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This news release is embargoed until 22-Apr-2024 5:00 PM EDT Released to reporters: 16-Apr-2024 2:00 PM EDT

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Newswise: Historic trial of former President Trump helps and hurts his campaign, experts explain
Released: 22-Apr-2024 1:05 PM EDT
Historic trial of former President Trump helps and hurts his campaign, experts explain
Virginia Tech

Former President Donald Trump’s legal entanglements as he campaigns for reelection have reached the highest level of stakes yet with jury selection completed in his New York state criminal trial.

Newswise: Missouri S&T professor receives $875,000 from Rio Tinto for critical minerals research
Released: 22-Apr-2024 12:05 PM EDT
Missouri S&T professor receives $875,000 from Rio Tinto for critical minerals research
Missouri University of Science and Technology

A Missouri University of Science and Technology professor has been awarded $875,000 from Rio Tinto, a global mining group, for a two-year project researching new techniques to recover critical minerals in the waste byproducts that come from extracting and refining copper.

   
Newswise: AIP Appoints Alejandro de la Puente as Director of the Society of Physics Students and AIP Student Engagement Officer
Released: 22-Apr-2024 10:05 AM EDT
AIP Appoints Alejandro de la Puente as Director of the Society of Physics Students and AIP Student Engagement Officer
American Institute of Physics (AIP)

AIP is delighted to announce the appointment of Alejandro de la Puente as director of the Society of Physics Students and AIP’s first Student Engagement Officer.

   
Newswise: UWF earns national award for cybersecurity outreach initiatives
Released: 22-Apr-2024 10:05 AM EDT
UWF earns national award for cybersecurity outreach initiatives
University of West Florida

UWF placed second in the 2023 CAE-CD Community Outreach Award Competition, given by the National Centers of Academic Excellence in Cybersecurity Community to a CAE-Cyber Defense designated institution.

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Released: 22-Apr-2024 10:05 AM EDT
Composer Etienne Charles's Ambitious "Earth Tones" Takes On Climate Change
University of Miami

Jazz composer and University of Miami Frost School of Music professor Etienne Charles's latest music and multimedia project, "Earth Tones," portrays the dire effects of climate change, from tropical islands to the Louisiana Bayou, and some inspiring solutions.

   
17-Apr-2024 3:05 PM EDT
People think 'old age' starts later than it used to, study finds
American Psychological Association (APA)

Middle-aged and older adults believe that old age begins later in life than their peers did decades ago, according to a study published by the American Psychological Association.

Released: 22-Apr-2024 8:00 AM EDT
Speech Accessibility Project now sharing recordings, data
Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

The Speech Accessibility Project, which aims to make automatic speech recognition technology more accessible to people with speech differences and disabilities, is now sharing some of its voice recordings and related data with universities, nonprofits and companies.

     
18-Apr-2024 7:00 AM EDT
Low Levels of Alcohol May Not Be Good for Us After All, According to New Analytical Approaches
Research Society on Alcoholism

Low-to-moderate drinking may not be protective against certain health conditions, and “safe” alcohol use guidelines may be substantially off base. These are among the implications of a review of studies that use a novel research method.

     
17-Apr-2024 7:00 AM EDT
How Young Adults Perceive the Risk of a Single Drink—Versus Whether They See Risk in Binge Drinking—May Drive Heavy Alcohol Use
Research Society on Alcoholism

When drinking choices are perceived as “just one drink,” with each single drink representing relatively slight risk, it may ironically lead to heavier drinking and alcohol-related harms.

     
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Newswise: Roy Choi Will Speak to Cal State Fullerton’s Class of 2024
Released: 19-Apr-2024 7:05 PM EDT
Roy Choi Will Speak to Cal State Fullerton’s Class of 2024
California Lutheran University

The Kogi BBQ food truck owner, author and CSUF alumnus will speak at the May 22 College of Business and Economics Commencement ceremony.

   
Released: 19-Apr-2024 10:05 AM EDT
Older adults in Ohio are among the most vulnerable to extreme weather
Ohio State University

Nearly 1 in 5 older adults in central Ohio report not being prepared for emergencies, such as extreme weather events, or not knowing if they are ready. That is concerning because research shows older adults are at greater risk of harm during disasters such as extreme weather events.

