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The knife of social media

...HB482 required all public schools in Alaska implement specific policies prohibiting bullying. According to a 2012 Harvard University study, as part of the Kinder, Braver World Project, about 48 states have approved legislation to require bullying...
Alaska, Oregon are ground zero in pot fight

...those things go down to defeat, I still think it's a clean slate in 2016," said Jeffrey Miron, an economist at Harvard University and the Cato Institute who follows national drug policy.Mark Kleiman, a drug policy consultant who helped Washington...
Are low oil prices good for the environment?," says James Stock, an economist who recently served on the Council of Economic Advisers and is now at Harvard University. "In the long run it is unambiguously bad to have low oil prices from an environmental perspective."With a...
New England schools face rash of threats

...still reeling from the December 2012 massacre that killed 26 children and teachers on edge.And campus police at Harvard University tightened security over the weekend after hundreds of students and people affiliated with the Ivy League school...
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New censorship study reveals what Beijing really fears

...impediment to Chinese people connecting as a whole for the first time was, and is, their own government.As a group of Harvard University researchers show in a study published in this Friday's issue of Science, however, responsibility for this state...
UAS recognizes faculty excellence

...He holds a doctorate and a M.A. in Geography from the University of Colorado, and an A.B. in Biology from Harvard University. Teaching from the UAS Sitka Campus, Marnie Chapman has been promoted to Full Professor of Biology. She received...
Researcher charged in HIV vaccine fraud case

...five-year NIH grant to continue the research. The team kept reporting progress. But in January 2013, a team at Harvard University found the promising results had been achieved with rabbit blood spiked with human antibodies.An investigation...
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Today in history

...charge against prominent black scholar Henry Louis Gates Jr., who was arrested by a white officer at his home near Harvard University after a report of a break-in. John "Marmaduke" Dawson, a longtime Grateful Dead collaborator and co-founder...
Ig Nobel prizes awarded

...sometimes inane, yet often surprisingly practical, scientific discoveries.This year's winners honored Thursday at Harvard University by the Annals of Improbable Research magazine included a team of researchers who wondered if owning a cat was bad...
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Educators ask: 'What is career-ready?'

...arts, health care or customer service. Millhorn, who has been in HR for more than 25 years, said according to a Harvard University study, 80 percent of turnover is attributed to hiring mistakes, filling a position with a candidate for whom the...


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