My baby is off to college!

Sending your child to college is a significant transition for both of the parent and student. Parents, trust in the strong foundation you've provided and give them space to grow independently, while also focusing on rediscovering your own interests and personal growth. Embrace this new chapter with confidence, knowing you've prepared them well for the journey ahead.
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Right-wing Populism’s Threat to Global Security – When Does Rhetoric Lead to Conflict?

Right-wing populist leaders have been at the helms of governments in all regions of the world, but they have taken power in an increasing number of countries in recent years. In fact, the percentage of right-wing populist leaders in the world in the past decade has surpassed that of the World War II era, as shown in Figure 1 below.

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Generative AI's role in higher education, inspired by Spiderman

Remember when Uncle Ben told Peter Parker, “With great power comes great responsibility?”

That quote rings true, especially when we talk about AI in higher education.

Simply put, it means that having a lot of power means you've got a big responsibility to use it wisely. And that's exactly what we're facing with AI in universities.

On one hand, there's a rising concern on college campuses about the potential misuse of generative AI tools like ChatGPT.

UIS adjunct instructor Heath Bruce says,

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Using Artificial Intelligence and Cell Phone Tracing Data to Reevaluate Travel Demand and Investments in Public Transit

Why are fewer people riding public transit, and what do lower farebox revenues mean for state and federal government in their oversight and support of transit agencies? In an article published last year in the Municipal Finance Journal, our research team at the Institute of Government and Public Affairs developed some hypotheses for a possibly permanent decline in commuting: many workers became accustomed to working from home during the COVID-19 pandemic and have been hesitant to return to working in the office (Funderburg et al. 2023).

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