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New study explicitly links protection of water access with lower COVID-19 infection and death rates

A new analysis finds US states that prevented utilities from turning off water service to households that were behind on their payments during the COVID-19 pandemic experienced significantly lower rates of infection and death from the pandemic while the moratoria were in effect. The study in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine underscores the importance of water equity and the need for government actions to create more uniform protections from water shutoff across all states.
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Central New York college named one of the best universities in the world

A college in Central New York has been named one of the best universities in the world. U.S. News & World Report released its 2022 list of the Best Global Universities, ranking more than 1,700 schools in 90 countries. Harvard University was named No. 1 overall, followed by Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Stanford University, University of California—Berkeley, and the UK’s University of Oxford.
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Cornell University recommends booster doses to campus community

ITHACA, N.Y. (WHCU) – Cornell University says its recommending, but not requiring, booster doses of the Covid-19 vaccine for those eligible at this time. In a statement, the school notes that as breakthrough cases do occur, getting a booster dose when eligible is recommended. Students, faculty, and staff that get...

Don't Get Too Hung Up on a Retirement Savings Number

The internet abounds with retirement calculators that will help you estimate the size of the nest egg you'll need so that you don't outlive your retirement savings. It makes sense. Business gurus tell us you can't improve what you don't measure. We set other measurable goals in our lives so...
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Whatever happened to DNA computing?

When the first transistor was created, in 1947, few could have imagined the eventual impact of this device—the switch that lies at the heart of logic chips. We have silicon to thank for computing’s great takeover. Add a minute pinch of impurities to the element, and silicon forms a material almost ideal for transistors in computer chips.

ESPN+ and ECAC Hockey Agree to 8-Year Streaming Deal

Yet another hockey league is finding its way to ESPN+, this time it’s ECAC Hockey. Today, ESPN+ and ECAC Hockey announced an eight-year partnership to stream more than 350 games each season through 2028-29. Every regular-season and post-season game (conference and non-conference) hosted at an ECAC Hockey venue will be streamed on ESPN+ with no blackout restrictions. That includes the annual women’s and men’s championship held in Lake Placid, N.Y.
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Storyteller Brings Native History to Life at RIT

“We say this story happened a long, long time ago, back when the Great Turtle Island was new…”. So begins Perry Ground before an audience at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian in 2010. A Turtle Clan member of the Onondaga Nation, Ground is an educator who has dedicated his career to bringing traditional indigenous stories to life.

FIU Business No. 1 in the world for real estate research productivity

FIU Business has been ranked No. 1 in the world for real estate research productivity by the Journal of Real Estate Literature. FIU surpassed the well-known National University of Singapore for the top spot internationally in the just-released rankings, following six consecutive years in one of the top two spots.

Want Priceless Memories? Gift Experiences, Not Things…

Hip2Save may earn a small commission via affiliate links in this post. Read our full disclosure policy here. I’m diving into why I feel vacation & experience gifts over objects will benefit your entire family!. Life can feel pretty materialistic sometimes. I know there are countless times when I’m thinking...

Martin Center Column Highlights University Alumni Concerns

Jay Schalin of the Martin Center writes that some university alumni have decided to be “sheep no more.”. [D]espite such slow progress on so many higher education fronts, I have great hope for a new development; on Sunday, October 17, the formation of a new organization was announced in the Wall Street Journal. This organization is called the Alumni Free Speech Alliance (AFSA); its members are reform-minded alumni at five prestigious institutions: Princeton University, Davidson College, Washington and Lee University, Cornell University, and the University of Virginia.
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What are the Ivy League Schools?

In the United States, the most prestigious and esteemed colleges are grouped in what is called the “Ivy League”. Within the association are 8 colleges, primarily located in the northeastern corner of the United States. This article looks answer the question of “What are the Ivy League Schools?” as well as look at other colleges that offer similar high-standard education.

Primates' behavioral flexibility helped them survive dino-killing asteroid

The world looked very different 66 million years ago. The asteroid which impacted at Chicxulub in what is now the Gulf of Mexico caused the Cretaceous-Paleogene (K-Pg) extinction, wiping out an estimated three quarters of all life on Earth. It certainly was the end for the dinosaurs and could have ended us before we even got started, if not for a few scrappy primates. A recent study by Jonathan Hughes of the Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology at Cornell University and colleagues describes the way preferred habitat impacted who survived in the years following the event. Their findings were published in Ecology and Evolution.

Listen up! Digital Tools Might Help You Understand Your Crops Better

With a goal of advancing modern agriculture well into the future, scientists are hoping to bring an important voice to the conversation: the plants themselves. A $25 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) will allow a collaborative team of researchers from the University of Arizona, Cornell University, the Boyce Thompson Institute, and the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign to do that through the newly established Center for Research on Programmable Plant Systems (CROPPS).