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January 30, 2014

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From the Newsroom

To Make a Difference in Climate Change, Get Closer

Fri, 26 Sep 2014 16:15:00 +0000 by: Kelly Engebretson '99 M.A. by: author

Senior Jenna Ness' research looks at climate change attitudes and behavior and asks if they are influenced by psychological distance and goals for taking action.

Arrrr You Afraid of the Dark? Neuroscience, Pirates May Illuminate Why

Tue, 16 Sep 2014 13:01:17 +0000 by: Kelly Engebretson '99 M.A. by: author

Sept. 19 is International Talk Like a Pirate Day. Celebrate with this arrrr-ticle on a student study inspired by pirates and what they might reveal of our fear of the dark.

UST in the News for Aug. 28, 2014

Thu, 28 Aug 2014 20:24:16 +0000 by: St. Thomas Newsroom by: author

A New York Times editorial, an Opus College of Business dean profile and a discussion on “why we hate to wait” in this week’s headlines.

UST in the News for June 30, 2014

Fri, 20 Jun 2014 20:24:18 +0000 by: St. Thomas Newsroom by: author

Our experts weigh in on sleep deprivation, stadiums and drug clemency in this week’s headlines.

Reel to Real: Student Study Looks at Images of the Environment in Film

Mon, 28 Apr 2014 12:46:04 +0000 by: Kelly Engebretson '99 M.A. by: author

Senior Sarah Strain's Young Scholars' Grant project studied the subtle ways in which the natural environment and sustainable behaviors are depicted in documentaries and Hollywood films from 1998 to 2013.