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October 13, 2014
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Military makes progress with sexual assault training, but more can be done

ANN ARBOR — The U.S. military has made progress by conducting sexual assault training, but a new University of Michigan study raises questions about the effectiveness of those efforts. Sexual assault has been a problem in the military for years, … Continue reading

February 27, 2014
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Military programs to prevent combat-related psychological disorders need improvement

ANN ARBOR — Despite numerous resilience and prevention programs to address the psychological health of military veterans and their families, no evidence exists to prove their effectiveness, according to a new report issued by the Institute of Medicine. Kenneth Warner, … Continue reading

July 28, 2013
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SMART scholar

Oceanography graduate student lands scholarship supporting wetland research Growing up along Lake Pontchartrain in New Orleans, Brandon Boyd spent a lot of time hunting for waterfowl and fishing for speckled trout in marshes and swamps. There, wetlands are a way … Continue reading

March 30, 2013
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After Newtown: A new use for a weapons-detecting radar?

ANN ARBOR — In the weeks after the Connecticut school shooting, as the nation puzzled over how it happened and what might prevent it from happening again, Kamal Sarabandi was listening to the news. Talk turned to giving teachers guns, … Continue reading

February 20, 2013
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In Conversation with: Paul Bracken, Expert on Nuclear ‘Power Politics’

North Korea, which just conducted its third nuclear test, is using its weapons program to deter the United States by holding its allies “hostage,” according to Paul Bracken, who teaches management and political science at Yale. Bracken is a member … Continue reading

January 4, 2013
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U.S. Army, U.S. Air Force and DISA Expand Access to Microsoft Technologies through Cost-Saving Modernization Agreement

Insight Public Sector selected to deliver licensing agreement aimed at reducing IT costs while offering advanced mobility, collaboration and cloud computing capabilities to personnel. WASHINGTON, D.C. — Jan. 4, 2013 — In an effort to modernize technology infrastructure, reduce costs … Continue reading

December 15, 2012
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Questions for Clyde Briant: What Does the Fiscal Cliff Mean for Research?

The so-called “fiscal cliff” — an increase in income tax rates, expiration of many tax benefits and automatic federal spending cuts known collectively as sequestration — still looms as a possibility come January 2. Unless a deal is reached, universities … Continue reading

April 29, 2012
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UA Researchers Hunt Bomb-Eating Bugs

UA researchers are investigating bacterial eating habits as part of a $1 million study to determine the environmental fate of newly developed munitions. University of Arizona researchers are studying the environmental effects of insensitive munitions compounds, or IMCs, which are … Continue reading