George Washington University

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Name: George Washington University
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How sunlight affects your health

One of the best known benefits of sunlight is its ability to boost the body’s vitamin D supply, but what happens when you can’t get outside in the sun? George Washington University’s Dr. Michael Irwig explains how sunlight, or lack of it, can affect a ... [Published American Banking News - Forex - 10 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

Wacky Political Ads Don’t Always Work

Don Oehlrich, a Florida Republican vying for Rep. John Mica’s seat, knew he needed something -- anything -- to stand out against the incumbent congressman and two other GOP hopefuls when voters head to the polls for Tuesday's primary.He, his wife and ... [Published US News & World Report - 16 hours ago]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 3 reports

Williams: Many colleges have lost sight of basic educational mission

FAIRFAX — According to the College Board, average tuition and fees for the 2013-14 school year totaled $30,094 at private colleges, $8,893 for in-state residents at public colleges and $22,203 for out-of-state residents. Many schools, such as Columbia ... [Published Richmond Times Dispatch - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

CEP Releases Compendium of Research on Common Core

The Center on Education Policy (CEP) at The George Washington University has released "A Compendium of Research on the Common Core Standards," a compilation of over 60 research studies focused on a range of issues and topics related to the Common Core ... [Published Internet@Schools Magazine - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Pure Crap! Missouri Law Authorizes Shooting Fleeing Robbery Suspects :(

*Here’s some potentially devastating news for folks looking for justice in the killing of Michael ‘Mike’ Brown by Ferguson, Missouri police officer Darren Wilson, courtesy of Professor John F. Banzhaf III, Professor of Public Interest Law at George Washington ... [Published EURweb - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Forest City Secures Permit for Addition to The Yards

WASHINGTON, DC— Forest City Washington has received a permit for its latest addition to The Yards development here.The Arris project at 1331 Fourth St. SE will involve a 327-unit apartment building with three below-grade parking levels and 20,000 square ... [Published GlobeSt.com - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Judge Approves Corcoran’s Controversial Merger Plan

A District of Columbia judge has approved the Corcoran Gallery of Art’s controversial plan to merge with the National Gallery of Art and George Washington University, The Washington Post reports .The gallery is affiliated with the Corcoran College of ... [Published Chronicle of Higher Education - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Education Professor Presents the Key to Writing Success for English Language Learners

Professor of Education and Child Development Ivannia Soto's most recent book, Moving from Spoken to Written Language with ELLs , demonstrates how oral language scaffolds writing skills and presents educators with tools to help English Language Learners ... [Published Whittier College - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

The Primary Care Shortage and ER Overcrowding

Brought to you by MHA@GW : MHA degreeThe Association of American Medical Colleges predicts that by 2020, the U.S. faces a shortage of more than 45,000 primary-care physicians. This, coupled with recent studies suggesting that Medicaid expansion under ... [Published Physicians Practice - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Where all those charges on your phone bill come from

Starting on Sept. 1, Chicago residents will see their phone bills go up, thanks to higher fees collected by their city government. The nominal purpose is to fund 911 operations.However, the acknowledged goal is to raise money that the city desperately ... [Published Marketplace - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 16 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 1 reports

Why America Re-Elects Unpopular Politicians

WASHINGTON, D.C. -It has become a never ending merry-go-round. As each election cycle comes and goes, if you work in Washington and want to keep your job, chances are you will."If you ask people whether or not they want change they'll say sure, i want ... [Published KMEG 14 - Aug 16 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 2 reports

Researchers from George Washington University Report on Findings in Innovation (Managing risk in the formative years: Evidence from young enterprises...

Researchers from George Washington University Report on Findings in Innovation (Managing risk in the formative years: Evidence from young enterprises in Europe) By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Journal of Technology -- Data detailed on Innovation ... [Published Street Sweeper - Aug 14 2014]

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"That means we must get beyond half-measures, tactical responses, and defensive actions. We need to develop a comprehensive strategy – political, economic, and military – to go onon the offensive against [ISIL], both in Iraq and Syria" it said
...purchasing across several departments is the first step toward meeting efficiency goals," said Stephen Wiehe, President and CEO of SciQuest. "It's great to see progressive institutions like those selected leveraging data from eProcurement to manage vendor relations, enhance sourcing capabilities and ultimately turn spend into savings."
...to George Washington University Professor Danny Hayes' research paper "When Gender and Party Collide: Stereotyping in Candidate Trait Attribution, "Stereotypes are relevant in politics because citizens are willing to devote only limited time to thinking about political matters. As a result, political judgments — whether about issues, events or candidates — are often the result of a few salient cues. Stereotyping is the assignment of 'identical characteristics to any person in a group regardless of the actual variation among members of that group.'"
In a review in Publisher's Weekly, Skyhorse was praised for "building a vibrant community and presenting several perspectives on what it means to be Mexican in America, from those who wonder 'how can you lose something that never belonged to you?' to those who miraculously find it."

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Nearly two weeks into the Obama administration’s bombing campaign in Iraq, the White House is still struggling to define a conflict in which it’s launched more than 70 airstrikes at Sunni militants and has deployed more than 800 U.S. military personnel. ...
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I've never considered Cameron to a particularly strong leader, but at least he has some sense of decorum. Via NRO's Jim Geraghty: “U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron cut short his summer vacation to return to London and chair urgent meetings ...
After ISIS Beheading, UK's Cameron Cancels His ... [Published Breitbart Feed - 18 hours ago]
I've never considered Cameron to a particularly strong leader, but at least he has some sense of decorum. Via NRO's Jim Geraghty: “U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron cut short his summer vacation to return to London and chair urgent meetings ...
Tuition Pays for This [Published Right Wing News blog - Aug 20 2014]
According to College Board, average tuition and fees for the 2013-14 school year totaled $30,094 at private colleges, $8,893 for in-state residents at public colleges and $22,203 for out-of-state residents. Many schools, such as Columbia University and ...
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