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Week in Review: June 29, 2018

What’s new this week:

Professor Jeffrey Roberg explains how tourists are the primary invasive species that are disrupting the Galapagos Islands in this Live Science article.

In the wake of biblical “textjacking” from US Attorney General Jeff Session, Professor David Gowler of Oxford College at Emory University weighs in on this CNN roundup of the five most misused Bible scriptures.

Scripps College Professor Rivka Weinberg talks with The San Fernando Valley Business Journal about future possibilities and ethical issues in invitro fertilization and embryo selection.

Instead of frantically squeezing in one last email or meeting before class and ensuring chronic activity and discussion, Oxford College at Emory University professor Patricia Owen-Smith now incorporates contemplative practices to encourage reflection and deeper learning. Read more about her experience in this essay for Times Higher Education.

Justice Anthony Kennedy announced his retirement earlier this week, and Fordham University professor Boris Heersink discusses the conservative swing of the Supreme Courtfor the Catholic News Service. The article also ran in The Arlington Catholic Herald.

This Wall Street Journal piece highlights research from Farmer School of Business professor Sina Esteky on how being on higher floors in buildings can make people feel more powerful—and more willing to take risks.

This week on Inside Higher Ed’s Call to Action blogbe sure to check out tips on how your institution can take advantage of Google’s new college search tool.

What’s next on our calendars:

Teresa will present at the Academic Impressions conference “Crafting Presidential Voice: Strategies for Communications and Marketing Teams” on September 17-18 in Milwaukee.

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