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Article ID: 708101

BPS Joins Science Community in Concern over Proposed Title IX Changes

Biophysical Society

The academic and professional disciplinary societies in science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and medical fields (STEMM) that are signatories of this letter (Signatory Societies) appreciate the opportunity to comment on the U.S. Department of Education’s proposed Title IX implementing regulations, published on November 29, 2018, 83 FR 61462.

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14-Feb-2019 9:45 AM EST

Law and Public Policy

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Article ID: 708093

Johns Hopkins School of Nursing’s Doctor of Nursing Practice Executive Track Ranked No. 1 by NursingSchoolHub.com

Johns Hopkins School of Nursing

The Executive track of the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing’s Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program has been ranked No. 1 among the top 25 online DNP programs for 2019 by NursingSchoolHub.com. This adds to the growing list of the school’s top rankings including No. 1 by U.S. News & World Report for its graduate nursing education and online offerings.

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14-Feb-2019 9:35 AM EST

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Article ID: 707913

The More the Merrier? Children with Multiple Siblings More Susceptible to Bullying

American Psychological Association (APA)

A child with more than one brother or sister is more likely to be the victim of sibling bullying than those with only one sibling, and firstborn children and older brothers tend to be the perpetrators, according to research published by the American Psychological Association.

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11-Feb-2019 4:00 PM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 707988

New Parenting Podcast Offers Advice and Understanding From Experts, Parents and Teens

Safe Kids Worldwide

I’ve always thought of parenting as a team sport. It works better when we can support each other, learn from each other, and understand that we’re not alone. That’s what The Parent Pep Talk podcast is all about, which you can download today on iTunes or your podcast app.

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14-Feb-2019 8:00 AM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 708086

To Tool or Not to Tool?

University of Vienna

Flexible tool use is closely associated to higher mental processes such as the ability to plan actions. Now a group of cognitive biologists and comparative psychologists from the University of Vienna, the University of St Andrews and the University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna that included Isabelle Laumer and Josep Call, has studied tool related decision-making in a non-human primate species – the orangutan.

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14-Feb-2019 6:05 AM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 708079

Chronicle of Higher Ed Names UC San Diego One of Nation’s Most Generous Colleges

University of California San Diego

In a recent listing published by The Chronicle of Higher Education, the University of California San Diego is ranked 14th among the nation’s top 20 four-year public institutions that raised the most in private donations in the 2018 fiscal year, and in turn, gave institutional grant aid to nearly half of their students.

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13-Feb-2019 6:05 PM EST

Education

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Article ID: 708078

Parents don't pick favorites, at least if you're a Magellanic penguin

University of Washington

University of Washington researchers report in a paper published Jan. 23 in Animal Behaviour that, when a Magellanic penguin parent returns to its nest with fish, the parent tries to feed each of its two chicks equal portions of food, regardless of the youngsters' differences in age or size.

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13-Feb-2019 6:05 PM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 708075

CSU Aims to Increase Number of Women and Minorities in Astronomy and Physics

California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Office

To help close the equity gap in physics and astronomy, the CSU has joined a state-wide network with the University of California (UC) and the California Community Colleges (CCC) for a program called Cal-Bridge.

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13-Feb-2019 5:05 PM EST

Education

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Article ID: 708072

Unmet Social Needs Among Medicaid Members Lead to Stress, Chronic Conditions

Washington University in St. Louis

A survey of Medicaid members found that increasing levels of unmet social needs were positively associated with stress, smoking and chronic conditions, according to new research from the Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis.Scientists, led by Tess Thompson, research assistant professor, analyzed data from 1,214 online surveys from Medicaid members about social needs, demographics, and health-related and psychosocial outcomes.

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13-Feb-2019 4:30 PM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 708057

Lynbrook High wins 2019 SLAC Regional Science Bowl competition

SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory

Twenty-eight teams from 17 Bay Area high schools faced off Feb. 9 in the SLAC Regional DOE Science Bowl, a series of fast-paced question-and-answer matches that test knowledge in biology, chemistry, physics, earth and space sciences, energy and math. The competition is hosted annually by the Department of Energy’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory.

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13-Feb-2019 2:05 PM EST

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