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Article ID: 708021

Safe Consumption Sites: Study Identifies Policy Change Strategies and Challenges

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

A new qualitative study from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health identifies several key lessons from early efforts to establish sanctioned safe consumption sites in five U.S. communities. The results offer insights on one approach some localities are exploring to address the escalating drug overdose crisis in the U.S.

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13-Feb-2019 9:45 AM EST

Law and Public Policy

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Article ID: 708019

Climate change increases potential for conflict and violence

Iowa State University

Climate change is accelerating the severity of natural disasters, which will have a direct and indirect effect on violence and aggression, according to a new study. Iowa State researchers have identified three ways climate change will increase the likelihood of violence.

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13-Feb-2019 9:40 AM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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    13-Feb-2019 8:30 AM EST

Article ID: 707996

Municipal Spending Outpaces Population, Income Growth in Both Growing, Shrinking Counties

Iowa State University

While it’s not surprising that growing counties across the U.S. are increasing total spending as well as capital spending, a new Iowa State University study shows shrinking counties are doing the same. This increased spending puts shrinking counties in an exacerbated downward cycle.

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12-Feb-2019 2:00 PM EST

Law and Public Policy

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    13-Feb-2019 7:00 AM EST

Article ID: 707901

Media Advisory: Stanford GSB Inaugural Climate, Business and Innovation Conference Convenes Feb. 13

Stanford Graduate School of Business

Stanford Graduate School of Business (GSB) Energy Club and Sustainable Business Club are hosting the inaugural Climate, Business and Innovation conference to inform the Stanford business community of the risks and opportunities presented by climate change.

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11-Feb-2019 2:00 PM EST

Education

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Article ID: 707986

Olin College Once Again Named a Top Fulbright Student Producer

Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering

The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs has once again placed Olin College of Engineering on its list of U.S. colleges and universities that produced the most Fulbright U.S. students. Olin’s status as a top Fulbright student producer for 2018-2019 is in the special focus four-year institutions category and was announced online in the February 11 edition of The Chronicle of Higher Education.

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12-Feb-2019 1:05 PM EST

Education

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Article ID: 707987

Olin College Named 2019 Princeton Review Best Value College

Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering

Olin College is included in Princeton Review’s just released 2019 Best Value Colleges. In addition to the overall listing, Princeton Review also named Olin as #2 for best internships and #23 for financial aid.

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12-Feb-2019 1:05 PM EST

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