Notre Dame expert on 20-year anniversary of Iraq war: Justifications of war based on unfounded claimsUniversity of Notre Dame
UNLV law professor Frank Rudy Cooper on the psychological impact of repeated exposure to videos of violent and deadly police encounters that increasingly circulate online; the role that slavery and societal norms surrounding masculinity play into them; and police reforms that might be in the works.
The University of California, Irvine has opened a new campus center that will provide timely and policy-relevant labor research, will educate the next generation of labor and community leaders, and will advance labor and workers’ rights initiatives. Modeled after existing centers at UCLA, UC Berkeley and UC Merced, the UCI Labor Center builds upon previous campus efforts to investigate low-wage worker sectors in Orange County.
The American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology sent recommendations to USCIS opposing new asylum fees, calling for visa backlog removal
Australian researchers have established a set of protocols for a research project in JMIR Research Protocols that aims to explore whether humans will continue in meaningful decision-making roles in an AI-driven future.
A series of federal recommendations announced last week aims to make electric vehicle charging more accessible. The announcement paved the way for NEVI to begin implementing these recommendations.
A world-renowned criminologist at Iowa State lays out evidence in a new book that Ted Bundy’s criminal career was far lengthier and deadlier than the official record. He says the story of Bundy reflects the unsolved murder epidemic in the U.S. and offers solutions to reduce the backlog of cold cases.
In the wake of the SVB and Signature Bank collapses, keep an eye on a nonbank mortgage industry that’s prone to excessive risk taking, which at some point will manifest into poor loan‐manufacturing quality resulting in extraordinary losses and another industry shakeout, writes risk management expert Clifford Rossi.
Even after 27 years of reunification, East Germans are still more likely to be pro-state support than their Western counterparts, a new study published in the De Gruyter journal German Economic Review finds. Of the sample studied, 48% of respondents from the East said it was the government’s duty to support the family compared to 35% from the West.
David Andolfatto, a leading University of Miami economist, suggests that the federal rescue of two mid-tiered banks that collapsed will likely prompt other institutions to repair their balance sheets and tighten their lending practices to avoid a similar fate.
The rapid collapse of Silicon Valley Bank, the second-largest bank failure in U.S. history, has caused ongoing worries about the stability of the nation’s banking system even as federal authorities step in to manage the crisis. Further anxieties arose with the federal takeover of cryptocurrency-focused Signature Bank — the third largest bank failure in U.
Woven Orthopedic Technologies, developer of an implantable sleeve to aid screw fixation in challenging scenarios, announced today that its Ogmend® Implant Enhancement System has received 510(k) clearance from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for use in spine surgery.
A forensic science study sheds light on how the bones of infants and juveniles decay. The findings will help forensic scientists determine how long a young person’s remains were at a particular location, as well as which bones are best suited for collecting tissue samples to help ID the deceased.
There is a risk that individuals may benefit from having relatives in important posts in the public sector. This is shown in a doctoral thesis at Linköping University that investigates corruption in a mature democracy. The conclusion is that nepotism may be an underestimated problem that deserves more attention in Sweden.
The Chiropractic Medicare Coverage Modernization Act (H.R. 1610 / S. 799), introduced March 14, would bring Medicare’s coverage of chiropractic into alignment with most other federal programs and private health plans, giving seniors improved coverage of non-drug treatments to alleviate pain and improve function.
A new paper in The Review of Economic Studies, published by Oxford University Press, indicates that carbon taxes will be less effective at reducing carbon emissions than previously thought.
Cardiss Collins served 1973 to 1997 and Esther Saperstein served from 1957 to 1979 in elected office
A new study compares the communication strategies of NGOs working on migration issues in two neighboring countries, Turkey and Bulgaria. The research findings highlight how the specific political and cultural context of a country affects an organization’s messaging.
The Biden administration has greenlighted ConocoPhillips’ controversial Willow oil drilling project in Alaska. But environmental groups will mount legal challenges to stop it, said University of Miami environmental legal expert Jessica Owley.
The Endocrine Society supports a new U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) rule which includes provisions to regulate several per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS)—including PFOA and PFOS—found in our drinking water.
With the issue of child labor in the U.S. – particularly among migrant children – coming under new scrutiny, URI Professor of Political Science Brendan Skip Mark lends his expertise to provide context around the issue. Prof. Mark is co-director of the CIRIGHTS data project – the world’s largest quantitative dataset on global human rights.
Shoppers join food industry and health experts in backing UK plans to ban high fat, salt and sugar products from checkouts, store entrances and aisle ends
Public and private-sector leaders from the Americas discussed the confluence of concerns challenging the hemisphere at the 2023 Concordia Americas Summit at the University of Miami.
Government and political institutions should do more to make citizens feel empowered within marine environment decisions and give them the right to participate, new research shows.
TikTok, the world’s fastest-growing social media app, used by two-thirds of America’s teenagers, has federal lawmakers debating its potential threat to national security with legislation introduced by a bipartisan coalition of U.S. Senators empowering President Joe Biden to ban its use. Mike Horning, an associate professor of multimedia journalism at Virginia Tech’s School of Communication, offers his perspective about the issues with TikTok that have put government officials on edge.
What brought SVB down? From a risk management perspective, it made several blunders. The first was in placing large bets on interest rates. Clifford Rossi, who had a front row seat at WaMu’s largest bank failure in U.S. history, gives expansive analysis.
Hackensack meridian health sleep medicine experts available to discuss the health concerns associated with daylight saving time.
“The poor play the lottery, the rich play the stock market.” This comical statement seems to hide both hope and the bitter truth. An economics professor at Chulalongkorn University invites us to understand why many Thais put their hopes into lotteries and analyzes how their popularity relates to social inequality, upward mobility and corruption.
Wildlife conservation efforts could suffer because toxic online rows about trophy hunting are becoming increasingly abusive, ecologists have warned.
The U.S. economy is on people's minds as the government prepares for a showdown on the deficit and government spending. Find the latest research and expert commentary on money issues here. Below are some of the latest headlines in the Economics channel on Newswise.
By: Bill Wellock | Published: March 8, 2023 | 10:23 am | SHARE: A new United Nations agreement, informally known as the “High Seas Treaty,” creates a legal framework for managing the parts of the world’s oceans that are outside national boundaries.Discussions over the treaty have been ongoing since 2004. Now that an agreement is drafted, it must be adopted and ratified by UN member states before it takes effect.
Priorities include prior authorization reform, health care consolidation, GME funding and Medicare improvements.
CHICAGO — As Chicago voters head to the polls in less than a month to decide whether Brandon Johnson, a Cook County Board Commissioner, or Paul Vallas, a former CEO of Chicago Public Schools, will be the next mayor of the third largest city in the U.S., DePaul University faculty experts are available to provide insight and commentary.
SNAP serves as the nation’s and the state’s largest line of defense against hunger and food insecurity. SNAP, formerly called food stamps, provides cash benefits to purchase food to eligible individuals with low incomes. Elena Serrano, director of the Virginia Cooperative Extension Family Nutrition Program, says, “Ending the enhanced benefits will affect households who have the most to lose, those households that qualified for maximum benefits, who will lose an added $95 per month in benefits. On average SNAP participants will lose $82 per month.”
The Goldman Sachs Group is considering a sale of its consumer banking business, but regulations will mean it can’t simply return to being an investment bank, said an expert on financial and securities regulation at Washington University in St. Louis.“While exiting the consumer banking business may allow Goldman to ‘check out,’ it can never fully leave the regulatory world for bank holding companies and return to its investment banking roots,” said Andrew Tuch, a professor of law.