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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.

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11-Oct-2018 1:05 PM EDT
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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.

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11-Oct-2018 1:05 PM EDT

Pop Culture

Article ID: 701964

Does More Education Stem Political Violence?

American Educational Research Association (AERA)

Recent evidence of above-average levels of education among genocide perpetrators and terrorists, such as those who carried out the 9/11 attacks, has challenged the consensus among scholars that education has a generally pacifying effect. Is it true that more schooling can promote peaceful behavior and reduce civil conflict and other forms of politically-motivated group violence?

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11-Oct-2018 9:00 AM EDT

Education

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Article ID: 701977

Gonzaga University Hate Studies Institute Marks 20th Anniversary Oct. 12

Gonzaga University

The Gonzaga University Institute for Hate Studies will mark its 20th anniversary with a program featuring a video presentation by Nadine Strossen, author, law professor and former president of the American Civil Liberties Union, followed by a panel discussion. The event begins at 6 p.m., Friday, Oct. 12 in the Hemmingson Center Ballroom.

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10-Oct-2018 11:05 AM EDT

Pop Culture

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Article ID: 701902

UAH’s Jackson County safe school technology tests may keep children statewide safer

University of Alabama Huntsville

Security technology tests at a Jackson County school in collaboration with The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) Systems Management and Production (SMAP) Center could help keep Alabama’s schoolchildren safer if implemented statewide.

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9-Oct-2018 12:05 PM EDT

Education

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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.

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2-Oct-2018 9:00 AM EDT

Law and Public Policy

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Article ID: 701200

Chamber Opera Addressing Gun Violence to Receive World Premiere at UC San Diego

University of California San Diego

Grammy Award-winning soprano and UC San Diego Department of Music faculty member Susan Narucki presents the world-premiere chamber opera “Inheritance” on campus Oct. 24, 26 and 27, using the legendary story of Sarah Winchester to address gun violence in the United States.

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27-Sep-2018 10:05 AM EDT

Arts and Humanities

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Article ID: 700726

AJPH November Issue: Australian gun control effects, crowding harms child development, tractor rollover protections worth millions, web-based CBT improves addiction treatment

American Public Health Association (APHA)

In this issue, find research on Australian gun control and suicide/homicide rates, crowding and commute effects on child health, tractor rollover protection, and the effect of web-based CBT telenovelas on addiction treatment.

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18-Sep-2018 12:05 PM EDT

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