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'Celestial Sleuth' sheds new light on Vermeer's masterpiece, 'View of Delft'

Johannes Vermeer is one of the most celebrated artists of the 17th century's Dutch Golden Age period.
15-Jul-2020 2:35 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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How students and faculty can prepare to work online

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, millions of students nationwide are now – or soon will be – taking classes online.
9-Apr-2020 1:35 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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People with substance abuse among the most vulnerable during pandemic

As the COVID-19 pandemic has rattled routines for both urban and rural residents, one group is fighting to gain ground while facing widespread shelter-in-place directives.
9-Apr-2020 1:25 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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COVID-19 presents obstacles and opportunities for 2020 census

According to the United States Census Bureau, 41% of households had completed the 2020 census as of April 1. Amanda Scott, senior lecturer in English and assistant executive editor of Porter House Review, says this year’s census could face...
9-Apr-2020 12:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Balancing screen time as life moves online

Lately, almost all aspects of life have become “virtual.” Opportunities for in-person social engagement, education, and outdoor experiences have largely been moved onto screens.
9-Apr-2020 12:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Caring for elderly people in the age of COVID-19

When Dr. Christopher Johnson, clinical professor of sociology at Texas State University, is asked about the global spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, he says: “The biggest threat to older people right now is younger people. Younger people can be...
1-Apr-2020 12:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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COVID-19 provides fertile breeding ground for conspiracy theories

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, the spread of conspiracy theories about the coronavirus threatens to undermine legitimate efforts to combat the disease and cause lasting harm, warn researchers at Texas State University.
1-Apr-2020 11:35 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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New research sheds light on Social Media addiction

New research from Texas State University shows that users are more likely to become addicted to social media platforms that successfully meet the individual’s needs, but also that empathy for others can act as a buffering factor against addiction.
4-Mar-2020 2:35 PM EST Add to Favorites

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