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PhysOrg
'Democratic peace' may not prevent international conflictCredit: George Hodan/Public Domain Using a new technique to analyze 52 years of
'Democratic peace' may not prevent international conflict
PhysOrg / Posted 10 hours ago
Credit: George Hodan/Public Domain Using a new technique to analyze 52 years of international conflict, researchers suggest that there may be no such thing as a "democratic peace." In addition, a model developed with this new technique was found to... Read more
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The News & Observer
Five finalists vie for UNC-CH’s College of Arts and Sciences | News & Observer September 3, 2015 Three of the finalists have ties to UN
Five finalists vie for UNC-CH’s College of Arts and Sciences
The News & Observer / Posted 11 hours ago
| News & Observer September 3, 2015 Three of the finalists have ties to UNC Eventual hire will oversee academic heart of... Read more
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UB Reporter - Buffalo University
American volcanoes: Complacency, uncertainty contribute to risksIn 1980, Mount St. Helens erupted in Washington State, killing 57 people and de
American volcanoes: Complacency, uncertainty contribute to risks
UB Reporter - Buffalo University / Posted 14 hours ago
In 1980, Mount St. Helens erupted in Washington State, killing 57 people and destroying hundreds of homes. The area around the mountain became a wasteland: Roadways were swallowed and bridges damaged. Ash fell over 11 states. Today, volcanoes rarely... Read more
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Adirondack Daily Enterprise
Students in on fight?Student leaders asked themselves that question Wednesday as they circulated a p
Students in on fight?
Adirondack Daily Enterprise / Posted 15 hours ago
Student leaders asked themselves that question Wednesday as they circulated a petition opposing the change around campus. Student Government Association President Tony Pernisi said he and Senior Class President Tim Blackburn began circulating the... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
2 Ohio administrators among finalists for Iowa presidencyCLEVELAND (AP) — An Ohio college president and Ohio State University's provost
2 Ohio administrators among finalists for Iowa presidency
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 18 hours ago
CLEVELAND (AP) — An Ohio college president and Ohio State University's provost are among the four finalists for president at the University of Iowa. The Northeast Ohio Media Group (http://bit.ly/1IKhXoW ) reports that Oberlin College President... Read more
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Adirondack Daily Enterprise
College, AG: Don’t involve alumni in renamingIt's up to Franklin County state Supreme Court Justice John Ellis to decide whe
College, AG: Don’t involve alumni in renaming
Adirondack Daily Enterprise / Posted 19 hours ago
It's up to Franklin County state Supreme Court Justice John Ellis to decide whether the school can rename itself Joan Weill-Paul Smith's College, in exchange for $20 million from Weill, and whether to hear alumni's arguments against it. At the heart... Read more
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The Marietta Times
2 Ohio administrators among finalists for Iowa presidencyCLEVELAND (AP) — An Ohio college president and Ohio State University's provost
2 Ohio administrators among finalists for Iowa presidency
The Marietta Times / Posted 19 hours ago
CLEVELAND (AP) — An Ohio college president and Ohio State University's provost are among the four finalists for president at the University of Iowa. The Northeast Ohio Media Group (http://bit.ly/1IKhXoW ) reports that Oberlin College President... Read more
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Adirondack Daily Enterprise
Students in on fightStudent leaders asked themselves that question Wednesday as they circulated a p
Students in on fight
Adirondack Daily Enterprise / Posted 19 hours ago
Student leaders asked themselves that question Wednesday as they circulated a petition opposing the change around campus. Student Government Association President Tony Pernisi said he and Senior Class President Tim Blackburn began circulating the... Read more
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The Times Leader
2 Ohio administrators among finalists for Iowa presidencyCLEVELAND (AP) — An Ohio college president and Ohio State University's provost
2 Ohio administrators among finalists for Iowa presidency
The Times Leader / Posted 20 hours ago
CLEVELAND (AP) — An Ohio college president and Ohio State University's provost are among the four finalists for president at the University of Iowa. The Northeast Ohio Media Group (http://bit.ly/1IKhXoW ) reports that Oberlin College President... Read more
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WBNS-10TV Columbus
2 Ohio administrators among finalists for Iowa presidency CLEVELAND (AP) — An Ohio college president and Ohio State University's provos
2 Ohio administrators among finalists for Iowa presidency
WBNS-10TV Columbus / Posted yesterday
CLEVELAND (AP) — An Ohio college president and Ohio State University's provost are among the four finalists for president at the University of Iowa. The Northeast Ohio Media Group... Read more
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WOWK-TV West Virginia
