Editor's note

This weekend, high school students across America will be graduating. It’s a momentous occasion, one they’ll want to remember for the rest of their lives. For relatives unsure about what to buy for a graduation gift, Ohio State’s Selin Malkoc has some advice. She’s been able to show, through her research, that certain types of gifts do a much better job of marking a special occasion than others.

And for more reaction and analysis to Trump’s decision to withdraw from the Paris Agreement on climate from academics and scientists around the world, see here.

Nick Lehr

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Some graduation gifts really are better than others

Selin Malkoc, The Ohio State University

If it came down to buying a trip or a keepsake, which should you choose?

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