Innovative Data Science Tools to Study Pretrial Detention in More than 1,000 U.S. Counties

A team of researchers will use data science techniques to study the impacts of pretrial detention in more than 1,000 U.S. counties—including many rural counties that have remained largely unstudied.

– New York University


American University Experts Comment on the Situation in Venezuela

– American University


What is the National Intelligence Strategy?

– Arizona State University (ASU)


Vietnam takes regional spotlight in Trump-Kim summit

– Cornell University

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