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November 26, 2015
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Increased Internet Access Led to a Rise in Racial Hate Crimes in the Early 2000s, according to New Research from Carlson School of Management and NYU Stern

The incidence of racial hate crimes increased by 20% when a new broadband provider entered an area New research from Carlson School of Management Professor Jason Chan and NYU Stern Professors Anindya Ghose and Robert Seamans finds that broadband availability … Continue reading

October 5, 2013
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Maths predicts rise and fall of empires

Researchers have developed a new mathematical model that accurately describes the evolution of ancient empires. The computer model can predict with 65% accuracy where and when the largest complex societies arose in human history. The research, which suggests that intense … Continue reading

August 16, 2013
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Creating cleaner dirt

MSU students and faculty are cleaning up farming with worms. The group is involved in a program called RISE, The Residential Initiative on the Study of the Environment. It is researching and implementing vermicomposting in a greenhouse by Bailey Hall. … Continue reading

January 28, 2013
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IBM Delivers New Software and Cloud Services to Accelerate Social Business

ARMONK, N.Y. – 28 Jan 2013: IBM today announced new software and cloud-based services to help business leaders, such as chief marketing officers and chief human resource officers, advance their organization’s transformation with the adoption of social business technology. The … Continue reading

January 16, 2013
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New book by James Wellman explores the rise, effect of Pastor Rob Bell

James Wellman, associate professor of American religion in the Jackson School of International Studies, is the author of the book “Rob Bell and a New American Christianity.” He answered a few questions about his book for UW Today. Q. What’s … Continue reading

December 22, 2012
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Rise in Teen Marijuana Use Stalls, Use of Synthetic Marijuana and ‘Bath Salts’ is Very Low

ANN ARBOR — National samples of 45,000 to 50,000 students in three grades (8, 10, and 12) have been surveyed every year since 1991 as part of the nationwide Monitoring the Future study. Among the most important findings from this … Continue reading

November 26, 2012
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Twilight: Breaking Dawn – Part 2 Commands Moviegoer Social Sentiment During Record Breaking Thanksgiving Weekend

USC Annenberg and IBM Film Forecaster Reveals Box Office Winners LOS ANGELES – 26 Nov 2012: Twilight: Breaking Dawn – Part 2 continued to infiltrate the Twitterverse during Thanksgiving weekend, with competition from Box Office leaders Skyfall and the newly … Continue reading

November 2, 2012
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Long-Term Sea Level Rise Could Cost Washington, D.C. Billions

College Park, MD – A University of Maryland study projects that Washington, D.C. city and federal property could suffer billions of dollars in damage if sea level rise from global warming increases over the next century. Potential for significant damage … Continue reading