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VIDEO AVAILABLE: China rising in global business, politics, and foreign policy - Expert Panel Event for August 27, 3PM EDT

Expert Panel Event for August 27, 3PM EDT: China rising in global business, politics, and foreign policy

– Newswise

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

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

– Newswise

Survey finds election concerns vary by race, education levels, party affiliation

Although most voters say they believe that voting will be safe and that their ballot will be counted despite the coronavirus pandemic, those who question election safety and some who question election integrity appear less likely to vote, according t...

– RAND Corporation

New Mass. poll: Markey up 12 points in US Senate primary

Incumbent Edward Markey has opened up a double-digit lead over challenger U.S. Rep. Joseph Kennedy III one week before the Democratic primary in the race for U.S. Senate, according to a new poll of Massachusetts voters released today.

– University of Massachusetts, Lowell

Center for Public Opinion Polls

When two tribes go to war -- how tribalism polarized the Brexit social media debate

Tribal behaviour on social media widened the gulf between Remain and Leave voters in the United Kingdom's debate whether to leave the European Union, re-aligned the UK's political landscape, and made people increasingly susceptible to disinformation ...

– University of Bath

Policy and Internet

Study: Despite Training, Vermont Police Departments Still Show Widespread Racial Bias

New research conducted in Vermont shows that, while anti-bias police trainings resulted in small improvements in some police departments in the state, they did not by and large alter police behavior.

– University of Vermont

2020 Vermont Policing Studies

New Deal Housing Programs Dramatically Increased Segregation, New Study Finds

Housing programs adopted during the New Deal increased segregation in American cities and towns, creating racial disparities that continue to characterize life in the 21st century, finds a new study.

– New York University

American Sociological Review

Mail delays may affect medication supply for nearly 1 in 4 Americans over 50

The timeliness of mail delivery may affect access to medication for many middle-aged and older adults, according to a new analysis of data from a national poll of people aged 50 to 80. Nearly one in four people in this age group said they receive a...

– Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

National Poll on Healthy Aging

Professor examines COVID-19's effect on democracy

The first talk in Wichita State’s Fairmount College of Liberal Arts and Sciences “Perspectives on the Pandemics: Part II” series will feature Dinorah Azpuru. A professor of political science, Azpuru researches issues related to democracy. Her t...

– Wichita State University


White House Office of Technology Policy, National Science Foundation and Department of Energy Announce Over $1 Billion in Awards for Artificial Intelligence and Quantum Information Science Research Institutes

Brookhaven Lab will lead one of five National Quantum Information Science Research Centers, the Co-design Center for Quantum Advantage.

– Brookhaven National Laboratory

Expert Pitch

Expert Panel Event Today, 3PM EDT: China rising in global business, politics, and foreign policy

– Newswise

19th Amendment: Maryland Carey Law Professor Available to Discuss Complicated Legacy on 100th Anniversary

– University of Maryland, Baltimore

Homelessness and COVID-19

– University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV)

Rutgers Polling Expert Available to Discuss Republican National Convention

– Rutgers University-New Brunswick

WashU Expert: Voting Rights Act should apply to federal government

– Washington University in St. Louis

University of Redlands environmental economist says evidence shows carmakers can meet stricter standards, as California aligns with major players against Trump Administration proposed rollbacks

– University of Redlands





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