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February 13, 2014
New Research
Education, Employment
Washington, DC - Students exposed directly to work environments in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields are more likely to decide to follow paths that will lead to such careers,...
January 23, 2014
Experts Available
Government, Political
Washington, DC - On the heels of a tumultuous start to his second term in office, how will President Barack Obama move beyond a year of budget battles, a government shutdown, growing distrust in the...
January 23, 2014
New Research
Education, Race/Class/Gender
Washington, DC - Hispanic teenagers who learn English well enough to engage in friendships and activities with members of mainstream U.S. culture are more likely to succeed in school and feel better...
December 16, 2013
Experts Available
Family
Washington, DC - The holiday season is here and families are gathering to spend quality time together. Families are often diverse and can include in-laws, step-relatives, relatives who are of a...
December 6, 2013
Experts Available
Government, Political
Washington, DC - As the world mourns the death of former South African President Nelson Mandela, newspapers, online media, and social networks are overflowing with recollections of his motivational...
November 15, 2013
New Research
Health
Washington, DC - A new study finds that video clips embedded on websites with public health messages do a better job than text alone at drawing attention to hazards, and in prompting the public to...
November 4, 2013
Event
NCA News
The four-day meeting is hosted by The National Communication Association Washington, DC - More than 5,000 communication scholars, teachers, and students will gather in Washington, DC, this month to...
October 29, 2013
Experts Available
Employment, Family
Washington, DC - A 2013 Supreme Court decision, The United States vs. Windsor, expanded the 1993 Family and Medical Leave Act to same-sex spouses in states where gay marriage is legal. The expanding...
October 22, 2013
Experts Available
Health
Washington, DC - Flu season is here. For a fighting chance against the flu, doctors recommend an annual flu shot for the majority of the population. With so many people at risk of getting sick, what...
October 9, 2013
New Research
Education
Credibility is Key to Keeping Order in the Classroom Washington, DC - A new study finds teachers need to thread the needle between chilly distance and over-exposure of their own foibles if they want...