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Little Automobile, Big Impact: ‘Unpacking the Nano’ Exhibit Preview for Media on Jan. 19

It’s a green light: Media are invited to the freshly finished “Unpacking the Nano” exhibition, Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2010, from 10:30 a.m. to noon, at the Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art.

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Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival Will Feature Digital Art Exhibition

Ithaca College's Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival issues call for entries for "Trafficked Identities."

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Justice Sotomayor To Preside Over Berkeley Law Competition

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor will preside over the final arguments of Berkeley Law's honors moot court competition on Wednesday, Feb. 2.

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Ailing Economy Forces More Legal Work Offshore

International outsourcing has come to the legal profession. In what may be the most comprehensive article written thus far on the increasingly hot-button topic of offshore legal process outsourcing (LPO), Associate Law Professor Cassandra Burke Robertson concludes that the LPO trend is revolutionizing the way in which law is practiced in the West.

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What Are the Legal, Historical and Psychological Impacts of the Arizona Shootings?

University at Buffalo faculty experts are available to comment on the Arizona shootings and their relationship to recent political rhetoric from a historical and legal perspective. For example, recent rhetoric is similar to that during the Reconstruction period and appears to legitimize violence. And that while the vast majority of mentally ill will never commit a violent crime, commentators who preach hatred should shoulder some of the blame for this violent attack.

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Arizona Shootings Illustrate Social Media's Increasing Impact, Says Journalism Professor

A Washington and Lee University journalism professor who studies the impact of social media points to the Arizona shooting as illustrative of a change in the way breaking news is reported.

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Political Scientists Offer Thoughts on Arizona Shooting

Binghamton University faculty members are available to discuss a range of issues related to the tragic shootings that took place on Saturday, January 8, 2011, in Arizona. Topics include the dangers that public officials face, the recent magnification of public anger and the dangers of inflammatory rhetoric. To arrange interviews, please contact Gail Glover or Ryan Yarosh at 607-759-7445.

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Bryant U. Offers Two New Language Majors: Mandarin Chinese, Spanish

Bryant University has added Mandarin Chinese and Spanish to the list of majors available through the College of Arts and Sciences. They are the first language majors offered by the University.

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Experts Available in Regard to Arizona Shooting

Professors are available to comment on various topics surrounding this weekend's shootings in Arizona, including how the press handled the news with advent of social media, America's increasingly heated political rhetoric, and brain injuries and recovery.

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One Year After Haiti Earthquake, Brown School Public Health Expert Iannotti Continues Work on the Ground

On Jan. 12, 2010, Lora Iannotti, PhD, nutrition and public health expert at the Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis, was in Leogane, a seaside town 18 miles west of Port au Prince, Haiti, working with local officials on improving the health of Haitian children. That’s when a catastrophic earthquake struck the poverty-stricken country.







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