2 Ohio administrators among finalists for Iowa presidencyCLEVELAND (AP) - An Ohio college president and Ohio State University's provost
2 Ohio administrators among finalists for Iowa presidency
WOWK-TV West Virginia / Posted yesterday
CLEVELAND (AP) - An Ohio college president and Ohio State University's provost are among the four finalists for president at the University of Iowa. The Northeast Ohio Media Group (http://bit.ly/1IKhXoW ) reports that Oberlin College President... Read more
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WTOL 11 Toledo
2 Ohio administrators among finalists for Iowa presidencyCLEVELAND (AP) - An Ohio college president and Ohio State University's provost
2 Ohio administrators among finalists for Iowa presidency
WTOL 11 Toledo / Posted yesterday
CLEVELAND (AP) - An Ohio college president and Ohio State University's provost are among the four finalists for president at the University of Iowa. The Northeast Ohio Media Group (http://bit.ly/1IKhXoW ) reports that Oberlin College President... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
2 Ohio administrators among finalists for Iowa presidencyCLEVELAND (AP) - An Ohio college president and Ohio State University's provost
2 Ohio administrators among finalists for Iowa presidency
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted yesterday
CLEVELAND (AP) - An Ohio college president and Ohio State University's provost are among the four finalists for president at the University of Iowa. The Northeast Ohio Media Group (http://bit.ly/1IKhXoW ) reports that Oberlin College President... Read more
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The Daily Tar Heel
UNC announced the five candidates for the dean of the College of Arts and Sciences. Bradley Saacks | Published 26 minutes ago In November 2014, Dean of the Colle
UNC announced the five candidates for the dean of the College of Arts and Sciences.
The Daily Tar Heel / Posted yesterday
Bradley Saacks | Published 26 minutes ago In November 2014, Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences Karen Gil announced she would be leaving her post to return to... Read more
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The Miami Hurricane
First lady Dr. Felicia Knaul puts conversation in motionStudents share ideas for campus improvement with Dr. Felicia Knaul during her f
First lady Dr. Felicia Knaul puts conversation in motion
The Miami Hurricane / Posted yesterday
Students share ideas for campus improvement with Dr. Felicia Knaul during her first Walk & Talk around Lake Osceola. Kawan Amelung // Contributing Photographer A hurricane gear-clad Felicia Knaul led a group of about 12 students, faculty and... Read more
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The Miami Hurricane
An art lover's guide to campusThere’s no denying it: UM has one of the most vibrant college arts communities
An art lover's guide to campus
The Miami Hurricane / Posted yesterday
There’s no denying it: UM has one of the most vibrant college arts communities in the nation. With so many groups, it’s tough to keep track of all the incredible performances. Don’t miss out on any shows with this guide to arts and entertainment on... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Education Insider: State still hasn’t turned over emails or scheduling calendar on scrubbing of charter-school data Read Bill Bush and Mary Mogen Edwards’ Education Insider column on Wednesdays
Education Insider: State still hasn’t turned over emails or scheduling calendar on scrubbing of charter-school data
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted yesterday
Read Bill Bush and Mary Mogen Edwards’ Education Insider column on Wednesdays. Oh, where, oh, where have the emails gone? It has... Read more
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Daily Pennsylvanian
Transition of Power: A guide to Penn's six newest deansThe Class of 2019 are not the only new faces on campus — six new deans have bee
Transition of Power: A guide to Penn's six newest deans
Daily Pennsylvanian / Posted 2 days ago
The Class of 2019 are not the only new faces on campus — six new deans have been appointed over the last several months to serve throughout Penn’s 12 schools. Wharton Dean Geoffrey Garrett, Nursing Dean Antonia Villarruel and Social Policy &... Read more
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Las Cruces Sun-News
Danny Trejo headlines new Las Cruces film festLAS CRUCES >> The Las Cruces International Film Festival will launch next
Danny Trejo headlines new Las Cruces film fest
Las Cruces Sun-News / Posted 2 days ago
LAS CRUCES >> The Las Cruces International Film Festival will launch next spring with veteran actor and action superstar Danny Trejo and a contest aimed at bringing a TV series to Las Cruces. "Danny Trejo has agreed to be our honoree," said... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
USC Upstate installs six new emergency call boxesThe Parents' Fund at USC Upstate recently paid $5,000 for the purchase and inst
USC Upstate installs six new emergency call boxes
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 2 days ago
The Parents' Fund at USC Upstate recently paid $5,000 for the purchase and installation of six new emergency call boxes across the school's campus. The boxes are two-way speaker phones that are programmed to dial 911 directly. “The safety and... Read more
