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Released: 18-Sep-2020 11:35 AM EDT
Keeping students physically active online or in-person
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A physical activity expert addresses ways to keep students active in this "new normal."

Released: 24-Mar-2020 9:40 AM EDT
Talking to your children about COVID-19
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Dr. Krystal Simmons, clinical associate professor in the Department of Educational Psychology, studies school psychology and counseling. We spoke with her for advice on how to speak with your children during a public crisis such as COVID-19.

Newswise: Aggie ACHIEVE: The Inclusive College Experience
Released: 29-May-2019 2:05 PM EDT
Aggie ACHIEVE: The Inclusive College Experience
Texas A&M University

This fall, we celebrate the launch of Aggie ACHIEVE, the state’s first inclusive, four-year postsecondary education program for students with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Newswise: Why The Notre Dame Fire Affected Us All
Released: 18-Apr-2019 2:05 PM EDT
Why The Notre Dame Fire Affected Us All
Texas A&M University

The April 15 fire at the 850-year-old Notre Dame cathedral in Paris was met with disbelief and despair by people worldwide. Catholics mourned the damage to their sacred religious center during Holy Week, while others lamented the potential loss of a significant architectural landmark. Hundreds of thousands posted photos of their experiences visiting the cathedral on social media, while others anguished over never having seen the site in person.

Newswise: What to Know Before Bringing Home a Puppy
Released: 21-Mar-2019 3:20 PM EDT
What to Know Before Bringing Home a Puppy
Texas A&M University

For National Puppy Day on Saturday, March 23, dog lovers may be considering adding a new puppy to the family. Before you bring home a new companion, make sure you are prepared for everything that comes with owning a puppy.

Newswise: Why The Federal Debt Matters
Released: 15-Feb-2019 3:50 PM EST
Why The Federal Debt Matters
Texas A&M University

As the U.S. federal debt continues to grow, a Bush School economist explains why it threatens national security and is associated with a higher trade deficit.

Newswise: Texas A&M Experts Explain How Retailers Should Balance Inventory Levels
Released: 23-Aug-2018 11:05 AM EDT
Texas A&M Experts Explain How Retailers Should Balance Inventory Levels
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Retailers are stocking fewer goods on their shelves, but have companies taken inventory reduction too far? A number of academic studies of U.S. retailers have revealed an overall decrease in product inventories.

Newswise: How Can Video Games Impact Education?
Released: 13-Jul-2018 12:05 PM EDT
How Can Video Games Impact Education?
Texas A&M University

It is an $18 billion industry. At least one person in more than 60 percent of households is considered a frequent gamer. For Dr. Sam von Gillern, that is reason enough to focus on the use of video games in education.

Newswise: Formula Quantifies Fatal Hazards To Kids Left In Hot Cars
Released: 5-Jul-2018 12:05 PM EDT
Formula Quantifies Fatal Hazards To Kids Left In Hot Cars
Texas A&M University

A mathematical model developed by Robert Brown, Texas A&M professor of landscape architecture, was used in a highly publicized study quantifying the time it takes for young children to become dangerously hot when they are accidentally left in the back seat of a sweltering car.

Newswise: GDPR: More Consumer Control and Creative Digital Marketing
Released: 24-May-2018 3:40 PM EDT
GDPR: More Consumer Control and Creative Digital Marketing
Texas A&M University

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will require more consumer control and creative digital marketing. To clear up some of the confusion, Venky Shankar, Professor & Coleman Chair in Marketing and Director of Research at the Center for Retailing Studies, answers some questions about it.

Released: 13-Feb-2018 10:05 AM EST
In Light of Winter Olympics, Sports Serve as an Equalizer
Texas A&M University

Dr. George Cunningham, professor in the Department of Health and Kinesiology, offers insight as to why sports act as such an effective mechanism in equalizing people of different backgrounds.

Newswise: Valentine's Day 2018 Shopping Tips
Released: 31-Jan-2018 10:05 AM EST
Valentine's Day 2018 Shopping Tips
Texas A&M University

Valentine’s spending looks to enjoy a similar boost as seen with the 2017 holiday season, the most since the Great Recession of 2009. Strong indicators include a roaring stock market, low unemployment and high consumer confidence.

Newswise: Sports Drinks Are Not Solutions for Illness-Related Dehydration
Released: 30-Jan-2018 4:30 PM EST
Sports Drinks Are Not Solutions for Illness-Related Dehydration
Texas A&M University

Hospitals across the nation have been hit by a double whammy: an alarming flu season combined with a shortage of intravenous fluids. Hurricane Maria’s devastating effects on Puerto Rico, a critical manufacturing hub for American medical supplies, have caused the supply chain disruption.

Released: 15-Dec-2017 4:05 PM EST
Will the FCC's Reversal of Net Neutrality Affect Your Internet Speed? Not So Fast
Texas A&M University

The Federal Communication Commission (FCC) voted 3-2 on Dec. 14 to overturn the net neutrality rule that was put in place in 2015 by the then-FCC. What does it mean for different stakeholders, including consumers, companies and communities?

Newswise: Grading Schools in Light of Hurricane Harvey Is
Released: 6-Dec-2017 5:05 PM EST
Grading Schools in Light of Hurricane Harvey Is "Unjust" According to Professor
Texas A&M University

At a House Public Education Committee hearing last month, superintendents asked the state to waive the accountability ratings that are tied to students’ scores on state standardized tests this spring.

Newswise: Texas A&M Retail Expert Predicts Strong Holiday Spending, Despite Black Friday’s Decline
Released: 1-Nov-2017 12:05 PM EDT
Texas A&M Retail Expert Predicts Strong Holiday Spending, Despite Black Friday’s Decline
Texas A&M University

With more retailers offering robust online deals days before Thanksgiving and others seamlessly selling the same Black Friday door-busters online as what’s promoted in the store, consumers have less incentive to battle 4 a.m. mall crowds.

Newswise: Historian Reflects on 27 Years of the Web
Released: 1-Aug-2017 11:05 AM EDT
Historian Reflects on 27 Years of the Web
Texas A&M University

The World Wide Web as we know it today has undergone many changes and raised many moral and ethical questions that creator Tim Berners-Lee never considered when he unleashed it on the world 27 years ago today. As a history of technology professor at Texas A&M University, Jonathan Coopersmith spends a great deal of time studying the way society interacts with technology. Much of that interaction with technology today takes place through the web.

Newswise: Get Ready for Shark Week
Released: 20-Jul-2017 4:05 PM EDT
Get Ready for Shark Week
Texas A&M University

With Shark Week returning to Discovery Channel this Sunday, Texas A&M University shark expert Dr. David Wells can help viewers get familiar with the famous underwater predator from tip to tail.

Newswise: Why Do Onions Make You Cry?
Released: 20-Jun-2017 10:05 AM EDT
Why Do Onions Make You Cry?
Texas A&M University

Onions are low in calories and packed with vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. However, as everyone from expert chefs to culinary novices has learned, onions can bring a tear to your eye, and an expert from the Texas A&M College of Medicine explains why that happens.


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