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Newswise: Media Availability: Join Us for the First-Ever Academic and Residential Complex Move-in Day Aug. 21

Article ID: 717733

Media Availability: Join Us for the First-Ever Academic and Residential Complex Move-in Day Aug. 21

University of Illinois at Chicago

Hundreds of University of Illinois at Chicago administrators, staff, student volunteers and student-athletes will welcome first-year students and help them move into residence halls. Approximately 400 first-year students will move into UIC’s newest residence building, the Academic and Residential Complex, where they also will have the opportunity to take classes in new spaces that foster learning through technology and collaborative design.

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20-Aug-2019 12:55 PM EDT

Education

Newswise: From One Student to Another: How to Navigate College While Dealing with Anxiety

Article ID: 717730

From One Student to Another: How to Navigate College While Dealing with Anxiety

Wichita State University

The new school year is here. I’ll hold for your applause. All joking aside, the beginning of a new semester can be scary. For many students, including me, that fear manifests itself as anxiety, the most common mental illness in the U.S.

Released:
20-Aug-2019 12:05 PM EDT

Education

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Article ID: 717729

HFES Releases New Book Examining How to Conduct Task Analyses

Human Factors and Ergonomics Society

The latest book from the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (HFES), Task Analysis: How to Develop an Understanding of Work, is now available for purchase. It is the fourth installment of the Users’ Guide to Human Factors and Ergonomics Methods series. Authored by Jack Stuster, this book outlines five popular task analysis methods and addresses the necessity of studying complex operations.

Released:
20-Aug-2019 12:05 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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In the Workplace

Languages:

English

Article ID: 717724

Book Traces Rise of 'Free Enterprise' as Cornerstone of Conservatism

Cornell University

Cornell historian Lawrence Glickman published a new book tracing the origin and use of the term "free enterprise" in conservative philosophy.

Released:
20-Aug-2019 11:40 AM EDT

Law and Public Policy

Newswise: Jamie L. Roberts Stadium Dedication Set for Sept. 7 at St. Mary’s College of Maryland

Article ID: 717722

Jamie L. Roberts Stadium Dedication Set for Sept. 7 at St. Mary’s College of Maryland

St. Mary's College of Maryland

On Saturday, Sept. 7, after much anticipation, the campus and local community will gather to celebrate St. Mary’s College of Maryland’s newest facility, Jamie L. Roberts Stadium, and honor the legacy of its namesake.

Released:
20-Aug-2019 11:05 AM EDT

Education

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English

Newswise: Professors Cognard-Black, Patterson Simultaneously Release Video Lecture Series Through Great Courses

Article ID: 717720

Professors Cognard-Black, Patterson Simultaneously Release Video Lecture Series Through Great Courses

St. Mary's College of Maryland

Two St. Mary’s College of Maryland professors, Jennifer Cognard-Black (English) and Carrie Patterson (art) had courses released through The Great Courses program.

Released:
20-Aug-2019 11:05 AM EDT

Education

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English

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Article ID: 717710

Low Levels of Vitamin D in Elementary School Could Spell Trouble in Adolescence

University of Michigan

Vitamin D deficiency in middle childhood could result in aggressive behavior as well as anxious and depressive moods during adolescence, according to a new University of Michigan study of school children in Bogotá, Colombia.

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20-Aug-2019 10:30 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 717707

Cornell College Launches 1st Graduate Degree in Creative Writing

Cornell College

Cornell College will kick off its first graduate degree program in nearly 100 years during the summer of 2020. Since 1936 the college has focused solely on undergraduate programming, but soon the college will expand its offerings with a low-residency master’s in fine arts (M.F.A.) in creative writing program.

Released:
20-Aug-2019 10:05 AM EDT

Arts and Humanities

Newswise: What’s Driving More Women to Drink?

Article ID: 717691

What’s Driving More Women to Drink?

Iowa State University

More women are drinking alcohol, but there is little evidence to explain the increase in consumption. New research found variations in the amount and frequency women drink based on age, race, education, marital status and other factors.

Released:
20-Aug-2019 8:00 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences


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