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Along with dedicated allies, Conrad Wilson succeeds in quest to extend educational assistance to dependents of classified staff.
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Ivet Aldaba-Valera was the first in her family to graduate from college and now she’s helping other first-generation students get to the finish line, too.
Thirty-eight faculty will receive a combined $332,270 in seed funding for their research, scholarship, and creative activity.
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Researchers suggest that using back support while sitting on chair for long hours and exercising can help in reducing the back and neck pain.
Tablets and smartphones can cause people to slouch and tilt their head downward for long periods of time. Now, new findings reveal who is most at risk of developing neck strain from this habit — sometimes known as iPad neck — and why time spent using devices is not the biggest factor.
Carried out by the University of Nevada, Las Vegas along with researchers from hospitals and physical therapy centers across Southern Nevada, the new study surveyed 412 participants (135 men and 275 women) who used touchscreen tablet computers.
Touchscreens have become an increasingly normalized aspect of daily life, especially for those who need to use screen devices as a part of their work. But unlike desktop computers, tablets and smartphones can cause people to slouch and tilt their head downward for long periods of time. New findings revealed who is most at risk of developing neck strain from this habit (sometimes known as "iPad neck") and why time spent using devices is not the biggest factor.