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Unique challenges of ‘mom-candidates’ researched

Dr. Melissa K. Miller, associate professor of political science at Bowling Green State University, is a keen observer of national political campaigns and well aware that women candidates’ fundraising and win-rates now mirror those of men, once incu...

– Bowling Green State University

Embargo expired on 24-Apr-2019 at 13:00 ET

Tech fixes can’t protect us from disinformation campaigns

More than technological fixes are needed to stop countries from spreading disinformation on social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter, according to two experts. Policymakers and diplomats need to focus more on the psychology behind why citizen...

– Ohio State University

The Hague Journal of Diplomacy

NIEER Research Reveals Stalled Progress in Pre-K Access, Funding

More children are attending state-funded pre-K programs across the US but state funding is failing to keep pace, resulting in low compensation for pre-K teachers that too often undermines classroom quality, according to a new report from the National...

– Rutgers University-New Brunswick

The State of Preschool 2018

No time to lose: Historic examples of civility may help today's civil discourse, according to new book

MANHATTAN, KANSAS — A look at the past may help ordinary people improve civility, according to Kansas State University’s Timothy J. Shaffer, co-editor/author of the book, "A Crisis of Civility?: Political Discourse and Its Discontents" from Routl...

– Kansas State University

A Crisis of Civility?: Political Discourse and Its Discontents

‘Sticks and Stones . . .’ But Words Can Indeed Hurt You, UCI Study Finds

Words can hurt or help a person’s psychological well-being, according to a new study from the University of California, Irvine. Researchers found that the effects of negative and positive political rhetoric about immigration – particularly by peo...

– University of California, Irvine

Social Science & Medicine

Rurality, Social Identity Is Driving Polarization in Iowa

What will shape voter attitudes heading into the 2020 election? New research finds rurality, education and race -- not the economic downturn -- significantly predicted the change from Democrat to Republican in 2016.

– Iowa State University

The Sociological Quarterly


Innovation: Key to Any Green Policy

The recent introduction of the Green New Deal by Democratic U.S. congressional leaders on the left has renewed hope among some that Congress might get us back on track. The reality is that the climate change clock is still ticking, and it’s more li...

– University of Virginia Darden School of Business

Announcements and Events

AAHCM Supports New CMMI Payment Models that Strengthen Primary Care for People with Complex Chronic Illness

The American Academy of Home Care Medicine (AAHCM) strongly supports the CMS announcement today of the Primary Cares Initiative, which offers two new payment paths to promote primary care of Medicare patients with complex, advanced illness.

– American Academy of Home Care Medicine


Japan's ruling party flexes its muscles as Emperor abdicates

– Cornell University

Unregulated e-bikes, e-scooters could turn opportunity into nightmare

– Cornell University

Expert on American presidencies available for comment on Joe Biden announcement

– University of Notre Dame

New Twitter reporting tool may threaten legitimate voting information

– Cornell University

Biden expert and VP legal scholar available for comment and expertise on campaign.

– Saint Louis University

U-Michigan sociologist: Adding a citizenship question to Census lays groundwork to change the basis of state legislative districts

– University of Michigan

Homeland Security Expert Offers Insight on Sri Lanka Bombings

– University at Albany, State University of New York

Census citizenship question threatens Latino voting power

– Cornell University





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