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Newswise: More Than the Games: The Olympics and the Global Spotlight on Societal Issues
Released: 26-Jul-2021 5:05 PM EDT
More Than the Games: The Olympics and the Global Spotlight on Societal Issues
University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV)

Millions of spectators tuned in Friday to watch the opening ceremony of the delayed 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

Released: 12-Jul-2021 4:20 PM EDT
FSU Experts Available to Discuss History, Preparation and Impact of Olympic Games
Florida State University

By: Kathleen Haughney | Published: July 12, 2021 | 3:40 pm | SHARE: After a year’s delay due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Tokyo Olympics will commence at the end of July to much fanfare, but with no actual fans in the stands.  The games begin July 23 and run through Aug. 8.  Florida State University researchers are available to assist reporters who are covering the Summer Olympics.

Released: 2-Jul-2021 1:05 AM EDT
Healing from Post-Pandemic Trauma: Moving Forward After Lockdown
University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV)

Dreams about unmasked crowds. Getting back to the routines of work, school or the everyday things we used to do. Shaking hands and hugging. Meeting without a computer screen separating the people in the conversation. Mourning the loss of lives.  Anxiety about re-entering society as the world continues to grapple with the pandemic is real.

Released: 28-Jun-2021 5:35 PM EDT
Arizona's Economic Forecast: Will the State See a Rebound in Summer Tourism?
Arizona State University (ASU)

Despite the Valley’s high temperatures, the appeal of traveling and enjoying leisure activities and entertainment around the state exists and contributes to the state’s overall tourism tax revenue. In 2019, prior to the pandemic, Arizona’s estimated tax revenue from lodging, restaurants and bars, retail and amusement was well over $67 million in June alone, according to the Arizona Office of Tourism. So what’s Arizona’s summer economic forecast for 2021 after a cautious pandemic year?

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