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Article ID: 711545

CUR’s Posters on the Hill Showcases Undergraduate Research to Members of Congress, Others

Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR)

On April 30, 60 teams from colleges and universities across the nation will participate in the 2019 Posters on the Hill event, sponsored by the Council on Undergraduate Research with support from the American Chemical Society and Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers-USA.

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18-Apr-2019 8:05 AM EDT

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Article ID: 711421

UVA Darden Professors Honored for Exemplary Contributions to University Community

University of Virginia Darden School of Business

A trio of University of Virginia Darden School of Business professors — Elena Loutskina, Bob Bruner and Pedro Matos — have been honored with University-wide awards for excellence in instruction, impact at the School and service to society.

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17-Apr-2019 4:05 PM EDT

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Article ID: 711529

Changing Strategies to Save Nature

University of California San Diego

The UC San Diego Institute for Practical Ethics welcomes environmental journalist Emma Marris to campus April 24 for an optimistic talk about new methods in conservation, the second keynote address for the new campus institute.

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17-Apr-2019 4:05 PM EDT

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Article ID: 711441

UVA Darden Executive Education Offers New Online Course on Collaboration and Influence

University of Virginia Darden School of Business

Business leaders seeking to discover how to build trust, promote positive engagement, gain support for new ideas, and ultimately drive long-term success and growth have a powerful resource to develop their personal influence through the new Darden Executive Education Collaboration and Influence online course.

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17-Apr-2019 2:05 PM EDT

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Article ID: 711515

Espresso yourself: Coffee thoughts leave a latte on the mind

Monash University

But what if coffee aficionados could get the same effects from their morning latte by simply responding to cues that make them think of coffee - including the smells, sights and sounds?

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17-Apr-2019 2:05 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 711519

Media exposure to mass violence can fuel cycle of distress, 3-year longitudinal study shows

University of California, Irvine

Irvine, Calif., April 17, 2019 — Repeated exposure to media coverage of collective traumas, such as mass shootings or natural disasters, can fuel a cycle of distress, according to a University of California, Irvine study. Researchers found that individuals can become more emotionally responsive to news reports of subsequent incidents, resulting in heightened anxiety and worry about future occurrences.

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17-Apr-2019 2:05 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 711138

Increased Screen Time in Preschool Is Linked to Inattention

PLOS

Screen time above a two-hour threshold at five years of age is associated with an increased risk of clinically relevant externalizing problems such as inattention, according to a study published April 17 in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by Piush Mandhane of the University of Alberta, and colleagues.

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11-Apr-2019 9:00 AM EDT

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Article ID: 711509

Maryanne Reed named provost at West Virginia University

West Virginia University

Maryanne Reed, who transformed West Virginia University’s journalism school into an exemplar of modern media training as the Reed College of Media, was named vice president for academic affairs and provost of the University on Wednesday (April 17).

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17-Apr-2019 1:05 PM EDT

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Article ID: 711513

Digitization Experts Available to Comment on Notre Dame Cathedral Restoration

Indiana University

Indiana University experts in art history, digital preservation and historical collections are available to comment on the potential role of high-resolution photography, digitization and other high-tech preservation methods in the restoration of the Notre Dame cathedral in Paris.

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17-Apr-2019 1:05 PM EDT

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