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The Hindu
Fitting finale to RivieraSASTRA University and VIT University steal top honours in cultural and sports e
Fitting finale to Riviera
The Hindu / Posted 7 hours ago
SASTRA University and VIT University steal top honours in cultural and sports events respectively. The curtains came down on Riviera 2016, the international sports and cultural festival of the VIT University with thousands of students converging at... Read more
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UB Reporter - Buffalo University
UB Libraries premier national ‘Native Voices’ exhibitionThe culture and healing traditions of Native Americans are on display at UB in
UB Libraries premier national ‘Native Voices’ exhibition
UB Reporter - Buffalo University / Posted 2 days ago
The culture and healing traditions of Native Americans are on display at UB in “Native Voices: Native Peoples’ Concepts of Health and Illness,” a traveling national exhibition that includes UB as one of its first stops. The Native Voices exhibition,... Read more
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UB Reporter - Buffalo University
Turning off Niagara Falls offers research opportunitiesIt’s not every day that you get to turn off a major waterfall. But if New York
Turning off Niagara Falls offers research opportunities
UB Reporter - Buffalo University / Posted 2 days ago
It’s not every day that you get to turn off a major waterfall. But if New York State carries through with plans to temporarily shut down part of Niagara Falls for the purpose of replacing bridges, it could create a rare opportunity for geologists to... Read more
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The Louisville Cardinal
Gov. Matt Bevin shows no love to A&S students – The Louisville CardinalBy Christopher Acree– Senior English major, Morgan Hubsch, has taken a path si
Gov. Matt Bevin shows no love to A&S students – The Louisville Cardinal
The Louisville Cardinal / Posted 3 days ago
By Christopher Acree– Senior English major, Morgan Hubsch, has taken a path similar to many college students these days – she’s on her third major. Having initially tried Equine and Business as areas of study, she thought she might want to be an... Read more
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Daily Mail
Bizarre Jurassic insect looks and acts like a butterfly, but isn'tThe bizarre Jurassic insect that has baffled scientists: Insect looks and acts
Bizarre Jurassic insect looks and acts like a butterfly, but isn't
Daily Mail / Posted 3 days ago
The bizarre Jurassic insect that has baffled scientists: Insect looks and acts like a butterfly - but predates them by 40 million years Ancient 'kalligrammatid' shows convergent evolution with modern butterfly The insect is actually relative of... Read more
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E! Online
O.J. Simpson and Nicole Brown Simpson's Kids: Where Are They Now?They were just children when their father O.J. Simpson stood on the criminal tr
O.J. Simpson and Nicole Brown Simpson's Kids: Where Are They Now?
E! Online / Posted 3 days ago
They were just children when their father O.J. Simpson stood on the criminal trial "of the century" for the alleged murder of their mother Nicole Brown Simpson. Now, Sydney Simpson and Justin Simpson are full-fledged adults who have built full lives... Read more
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ESPN
OTL: NFL rewards, punishes as research funderFor nearly two decades, the NFL ran a series of scientific experiments. The lea
OTL: NFL rewards, punishes as research funder
ESPN / Posted 3 days ago
For nearly two decades, the NFL ran a series of scientific experiments. The league formed its own research arm and published 16 papers about football and head injuries. The central conclusion -- that NFL players don't get brain damage -- led to... Read more
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PhysOrg
Turning off Niagara Falls could yield insight on how waterfalls carve canyons, expert saysThe American Falls. Credit: U.S. Geological Survey/photo by Alex Demas It's not
Turning off Niagara Falls could yield insight on how waterfalls carve canyons, expert says
PhysOrg / Posted 3 days ago
The American Falls. Credit: U.S. Geological Survey/photo by Alex Demas It's not every day that you get to turn off a major waterfall. But if New York State carries through with plans to temporarily shut down part of Niagara Falls for the purpose of... Read more
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The GW Hatchet
Six high-level departures mark year of transitions, financial pressures – The GW HatchetSix high-level administrators have left GW this academic year, the highest numb
Six high-level departures mark year of transitions, financial pressures – The GW Hatchet
The GW Hatchet / Posted 4 days ago
Six high-level administrators have left GW this academic year, the highest number of departures in a single academic year in nearly a decade. The exit of the provost last semester was the first in this round of resignations, though each publicly... Read more
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Kane County Chronicle
Campus NotesA total of 972 students have been named to the Carthage College dean’s list for
Campus Notes
Kane County Chronicle / Posted 4 days ago
A total of 972 students have been named to the Carthage College dean’s list for the fall 2015 semester. Dean’s list honors are accorded to Carthage students who achieve a 3.5 GPA while carrying at least 14 credit hours during a semester. The... Read more