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Negros Chronicle
Revamp sought on pageant rulesAugust 30, 2015 With �beauty� contests being held by the dozens all around , a
Revamp sought on pageant rules
Negros Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
August 30, 2015 With �beauty� contests being held by the dozens all around , a Silliman board of trustee and member of the board of judges in the Miss Silliman beauty pageant held recently, has pushed for the revamp of contest rules following the... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Northwestern University receives $11.7 million NCI grant to use nanotechnology for cancer treatmentsNorthwestern University, a leader in cancer nanotechnology research, has receiv
Northwestern University receives $11.7 million NCI grant to use nanotechnology for cancer treatments
News-Medical-Net / Posted 3 days ago
Northwestern University, a leader in cancer nanotechnology research, has received a five-year, $11.7 million grant from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) to use nanotechnology to develop next-generation cancer treatments. Extensive efforts to... Read more
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Connecticut Post
SHU creates new Catholic Studies departmentThe goal is to impart seminars in the Catholic intellectual tradition, a key co
SHU creates new Catholic Studies department
Connecticut Post / Posted 3 days ago
The goal is to impart seminars in the Catholic intellectual tradition, a key component of the University’s core curriculum, as well as an interdisciplinary minor in Catholic studies. “Both symbolically and functionally, the establishment of the... Read more
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Newswise
Research Links Borderline Personality Traits with Lowered Empathy Available for logged-in reporters onlyCitationsPersonality Disorders: Theory,
Research Links Borderline Personality Traits with Lowered Empathy
Newswise / Posted 3 days ago
Available for logged-in reporters onlyCitationsPersonality Disorders: Theory, Research and Treatment Newswise — Athens, Ga. – Those with borderline personality disorder, or BPD, a... Read more
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Psych Central
Low Empathy Associated with Borderline Personality DisorderNew research suggests an explanation for the relationship difficulties experien
Low Empathy Associated with Borderline Personality Disorder
Psych Central / Posted 3 days ago
New research suggests an explanation for the relationship difficulties experienced by people with borderline personality disorder. Investigators from the University of Georgia used functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) to discover that those... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
People on the Move, Aug. 30, 2015American Society of Business Publication Editors Dom Yanchunas, formerly of M
People on the Move, Aug. 30, 2015
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
American Society of Business Publication Editors Dom Yanchunas, formerly of Mountaintop, earned an election to national vice president of the society, a professional association for full-time and freelance editors, writers, art directors and... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Ohio State provost a finalist for presidency at Iowa Ohio State University’s top academic official is one of four finalists to bec
Ohio State provost a finalist for presidency at Iowa
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 4 days ago
Ohio State University’s top academic official is one of four finalists to become president of the University of Iowa. Provost Joseph Steinmetz will visit the Iowa campus today to meet faculty... Read more
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KCCI 8 Des Moines
Ohio State administrator a finalist for president at IowaA nationally known behavioral neuroscientist with experience as professor, dean
Ohio State administrator a finalist for president at Iowa
KCCI 8 Des Moines / Posted 4 days ago
A nationally known behavioral neuroscientist with experience as professor, dean, and provost at major research institutions — most recently Ohio State University — is the third finalist for the job of 21st University of Iowa president. The state... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
People with BPD traits have lowered activity in brain regions that support empathyThose with borderline personality disorder, or BPD, a mental illness marked by
People with BPD traits have lowered activity in brain regions that support empathy
News-Medical-Net / Posted 6 days ago
Those with borderline personality disorder, or BPD, a mental illness marked by unstable moods, often experience trouble maintaining interpersonal relationships. New research from the University of Georgia indicates that this may have to do with... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Nicholls to unveil new website in JanuaryVice President of University Advancement Neal Weaver told faculty and staff ear
Nicholls to unveil new website in January
The Houma Courier / Posted 6 days ago
Vice President of University Advancement Neal Weaver told faculty and staff earlier this month that Nicholls needs to present a more consistent message and brand to the public. In years past, there were too many logos and colors associated with the... Read more
