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Article ID: 711630

Shaun Harper Voted AERA President-Elect

American Educational Research Association (AERA)

Shaun Harper, a Provost Professor in the Rossier School of Education and Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California

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19-Apr-2019 11:05 AM EDT

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Article ID: 711627

Florida Tech to Host Space Technology Day May 23

Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR)

The Florida Tech Office of Research in collaboration with NASA will host Space Technology Day on the university’s Melbourne campus Thursday, May 23. This free, daylong event will bring together professors, students, engineers, technologists and business leaders from around Florida to engage on NASA’s current and future space technology activities and the agency’s plans for exploring the Moon, Mars and beyond.

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Article ID: 711621

Ocean Acidification a Challenge for Shellfish in Humboldt Bay

Humboldt State University

The “Burke-o-Lator,” set up at the Hog Island Oyster Company’s hatchery on Humboldt Bay, examines ways seawater chemistry is being affected by ocean acidification.

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19-Apr-2019 10:05 AM EDT

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Article ID: 711619

Marijuana users weigh less, defying the munchies

Michigan State University

New evidence from Michigan State University suggests that those who smoke cannabis, or marijuana, weigh less compared to adults who don’t. The findings, published in the International Journal of Epidemiology, are contrary to the belief that marijuana users who have a serious case of the munchies will gain more weight.

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19-Apr-2019 10:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 711618

Penn Immunologist and Collaborators Receive $10 Million NIH Renewal to Study Potential of Cancer-Focused Therapy on Infectious Diseases

Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

E. John Wherry, PhD, the chair of Pharmacology at the Perelman School of Medicine of the University of Pennsylvania, will lead the Penn team in the collaboration to study the impact of an immunotherapy called PD-1 blockade on viral immunity in humans. This grant renewal is part of the NIH’s Cooperative Centers for Human Immunology consortium

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19-Apr-2019 10:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 711622

WIU Professor Finalist for Pulitzer Prize in Music

Western Illinois University

A Western Illinois University School of Music professor has been named a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in Music, the first in the University's history.

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19-Apr-2019 10:05 AM EDT

Arts and Humanities

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Article ID: 711616

Freshman supports family by selling food from native country

Wichita State University

Felipe Lima de Oliveira wanted to help support his family back home in Brazil. Now, as only a freshman in college, the Wichita State University student is chasing that dream through his homegrown company, Wichita Brazilian Gourmet.

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19-Apr-2019 9:05 AM EDT

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Article ID: 711612

Climate Change is a Major Concern for Rutgers Senior

Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Rutgers senior Lauren Rodgers once dreamed of becoming a fiction writer. But then she enrolled in a high school science and math program in her native Columbia, South Carolina, where she read an article that discussed the ocean’s critical role in absorbing carbon dioxide, the major greenhouse gas linked to global warming.

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19-Apr-2019 9:00 AM EDT

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