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Mom and Pop Can Still Fire You for Being Gay: Rutgers Labor Law Expert Discusses Asterisks on SCOTUS Rulings

– Rutgers School of Management and Labor Relations (SMLR)

SCOTUS ruling won’t end the DACA saga

– Cornell University

“Fake News” Lowers Trust in Mainstream Media across Party Lines, Study Finds

A Rutgers-led study finds that online misinformation, or “fake news,” lowers people's trust in mainstream media across party lines.

– Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Misinformation Review

Overcoming crime in Costa Rica

Costa Rica is known around the world over for its rainforests, coffee and beaches. But despite Costa Rica's reputation for safety and its recent economic growth, criminals use its strategic location for smuggling activities. A team of U.S. forensic s...

– West Virginia University - Eberly College of Arts and Sciences

Summer of COVID, The 2nd Wave, BLM, the Economy, and Politics: Newswise Live Event for June 25, 2PM EDT

Summer of COVID, The 2nd Wave, BLM, the Economy, and Politics: Newswise Live Event for June 25, 2PM EDT

– Newswise

Immigration law professor talks about the possible outcomes of the Supreme Court DACA ruling

– Arizona State University (ASU)

DACA decision allows Dreamers a temporary 'sigh of relief'

– Cornell University

UCLA Fielding School of Public Health experts available for comment on June 18 SCOTUS decision re DACA

– UCLA Fielding School of Public Health

American University Experts Offer Insight Into Today’s SCOTUS Ruling on DACA

– American University

Criminal justice professor available to speak on executive order banning chokeholds

– Arizona State University (ASU)

Even with SCOTUS win, Dreamers are still vulnerable

– Cornell University

.@umich expert: Supreme Court decision on LGBTQ+ rights will have 'monumental' impact on community

– University of Michigan

Expert on SCOTUS DACA Ruling: what politicians condemn as "red tape" and "burdensome administrative procedure" has an important democratic purpose

– University of Michigan

IU experts available to comment on Supreme Court decision upholding DACA

– Indiana University

WashU Expert: DACA decision lets ‘Dreamers’ breathe a little easier

– Washington University in St. Louis

Experts available on DACA, LGBTQ SCOTUS decisions

– University of Colorado Boulder

Supreme Court preserving DACA underscores integrity of process, Notre Dame expert says

– University of Notre Dame

Scholars discuss Black Lives Matter movement and impact on higher education

– Washington University in St. Louis

Tulane immigration law expert calls SCOTUS ruling a surprise victory for Dreamers

– Tulane University

Supreme Court DACA decision confirms executive branch action not absolute, Notre Dame expert says

– University of Notre Dame

GW Experts Available to Discuss the Supreme Court Ruling on DACA

– George Washington University

Jurors respond negatively to police overreactions to Black Americans

Psychology and criminal justice researchers are now trying to determine the various influences of body-worn camera footage, such as its impact on trial outcomes.

– University of Illinois at Chicago

Behavioral Sciences and the Law

Social Media as the ‘Ground Game’ in Election Season 2020

Lingling Zhang, drawing from recent research into ways political campaigns spend their marketing budgets, examines polarized social media messaging as increasingly prominent as a grassroots strategy in an election season impacted by COVID-19-induced ...

Expert Available

– University of Maryland, Robert H. Smith School of Business

VIDEO AND TRANSCRIPT AVAILABLE: Defund or Reform? BLM and Policing Expert Panel: Newswise Live Event for June 16, 2PM EDT

Black Lives Matter and "De-funding the Police": Newswise Live Event for June 16, 2PM EDT

– Newswise

Mount Sinai seeks EUA from Food and Drug Administration for potential quantitative serologic test for COVID-19

If authorized for quantitative use, the assay could be used to provide a numeric result for the concentration of neutralizing anti-COVID-19 antibodies in plasma.

– Mount Sinai Health System

Rutgers Economist Available to Discuss Statewide Revenue Predictions for New Jersey

– Rutgers University-New Brunswick

China, India violence could reignite border tensions

– Cornell University

FSU expert available to comment on Tulsa race massacre

– Florida State University

ARK report finds that unionist and nationalist identities in NI became stronger in the run-up to Brexit

A research study on political attitudes and identities in Northern Ireland has been released today (Wednesday 17 June) by ARK – a joint initiative between Queen’s University Belfast and Ulster University.

– Queen's University Belfast

2019 Northern Ireland Life and Times Survey

Embargo expired on 16-Jun-2020 at 19:05 ET

Kroc Institute identifies Colombia’s next steps in fourth peace implementation report

In addition to describing the current status of implementation, the report includes comparative findings and identifies obstacles and opportunities facing Colombia’s peace process.

– University of Notre Dame

Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies

Gen. Wesley Clark (ret.) to address Tulane students

Clark will speak to students and the public on U.S. strategy during the COVID-19 crisis.

– Tulane University

Supreme Court just the beginning for LGBTQ workplace equality

– Cornell University

Rutgers Expert Available to Discuss Supreme Court’s Ruling on Protecting LGBTQ+ Workers Rights

– Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Candidates Who Use Humor on Twitter May Find the Joke Is on Them

Political candidates’ use of humor on social media could sometimes backfire on them with potential supporters, new research suggests.

– Ohio State University

Communication Research Reports

Keeping governments accountable: The COVID-10 assessment scorecard

A new commentary published in Nature Medicine calls for governments to recognize the urgent need to improve their outbreak preparation and response.

– CUNY Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy

Nature Medicine

The US Defunding and Departing from the WHO is a Threat to Global Security

In the midst of the ravages of the COVID19 pandemic, President Trump’s announcement that the US will defund and depart from the World Health Organization (WHO) poses a clear and present danger to all Americans and the international community. Infec...

– Johns Hopkins School of Nursing

Constitutional law expert available to comment on Supreme Court decision protecting LGBTQ workers

– Indiana University

Lecturer at Buffalo State College available to comment on Supreme Court decision protecting LGBTQ workers

– SUNY Buffalo State

Expert: Supreme Court ruling on LGBTQ workplace protection long overdue

– Virginia Tech

Newswise Expert Panels on COVID-19 Pandemic: Notable excerpts, quotes and videos available

Newswise is hosting a series of Expert Panels discussion unique aspects of the COVID-19 Outbreak. This tip sheet includes some notable quotes from the panelists.

– Newswise





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