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Don’t Stress: Maternal Stress Affects Child’s Diet

Maternal exposure to stress during pregnancy could have long term detrimental effects on children’s diets, finds Michele Belot.
Daniel Reza Sabzghabaei

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Student Spotlight: Daniel Reza Sabzghabaei

The doctoral candidate in music from Denton, Texas studies music composition with a focus on time malleability.
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NATO decision on Finland, Sweden strong on paper, future unclear

With NATO formally inviting Finland and Sweden to join its alliance after Turkey dropped its objections, classics and history professor Barry Strauss comments that history is full of alliances that amounted to little.
Yongjian Tang

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Student Spotlight: Yongjian Tang

A doctoral candidate in physics from Guangdong, China, Yongjian Tang is a recipient of a 2022 Wu Scholarship.
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Jan. 6 hearings: What’s missing are key White House witnesses

As the House Committee charged with investigating the January 6 insurrection at the Capitol prepares to hold the first of several hearings on June 9, Doug Kriner and Steve Israel share from their recent poll designed to measure public opinion of election reforms.
Michael Lee

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Student Spotlight: Michael Lee

"As a poet with the heart of a historian, I’m interested in attending to the interrelated histories of European colonialism and industrial warfare through the lyric."
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In blow to U.S. diplomacy, Mexican president skips key regional summit

The Summit of the Americas, taking place this week in Los Angeles, typically represents an opportunity for leaders to move their agendas forward.
Germán Reyes

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Student Spotlight: Germán Reyes

A doctoral candidate in economics from Argentina, Reyes studies how test-score gaps eventually lead to income inequality.
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Sociology department unveils new augmented reality window

The AR redesign of a display in Uris Hall was a collaborative exploration involving student researchers, staff and faculty.
Esther Kondo Heller

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Student Spotlight: Esther Kondo Heller

With a research travel grant, Heller will go to Nairobi this summer to research an archive of interviews with the Taarab musician Sitara Bute.
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Digital focus of Asia trade plan will help U.S. companies, allies

Prof. Sarah Kreps comments on Pres. Biden's proposed Indo-Pacific Economic Framework.
Vaibhav Sharma

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Student Spotlight: Vaibhav Sharma

Vaibhav Sharma, doctoral candidate in physics from Delhi, India, studies the quantum mechanical behavior of ultracold atoms.
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Finland, Sweden considering NATO not surprising given historical context

The announcement marks a turning point but is not entirely surprising from a historical perspective, says professor Cristina Florea.
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Undergraduate psychology conference to feature diverse research

Thirty-five students will present on topics from implicit bias in person perceptions to early-life adversity in prairie voles and more.
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U.S. information warfare ‘fundamentally shapes conflict’ in Ukraine

Historian David Silbey says there is a long history of the U.S. using intelligence to help allies.
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European leaders show ‘creative diplomacy’ in Russian oil ban

The 27-nation bloc bridged economic and political differences to make a sixth set of sanctions, says government scholar Daniel Schade.
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Leaked SCOTUS opinion represents ‘new level of misogyny’

Philosophy professor Kate Manne calls the draft decision "a heartbreaking step back for the rights of women, and anyone who can get pregnant, in America today."
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Christian doctrine barely veiled in leaked SCOTUS opinion

Sociologist Landon Schnabel, a scholar of religion and gender, finds Christian religion between the lines of a leaked draft opinion that suggests that the U.S. Supreme Court is poised to overturn Roe v. Wade.
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Protests in Sri Lanka unprecedented, unlikely to fade away

Pressure on the current government has not lessened, says Daniel Bass, manager of the South Asia Program and adjunct assistant professor of Asian studies.
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Russian gas threat could force European economy to reform

Cristina Florea provides a historical perspective on energy and economic development.
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