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Article ID: 700018

University Students, Faculty and Staff Start Each New School Year by Climbing Nearby NH Mountain

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Since their campus was established near the base of Mt. Monadnock, 55 years ago, students, administrators and staff at Franklin Pierce U. start each new school year with a group excursion to the summit—the 2018 climb will take place on Sunday, Sept. 9th.

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5-Sep-2018 11:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 695351

Research Finds Link Between Reduction in Firearm Suicides and “Red Flag” Gun Laws

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With more than 20 “red flag” gun bills pending in state legislatures, risk-based gun seizure laws have emerged as a prominent policy option for reducing gun violence. A new study by Aaron Kivisto of the University of Indianapolis--appearing in the June edition of the journal Psychiatric Services--provides evidence that risk-based gun seizure laws do work and are saving lives.

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1-Jun-2018 12:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 692263

New NSF-Funded Initiative at Franklin Pierce U. will Help Academically Talented Low-Income Students Pursue Degrees, Careers in Sciences

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Franklin Pierce University is launching a new initiative to leverage its scenic 1200-acre campus for expanded undergraduate science research, while helping financially needy students pursue majors and careers in the sciences. The program is made possible by a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant.

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5-Apr-2018 12:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 683577

Researchers Expose Secret Misuse of Personal Data by Mobile Apps, Create Solution to Help Consumers

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Computer science researchers at Baldwin Wallace University in Ohio have developed a novel solution to inform mobile device users about the hidden misuse of their personal data.

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22-Oct-2017 6:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 679160

Researcher Reveals Emerging Differences Among Americans Who Live Together, Based on Social Class

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Amanda Miller of the University of Indianapolis studies how the experience of cohabitation is changing in America. Her latest research and new co-authored book reveal how the process of moving in and living together today often differs greatly by social class, and for men and women.

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14-Aug-2017 12:00 AM EDT
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    18-May-2017 4:00 PM EDT

Article ID: 674746

Study: Living in a State with Weak Gun Laws Could Increase Risk of Being Shot by Police

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A new study finds that citizens living in states with the weakest gun laws are more than twice as likely to be fatally shot by law enforcement compared to those living in states with the strongest gun laws.

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15-May-2017 2:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 674643

Binghamton U. Students Develop Affordable Mechanical Prosthetic Hand for Campus Employee Who Lost Her Hand at 18

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A group of six Binghamton University engineering students has created a functional biomechanical hand using 3D printing technology for an amputee who works on campus, as an opportunity to improve her life.

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12-May-2017 3:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 664810

Scholar of Pet Safety Offers Air-Travel Tips

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According to Dr. Julie Bailey, holiday travelers who bring pets along run the risk of compromising their trips or endangering pets, if they don’t plan ahead. Last-minute flyers may not realize airline rules may change, sedative or other drug options for pets depend on advance planning, and pet comfort require preparation.

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15-Nov-2016 10:05 AM EST
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Article ID: 662784

Philosophy Professor on the Return Of "The Walking Dead" and Our Cultural Fascination with Zombies

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Alden Stout, philosophy professor at Morningside College, says the ambiguities of the world of "The Walking Dead" serve as natural gateways to conversations about morality and personal consequences.

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13-Oct-2016 1:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 657599

Yiddish Language Courses Thriving at Binghamton University

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Yiddish is a language spoken by few but remembered by many. The language is alive and well on many U.S. campuses--including Binghamton University in New York, where Yiddish classes, available since the 1980s, are seeing growth in enrollment and are consistently full to capacity.

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20-Jul-2016 1:05 PM EDT
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