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Denton Record-Chronicle
UNT slates Frisco satellite campusFORT WORTH — The University of North Texas is joining the ranks of the Dallas C
UNT slates Frisco satellite campus
Denton Record-Chronicle / Posted 6 days ago
FORT WORTH — The University of North Texas is joining the ranks of the Dallas Cowboys and IKEA — the university is expanding to Frisco. Set to have a soft launch in January, a new center in Frisco will have faculty and staff from UNT and some new... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Nicholls to unveil new website in JanuaryVice President of University Advancement Neal Weaver told faculty and staff ear
Nicholls to unveil new website in January
The Daily Comet / Posted 6 days ago
Vice President of University Advancement Neal Weaver told faculty and staff earlier this month that Nicholls needs to present a more consistent message and brand to the public. In years past, there were too many logos and colors associated with the... Read more
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Providence Business News
Johnson & Wales University School of Engineering and Design, College of Arts and Sciences Biology ProgramCorner of Friendship and Chestnut streets, Providence Johnson & Wales Universi
Johnson & Wales University School of Engineering and Design, College of Arts and Sciences Biology Program
Providence Business News / Posted 6 days ago
Corner of Friendship and Chestnut streets, Providence Johnson & Wales University in the spring began construction of a $40 million academic... Read more
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Brookings Daily Register
Brookings Register Guitars, acrobats and singers are comingBROOKINGS ��In its eighth season of bringing world-famous and newly discovered
Brookings Register Guitars, acrobats and singers are coming
Brookings Daily Register / Posted 6 days ago
BROOKINGS ��In its eighth season of bringing world-famous and newly discovered musical artists to Brookings, Woodbine Productions is unveiling another series of performances at the Performing Arts Center. The season�s moniker, �Woodbine Brings You... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Nicholls to unveil new website in JanuaryVice President of University Advancement Neal Weaver told faculty and staff ear
Nicholls to unveil new website in January
The Daily Comet / Posted 6 days ago
Vice President of University Advancement Neal Weaver told faculty and staff earlier this month that Nicholls needs to present a more consistent message and brand to the public. In years past, there were too many logos and colors associated with the... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Nicholls to unveil new website in JanuaryVice President of University Advancement Neal Weaver told faculty and staff ear
Nicholls to unveil new website in January
The Houma Courier / Posted 6 days ago
Vice President of University Advancement Neal Weaver told faculty and staff earlier this month that Nicholls needs to present a more consistent message and brand to the public. In years past, there were too many logos and colors associated with the... Read more
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The Rhinelander Daily News
Academic achievement: Local students make the gradeThe following local students received degrees this spring from the University o
Academic achievement: Local students make the grade
The Rhinelander Daily News / Posted 6 days ago
The following local students received degrees this spring from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. Manitowish Waters - Zachariah Jonas graduated with a master's degree in business administration. Eagle River - Samantha Steinbach graduated with... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
AUM Chancellor Veres announces retirementFrom AUM Strategic Communications and Marketing: At the annual Faculty and Sta
AUM Chancellor Veres announces retirement
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 6 days ago
From AUM Strategic Communications and Marketing: At the annual Faculty and Staff Convocation on Friday, Aug. 28, Auburn University at Montgomery Chancellor John G. Veres III announced to faculty and staff his plans to retire near the end of the... Read more
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Las Cruces Sun-News
NMSU gallery opens trade-based interactive 'general store'LAS CRUCES >> The New Mexico State University Art Gallery invites the pub
NMSU gallery opens trade-based interactive 'general store'
Las Cruces Sun-News / Posted 6 days ago
LAS CRUCES >> The New Mexico State University Art Gallery invites the public to trade their art for works crafted by artists from all over the country, as "Your General Store," an interactive installation, is unveiled Thursday. Created by... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Breaking down the Bollywood rugby movieBollywood's take on rugby did the rounds yesterday as footage was uploaded on R
Breaking down the Bollywood rugby movie
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 6 days ago
Bollywood's take on rugby did the rounds yesterday as footage was uploaded on Reddit of the 2004 film Sye. It was amazing and we wanted more. Thankfully someone put the an edited version of the film on YouTube: Cameron McMillan watched and broke... Read more
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Silver City Sun-News
