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Atlantic Philanthropies archives open with first batch of files

Cornell University

A treasure trove for scholars of philanthropy and social change is now available at Cornell University Library’s Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections (RMC) as the expansive archive of The Atlantic Philanthropies has gone public.

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23-Jan-2020 2:05 PM EST

Arts and Humanities

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Peer-Reviewed journal, Public Culture, Has New Home at NYU

New York University

Public Culture, the award winning interdisciplinary social sciences and humanities journal, has a new editorial home in the Steinhardt Department of Media, Culture and Communication (MCC) at New York University. Duke University Press will continue to oversee its print production.

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22-Jan-2020 5:05 PM EST
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Social and Behavioral Sciences

Newswise: Public distrust in media, helping the public understand how news works
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22-Jan-2020 12:05 PM EST
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Newswise: History department partners with Pentagon for internships

History department partners with Pentagon for internships

West Virginia University - Eberly College of Arts and Sciences

History graduate students have new outlets for professional development beyond the traditional academic career path. One of those activities is an internship with the Historical Office of the Office of the Secretary of Defense at the Pentagon in Washington, D.C

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Released:
21-Jan-2020 2:35 PM EST
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Why Rilke Resonates in Popular Culture—and Even Politics

New York University

NYU's Ulrich Baer explains why poet Rainer Maria Rilke resonates on the big screen—in the Oscar-nominated Jojo Rabbit, for instance—and in the culture at large as well as why poetry finds a surprising home in movie theaters.

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Released:
21-Jan-2020 8:00 AM EST
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Call for Entries: Awards for Science Writing

American Institute of Physics (AIP)

The American Institute of Physics is accepting submissions for the 2020 AIP Science Communication Awards. The awards were established in 1968 to recognize the best examples of science writing in the previous year. Entries should be intended for a general audience and will be judged on their ability to enhance the public’s understanding and appreciation of physics and related fields. The four categories are books; magazine, newspaper or online articles; writing for children; and broadcast and new media productions. The deadline for entries is March 31, 2020.

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Released:
17-Jan-2020 1:35 PM EST
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Newswise: U.S. protections for constitutional rights falling behind global peers
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U.S. protections for constitutional rights falling behind global peers

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

New research from the WORLD Policy Analysis Center at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health (WORLD) shows that the United States is falling behind its global peers when it comes to guarantees for key constitutional rights. Researchers identified key gaps in the U.S. including guarantees of the right to health, gender equality, and rights for persons with disabilities.

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8-Jan-2020 9:00 PM EST
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Law and Public Policy

Newswise: ECS Journal Services Now Provided Through New Partner, IOP Publishing
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    3-Jan-2020 4:00 PM EST

ECS Journal Services Now Provided Through New Partner, IOP Publishing

The Electrochemical Society

The Electrochemical Society (ECS) announces that as of January 2, 2020, ECS journals are published and available through IOP Publishing (IOPP), the publishing company of the Institute of Physics.

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2-Jan-2020 3:25 PM EST
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SLAS Discovery Announces New Tagline

SLAS

SLAS Discovery, one of two official journals of the Society for Laboratory Automation and Screening focused on developing chemical and biological tools and novel assay methods to help advance drug discovery, announced a new tagline for 2020 and beyond. “Advancing the Science of Drug Discovery” will replace “Advancing Life Sciences R&D,” as the official tagline beginning with the just-released January edition of the publication.

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3-Jan-2020 2:45 PM EST
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Unattainable Standards of Beauty for Today's Woman

Boston University Medical Campus

While the average American woman's waist circumference and dress size has increased over the past 20 years, Victoria's Secret fashion models have become more slender, with a decrease in bust, waist, hips and dress size, though their waist to hip ratio (WHR) has remained constant.

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2-Jan-2020 1:45 PM EST
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