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Article ID: 10852

Teaching Infants to Use Sign Language

Ohio State University

When 11-month-olds at an Ohio State University laboratory school want to eat, they don't have to cry: they can use their hands to sign for a bottle. As part of a pilot program, infants as young as 9 months old and their teachers have learned to use sign language.

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27-Jan-1999 12:00 AM EST
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Article ID: 10851

Technology Historian Takes Students to Vegas

Johns Hopkins University

A historian of technology who has studied the automobile, Silicon Valley and the military-industrial complex has now turned his attention to what he calls the "Eighth Wonder of the Modern World:" Las Vegas. And he's scheduled a field trip for his students.

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27-Jan-1999 12:00 AM EST
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Article ID: 10848

$1 million McDonnell Fellowship

University of North Carolina Health Care System

An associate professor of social medicine and history at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, has been named one of 10 international recipients of a $1 million James S. McDonnell Centennial Fellowship.

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27-Jan-1999 12:00 AM EST
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Article ID: 10833

NSF's Highest Honor For New Faculty

National Science Foundation (NSF)

The National Science Foundation honored 338 outstanding new science and engineering faculty members nationwide in fiscal year 1998 with Faculty Early Career Development awards totaling approximately $80 million.

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26-Jan-1999 12:00 AM EST
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Article ID: 10829

Book explains dumb money decisions

Cornell University

Why Smart People Make Big Money Mistakes by Cornell University psychologist Thomas Gilovich and financial journalist Gary Belsky is about "behavioral economics," including the cognitive and motivational shortcomings that make even smart people act unwisely with their money.

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23-Jan-1999 12:00 AM EST
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Article ID: 10828

Photography of the Civil Rights Movement, opens at Vassar

Vassar College

A powerful exhibition of photography from the Civil Rights movement opens Friday, January 15, 1999, in the Prints and Drawings Galleries at the Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center at Vassar College and will run through Sunday, March 7, 1999.

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23-Jan-1999 12:00 AM EST
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Arts and Humanities

Article ID: 10827

Vassar's Loeb Art Center gathers work from 65 private collections

Vassar College

Vassar loyalty is bringing a number of previously unexhibited masterpieces to public attention at the Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center (FLLAC). Seven decades worth of collectors -- Vassar alumni and several friends of the college -- have brought some of their finest works together for an exhibition which will open in April. The exhibition will include works of painting, drawing, sculpture, decorative arts, printmaking, and photography from 65 private collections.

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23-Jan-1999 12:00 AM EST
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Article ID: 10817

Professor, Students Take on Death Row Appeal

University of Wisconsin-Madison

At Holman Correctional Facility, just north of the Florida panhandle in Atmore, Ala., Jeffrey Day Rieber waits to die - but some University of Wisconsin-Madison law students and their law professor are laboring to prevent his death.

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23-Jan-1999 12:00 AM EST
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Article ID: 10805

Centre Students and Faculty Pick Century's Best

Centre College

What do Elvis Presley and Pablo Picasso have in common? Both made the cut in The Centre 100, an end-of-the-century arts listing compiled by students and faculty at Centre College. The college is celebrating the list with an exhibit and a website (www.centre.edu).

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22-Jan-1999 12:00 AM EST
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Article ID: 10803

Five Controversial Crimes Tell Much About Century

Northwestern University

A new book highlights five controversial "Crimes of the Century," exposing much more than the underlying tensions of our criminal justice system. The cases -- including Leopold and Loeb (1924), Scottsboro (from 1931), Bruno Richard Hauptmann (1932), Alger Hiss (1949) and O.J. Simpson (1994) -- also offer provocative insights into the nation's passions, politics and prejudices.

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22-Jan-1999 12:00 AM EST
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