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Music School Faculty Member Helps People with Voice Problems

The source for Central Illinois singers seeking recovery from a range of vocal problems likely would be a University of Illinois music professor.

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Education

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History Text Examines Academic, Social Milieu a Century Ago

Bad as it may have seemed, the University of Illinois in 1904 was "poised for take-off." Within a few years - and under a new president - it would become a leading U.S. university. So says author of "The University of Illinois, 1894-1904: The Shaping of the University".

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Education

Education, Learning, Schools, Standards

Move Toward Standards Slow in Illinois, as Tests Take Higher Priority

State learning standards are moving forward in Illinois schools, but very slowly, according to a recent University of Illinois report. One thing holding back implementation, ironically, is the test intended to measure how well the standards are being taught.

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Master's Degree Program in Supply Chain Management

Elmhurst College will introduce a new master's degree program in supply chain management during the fall of 2001. This graduate-level program, the sixth at Elmhurst, was created to address the needs of the new economy.

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St. John's University Receives Eight Figure Gift

Just in time for Christmas, St. John's University proudly announced a gift in the amount of $10M. This is the second Christmas in a row St. John's has received a gift of this size.

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Social and Behavioral Sciences

Women's, Studies, Feminisism, Czech, Republic, Soviet, bloc, Economics

Czech Feminist Spirit Seen in Strong Ties to Family and Career

The virtual absence of a Western-style feminist movement in former Soviet bloc countries has puzzled academics and journalists alike. Is it a case of deep-rooted patriarchy? A consequence of female oppression? Or is something else at work?

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$4 Million for Science Building, Professorship

The David and Lucile Packard Foundation has awarded Colorado College a $4 million grant to help build the Russell T. Tutt Science Center, which will house several departments and programs in the natural sciences, including environmental science.

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Employee, Training, Education, Commerce, E Learning

Business Still Learning the Benefits of Online Education

The business world has embraced e-commerce as a valuable tool for selling, but it has been slow to develop e-learning as a tool for training, despite some obvious benefits, a University of Illinois professor says.

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Personality, Behavior, Psychology, Goals, Gender, Career

Men Prefer Economic-Based Goals; Women, Socially Satisfying Pursuits

They are age-old questions: Who am I? Who do I want to be? A new study suggests that both questions -- one involving a person's disposition and the other encompassing a person's goals -- should be considered when counseling young people on career choices. (Personality & Social Psychology Bulletin, 10-00)

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Mother and Teen Conversations Can Prevent Harmful College Drinking Behavior

Simple mother and teen conversations like, ìMy mom and I have talked about how drinking can get me into trouble and is bad for my health,î were helpful in preventing binge-drinking in college freshmen, according to the results of a new study. (Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, 12-00)







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