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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.

13-Feb-2019 2:05 PM EST



Article ID: 708069

Applications Invited, CUR Campus-Wide Award for Undergraduate Research Accomplishments

Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR)

The Council on Undergraduate Research invites applications for its highest institutional honor, the CUR Campus-Wide Award for Undergraduate Research Accomplishments (AURA).

13-Feb-2019 2:05 PM EST


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Article ID: 707843

Dangerous School Commutes Lead to Student Absenteeism

Johns Hopkins University

The more crime that occurs along a student’s way to school, the higher the likelihood that student will be absent, Johns Hopkins University researchers found.

11-Feb-2019 10:05 AM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences


Article ID: 707989

New Report: Up to 36,000 Low-Income People in Montana Could Lose Health Coverage If State Imposes Medicaid Work Requirements

George Washington University

An estimated 26,000 to 36,000 low-income people in Montana would lose much-needed health coverage under a proposed bill to impose work requirements on Medicaid recipients, according to an analysis published today by researchers at Milken Institute School of Public Health (Milken Institute SPH) at the George Washington University. In addition, 5,000 to 7,000 more could lose health coverage due to higher premiums.

13-Feb-2019 11:15 AM EST

Law and Public Policy


Article ID: 708040

Tufts a top producer of Fulbright students in 2018-19

Tufts University

Tufts University is among the country's top producers of Fulbright U.S. Students once again, with 10 Tufts students earning Fulbright awards for the 2018-19 academic year to study in 10 countries. This is the sixth consecutive year that Tufts has been recognized as a top producer of Fulbright students.

13-Feb-2019 11:05 AM EST



Article ID: 707645

New Book from Sociologist Daniel Laurison Explores the ‘Class Ceiling’

Swarthmore College

In his new book, The Class Ceiling: Why it Pays to Be Privileged, Assistant Professor of Sociology Daniel Laurison '99 investigates the ambiguities of meritocracy in white-collar workers’ salaries in the United Kingdom.

13-Feb-2019 10:20 AM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences


Article ID: 708024

Women Scarce in the One Percent

University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Men hold nearly all primary breadwinning positions in top income households, and the glass ceiling that has hindered women's advancement in the workplace is more extensive than previously thought, a new study by University of North Carolina at Charlotte researcher Jill Yavorsky and colleagues finds.

13-Feb-2019 10:05 AM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences


Article ID: 708026

10 Years Greener: UVA Darden Sustainability Plan Delivers Uniquely Darden Success Story

University of Virginia Darden School of Business

In late 2018, roughly 65,000 solar energy panels amassed across 160 acres in rural Eastern Virginia came online, producing enough electricity to power a significant portion of the University of Virginia and allowing Darden to make good on its goal to reach net zero carbon emissions by 2020.

13-Feb-2019 10:05 AM EST



Article ID: 708020

URI nursing study shows benefits of delayed umbilical cord clamping on brain development in healthy babies

University of Rhode Island

A five-minute delay in the clamping of healthy infants’ umbilical cords results in increased iron stores and brain myelin in areas important for early-life functional development, a new University of Rhode Island nursing study has found.

13-Feb-2019 9:50 AM EST


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