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First-Ever “Virtual” Mathias Conference Winners Announced

The winners have been announced for a very special Robyn Rafferty Mathias Student Research Conference, one of the College of Arts and Sciences’ most important forums for students to present their scholarship and creative works.
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Robyn Rafferty Mathias Student Conference Moves Online

The Robyn Rafferty Mathias Student Research Conference will be held remotely on April 18. It is one of the College of Arts and Sciences’ most important forums for students to present their scholarship and creative works to faculty, judges, and peers.
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Jane Palmer

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Examining Attitudes of Young Men about Sexual Assault as they Enter College

The majority of research around violence against women has been focused on victims. A new study examines the likelihood of incoming male college students perpetrating sexual assault, and shows the need for continued sexual assault prevention education.
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Vicky Brown, Jordan Park, and Miranda Baumann

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SIS Undergrads Conduct Compelling Research

Eight SIS students conducted research that garnered them spots to represent AU and SIS at the 2020 National Conference on Undergraduate Research.
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Pills on table

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Expanded Insurance Coverage Impacts Opioid Crisis

SPA Assistant Professor Aparna Soni examined data from 46 states and DC and discovered a nearly 10 percent reduction rate of opioid-related inpatient hospitalizations in states that expanded Medicaid after implementation of the ACA in 2014.
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Anxious looking teen looking out the window

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New Psychology Research Shows Children and Teens Worry About Political Issues

It’s unclear that children’s and teens’ worry is a cause for concern, or that it is interfering with their mental health functioning.
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Analysis of Affordable Care Act Shows Promising Impact on Health

As the Affordable Care Act (ACA) marks its 10th anniversary, a new study of the literature on how the insurance expansions have affected health outcomes finds encouraging news.
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A protest against the alt-right.

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Mainstreaming White Supremacy: A Twitter Analysis of the American ‘Alt-Right’

We caught up with Professor Carolyn Gallaher to ask questions about what she learned from immersing herself in the "alt-right" Twittersphere.
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Protests against war crimes in Bangladesh.

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Conservative Islamic Views Gaining Ground in Secular Bangladesh

Conservative Islamic views are gaining ground in secular Bangladesh and curbing freedom of expression.
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Campaign banner for Whig Party candidates in the national election of 1848, promoting Zachary Taylor and Millard Fillmore

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Grants Will Support Publication of Presidential Letters of Taylor and Fillmore

New SPA research professor Michael Cohen is spearheading a project for the SPA Center for Congressional and Presidential Studies (CCPS) that will edit and publish the letters of Zachary Taylor and Millard Fillmore.
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