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What Counts as ‘Nature’? It All Depends

University of Washington psychology professor Peter Kahn describes “environmental generational amnesia” as the idea that each generation perceives the environment into which it’s born, no matter how developed, urbanized or polluted, as the norm. And so what each generation comes to think of as “nature” is relative, based on what it's exposed to. Kahn argues that more frequent and meaningful interactions with nature can enhance our connection to — and definition of — the natural world.

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Healthy Men Michigan’s Online Screening Tool Helps Men Take Control of their Mental Health

Study led by University of Maryland School of Social Work's Jodi Frey has resulted in more than 1,750 mental health screenings.

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Coca-Cola Donates $1.25 Million to Support Kennesaw State Scholarship Program

Kennesaw State University has received a $1.25 million donation from The Coca-Cola Foundation for the creation of a scholarship program supporting first-generation students.

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UCI Receives Unparalleled California Modern Art Trove

An exquisite but long-hidden collection of California art has been given to the University of California, Irvine by the trust of Gerald E. Buck, a Newport Beach developer.

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This Thanksgiving, Forget About the Food

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Editorial: Use Big Tobacco’s Nov 26 Corrective Statements to Reduce Smoking

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The court-ordered publication of “corrective statements” by major U.S. tobacco companies later this month should serve as a reminder that tobacco addiction remains a major health problem in the country and that Big Tobacco has a long history of marketing practices aimed at hooking a new generation on a lethal product, according to an editorial published online in the Annals of the American Thoracic Society.

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New Certificate in Social Impact for Professionals Offered by Smith School of Business First Program of Its Kind in Canada

The Centre for Social Impact (CSI) at Queen’s University’s Smith School of Business has launched a new certificate program aimed at equipping working professionals with the knowledge and skills to integrate social impact considerations into their business and organizational strategies.

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UF/IFAS Experts: Clean and Cook Holiday Meals Thoroughly

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Here are hints to avoid food-borne illnesses from a holiday meal.

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Student Success Supported Through University-Wide Basic Needs Initiative

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​With student engagement and well-being an operational priority that the California State University is working to improve through its Graduation Initiative 2025 efforts, the CSU has ramped up efforts to address food and housing insecurity among students through a Basic Needs Initiative.

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UTHealth Experts Offer Tips on Surviving – and Enjoying – Family During the Holidays

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During the holidays, throwing together a dozen (or 50) assorted personalities is already stressful enough. Add to that the desire to make it picture-perfect and Pinterest-worthy and things really get tough. UTHealth Houston experts can tell you how to survive!







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