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UCI Esports receives $50,000 gift from top video game streamer Pokimane

University of California, Irvine

Irvine, Calif., Feb. 13, 2020 — Popular gaming personality Pokimane has donated $50,000 to the University of California, Irvine for student scholarships in its esports program. An initial $25,000 gift this year will be combined with the remaining $25,000 in 2021 to create an endowment that will fund tuition and fees for gamers selected by UCI Esports.

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13-Feb-2020 3:40 PM EST

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Newswise: Shall I compare thee to a love heart emoji?

Shall I compare thee to a love heart emoji?

University of South Australia

It may not be a Shakespearean sonnet, but the language of love in the 21st century is just as affectionate and meaningful as it ever was, according to University of South Australia linguist, Dr David Caldwell.

Channels: All Journal News, Internet Trends, Sex and Relationships, Social Media, Speech & Language, Technology,

10-Feb-2020 7:05 AM EST
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The Hidden History of Valentine's Day

University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV)

UNLV history professor Elizabeth Nelson separates facts about the effects of marketing, consumerism, and social media on the holiday's evolution from fiction about love's golden age.

Channels: Entrepreneurship, History, Marketing, Social Media,

5-Feb-2020 5:35 PM EST

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Herstory Being Made During Super Bowl LIV: Women Play Prominent Roles in Sports Medicine, Coaching and Entertainment

National Athletic Trainers' Association

While Super Bowl LIV occurs during the NFL’s 100th anniversary, it also marks another historic achievement: the first time, three female athletic trainers (ATs) will provide medical care during a Super Bowl. They will join other powerhouse females instrumental to Super Bowl Sunday: offensive assistant coach for the 49ers, Katie Sowers, and international sensations Jennifer Lopez, Demi Lovato and Shakira. They are in good company with female viewers of last year’s game comprising nearly 50% of Super Bowl viewers.

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31-Jan-2020 11:45 AM EST
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