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Week in Review: June 7, 2019

What’s new this week:

A new study from University of Alaska Anchorage Professor Mouhcine Guettabi indicates that universal basic income may be a solution to childhood obesity. Read more about how regular cash transfers can help reduce obesity rates in children in this CBS MoneyWatch piece.

This SheKnows article on chronic migraines and support networks includes thoughts from Dr. Gretchen Tietjen of the University of Toledo on just how these support systems can actually work for those who regularly suffer from migraines.

Eating disorders affect as many as 10 million men and boys in the U.S., but we don’t hear much about it. This Healthline piece features expertise from Dr. Shiri Sadeh-Sharvit of Palo Alto University on risk factors, barriers to treatment, and what parents can do if they see signs of eating disorders in their sons.

What’s next on our calendars:

Erin will participate in a panel titled, “Communicating during a Crisis: The Challenges for Media and Higher Education,” at the Worldviews 2019 conference in Toronto, Canada on June 13. She will join Scott Jaschik, editor of Inside Higher Ed; David Estok, vice president of communications at the University of Toronto; and Robert Cribb, investigative and foreign affairs reporter for the Toronto Star to discuss how media and institutions should communicate during times of crisis.

Teresa will present “Legal and Communication Issues: How Your Attorney and Your Communications Officer Can Save You” at the American Academic Leadership Institute’s Executive Leadership Academy on July 16. 

Teresa will co-lead an Academic Impressions workshop on Developing Presidential Voice: Strategies and Best Practices on September 26-27 in New Orleans.

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