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New research looks at media-based peer support in grad school

McLaughlin, Christopher and Sillence, Elizabeth (2018) Buffering against academic loneliness: The benefits of social media-based peer support during postgraduate study. Active Learning in Higher Education. https://doi.org/10.1177/1469787418799185

Summarized by Cyanea Poon

Notes of Interest: This qualitative study examined how postgraduate … Read the rest

Policy Corner: April Updates from Janet Forbush

Written by Janet Forbush, Senior Advisor with the Center for the Advancement of Mentoring

April 2017

This issue of The Chronicle is being published in the last week in April when federal lawmakers are returning from a spring break peppered … Read the rest

Not buying what they’re selling: Making friends reduces influence of negative media

man-1216854_1280By Lesley Henton, Futurity

People whose only knowledge of Muslims comes from the media are very likely to have negative emotions and stereotypical beliefs about them, new research shows.

In the Journal of Communication, Srividya Ramasubramanian, associate dean of … Read the rest