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Project MUSE provides free access to gun violence research
Published Aug 15, 2019
In wake of recent mass shootings in California, Texas, and Ohio, Project MUSE team assembles resources on understanding and preventing gun violence
Center for American Indian Health expands to Upper Midwest
Published Aug 15, 2019
With launch of Great Lakes hub in Minnesota, center now reaches more than 125 tribal communities in 20 states
Education
Report urges shift in gifted education
Published Aug 9, 2019
Using local norms instead of national standards to identify academically gifted students will reduce racial, socioeconomic disparities, researchers say
In memoriam
'A one-of-a-kind intellectual giant'
Published July 23, 2019
A legendary figure in the humanities, he was affiliated with Johns Hopkins for six and a half decades
Reproductive health
Preterm births among U.S. Latinas increased after 2016 election
Published July 22, 2019
In the nine months following the election, 3.5% more preterm births occurred among Latinas than expected, suggesting link between election and maternal stress
COMMENTARY
Obesity and hunger often go hand in hand
Published July 18, 2019
Hopkins bioethicist Jessica Fanzo argues that the U.S. must do more to address issues of food insecurity / Bloomberg
Most favor compensation for kidney donors if it leads to more saved lives
Published July 11, 2019
The average wait for a new kidney in the U.S. is four and a half years, and thousands of people die each year while on the transplant list
Education policy
Informed insights for struggling schools
Published July 11, 2019
Founded in 2015, the Institute for Education Policy at the School of Education has earned a reputation for unbiased, pragmatic research
Philosophy
Hanna Pickard, an expert in moral psychology, named 45th BDP
Published July 10, 2019
Her research centers on the nature of mental disorders and how society ought to respond to maladaptive behaviors like crime and addiction
Drug policy
Illicit opioid-users favor the use of safe consumption sites
Published July 2, 2019
Study asks high-risk opioid users whether they'd take advantage of safe consumption sites, finds that the most high-risk users overwhelmingly support this harm reduction strategy
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