16-Apr-2024 7:05 AM EDT
Alcohol-Induced Blackouts May Be Linked to How a Person Drinks, Not Just How Much
Research Society on Alcoholism

Certain drinking behaviors beyond just the quantity of alcohol consumed may predict the likelihood a person will experience an alcohol-induced blackout, a condition where someone is conscious and engaging with their surroundings but will be unable to remember some or any of what occurred.

     
Newswise: Chula Ranks No.1 in Thailand for 32 Subjects in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2024
Released: 19-Apr-2024 8:55 AM EDT
Chula Ranks No.1 in Thailand for 32 Subjects in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2024
Chulalongkorn University

The latest results of the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2024 have been announced on April 10, 2024. Chulalongkorn University is ranked No. 1 in Thailand for 32 subjects and Top 200 in the world with 30 outstanding subjects.

Newswise: Researchers to share expertise at international conference on mine water, reclamation
Released: 19-Apr-2024 8:30 AM EDT
Researchers to share expertise at international conference on mine water, reclamation
West Virginia University

West Virginia University will co-host the 2024 Mine Drainage Task Force Symposium and 15th International Mine Water Association Congress, bringing together mining, water and reclamation experts from around the world who will provide the latest updates on research, regulations and practices involving mine drainage, water quality and rare earth element extraction.

Newswise: New York State, City and Bronx Borough Officials Celebrate the 125th Anniversary of the Bronx Zoo
Released: 18-Apr-2024 7:05 PM EDT
New York State, City and Bronx Borough Officials Celebrate the 125th Anniversary of the Bronx Zoo
Wildlife Conservation Society

“It all starts at the Bronx Zoo!” said Borough President Vanessa L. Gibson

Newswise: FAU and Mainstreet Research Florida Poll Shows Trump Holds Solid Lead Over Biden
Released: 18-Apr-2024 11:30 AM EDT
FAU and Mainstreet Research Florida Poll Shows Trump Holds Solid Lead Over Biden
Florida Atlantic University

Former U.S. President Donald Trump continues to maintain a formidable lead over U.S. President Joe Biden among Florida voters. The survey found that 50 percent of registered voters in Florida expressed support for Trump, while 42 percent favored Biden. Another 5 percent opted for alternative candidates, while 3 percent remained undecided.

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Released: 18-Apr-2024 11:05 AM EDT
New Study Explores Alphabetical Ordering of Last Names and Grading Fairness
University of Michigan Ross School of Business

An analysis of more than 30 million grading records from U-M finds students with alphabetically lower-ranked names receive lower grades. This is due to sequential grading biases and the default order of students’ submissions in Canvas—the most widely used online learning management system—which is based on the alphabetical rank of their surnames.

   
Newswise: MSU expert to attend oral arguments in SCOTUS case that could turn homelessness into a crime
Released: 18-Apr-2024 11:05 AM EDT
MSU expert to attend oral arguments in SCOTUS case that could turn homelessness into a crime
Michigan State University

On April 22, the United States Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in, a landmark case that could drastically affect the rights people have when experiencing homelessness.

 
Newswise: MSU expert to attend oral arguments in SCOTUS case that could turn homelessness into a crime
Released: 18-Apr-2024 11:05 AM EDT
MSU expert to attend oral arguments in SCOTUS case that could turn homelessness into a crime
Michigan State University

On April 22, the United States Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in, a landmark case that could drastically affect the rights people have when experiencing homelessness.

 
Released: 17-Apr-2024 2:05 PM EDT
National Conference: First Lady Betty Ford: 50th Anniversary Celebration
American University

A national conference will bring together scholars, biographers, historians, archivists, First Ladies’ staff, and members of the public to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Betty Ford’s tenure as First Lady, showcase her leadership, and commemorate her groundbreaking conference on First Ladies in 1984.

Released: 17-Apr-2024 9:05 AM EDT
University of West Florida memorial scholarship created to honor UWF alumnus
University of West Florida

A $150,000 gift to UWF from the late Ann Fell established the David Gus Fell Memorial Scholarship Endowment, which will benefit undergraduate engineering majors in UWF Hal Marcus College of Science and Engineering.

