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How 'Karen' Went from Popular Baby Name to Stand in for White Entitlement

U-M Linguistics Professor Robin Queen discusses the origin of the term "Karen" and how a fairly common name has become a powerful form of social commentary. June 12, 2020. #5-15minutes #universityofmichigan-other #web-article #TheConversation #Society #Linguistics ...


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Philip Veliz: Using shelter in place as an opportunity to talk to youth about vaping

Nursing research assistant professor Philip Veliz discusses how parents can utilize the COVID-19 Shelter in Place order as an opportunity to talk with their kids about the dangers of vaping. May 26, 2020. # #universityofmichigan-other #web-article #MichiganNews ...


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New app calculates risk of delaying cancer care during pandemic

U-M Rogel Cancer Center and the U-M’s School of Public Health have teams of data scientists and cancer doctors developing a new app that calculates the risk to a patient from a months-long postponement of care and the risk of COVID-19. May 26, 2020. # #universityofmichigan-other ...


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Up to 60% of students in some schools vaped in past month

School of Nursing professor Sean Esteban McCabe et. al. have found that up to 60% of students in some middle schools and high schools have vaped in the past month and shed light on why students are influenced to vape. May 26, 2020. # #universityofmichigan-other #web-article ...


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Riana Anderson: Surviving the coronavirus while black – Pandemic’s heavy toll on African American mental health

School of Public Health assistant professor Riana Anderson discusses how COVID-19 has disproportionately affected African Americans and how it has added mental health issues. May 20, 2020. # #universityofmichigan-other #web-article #MichiganNews #HealthandWellness ...


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Divorce drives early withdrawal from retirement accounts

U-M economist Frank Stafford discusses the reason people withdraw from their retirement funds early; divorce. May 19, 2020. # #universityofmichigan-other #web-article #InstituteforSocialResearch #Society #Research #Finance #Divorce #FrankStafford ​​​​​​​​​


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Constructive Conversations for Societal Change

U-M leadership along with students, faculty, and staff from across campus came together on Friday, June 5, 2020 for a live discussion on topics including combating racism through daily activities, relationships, and challenging conversations. June 5, 2020. #60+Minutes ...


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2020 Uprisings, Unprecedented in Scope, Join a Long River of Struggle in America

Matthew Countryman, Chair of the Department of Afroamerican and African Studies, looks at the history of black social movements and finds that what makes the 2020 uprisings unique are the ways they have pulled together multiple currents within the U.S. protest tradition into a mighty river of...


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Extreme interest in crowdsourced projects requires more traditional management

U-M School of Information doctoral candidate Danaja Maldeniya et. al. have researched crowd sourcing and its effectiveness in organizations. April 22, 2020. # #universityofmichigan-other #web-article #MichiganNews #Business #Society #Technology #DataScience ...


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U-M researchers train tech tool to find relationship clues from written conversations

U-M researchers and Nokia Ball Labs have identified 10 dimensions to describe the nature of human relationships but little research has focused on how these concepts are expressed through written language. April 23, 2020. # #universityofmichigan-other #web-article ...