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USC Kicks Off 50-State Election Cybersecurity Trainings on Jan. 28 in Maryland

USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism

The initiative, supported by Google, will provide invaluable resources to campaigns, election workers, elected officials, and concerned citizens to reinforce election cybersecurity measures through best practices and planning.

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27-Jan-2020 4:10 PM EST
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Newswise: UA Little Rock alum Wylie Cavin donates $269,000 for Bowen law school scholarships

UA Little Rock alum Wylie Cavin donates $269,000 for Bowen law school scholarships

University of Arkansas at Little Rock

A graduate of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock William H. Bowen School of Law is hoping his gift of nearly $270,000 will help other Arkansas law students complete their education. Wylie Cavin III, a 1986 graduate of the William H. Bowen School of Law, has donated $269,000 to the law school.

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27-Jan-2020 3:55 PM EST
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Newswise: New UC San Diego Symposium Stirs Dialogue Among Data Science and Arts and Humanities Experts

New UC San Diego Symposium Stirs Dialogue Among Data Science and Arts and Humanities Experts

University of California San Diego

On February 7 and 8, UC San Diego will bring together experts from data science and the arts and humanities to examine the emerging relationship between data and culture. The symposium will provide a forum for artists, historians, philosophers, literary scholars, political scientists, and computer and data scientists to explore how analytic techniques can unveil new understandings of culture, and how the proliferation of data in everyday life changes how culture is produced, distributed, and influenced.

Channels: Artificial Intelligence, Arts and Entertainment, Technology, All Journal News,

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27-Jan-2020 2:45 PM EST
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Working Together to Close the Equity Gap

California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Office

Faculty and staff across the California State University are working together to narrow the academic equity gap with help from an innovative professional development program.

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27-Jan-2020 2:25 PM EST
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Newswise: CSU Faculty, Staff Honored for Extraordinary Dedication to Student Success

CSU Faculty, Staff Honored for Extraordinary Dedication to Student Success

California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Office

​Annual Wang Family Excellence Awards highlight remarkable contributions in teaching, scholarship and service to the California State University.

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27-Jan-2020 1:25 PM EST
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Iowa caucus-goers rely on variety of sources to make decision

Iowa State University

Iowans have had ample opportunities to meet the Democratic presidential candidates, but likely caucus-goers say this access is not their most important source of information, according to a new Iowa State University survey.

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27-Jan-2020 12:55 PM EST
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Victims of mass atrocities often portrayed as disempowered in international law

University of Helsinki

According to a doctoral thesis completed by Nadia Valentina Tapia Navarro, victims of mass atrocities are often portrayed as disempowered, passive, defenceless and docile in discourses pertaining to international law.

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27-Jan-2020 11:15 AM EST
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27-Jan-2020 10:55 AM EST
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Rural kids carrying handguns is ‘not uncommon’ and starts as early as sixth grade

University of Washington

Roughly one-third of young males and 1 in 10 females in rural communities have carried a handgun, reports a new University of Washington study. And, the study found, many of those rural kids started carrying as early as the sixth grade.

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27-Jan-2020 10:45 AM EST
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Autism Diagnosis Test Needs Improvement, Rutgers Researchers Say

Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Rutgers researchers have found that a test widely used to diagnose whether children have autism is less reliable than previously assumed.

Channels: All Journal News, Autism, Behavioral Science, Children's Health, Healthcare, Neuro, Technology,

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27-Jan-2020 9:00 AM EST
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