NMSU gallery opens trade-based interactive 'general store'LAS CRUCES >> The New Mexico State University Art Gallery invites the pub
NMSU gallery opens trade-based interactive 'general store'
Silver City Sun-News / Posted 7 days ago
LAS CRUCES >> The New Mexico State University Art Gallery invites the public to trade their art for works crafted by artists from all over the country, as "Your General Store," an interactive installation, is unveiled Thursday. Created by... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Breaking down the Bollywood rugby movieBollywood's take on rugby did the rounds yesterday as footage was uploaded on R
Breaking down the Bollywood rugby movie
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 7 days ago
Bollywood's take on rugby did the rounds yesterday as footage was uploaded on Reddit of the 2004 film Sye. It was amazing and we wanted more. Thankfully someone put the entire film on YouTube: Cameron McMillan watched and broke down the rugby... Read more
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Leominster Champion
Education NotebookDean’s List Honors The following students from Leominster were named to the De
Education Notebook
Leominster Champion / Posted 7 days ago
Dean’s List Honors The following students from Leominster were named to the Dean’s List for their college or university during the spring 2015 semester: • Bob Jones University: Cassondra de Mare (President’s List). • Worcester Polytechnic... Read more
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UB Reporter - Buffalo University
UB alum goes for top prize in ‘America’s Got Talent’A guy walks into a major American research university and tells the English dep
UB alum goes for top prize in ‘America’s Got Talent’
UB Reporter - Buffalo University / Posted 7 days ago
A guy walks into a major American research university and tells the English department he wants to study comedy as part of his major. The administrator listening to the student’s enthusiastic suggestion delivered with an inimitable dead-pan veneer... Read more
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Adirondack Daily Enterprise
PSC alumni may get legal standing in renamingAlumni opposed to the renaming came one step closer to making their case Tuesda
PSC alumni may get legal standing in renaming
Adirondack Daily Enterprise / Posted 7 days ago
Alumni opposed to the renaming came one step closer to making their case Tuesday. Franklin County state Supreme Court Justice John Ellis signed an order for the college's lawyers and the state attorney general's office, whose Charities Bureau... Read more
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PhysOrg
Rewriting the history of American sociologyIn his groundbreaking new book, Northwestern University's Aldon Morris has done
Rewriting the history of American sociology
PhysOrg / Posted 7 days ago
In his groundbreaking new book, Northwestern University's Aldon Morris has done no less than rewrite the history of sociology by making a compelling case that black sociologist and activist W.E.B. Du Bois was the primary founder of modern sociology... Read more
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MLive.com
UM-Flint's Sue Borrego reflects on first year, city, student lifeFLINT, MI – It's been just more than a year since Sue Borrego left California f
UM-Flint's Sue Borrego reflects on first year, city, student life
MLive.com / Posted 8 days ago
FLINT, MI – It's been just more than a year since Sue Borrego left California for the heart of this city's downtown after being picked to lead the University of Michigan-Flint. Since being named chancellor of the university, she's learned lessons,... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Petition questions UNCW's commitment to diversityAccording to a school spokeswoman, Peel was "discontinued" as director Aug. 13.
Petition questions UNCW's commitment to diversity
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 8 days ago
According to a school spokeswoman, Peel was "discontinued" as director Aug. 13. Since May, three of 12 directors of centers that fall under UNCW's Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion have either resigned or been “discontinued," causing... Read more
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PhysOrg
New book argues international efforts to 'get religion right' are making things worsePolicymakers have pushed an unprecedented array of international initiatives in
New book argues international efforts to 'get religion right' are making things worse
PhysOrg / Posted 8 days ago
Policymakers have pushed an unprecedented array of international initiatives in recent years to get religion "right," but in doing so they have contributed to the very divisions they meant to overcome, according to a new book by a Northwestern... Read more
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Bel Marra Health
TV shows impacting women’s perceptions on pregnancyThe idiot box has become something to be wary of, more so than something to lau
TV shows impacting women’s perceptions on pregnancy
Bel Marra Health / Posted 9 days ago
The idiot box has become something to be wary of, more so than something to laugh at. Research confirms that the TV, in its own imperceptible way, is impacting the layman’s understanding of health and medicine. In a recent study, researchers looked... Read more
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