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Newswise: Smithsonian’s Sidedoor Podcast Returns for Season Four

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Smithsonian’s Sidedoor Podcast Returns for Season Four

Smithsonian Institution

The Smithsonian’s Sidedoor has returned with new episodes and a new host. Now in its fourth season, the podcast invites listeners to step behind the curtain into a fascinating world of Smithsonian stories.

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17-Jun-2019 2:05 PM EDT

Arts and Humanities

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Managing the risk of aggressive dog behavior

University of Bristol

Aggressive behaviour in pet dogs is a serious problem for dog owners across the world, with bite injuries representing a serious risk to both people and other dogs.

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17-Jun-2019 2:05 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Newswise: Study explores how gossip spreads in social networks

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Study explores how gossip spreads in social networks

University of Illinois at Chicago

Researchers studying the spread of infectious diseases and transmission of information have developed a model that elucidates the reasons why some news propagates through social networks before there is time to corroborate the facts.

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17-Jun-2019 12:05 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 714445

NYU Receives $1.5 Million Mellon Foundation Grant to Launch Public Humanities in Doctoral Education

New York University

NYU has received a $1.5 million grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to launch a Public Humanities program in doctoral education in its Graduate School of Arts and Science.

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17-Jun-2019 11:25 AM EDT

Arts and Humanities

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Texas Tech Celebrates Funding, Legislative Approval for School of Veterinary Medicine

Texas Tech University

Texas Tech University System officials today (June 17) recognized all who played a part in helping secure funding from the Texas Legislature that will help establish the Texas Tech University School of Veterinary Medicine, a first for the State of Texas in more than a century.

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17-Jun-2019 11:20 AM EDT

Education

Newswise: Climate change will fuel more war, new study suggests

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Climate change will fuel more war, new study suggests

University of Colorado Boulder

Droughts, floods, natural disasters and other climatic shifts influenced between 3% and 20% of armed conflicts over the last century. By century’s end, one in four armed conflicts, including civil wars, will be a result of a changing climate.

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17-Jun-2019 11:05 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Newswise: UIC project helps CPS kids learn science through art, movement

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UIC project helps CPS kids learn science through art, movement

University of Illinois at Chicago

A focus of the joint initiative is to create and disseminate an arts-enriched science learning model that can be adopted nationwide.

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17-Jun-2019 11:05 AM EDT

Education

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Article ID: 714442

Human rights treaties benefit the world’s most oppressed

Vanderbilt University

By incorporating the role of dissent, a new theory of treaty effects shows that international human rights agreements, even if they don’t work perfectly, can still greatly benefit some of the world’s most vulnerable people.

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17-Jun-2019 11:05 AM EDT

Law and Public Policy


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