Team links screen time and pandemic mental health risks at college

New research identifies factors associated with higher risk for negative mental health effects for college students during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Laura Oleniacz - NC State • futurity
Jan. 13, 2021 ~8 min

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Teachers Help Students Understand Violence at US Capitol

VOA Learning English • voa
Jan. 12, 2021 ~6 min

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2020 Was a Difficult Year for Teachers and Learners

VOA Learning English • voa
Dec. 26, 2020 ~6 min

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MIT in the media: 2020 in review

In a particularly newsworthy year, news and views from the MIT community made headlines.

MIT News Office • mit
Dec. 22, 2020 ~9 min

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Students of Color Face Challenges in STEM

VOA Learning English • voa
Dec. 19, 2020 ~5 min

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Schools Face More Failing Grades During Pandemic

VOA Learning English • voa
Dec. 15, 2020 ~6 min

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Pulling the secrets of dark matter out of a hat

Grad student Chiara Salemi and Professor Lindley Winslow use the ABRACADABRA instrument to reveal insights into dark matter.

Fernanda Ferreira | School of Science • mit
Dec. 2, 2020 ~9 min

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Cracking the secrets of an emerging branch of physics

In a new realm of materials, PhD student Thanh Nguyen uses neutrons to hunt for exotic properties that could power real-world applications.

Leda Zimmerman | Department of Nuclear Science and Engineering • mit
Nov. 20, 2020 ~8 min

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COVID-19: how many infections could returning university students cause?

If nothing is done to reduce university-based Covid-19 infections, each infected student is likely to infect one other person in their household during the winter holidays.

Paul Harper, Professor of Operational Research and Director of the Data Innovation Research Institute, Cardiff University • conversation
Nov. 18, 2020 ~7 min

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