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Excessive Use of Digital Technology Impacts the Health and Well-Being of Children, Says Virginia Tech Expert

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President Ochoa Joins Presidents’ Alliance on Higher Education and Immigration

CSUMB President Eduardo M. Ochoa has joined a collective effort of distinguished higher education leaders from across the nation to improve how colleges and universities address immigration-related matters affecting their campuses.

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DACA Decision Likely to Go Up for Appeal

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Millennials Will Soon Dethrone Boomers as Largest Voting Bloc

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A Handout or a Hand Up?

Do you feel better about giving your uneaten sandwich to a homeless person than handing out cash? New research reveals fundamental truths—and contradictions—about how we choose to help others versus what we'd want for ourselves.

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U.S. Further Along Than China in Surveillance Tech, Security Expert Says

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Linking Success in Certain Fields to Intellectual Talent Undermines Women’s Interest in Them

Due to the cultural stereotypes that portray ‘brilliance’ as a male trait, messages that tie success in a particular field, job opportunity, or college major to this trait undermine women’s interest in it.

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@jason_p_deleon Comments on Trump's Cancellation of TPS for El Salvadorans: "This Is Not Simply a Cancellation of a Humanitarian Immigration Program. This Is a Death Sentence for Many.”

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Earned Income Tax Credit Increases Women’s Earnings Over Time, Study Finds

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The earned income tax credit may be one of the most effective pro-work, anti-poverty mechanisms the United States has instituted. Proposed expansions of it generally cite extensive research that focuses only on its short-term benefits. But a new study from the University of California, Irvine suggests that a more generous EITC would also boost women’s earnings over the course of their working lives.

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Graduate Students Land Elusive National Institute of Health Fellowships

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One of the NIH’s training awards, the highly selective Kirschstein fellowship is conferred to top U.S. graduate students in health science-related fields.







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