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Article ID: 702092

White Americans See Many Immigrants as 'Illegal' Until Proven Otherwise, Survey Finds

Washington University in St. Louis

Fueled by political rhetoric evoking dangerous criminal immigrants, many white Americans assume low-status immigrants from Mexico, El Salvador, Syria, Somalia and other countries President Donald Trump labeled "shithole" nations have no legal right to be in the United States, new research in the journal American Sociological Review suggests.

11-Oct-2018 3:45 PM EDT

Article ID: 702064

Chicago Police Superintendent to keynote UIC’s annual Bridging the Gap symposium

University of Illinois at Chicago

Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson will be the keynote speaker at the University of Illinois at Chicago’s annual Bridging the Gap symposium, which focuses on health issues in underrepresented minority communities. This year the conference will address gun violence.

11-Oct-2018 1:05 PM EDT

Article ID: 702068

Professor Helps Young People Raise Their Voice Against Gun Violence

Bowling Green State University

Ethnomusicologist Dr. Katherine Meizel helped young people nationwide to raise their voices against gun violence.

11-Oct-2018 1:05 PM EDT

Pop Culture


Article ID: 701814

Study Uncovers ‘Sextortion’ Prevalence in Teens

Florida Atlantic University

Sextortion, the threatened distribution of explicit, intimate and embarrassing sexual images without consent, is the fastest-growing cyberthreat to children. This study is the first to examine the prevalence and effects of sextortion among teens, using data from 5,568 middle and high school students in the U.S. Findings show that more males than females participated in sextortion both as a victim and as an offender. Overall, sextortion occurred within the context of an existing friendship (romantic or otherwise).

9-Oct-2018 1:00 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 701827

Political Scientist Carol Nackenoff on Fraught Consequences of Kavanaugh Confirmation

Swarthmore College

On Saturday afternoon, Judge Brett Kavanaugh was confirmed to the Supreme Court by a 50-48 vote in the Senate, almost strictly along party lines. Marked by allegations of sexual assault and sustained partisan acrimony

8-Oct-2018 2:05 PM EDT

Law and Public Policy


Article ID: 701667

A New and Dire Diagnosis: Human Trafficking

University of California San Diego Health

Starting in the fall of 2018, UC San Diego Health will be the first health system in San Diego County to implement a policy ensuring that all mandatory reporters are responsible for reporting cases of suspected human trafficking. This policy will be a coordinated effort of administrative and professional staff at all points of entry into the health system.

4-Oct-2018 1:05 PM EDT

Article ID: 701396

Professor, MSD High School Senior Collaborate on Homicide Trends

Florida Atlantic University

An FAU professor and a high school senior from MSD have published a study on homicide rates in Baltimore and New York City. They note marked differences between these “peer” cities according to 19 population-based characteristics from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The root causes for these differences are complex and multifactorial, and raise several major clinical and contemporary medical policy issues. The vast majority of these U.S. homicides are attributable to firearms.

2-Oct-2018 9:00 AM EDT

Law and Public Policy

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