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Released: 18-Feb-2020 9:00 AM EST
The Right Way to Govern the World—a Look at the Current State of Global Governance
Brill

Each nation is governed by a single governing body, but what about the world as a whole? Although there is no common “world government”, international issues are regulated by specific organizations—this is called global governance. Does this mean that this is the best form of regulation? In a new study, Prof Gill from York University digs deeper on this issue.

Released: 18-Feb-2020 9:00 AM EST
Oversight of Fishing Vessels Lacking, New Analysis Shows
New York University

Policies regulating fishing in international waters do not sufficiently protect officials who monitor illegal fishing, the prohibited dumping of equipment, or human trafficking or other human rights abuses, finds a new analysis by a team of environmental researchers.

Newswise: Michael Dorff (BYU), George C. Shields (Furman U) Honored as 2020 CUR Fellows
Released: 18-Feb-2020 8:45 AM EST
Michael Dorff (BYU), George C. Shields (Furman U) Honored as 2020 CUR Fellows
Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR)

Michael Dorff (Brigham Young University) and George C. Shields (Furman University) are the latest Fellows of the Council on Undergraduate Research to be honored for their leadership and service as role models for those involved in undergraduate research, scholarship, and creative activities.

Newswise: Initiative takes advantage of existing data to solve community problems
Released: 17-Feb-2020 6:05 PM EST
Initiative takes advantage of existing data to solve community problems
Iowa State University

Solutions to some of the problems Iowa communities are facing may be found in the data towns and cities already collect, but lack the resources to access and analyze. Iowa State University researchers are lending their expertise to help communities tap into that information.

Newswise: NYC Education Leaders Share Best Practices For Increasing College & Career Readiness at Harvard Club Event
Released: 17-Feb-2020 11:20 AM EST
NYC Education Leaders Share Best Practices For Increasing College & Career Readiness at Harvard Club Event
CFES Brilliant Pathways

“Our college and career readiness results far exceed our comparison group and the borough as a whole,” said Jon Daly, Principal at the Bronx’s Eximius College Preparatory Academy at a principals’ reception at the Harvard Club on February 7.

Newswise: Rutgers to Host Last Witness to Emmett Till Abduction
Released: 17-Feb-2020 11:15 AM EST
Rutgers to Host Last Witness to Emmett Till Abduction
Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Rutgers–New Brunswick’s Department of American Studies on Thursday, Feb. 20, will host the Rev. Wheeler Parker Jr., the last living witness to the abduction of Emmett Till, for a discussion on Love, Forgiveness and Reconciliation.

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Released: 17-Feb-2020 8:45 AM EST
Electric superbike designed by students to race this summer
University of Warwick

As the government has announced proposals to ban the sale of petrol, diesel and hybrid cars by 2035 the race to electrify the motor industry is on, and motorbikes aren’t to be overlooked.

Newswise: University of Redlands educator works with APA advocacy board to preserve program targeted by White House budget proposal
Released: 17-Feb-2020 12:30 AM EST
University of Redlands educator works with APA advocacy board to preserve program targeted by White House budget proposal
University of Redlands

She was the first Japanese national to receive a Doctor of Psychology (PsyD) degree from a program accredited by the American Psychological Association (APA). Now 20 years into her career as a female educator of color and as associate dean in the University of Redlands School of Education, Dr. Hideko Sera is giving back, serving on an advocacy board of the APA doing grassroots work to preserve Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF).

Newswise: Rebecca Lyons named University of Redlands Professor of the Year
Released: 17-Feb-2020 12:30 AM EST
Rebecca Lyons named University of Redlands Professor of the Year
University of Redlands

The University of Redlands Mortar Board Honor Society has named Rebecca Lyons as Professor of the Year. Lyons, a chemistry professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, has been teaching at the University of Redlands for nine years.



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