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Newswise: UniSA leads nationwide push for academic integrity

Article ID: 719153

UniSA leads nationwide push for academic integrity

University of South Australia

Academic integrity is critical to every aspect of education and increasing breaches of academic integrity are raising concerns about the international reputation of higher education in Australia.

Released:
18-Sep-2019 10:05 PM EDT

Education

Newswise: Intersectionality in Action: Gun Ownership and Women's Political Participation

Article ID: 719177

Intersectionality in Action: Gun Ownership and Women's Political Participation

Wichita State University

Gun‐owning women exhibit levels of political participation about gun policy and a greater willingness to engage in political discussions about gun control than nonowning women, according to Alexandra Middlewood, assistant professor of political science at Wichita State University.

Released:
18-Sep-2019 4:05 PM EDT

Law and Public Policy

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Article ID: 719156

Rethinking Scenario Logic for Climate Policy

International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis

Current scenarios used to inform climate policy have a weakness in that they typically focus on reaching specific climate goals in 2100 – an approach which may encourage risky pathways that could have long-term negative effects.

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18-Sep-2019 8:00 AM EDT

Law and Public Policy

Article ID: 719207

Amazon Studios gets body image right in 'Brittany Runs a Marathon'

Furman University

When she saw the trailer for the movie “Brittany Runs a Marathon,” psychologist and body image researcher Kerstin Blomquist’s first thought was, “Oh, no. They’re doing it again!” Blomquist studies how to prevent disordered eating and how to promote a positive body image. She thought Hollywood had made another movie perpetuating negative stereotypes about people with obesity. Then, she saw the movie. “The movie was surprisingly better than I expected." She talks about what the movie got right, and what it could have done a little better.

Released:
18-Sep-2019 12:45 PM EDT

Pop Culture

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Article ID: 719198

New research: Spend more on transitional housing and teens in foster care are less likely to be homeless, jailed

Case Western Reserve University

State spending on transitional housing supports for youth “aging out” of foster care can make a big difference in preventing homelessness, incarceration, substance abuse and early childbirth, according to a new study by social work researchers at Case Western Reserve University.

Released:
18-Sep-2019 12:05 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Newswise: The Medical Minute: Don’t stay silent on suicide

Article ID: 719206

The Medical Minute: Don’t stay silent on suicide

Penn State Health

Suicide can be difficult to talk about due to the cultural stigma surrounding it and the devastating and lasting impact it has on people, families and communities. But it’s important to do so.

Released:
18-Sep-2019 12:05 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 719194

New Course on U.S.-Mexican Border Encourages Critical Thinking on Divisive Issues

Rutgers University-New Brunswick

What shifted over the past 30 years that changed perceptions of the U.S.-Mexican border? Are current policies working? Will barring illegal immigration decrease crime and unemployment? These are some of the issues that Camilla Townsend, a distinguished professor of history at Rutgers-New Brunswick, will discuss in a new fall course, Wars, Wayfarers, and the Wall: A History of the U.S.-Mexican Border.

Released:
18-Sep-2019 11:35 AM EDT

Education, Law and Public Policy

Article ID: 719194

New Course on U.S.-Mexican Border Encourages Critical Thinking on Divisive Issues

Rutgers University-New Brunswick

What shifted over the past 30 years that changed perceptions of the U.S.-Mexican border? Are current policies working? Will barring illegal immigration decrease crime and unemployment? These are some of the issues that Camilla Townsend, a distinguished professor of history at Rutgers-New Brunswick, will discuss in a new fall course, Wars, Wayfarers, and the Wall: A History of the U.S.-Mexican Border.

Released:
18-Sep-2019 11:35 AM EDT

Education, Law and Public Policy


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