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6-Apr-2020 2:00 PM EDT
Study: After Affirmative Action Bans, Enrollment of Underrepresented Minority Students at Public Universities Has Not Kept Pace with Demographic Trends
American Educational Research Association (AERA)

In states that have banned affirmative action, the share of underrepresented minorities among students admitted to and enrolling in public universities has steadily lost ground relative to changing demographic trends among those states’ high school graduates, according to new research. The study, by Mark Long at the University of Washington and Nicole Bateman at the Brookings Institution, was published today in Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Educational Research Association.

Newswise: Four Tips to Interviewing, Landing a New Job During COVID-19
Released: 6-Apr-2020 4:20 PM EDT
Four Tips to Interviewing, Landing a New Job During COVID-19
Rutgers University-New Brunswick

As students prepare to graduate this May into a reeling economy and an uncertain employment climate due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many companies have turned to technology to keep recruitment and business afloat.

Released: 6-Apr-2020 3:05 PM EDT
How religions around the world are keeping the faith during COVID-19
Michigan State University

COVID-19 has rocked everyday life for people around the world, requiring religious communities to shift worship at a time that many consider the most holiest of the year. Daily and weekly services at churches, synagogues, mosques and temples have transitioned to take place in the home with family members as many places of prayer are closed for the first time in their history.

Newswise: Parents and Teachers: International Competition Encourages Virtual Learning for K-12 Students Inspired by Sounds of the World
Released: 6-Apr-2020 2:45 PM EDT
Parents and Teachers: International Competition Encourages Virtual Learning for K-12 Students Inspired by Sounds of the World
Acoustical Society of America (ASA)

The Acoustical Society of America is calling on U.S. students to submit acoustics-related art and lyrics as part of the International Year of Sound 2020 celebration. K-12 students across the U.S. can participate in an international competition for primary, middle and secondary students from all over the world. It is also an opportunity to include an element of STEM education for so many students in need of enriching curriculum while being away from school due to coronavirus concerns.

Released: 6-Apr-2020 1:30 PM EDT
Human Factors and Ergonomics Society to Host Ergonomics Summit on Safe and Healthy Work or School from Home
Human Factors and Ergonomics Society

The Human Factors and Ergonomics Society is producing a one-day summit featuring a group of seven renowned ergonomics experts who will provide state-of-the-art guidance for creating more comfortable, safer, and more productive home-based work and school environments. Attendees will learn creative ways to establish ergonomic workspaces and practices and how to avoid discomfort and injury due to increased home-based computer usage without needing to buy new furniture.

Released: 6-Apr-2020 1:15 PM EDT
Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Leadership Available for Interviews on Safe and Healthy Work or School from Home
Human Factors and Ergonomics Society

Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (HFES) leaders and experts in the field of human factors and ergonomics are available and willing to serve as expert resources for creating more comfortable, safer, and more productive home-based work and school environments during these unprecedented times caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. There are creative ways to establish ergonomic workspaces and practices to help avoid discomfort and injury due to increased home-based computer usage.


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