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The Chicago Maroon
Loyola Faculty Joins Union Local 73NewsLast December, Harper Schmidt Fellows and other non-tenure track faculty at
Loyola Faculty Joins Union Local 73
The Chicago Maroon / Posted 4 days ago
NewsLast December, Harper Schmidt Fellows and other non-tenure track faculty at UChicago voted to join the same SEIU Local. A group of 326 part-time and non-tenured full-time instructors at Loyola University... Read more
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The Lumberjack
The Lumberjack Talks to the New ProvostAlexander Enyedi currently holds the Provost position at Humboldt State. | Aren
The Lumberjack Talks to the New Provost
The Lumberjack / Posted 4 days ago
Alexander Enyedi currently holds the Provost position at Humboldt State. | Aren Fikes Alex Enyedi is Humboldt State’s new provost. How he describes himself: He is a person both interested in educating students and ensuring higher education meets... Read more
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Science Daily
Researchers try to determine the cause of female red flour beetle promiscuityA doctoral candidate in biology at the College of Arts and Sciences, Droge-Youn
Researchers try to determine the cause of female red flour beetle promiscuity
Science Daily / Posted 4 days ago
A doctoral candidate in biology at the College of Arts and Sciences, Droge-Young believes she has found some answers, and her findings have been published online by Behavioral Ecology, the official journal of the International Society for Behavioral... Read more
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PhysOrg
Journal publishes doctoral candidate's findings on beetle promiscuityElizabeth Droge-Young, a doctoral candidate in biology at the College of Arts a
Journal publishes doctoral candidate's findings on beetle promiscuity
PhysOrg / Posted 4 days ago
Elizabeth Droge-Young, a doctoral candidate in biology at the College of Arts and Sciences, recently had her findings on the mating practices of the red flour beetle published online by Behavioral Ecology. Elizabeth Droge-Young has long been... Read more
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PhysOrg
Phosphine as a superconductor? Sure, but the story may be complicatedIllustrations of two compounds made from phosphorus atoms (orange) and hydrogen
Phosphine as a superconductor? Sure, but the story may be complicated
PhysOrg / Posted 4 days ago
Illustrations of two compounds made from phosphorus atoms (orange) and hydrogen atoms (white). Such compounds are potential superconductors, and may form when phosphine is squeezed under extremely high pressures, according to University at Buffalo... Read more
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Newswise
Physicists Create Artificial 'Graphene' Newswise — FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – An international group of physicists led by t
Physicists Create Artificial 'Graphene'
Newswise / Posted 4 days ago
Newswise — FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – An international group of physicists led by the University of Arkansas has created an artificial material with a structure comparable to graphene. “We’ve basically created the... Read more
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UB Reporter - Buffalo University
Bauchard to lead Arts Management Program, Technē InstituteThe College of Arts and Sciences has named Franck Bauchard as director of its A
Bauchard to lead Arts Management Program, Technē Institute
UB Reporter - Buffalo University / Posted 4 days ago
The College of Arts and Sciences has named Franck Bauchard as director of its Arts Management Program and the university’s Technē Institute. Bauchard arrives at UB from Montpellier, France, where he was founder and executive director of La Panacée,... Read more
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The Chronicle
Trinity focuses on faculty mentorshipOne of Trinity Dean Valerie Ashby’s main priorities is increasing training for
Trinity focuses on faculty mentorship
The Chronicle / Posted 5 days ago
One of Trinity Dean Valerie Ashby’s main priorities is increasing training for department heads. Increasing support for faculty members was one of Valerie Ashby’s main goals when she arrived at Duke, and in her second semester as dean of the Trinity... Read more
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Newswise
Indiana University Experts Comment on Risk Posed by Zika Virus Available for logged-in reporters only Newswise — BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- The W
Indiana University Experts Comment on Risk Posed by Zika Virus
Newswise / Posted 5 days ago
Available for logged-in reporters only Newswise — BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- The World Health Organization this week designated the Zika virus a public health emergency of international... Read more
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The Chronicle
Free speech, housing model among top priorities for YT candidate Max SchreiberSenior Max Schreiber said that in his campaign for undergraduate Young Trustee,
Free speech, housing model among top priorities for YT candidate Max Schreiber
The Chronicle / Posted 6 days ago
Senior Max Schreiber said that in his campaign for undergraduate Young Trustee, he wants to build a University that is “even better for the next generation of Blue Devils." Schreiber is the current president of the Interfraternity Council, a former... Read more
