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Newswise: Project Begins to Hire and Retain More Women, Minority STEM Faculty

Article ID: 717847

Project Begins to Hire and Retain More Women, Minority STEM Faculty

Wichita State University

Wichita State University continues to make strides toward improving opportunities for women in senior leadership, with women currently holding six out of 10 dean positions throughout the university. Now WSU is taking an even bigger step to increase the number of women – and minorities – among its faculty with a $300,000 grant from the National Science Foundation.

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22-Aug-2019 4:05 AM EDT
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Newswise: In Good Company: CSU Campuses Rank Among Nation’s Best

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In Good Company: CSU Campuses Rank Among Nation’s Best

California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Office

National college rankings recognize the California State University for return on investment, high academic quality and social mobility.

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21-Aug-2019 6:05 PM EDT
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Saint Louis University Enrolls Largest Freshman Class in History

Saint Louis University

The first class of Saint Louis University’s third century also will be first among all those that have preceded it in terms of size. This year’s freshman class is the largest in SLU history. 

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21-Aug-2019 5:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 717830

APA Statement on Expected Rule Eliminating 20-Day Limit on Detaining Immigrant Children

American Psychological Association (APA)

Following is the statement of Jaime “Jim” Diaz-Granados, PhD, deputy CEO of the American Psychological Association, regarding the administration’s expected decision to withdraw from the Flores Settlement Agreement, which limited to 20 days the time immigrant children can be held in custody:

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21-Aug-2019 2:45 PM EDT
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Newswise: Under Royal Patronage, Global Heritage Organization Celebrates Women Leaders in World Heritage

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Under Royal Patronage, Global Heritage Organization Celebrates Women Leaders in World Heritage

Global Heritage Fund

Global Heritage Fund will honor the inspirational women protecting heritage at its upcoming "Women Leaders in World Heritage" event at historic St James's Palace in London.

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21-Aug-2019 2:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 717807

Trauma Contributes to Depression Risk in Central American Immigrant Mothers

Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

Traumatic stress is a key factor associated with depression among immigrant mothers from Central America, reports a study in Family and Community Health: The Journal of Health Promotion & Maintenance – part of a special theme issue devoted to "Family Health in Hispanic Communities" that includes guest editors Paul Branscum, PhD, RD, and Daphne C. Hernandez, PhD, MSEd The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

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21-Aug-2019 1:05 PM EDT
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Newswise: GW Researchers Develop First of Its Kind Mapping Model to Track How Hate Spreads and Adapts Online

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GW Researchers Develop First of Its Kind Mapping Model to Track How Hate Spreads and Adapts Online

George Washington University

Researchers at the George Washington University developed a mapping model, the first of its kind, to track how online hate clusters thrive globally. They believe it could help social media platforms and law enforcement in the battle against hate online.

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21-Aug-2019 1:00 PM EDT
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Law and Public Policy

Article ID: 717797

Babbling babies’ behavior changes parents’ speech

Cornell University

New research shows baby babbling changes the way parents speak to their infants, suggesting that infants are shaping their own learning environments.

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21-Aug-2019 11:05 AM EDT
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