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Released: 1-Mar-2024 10:05 AM EST
Michigan Ross Professor Shares Ideas to Ease Housing Crisis
University of Michigan Ross School of Business

A proposal developed by a University of Michigan business expert and others to help ease the U.S. housing crisis is being shared with federal housing officials.

Released: 29-Feb-2024 10:05 AM EST
NYC ranks safest among big U.S. cities for gun violence, new research from NYU Tandon School of Engineering reveals
NYU Tandon School of Engineering

In a paper published in Nature Cities, a research team explored the role that population size of cities plays on the incidences of gun homicides, gun ownership and licensed gun sellers. The researchers found that none of these quantities vary linearly with the population size. In other words, higher population did not directly equate to proportionally higher rates of gun homicides, ownership, or gun sellers in a predictable straight-line way across cities. The relationships were more complex than that.

Released: 29-Feb-2024 10:05 AM EST
American Society of Nephrology Commends Congress for Highlighting the Honor Our Living Donors Act (H.R. 6020)
American Society of Nephrology (ASN)

At a hearing today focused on supporting patients with rare diseases, the House Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee will consider Honor Our Living Donors Act (H.R. 6020), legislation to improve support for living organ donors.

Released: 28-Feb-2024 2:05 PM EST
Ask the expert: What a 2nd Trump term could mean for democracy and advancing policy
Michigan State University

Erica Frantz is an associate professor of political science in Michigan State University’s Department of Political Science in the College of Social Science. Frantz answers questions about why personalist parties are a concern for democracy, looking at examples throughout history and one that has emerged today: Trump’s Republican Party.

Released: 28-Feb-2024 9:05 AM EST
Cybersecurity Leaders Launch New Online Platform to Close Gaps in Understanding Cyber Policy
American University

The Shahal M. Khan Cyber and Economic Security Institute at AU, CrowdStrike and Wiley Rein launch a new online platform designed to help cybersecurity and privacy professionals, government officials, and students understand the fundamentals of key cybersecurity policy topics and stay up-to-speed on the context, players, history and issues underlying the key cyber public policy issues of the day.

Released: 28-Feb-2024 9:00 AM EST
Endocrine Society supports federal legislation protecting IVF access
Endocrine Society

The Endocrine Society is calling for members of Congress to support federal legislation protecting access to in vitro fertilization (IVF).