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Daily Pennsylvanian
8x more classes in Arts and Letters sector than Living World this semesterThis semester, the College of Arts and Sciences offered only five courses that
8x more classes in Arts and Letters sector than Living World this semester
Daily Pennsylvanian / Posted 6 days ago
This semester, the College of Arts and Sciences offered only five courses that fulfilled the Living World sector, four of which were closed a week before the add deadline. 26 courses can fulfill the Society sector, 35 can fulfill the History and... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Misericordia University will presentresearch from summer programDALLAS — Limiting the spread of disease in hospitals, the biodiversity of local
Misericordia University will presentresearch from summer program
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 6 days ago
DALLAS — Limiting the spread of disease in hospitals, the biodiversity of local stream ecosystems and the chemical impact of nicotine on the human body were among the topics of study as eight Misericordia University students and six faculty members... Read more
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PhysOrg
A 'gap in the armor' of DNA may allow enzyme to trigger cancer-causing mutationsResearch on the effect of the enzyme APOBEC3G on DNA replication was conducted
A 'gap in the armor' of DNA may allow enzyme to trigger cancer-causing mutations
PhysOrg / Posted 6 days ago
Research on the effect of the enzyme APOBEC3G on DNA replication was conducted in the bacteria Escherichia coli. Credit: Department of Defense Research at Indiana University has identified a genetic mechanism that is likely to drive mutations that... Read more
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The Daily Tar Heel
Dey accident victim's family receives support from community Acy Jackson | Published 14 minutes ago Annabel Chynces and her sisters painte
Dey accident victim's family receives support from community
The Daily Tar Heel / Posted 7 days ago
Acy Jackson | Published 14 minutes ago Annabel Chynces and her sisters painted their toenails Tar Heel blue to show how much they appreciate the support shown for their father. “We’re... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
News from UTFrieson to speak at UT Trailblazer series A University of Tennessee alumnus an
News from UT
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 7 days ago
Frieson to speak at UT Trailblazer series A University of Tennessee alumnus and a retired faculty leader are headlining the African American Trailblazer Series on campus. Don Frieson, executive vice president of operations for Sam's Club and a UT... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Business PeopleNational Fuel Gas Co. named John R. Pustulka chief operating officer of Nationa
Business People
The Buffalo News / Posted 7 days ago
National Fuel Gas Co. named John R. Pustulka chief operating officer of National Fuel Gas Company and David P. Bauer president of National Fuel Gas Supply Corp. Pustulka joined the company in 1974. He earned a bachelor’s degree from the University at... Read more
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Kingston Daily Freeman
Collegiate achievements of area residents: Jan. 31, 2016(pic) Alyssandra M. Steedle of Lake Katrine received her bachelor of science de
Collegiate achievements of area residents: Jan. 31, 2016
Kingston Daily Freeman / Posted 8 days ago
(pic) Alyssandra M. Steedle of Lake Katrine received her bachelor of science degree in marine operations, with a minor in intermodule and maritime security, from the State University of New York Maritime College in the Bronx on Jan. 29. Having... Read more
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The Escanaba Daily Press
UW-Eau Claire releases dean’s listAt the end of each semester, each of UW-Eau Claire's four colleges recognizes e
UW-Eau Claire releases dean’s list
The Escanaba Daily Press / Posted 9 days ago
At the end of each semester, each of UW-Eau Claire's four colleges recognizes excellence in scholastic achievement by publishing the Dean's List. To be eligible, a student must be in good academic standing; have a minimum semester GPA of 3.70 in the... Read more
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PhysOrg
Syracuse geophysicist questions stability of Antarctic ice sheetA professor in Syracuse University's College of Arts and Sciences is joining th
Syracuse geophysicist questions stability of Antarctic ice sheet
PhysOrg / Posted 9 days ago
A professor in Syracuse University's College of Arts and Sciences is joining the growing debate over the fate of the world's largest ice sheet, whose sudden melting is sending shockwaves throughout the geophysics community. Robert Moucha, assistant... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
New IU pilot project to address dual-credit teachingBLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) - Indiana University is starting a pilot program that co
New IU pilot project to address dual-credit teaching
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 9 days ago
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) - Indiana University is starting a pilot program that could make it easier for high schools to offer dual credit courses when a new state requirement starts next year. The (Bloomington) Herald-Times reports... Read more
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FOX 28 South Bend
