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Study highlights how American universities may help bridge social divide between international, domestic students

University at Buffalo

Self-esteem is a valuable resource for undergraduate international students trying to socialize with their domestic counterparts at American universities, but new research by a University at Buffalo psychologist suggests that while self-esteem predicts better socialization with domestic students, it is curiously unrelated to how international students socialize with other internationals.

Channels: Back to School, Behavioral Science, Education, Mental Health, Psychology and Psychiatry, Race and Ethnicity, All Journal News,

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8-Jan-2020 12:20 PM EST
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Report Builds Framework For Journalists to Examine ‘Digital Political Ethics’ For Online Campaign Ads

Johns Hopkins University

Online political advertising is not regulated by the federal government the way television ads are. What standards can journalists use when examining social media campaigning? Johns Hopkins and three other universities have developed a set of 12 recommendations based around 4 ethical principles that reporters can use when judging online campaign strategies.

Channels: Government/Law, Social Media, U.S. Elections News, U.S. Politics,

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8-Jan-2020 11:00 AM EST
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Call for Abstracts for nutrition education research, programs and initiatives

Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior

The deadline to submit an abstract for the Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior’s annual conference is fast approaching.

Channels: Education, Health Food, Nutrition,

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8-Jan-2020 10:30 AM EST
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WashU Expert: Soleimani killing likely unlawful

Washington University in St. Louis

Thousands of mourners have taken to the streets in Iran following the Jan. 3 death of Qasem Soleimani, commander of Iran’s Quds Force. Many questions remain following the U.S. drone strike in Iraq and Iran’s posturing about potential retaliation. Chief among them: Was the strike legal?“Unless there is much more to the story than meets the eye, the answer seems to be no,” said Leila Sadat, the James Carr Professor of International Criminal Law at Washington University in St.

Channels: Government/Law, U.S. Foreign Relations, U.S. National Security, U.S. Politics, Iraq News, Middle East News,

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7-Jan-2020 3:35 PM EST
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FSU researchers create model of collaborative problem solving

Florida State University

If you want to get things done in the 21st century, collaboration is key. To better understand this important skill, two Florida State University researchers joined a team developing a model for collaborative problem solving — coordination between two or more people sharing their skills and knowledge to create a solution to a problem.

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7-Jan-2020 1:30 PM EST
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