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New York Times columnist Charles M. Blow to keynote MLK Observance

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Northwestern University will commemorate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with a two-week schedule of events Jan. 15 to 31. Many events are free and open to the public.

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Vicky Kalogera wins 2018 Dannie Heineman Prize for Astrophysics

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Northwestern University astrophysicist Vicky Kalogera has been awarded the 2018 Dannie Heineman Prize for Astrophysics for her groundbreaking work studying compact objects -- including black holes, neutron stars and white dwarfs -- in astrophysical systems.

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New Research Describes, Analyzes Consumers’ Territorial Behavior

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Researchers have uncovered territorial reactions when consumers feel psychological ownership of products that don’t technically belong to them, and marketers should take care not to offend such customers.

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Johns Hopkins School of Nursing Ranks No. 5 for Online Nursing Programs

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The Johns Hopkins School of Nursing (JHSON) tied for the No. 5 spot in the U.S. News & World Report Best Online Nursing Program rankings for 2018, maintaining its top 5 ranking in the nation.

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Junk Food Tax is Legally and Administratively Viable, Finds New Analysis

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An original analysis by researchers at New York University College of Global Public Health and the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University finds that a federal tax on junk food is both legally and administratively feasible.

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Smartphone Addiction vs. The Benefits of New Media

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Somebody Has to Dust!

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A new study from the University of Utah that examined gender, health and housework among married, heterosexual couples who are no longer employed found a woman’s health has to be considerably impaired before she stops doing chores and her husband takes on more of those duties.

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CSU Online Programs Get High Marks in 2018 Rankings

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U.S. News & World Report recognizes CSU’s online programs as some of the top in the nation.

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Higher-Ranked Colleges Don’t Necessarily Provide a Better Educational Experience, New Study Shows

College rankings dominate the conversation regarding quality in postsecondary education, but new research from Binghamton University, State University of New York reveals that rankings have little to no relationship to student engagement, an important indicator of collegiate quality.

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American Indian Nursing Documentary Receives Multiple Awards

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A documentary film titled “Essence of Healing: Journey of American Indian Nurses” received the 2017 Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Media Award at the group’s 44th biennial convention in Indianapolis in October and the Best Service Film Award from the 42nd American Indian Film Festival in San Francisco in November.







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