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Newswise: University of Utah law professor searches for COVID-19 answers through push to share intellectual property
Released: 21-Apr-2020 3:30 PM EDT
University of Utah law professor searches for COVID-19 answers through push to share intellectual property
University of Utah

The pledge emerged as a response to reports that intellectual property was emerging as a barrier to research and development of vaccines, diagnostics and therapies for COVID-19, as well as the manufacture and deployment of lifesaving equipment and parts needed to respond to the pandemic.

Released: 21-Apr-2020 2:30 PM EDT
Public health experts explain what our new normal will look like
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

As local, state, and national government leaders release guidelines on reopening businesses and returning to a “new normal” during the COVID-19 pandemic, public health and infectious disease experts at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) say a gradual, cautious return would be the most effective.

Newswise: How the coronavirus affects the readiness of our military at home, overseas
Released: 16-Apr-2020 2:30 PM EDT
How the coronavirus affects the readiness of our military at home, overseas
Tulane University

Branches of the United States military are now feeling the effects of the coronavirus, and that has U.S. military leaders facing a completely new challenge— how to maintain an elite state of readiness against threats, both foreign and domestic while fighting an invisible, deadly virus.

Newswise: Staying home? A geography expert in Buffalo creates a customizable 'coloring book' of city neighborhoods
Released: 10-Apr-2020 1:05 PM EDT
Staying home? A geography expert in Buffalo creates a customizable 'coloring book' of city neighborhoods
University at Buffalo

Anyone can use the map. Kids can use the map as a learning activity by identifying their house; drawing in missing features, like cars, dogs or potholes; or color-coding their neighborhood according to themes such as the number of trees on a block.

Newswise: University of Redlands Political Science Professor thwarts pandemic and embraces technology to honor student work
Released: 9-Apr-2020 10:05 AM EDT
University of Redlands Political Science Professor thwarts pandemic and embraces technology to honor student work
University of Redlands

When University of Redlands Professor Renée Van Vechten offered to coordinate the second annual Western regional Pi Sigma Alpha conference, she had no inkling she would have to do so in the midst of a pandemic. But, with this year’s conference scheduled for March 20, the possibility of an in-person event began to wane as university campuses began to close and students began to attend class online. Instead of canceling or rescheduling the event, Van Vechten and U of R’s Pi Sigma Alpha students decided to host the conference virtually.

Newswise: Self-regulation for kids: at home, at school and with autism
Released: 1-Apr-2020 8:30 AM EDT
Self-regulation for kids: at home, at school and with autism
University of South Australia

As every teacher will assert, self-regulation is the key to optimal learning; it helps kids tune in, stay focussed and be ready to learn. But what if your child isn’t wired this way? For many children, self-regulation is hard to master, but for kids on the autism spectrum, it can seem insurmountable, singling them out and creating barriers to their learning.

Newswise:Video Embedded miami-dolphins-head-coach-brian-flores-offers-lessons-of-leadership-to-college-and-career-advisors
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Released: 24-Mar-2020 4:05 PM EDT
Miami Dolphins Head Coach Brian Flores Offers Lessons of Leadership to College and Career Advisors
CFES Brilliant Pathways

During a time when effective leadership is needed more than ever, Miami Dolphins Head Coach Brian Flores showed exactly what that looks like during a 30-minute webinar hosted by CFES Brilliant Pathways.

Released: 23-Mar-2020 3:15 PM EDT
FSU public health professor, students assist with statewide tracking effort
Florida State University

By: Mark Blackwell Thomas | Published: March 23, 2020 | 2:43 pm | SHARE: The coronavirus pandemic has left the state of Florida’s disease experts facing an event with no modern precedent. Officials working to track the spread of COVID-19 are stretched thin and faced with the inevitable prospect of more diagnoses, prompting them to reach out to public health experts and students at Florida’s universities for help.

Released: 19-Mar-2020 8:40 AM EDT
Parents shouldn’t feel they have to be teachers, too
Ohio State University

In the wake of COVID-19, children across the country were sent home from school, many with suggested assignments and learning activities. The last thing parents should do is stress themselves about making their child complete all of these school assignments,

Released: 4-Mar-2020 1:20 PM EST
Expert available: MCAT & its use in medical school admissions
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Rich Schwartzstein, MD, Director of the Carl J. Shapiro Institute for Education and Research at BIDMC, available for interview to discuss his perspective on the MCAT and its use in medical school admissions.

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Released: 20-Feb-2020 2:30 PM EST
Political science professor seeks to slay gerrymandering through art and research
Wichita State University

Brian Amos, assistant professor of political science at Wichita State University, has dedicated numerous papers and conferences to gerrymandering research.

Newswise: University of Redlands educator works with APA advocacy board to preserve program targeted by White House budget proposal
Released: 17-Feb-2020 12:30 AM EST
University of Redlands educator works with APA advocacy board to preserve program targeted by White House budget proposal
University of Redlands

She was the first Japanese national to receive a Doctor of Psychology (PsyD) degree from a program accredited by the American Psychological Association (APA). Now 20 years into her career as a female educator of color and as associate dean in the University of Redlands School of Education, Dr. Hideko Sera is giving back, serving on an advocacy board of the APA doing grassroots work to preserve Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF).

Newswise: Winter is right time to start pondering … summer camp for kids. Educational psychologist can provide tips for parents.
Released: 5-Feb-2020 1:35 PM EST
Winter is right time to start pondering … summer camp for kids. Educational psychologist can provide tips for parents.
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

It's the season for parents to sign their kids up for summer camp. Chris Lawson, who teaches human development through childhood, can help parents figure out the right program for their child.

Released: 30-Jan-2020 3:35 PM EST
Outcomes published following Iowa State workshop discussing land use, infrastructure issues within Mississippi River watershed
Iowa State University

A new network of researchers and community officials is working to find solutions to some of the biggest challenges within the Mississippi River watershed.


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