Newswise: Women kicking goals on the field but still tackling entrenched sexism
Released: 17-Apr-2024 12:05 AM EDT
Women kicking goals on the field but still tackling entrenched sexism
University of South Australia

New research shows that despite Matildas soccer mania gripping the nation during the 2023 World Cup, women footballers in general face an uphill battle gaining widespread acceptance in Australia and overcoming entrenched sexism.

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11-Apr-2024 5:05 PM EDT
VIDEO AND TRANSCRIPT AVAILABLE: Florida Climate Report: Expert Panel Live Event Reporter Q&A
Newswise

Climate experts from Florida Atlantic University, Archbold Biological Station, and Live Wildly Foundation will speak and answer questions from the media on the Florida Wildlife Corridor (FLWC) and Climate Change managing Florida’s Natural and Human Landscapes for Prosperity and Resilience

   
Newswise: New research reveals there are more school-based than regular foodbanks nationwide
16-Apr-2024 6:05 AM EDT
New research reveals there are more school-based than regular foodbanks nationwide
University of Bristol

Research shows schools have increasingly stepped in as a fourth emergency service and are now the biggest source of charitable food and household aid for families struggling with the cost-of-living crisis.

Released: 16-Apr-2024 3:05 PM EDT
MSU receives $1M to create center for cybersecurity training
Michigan State University

Michigan State University’s School of Criminal Justice is taking the lead on addressing the state’s cybercrime investigation policy. The school will be working with law enforcement partners across the state to create a full-service training hub to ensure law enforcement agencies are prepared to respond to the increasing threat of cybercrimes.

Newswise: PCOM South Georgia to graduate second class of doctors on May 16
15-Apr-2024 6:05 PM EDT
PCOM South Georgia to graduate second class of doctors on May 16
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

On May 16, PCOM South Georgia will graduate its second class of doctors and its third class of biomedical science master’s students since opening in Moultrie in the fall of 2019. Retired Dean William Craver III, DO, will serve as commencement speaker.

Newswise: Study Investigates Mental Health Stigma in College Students
Released: 16-Apr-2024 9:15 AM EDT
Study Investigates Mental Health Stigma in College Students
New York Institute of Technology, New York Tech

Research findings could help college counseling and wellness professionals better understand the barriers students face when seeking mental health treatment.

   
Newswise: Study Investigates Mental Health Stigma in College Students
Released: 16-Apr-2024 9:15 AM EDT
Study Investigates Mental Health Stigma in College Students
New York Institute of Technology, New York Tech

Research findings could help college counseling and wellness professionals better understand the barriers students face when seeking mental health treatment.

   
Newswise: Interdisciplinary team of UWF faculty help write the rules on cancer prevention in Florida
Released: 16-Apr-2024 9:05 AM EDT
Interdisciplinary team of UWF faculty help write the rules on cancer prevention in Florida
University of West Florida

UWF faculty, serving as evaluators for Florida's Cancer Prevention and Control Program since 2018, recently had their contract renewed for $680,000 over four years due to excellent performance, as acknowledged by the CDC.

Newswise: Open principles reaffirm Digital Science’s commitment to open research
Released: 16-Apr-2024 9:00 AM EDT
Open principles reaffirm Digital Science’s commitment to open research
Digital Science and Research Solutions Ltd

Digital Science has launched its Open Principles, a new initiative that commits its research information solutions to open science now and into the future.

       
Newswise: Open principles reaffirm Digital Science’s commitment to open research
Released: 16-Apr-2024 9:00 AM EDT
Open principles reaffirm Digital Science’s commitment to open research
Digital Science and Research Solutions Ltd

Digital Science has launched its Open Principles, a new initiative that commits its research information solutions to open science now and into the future.

       
Newswise: Open principles reaffirm Digital Science’s commitment to open research
Released: 16-Apr-2024 9:00 AM EDT
Open principles reaffirm Digital Science’s commitment to open research
Digital Science and Research Solutions Ltd

Digital Science has launched its Open Principles, a new initiative that commits its research information solutions to open science now and into the future.

