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Public Universities Losing Prestige Race to Privates

A large gap has widened between what private and public research universities pay their faculty members, with private institutions in the lead. For full professors, the gap is five times what it was just two decades ago.

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Changing Status of Female Workers Fosters Social Changes

The rapid influx of women into labor markets worldwide is one of the most significant developments of the 20th century, a University of Illinois professor writes in an upcoming journal issue devoted to the subject.

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Barriers to Job Success for Minority Youth: Poverty, Schools

Even in good economic times, many of the nation's minority youth are finding significant obstacles in their transition from school to early job success, a University of Illinois professor says in a study to be published this month.

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Tips from Temple University

1. Advice for the future biologists and science teachers; 2. The three big TV network channels still lag behind when it comes to showcasing minorities in major, non-sterotypical roles.

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Tips from Johns Hopkins Medical

1- Time of year; increased aggressiveness from stinging insects; 2- Medicine from the fingertips -- massage therapy can help premature babies gain weight.

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100th Anniversary: Freud's Interpretation of Dreams

A century ago Sigmund Freud, in the spirit of scientific inquiry, and after years of research as a neurologist, published The Interpretation of Dreams. The book began his exploration of the mind and his development of psychoanalysis. The book's publication also marked the real beginnings of scientific research into the mind and to the development of truer understanding of mental health problems.

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College Students Leave English at the Dorm Door

For students at the Jordan Family Language House at Austin College, checking English at the door is de rigueur. For students of German, French, Spanish, or Japanese, the house is "the next best thing to being there."

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Japanese Exchange One of a Kind

Japanese youngsters visit their American counterparts at Burris Laboratory School in Muncie, Indiana next week in the only exchange program in the U.S. limited solely to elementary school students.

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Predicting the Seven Year Itch

The first 10 years of marriage has its ups and downs, according to a new study which suggests that marital distress could improve if couples know to expect those declines.

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College Honor Codes and Cheating

Hamilton has had an honor code since 1912 and matriculation at the college is contingent upon a student's written acceptance of the code.







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