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Friday, February 14, 2020

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Newswise Special Wire: Weekly Politics News and Experts from Newswise

Our Weekly Round-Up of U.S. Politics News and Experts.

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Domestic U.S. Policy

Face-to-face contact with police builds trust in fledgling states

– Cornell University

American Political Science Review

The use of jargon kills people’s interest in science, politics

When scientists and others use their specialized jargon terms while communicating with the general public, the effects are much worse than just making what they’re saying hard to understand.

– Ohio State University

Journal of Language and Social Psychology; Public Understanding of Science

Global climate trend since Dec. 1 1978: +0.13 C per decade

Global Temperature Report: January 2020

– University of Alabama Huntsville

University Student Fulfills Childhood Dream with White House Internship

Emily Novotny ’20, who is now an Augustana University alumna, says her dreams have come true. The government/international affairs and communications double major landed a highly coveted internship at the White House in the fall of 2019 through the...

– Augustana University, South Dakota

Seven Medical Societies Join the ACR to Oppose Insurer Policy Limiting Access to In-Office Treatments

Providers are concerned the mandate adds an additional layer of red tape that will delay patient care, reduce the ability of providers to ensure therapies have been properly handled and safely stored, inflate patient out-of-pocket costs, and result i...

– American College of Rheumatology (ACR)

Conference of Boston Teaching Hospitals (COBTH) Statement on President’s FY 2021 Budget Proposal

The Conference of Boston Teaching Hospitals' Executive Director, Patricia McMullin, released the following statement in response to President Trump’s Fiscal Year 2021 budget request, which proposes significant cuts to federal spending critical to t...

– Massachusetts Eye and Ear

University of Redlands is a top producer of Fulbright U.S. Students

After an exciting year celebrating its three newest Fulbright students, this week the University of Redlands was designated a “Top Producer of Fulbright Students” for the 2019-20 year.

– University of Redlands

International Relations

Expert Calls on World Leaders to Use Global Summit to Make Roads Safer Worldwide

A commentary published Feb. 13 in The Lancet calls on government officials attending the 3rd Global Ministerial Summit for Road Safety in Sweden to examine whether current actions to make roadways safer worldwide work.

Expert Available

– George Washington University

The Lancet

Impact of coronavirus on economy, supply chains, trade, tourism

– University of Delaware

Coronavirus multiple-times worse than SARS: Global supply-chain effect could exceed $400bn, linger up to 2 years — WashU expert

– Washington University in St. Louis

UCLA Fielding School of Public Health faculty experts available for media covering novel coronavirus (COVID-19)

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

Spread of coronavirus to impact the global economic supply chain, says Virginia Tech expert

– Virginia Tech

2020 U.S. Election

A Nation Dangerously Divided: Race Shapes Who Wins and Who Loses in U.S. Democracy

Race is shown to be the single most important factor in American democracy, determining which candidates win elections, which voters win at the polls, and who is on the losing end of policy. These conclusions are at the center of a new book Dangerous...

– University of California San Diego

Dangerously Divided: How Race and Class Shape Winning and Losing in American Politics

Rutgers Expert Available to Discuss New Hampshire Primary

– Rutgers University-New Brunswick





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