New IU pilot project to address dual-credit teachingBLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) - Indiana University is starting a pilot program that co
New IU pilot project to address dual-credit teaching
FOX 28 South Bend / Posted 9 days ago
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) - Indiana University is starting a pilot program that could make it easier for high schools to offer dual credit courses when a new state requirement starts next year. The (Bloomington) Herald-Times reports... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Program leaders hope to help autistic kids express themselvesArts and Autism Institute Education databases Les Bostic said he’s still “dig
Program leaders hope to help autistic kids express themselves
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 9 days ago
Arts and Autism Institute Education databases Les Bostic said he’s still “digging for gold” in young people.He did it during the 38 years he led the Buckeye Ranch by helping troubled... Read more
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Daily Journal
Who’s NewsDanny Richter was named Educational Services Professional of the Year for the 2
Who’s News
Daily Journal / Posted 10 days ago
Danny Richter was named Educational Services Professional of the Year for the 2015-16 school year for Millville Senior High School. Richter, an alumnus and the school’s athletic trainer, has worked at the school since 2001. Dana Durham, a student at... Read more
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UB Reporter - Buffalo University
Listening sessions set in CAS dean searchThe committee leading the search for a new dean for the College of Arts and Sci
Listening sessions set in CAS dean search
UB Reporter - Buffalo University / Posted 10 days ago
The committee leading the search for a new dean for the College of Arts and Sciences is holding listening sessions to discuss campus interests and priorities for the search. A session for College of Arts and Sciences’ faculty only will take place... Read more
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Science Daily
Completely new kind of polymer could lead to artificial muscles, self-repairing materialsThese functions require polymers with both rigid and soft nano-sized compartmen
Completely new kind of polymer could lead to artificial muscles, self-repairing materials
Science Daily / Posted 10 days ago
These functions require polymers with both rigid and soft nano-sized compartments with extremely different properties that are organized in specific ways. A completely new hybrid polymer of this type has been developed by Northwestern University... Read more
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Newswise
Researchers Develop Completely New Kind of Polymer Hybrid polymers could lead to new concepts in self-repairing materials, drug d
Researchers Develop Completely New Kind of Polymer
Newswise / Posted 10 days ago
Hybrid polymers could lead to new concepts in self-repairing materials, drug delivery and artificial muscles Available for logged-in reporters onlyCitationsScience, January 29, 2016 Newswise —... Read more
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PhysOrg
Completely new kind of polymer developedNorthwestern University researchers have developed a new hybrid polymer with re
Completely new kind of polymer developed
PhysOrg / Posted 10 days ago
Northwestern University researchers have developed a new hybrid polymer with removable supramolecular compartments, shown in this molecular model. Credit: Mark E. Seniw, Northwestern University Imagine a polymer with removable parts that can deliver... Read more
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Psych Central
Neuroticism May Predict Later Anxiety & DepressionA new study has found for the first time that young people who are high on the
Neuroticism May Predict Later Anxiety & Depression
Psych Central / Posted 10 days ago
A new study has found for the first time that young people who are high on the personality trait of neuroticism are highly likely to develop both anxiety and depressive disorders. Researchers are hopeful that the new insight may lead to intervention... Read more
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Daily Mail
Professor charged after 'siccing' muscle on reporters is suspendedMedia professor charged over 'siccing' muscle on student journalist during Mizz
Professor charged after 'siccing' muscle on reporters is suspended
Daily Mail / Posted 10 days ago
Media professor charged over 'siccing' muscle on student journalist during Mizzou protests now gets suspended from University of Missouri Melissa Click called for 'muscle' to remove two reporters from the campus Covering protests over how the... Read more
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WKYC Cleveland
B. Smith shares a life story and a call to action on Alzheimer'sBarbara “B.” Smith has always sought the limelight — leveraging her fame as one
B. Smith shares a life story and a call to action on Alzheimer's
WKYC Cleveland / Posted 10 days ago
Barbara “B.” Smith has always sought the limelight — leveraging her fame as one of the country’s first high-profile black models to become a cookbook author, restaurateur and lifestyle maven. Her diagnosis with Alzheimer’s disease in 2013 has not... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
B. Smith shares a life story and a call to action on Alzheimer'sBarbara “B.” Smith has always sought the limelight — leveraging her fame as one
B. Smith shares a life story and a call to action on Alzheimer's