       
Released: 15-Apr-2024 6:05 PM EDT
Latino researchers converge at ASU to discuss everything from migration to gender
Arizona State University (ASU)

Researchers from all over the nation, including the Duke, Yale, Harvard, Notre Dame and Dartmouth, to name a few, will take part in this convergence of LatinX knowledge and entrepreneurship.

Newswise: Farmer-friendly mental health support…what do farmers want?
Released: 15-Apr-2024 5:30 PM EDT
Farmer-friendly mental health support…what do farmers want?
University of South Australia

Finding out what farmers want in terms of mental health support is the focus of a new University of South Australia study, with researchers looking to establish who farmers turn to once they’ve exhausted their personal coping systems through family and friends.

Newswise: PCOM South Georgia Research Day to feature CDC emergency response leader as keynote speaker
Released: 15-Apr-2024 4:05 PM EDT
PCOM South Georgia Research Day to feature CDC emergency response leader as keynote speaker
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

Jennifer McQuiston, DVM, deputy director of the CDC’s Division of High Consequence Pathogens and Pathology will serve as the keynote speaker during PCOM South Georgia’s annual Research Day on Wednesday, May 8.

Released: 15-Apr-2024 3:05 PM EDT
UA Little Rock Receives $5 Million to Advance Cybersecurity Education and Innovation
University of Arkansas at Little Rock

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock has received $5 million in federal funding aimed at enhancing cybersecurity in the energy sector through education, workforce development, and innovation. The award comes from appropriations language authored by U.S. Sen. John Boozman passed into law in December 2022. The funding is provided by the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Cybersecurity, Energy Security, and Emergency Response.

Newswise: New AACN Data Points to Enrollment Challenges Facing U.S. Schools of Nursing
Released: 15-Apr-2024 2:00 PM EDT
New AACN Data Points to Enrollment Challenges Facing U.S. Schools of Nursing
American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN)

New data released today by the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) show that sustaining student enrollment in baccalaureate and graduate programs continues to be a challenge at U.S. schools of nursing.

Released: 15-Apr-2024 1:05 PM EDT
Q&A: How claims of Anti-Christian Bias can serve as Racial Dog Whistles
University of Washington

A new University of Washington study showed that white and Black Christians perceived a politician concerned about anti-Christian bias as caring more about anti-white bias, being more willing to fight for white people and as less offensive than one concerned about anti-white bias.

Newswise: Tulane University’s Middle American Research Institute receives grant for mapping of Maya civilization
Released: 15-Apr-2024 1:05 PM EDT
Tulane University’s Middle American Research Institute receives grant for mapping of Maya civilization
Tulane University

The Middle American Research Institute (MARI) in Tulane University’s School of Liberal Arts has received a $1.5 million grant from the Hitz Foundation to conduct innovative archaeological research on the Maya civilization of Mexico and Central America.

Newswise: Psychologist develops digital mental health program for children of divorce
Released: 15-Apr-2024 1:05 PM EDT
Psychologist develops digital mental health program for children of divorce
Binghamton University, State University of New York

A lecturer in psychology at Binghamton University, State University of New York has created a program named Children of Divorce - Coping with Divorce (CoD-CoD) to help youth develop better coping skills through their parents’ separation.

   
Released: 15-Apr-2024 1:05 PM EDT
Higher rates of arrest for Black adults with psychological disorders
Ohio State University

Black adults who are experiencing emotion dysregulation and/or psychological disorders, particularly Black men, are more likely to be arrested than are white American adults with symptoms of the same level of severity, a new study has found.

Newswise: SMU Prof to Use NSF Grant to Develop Game-Based Semiconductor Curriculum for High School Students
Released: 15-Apr-2024 11:05 AM EDT
SMU Prof to Use NSF Grant to Develop Game-Based Semiconductor Curriculum for High School Students
Southern Methodist University

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded an Innovative Technology Experiences for Students and Teachers (ITEST) grant to SMU professor Lin Lipsmeyer and colleagues toward developing one of the first game-based semiconductor curricula for high school students.



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