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2012-07-31 06:24:46

WASHINGTON, July 31, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Consortium of Social Science Associations (COSSA) released a letter today, expressing opposition to language in the Fiscal Year 2013 Labor, Health and Human Services and Education Appropriations bill that bans the National Institutes of Health (NIH) from supporting economics research. The letter carried the force of signatures from almost 100 national organizations, including the Association of American Universities, American Heart...

2012-07-25 06:22:40

National Association of Social Workers urges 650,000 professional social workers to gain education and training on mental and behavioral health, health, economic, and social challenges facing nation's veterans and military families WASHINGTON, July 25, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dr. Jill Biden will join the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) on Wednesday, July 25, 2012 at their national practice conference, Restoring Hope: The Power of Social Work, to announce a new...

2012-07-24 23:01:09

The Politics and Religion Sciences are two new key society categories covered by the Sciences Social Network ScienceIndex.com. The users of the website monitor 318 scientific journals and submit the most significant scientific results of these journals for inclusion in these two categories which currently contain a total of 10,105 articles. ScienceIndex.com was established in 1998 to index the very latest news, headlines, references and resources in all fields of biology, business, chemistry,...

2012-07-19 23:00:55

The Literature and Philosophy Sciences are two new key society categories covered by the Sciences Social Network ScienceIndex.com. The users of the website monitor 203 scientific journals and submit the most significant scientific results of these journals for inclusion in these two categories which currently contain a total of 6,117 articles. ScienceIndex.com was established in 1998 to index the very latest news, headlines, references and resources in all fields of biology, business,...

2012-06-28 23:01:30

The Arts and Education Sciences are two new key society categories covered by the Sciences Social Network ScienceIndex.com. The users of the website monitor 272 scientific journals and submit the most significant scientific results of these journals for inclusion in these two categories which currently contain a total of 14,200 articles. ScienceIndex.com was established in 1998 to index the very latest news, headlines, references and resources in all fields of biology, business, chemistry,...

2012-06-27 22:21:03

HANOVER, N.H., June 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Roger D. Masters is recognized by Continental Who's Who among College Professors. Roger is a Research Professor at Dartmouth College and Nelson A. Rockefeller Professor of Government at Dartmouth College. The central theme of Roger's work is the philosophic and scientific exploration of the role of human nature in political and social behavior. In political philosophy, his studies have emphasized Rousseau and Machiavelli and the implications of...

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2012-06-13 20:03:19

NJIT researcher spotlights management program to find overlooked employee talents A better way to improve organizations using overlooked employee talent has taken a top award from a notable management group. Marguerite Schneider, an associate professor in NJIT School of Management, is the co-author of "Leadership a Complex Adaptive System: Insights from Positive Deviance." Curt Lindberg, of Complexity Partners, Bordentown, NJ, was her co-author. The paper received the 2012 Best Paper...

2012-05-30 10:25:40

CHICAGO, May 30, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Joseph L. White, Ph.D., a pioneer in the field of Black psychology, and affectionately referred to as the "Godfather" of Black psychology, will deliver the keynote address titled, "21st Century Psychology and the Challenges Ahead" at the annual commencement ceremony of The Chicago School of Professional Psychology (TCSPP) at 1 p.m. on Friday, June 8, 2012, at the Civic Opera House, 20 Wacker Drive. More than 600 students are expected to...

2012-05-21 06:24:14

WASHINGTON, May 21, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Census Bureau, part of the U.S. Department of Commerce, announced today that Director Robert Groves and Associate Director for Research and Methodology and Chief Scientist Roderick Little received Washington Academy of Sciences Awards. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO) The Washington Academy of Sciences honored Groves for his excellence in behavioral sciences and social science. "The Washington...

2012-05-17 10:23:29

MEDIA ADVISORY WASHINGTON, May 17, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Rajat M. Nag of ADB to address: The Asian Century: Will Growing Social and Economic Inequality Threaten Asia's Dynamism? (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080917/NPCLOGO) Rajat M. Nag, Managing Director General, Asian Development Bank (ADB) will speak at a National Press Club Newsmaker press conference at 12:00 p.m. (noon), Tuesday, May 22, in the Zenger Room of the National Press Building, 529 14th St., N.W.,...