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School Spending Cuts Triggered by Great Recession Linked to Sizable Learning Losses for Students in Hardest Hit Areas

Substantial school spending cuts triggered by the Great Recession were associated with sizable losses in academic achievement for students living in counties most affected by the economic downturn, according to a new study published today in AERA Ope...

– American Educational Research Association (AERA)

Embargo expired on 25-Sep-2019 at 09:00 ET

Study Shows Without the US, International Climate Change Agreement Could be Reached – But It Would Require Major Additional Contributions from Large Developing Countries

With the United States withdrawing from the Paris Agreement on Climate Change, questions arise about the future global success of mitigating the effects of climate change. A new study addresses these questions in a recently published paper in the Jo...

– Stony Brook University

Journal of Theoretical Politics

FSU research: Fear not a factor in gun ownership

Are gun owners more or less afraid than people who do not own guns? A new study from researchers at Florida State University and the University of Arizona hopes to add some empirical data to the conversation after finding that gun owners tend to repo...

– Florida State University


Scientists and key figures develop vision for managing UK land and seas after Brexit

Researchers have outlined how fishing and farming policies could be created to protect employment opportunities and the environment after Brexit.

– University of York

People and Nature

Affordable Care Act good for hospitals’ fiscal health

Interest rates on healthcare municipal bonds significantly decreased due to the ACA, according to a study from the Government Finance Research Center at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

– University of Illinois at Chicago


Researchers produces quantitative portrait of legislative change in Ukraine

Two University of Arkansas at Little Rock researchers have used a novel approach to quantitatively portray legislative change in Ukraine to provide a view into the larger political dynamics of the country.

– University of Arkansas at Little Rock


Features and Policy

MSU Conservation and Business Researchers Partner to Disrupt Wildlife Trafficking

A team of conservation and supply chain experts will merge datasets, comb through logistical networks, leverage local partnerships and use advanced analytics to predict and respond to weaknesses in illegally trafficked wildlife supply chains.

– Michigan State University

CEO Speaker Series Randall Stephenson

Randall Stephenson discusses his business strategy and lessons learned from leading AT&T. The CEO Speaker Series is a unique forum for leading global CEOs to share their insights on issues at the center of commerce and foreign policy, and to discuss...

– Council on Foreign Relations (CFR)

Randall Stephenson, CEO Speaker Series, Council on Foreign Relations, September 18, 2019.

CMS Takes a Significant Step Against Antimicrobial Resistance with Hospital Stewardship Requirement

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ new rule requiring hospitals participating in its programs to establish antibiotic stewardship programs will enable critical advances toward control of a major public health threat.

– Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA)


Judicial decision-making expert can preview U.S. Supreme Court term

Sara Benesh's research interests include decision-making in federal and state courts, as well as the legitimacy of courts and institutions.

Expert Available

– University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Notre Dame Expert: On Trump-Ukraine affair, no short-term personal or political gain can justify politicizing American foreign policy.

– University of Notre Dame

Census report: Worsening inequality a recipe for divided nation

– Cornell University

The White House released a memo of conversation, created with the help of voice recognition software, between Donald Trump and Volodymyr Zelensky. How does such software work? Where can it go wrong? @HopkinsEngineer has an expert who can explain.

– Johns Hopkins University

Rutgers Expert Camilla Townsend Available to Discuss Immigration Issues at U.S.-Mexico Border

– Rutgers University-New Brunswick

President Pelosi? Line of succession explained

– Michigan State University

Author of 'Whistleblowers’ Available to Discuss Impeachment Proceedings, Role of Whistleblowing in Democracy

– Santa Fe Institute

Political Scientist Available to Discuss Impeachment Inquiry

– Rutgers University-New Brunswick

All Things Impeachment: American University Experts Available to Discuss History, Politics of Impeachment Inquiries

– American University

Former EPA Administrator Available to Comment on EPA’s Threats Toward California Over Clean Air Act Compliance

– Indiana University

UNF Political Science Professor Discusses Trump Impeachment Implications

– University of North Florida

WashU Expert: Impeachment ball in Senate's court. And they might consider taking ball and going home — dismiss, adjourn or other options

– Washington University in St. Louis

Possible political consequences of impeachment probe? Longtime political scientist Thomas Holbrook can provide analysis.

– University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Oregon State University expert says impeachment is all about foreign intervention

– Oregon State University, College of Engineering

Expert on electoral behavior, Kathy Dolan can weigh in on an impeachment probe’s impact on the 2020 elections.

– University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Tulane experts available to discuss impact of impeachment inquiry

– Tulane University

Falling short in election, Netanyahu proves he is not 'above it all'

– Cornell University

It's time to de-escalate the crisis with Iran, meet with President Rouhani and return to a nuclear agreement, says Notre Dame's Ebrahim Moosa

– University of Notre Dame

Expert on youth/teens and environmental activism is available for analysis on global youth climate protest

– University of Wisconsin-Madison





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