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 10 days ago
Barbara “B.” Smith has always sought the limelight — leveraging her fame as one of the country’s first high-profile black models to become a cookbook author, restaurateur and lifestyle maven. Her diagnosis with Alzheimer’s disease in 2013 has not... Read more
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First Coast News
B. Smith shares a life story and a call to action on Alzheimer'sBarbara “B.” Smith has always sought the limelight — leveraging her fame as one
B. Smith shares a life story and a call to action on Alzheimer's
First Coast News / Posted 10 days ago
Barbara “B.” Smith has always sought the limelight — leveraging her fame as one of the country’s first high-profile black models to become a cookbook author, restaurateur and lifestyle maven. Her diagnosis with Alzheimer’s disease in 2013 has not... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
B. Smith shares a life story and a call to action on Alzheimer'sBarbara “B.” Smith has always sought the limelight — leveraging her fame as one
B. Smith shares a life story and a call to action on Alzheimer's
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 10 days ago
Barbara “B.” Smith has always sought the limelight — leveraging her fame as one of the country’s first high-profile black models to become a cookbook author, restaurateur and lifestyle maven. Her diagnosis with Alzheimer’s disease in 2013 has not... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
B. Smith shares a life story and a call to action on Alzheimer'sBarbara “B.” Smith has always sought the limelight — leveraging her fame as one
B. Smith shares a life story and a call to action on Alzheimer's
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 10 days ago
Barbara “B.” Smith has always sought the limelight — leveraging her fame as one of the country’s first high-profile black models to become a cookbook author, restaurateur and lifestyle maven. Her diagnosis with Alzheimer’s disease in 2013 has not... Read more
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Daily Pennsylvanian
Academically isolatedDeaf College senior Sophia Hu is also an active member of the Penn Rugby team (
Academically isolated
Daily Pennsylvanian / Posted 11 days ago
Deaf College senior Sophia Hu is also an active member of the Penn Rugby team (Video Producer Susanna Jaramillo) As her teammates lowered their hands to signal the rugby play, College senior Sophia Hu moved towards the ball. An American Sign... Read more
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New Kerala
Neuroticism can trigger anxiety and depression disordersNew York, Jan 28 : Young people who are high on the personality trait of neurot
Neuroticism can trigger anxiety and depression disorders
New Kerala / Posted 11 days ago
New York, Jan 28 : Young people who are high on the personality trait of neuroticism are highly likely to develop both anxiety and depression disorders. Neuroticism is a fundamental personality trait characterised by anxiety, fear, moodiness, worry,... Read more
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Maneater
Project: Show Me TalentThis week, for the first time ever, undergraduate artists and designers at MU a
Project: Show Me Talent
Maneater / Posted 11 days ago
This week, for the first time ever, undergraduate artists and designers at MU are competing in the Undergraduate Visual Art & Design Showcase for thousands of dollars in prize money to help fund their careers. The event will be open until Friday in... Read more
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Science Daily
Neuroticism predicts anxiety, depression disorders: Study suggests a single intervention to reduce risk for both disorders"Neuroticism was an especially strong predictor of the particularly pernicious
Neuroticism predicts anxiety, depression disorders: Study suggests a single intervention to reduce risk for both disorders
Science Daily / Posted 11 days ago
"Neuroticism was an especially strong predictor of the particularly pernicious state of developing both anxiety and depressive disorders," said Richard Zinbarg, lead author of the study and professor of psychology in the Weinberg College of Arts and... Read more
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UB Reporter - Buffalo University
Therapy that uses storytelling may be key to fighting trauma from bullying, family violence among teenagersFor teenagers from low-income households, trauma from bullying, parental abuse
Therapy that uses storytelling may be key to fighting trauma from bullying, family violence among teenagers
UB Reporter - Buffalo University / Posted 11 days ago
For teenagers from low-income households, trauma from bullying, parental abuse and dating violence often goes untreated since many families can’t afford traditional therapy. In search of a less-expensive, yet effective, form of therapy, a new study... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Greenwich
Pace's James Lipton Wins Critics Choice Award For Best Reality TV HostNEW YORK -- James Lipton, dean emeritus of the Actors Studio Drama School at Pa
Pace's James Lipton Wins Critics Choice Award For Best Reality TV Host
The Daily Voice - Greenwich / Posted 11 days ago
NEW YORK -- James Lipton, dean emeritus of the Actors Studio Drama School at Pace University, received the Critics Choice award for Best Reality TV Host in recognition of his work hosting Inside the Actors Studio . The show, taped at Pace... Read more
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