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Article ID: 6014

Research at Wesleyan University Shows Gender Bias Persists in Magazine Advertising

Wesleyan University

Advertisements in popular fashion magazines are showing more skin in recent years in their depictions of women, according to a Wesleyan University study.

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15-Jan-1998 12:00 AM EST
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Article ID: 6013

Parents Shouldn't Spank Their Children

Nova Southeastern University

The pendulum in 'pop psychology' is swinging back to being in favor of spanking, warns Dr. Roni Leiderman, director of the Family Center at Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, FL. She also is the moderator for America Online's "Parent Trap."

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Article ID: 6001

UNM's Clinical Law Clinic Provides Real World Experience to Students

University of New Mexico

The University of New Mexico School of Law pioneered clinical law in the early 1970s and over the years has become a recognized leader in the field. Every year some 110 second and third-year students rotate through the mandatory Clinical Law Program, gaining hands-on, real-life experience practicing law.

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13-Jan-1998 12:00 AM EST
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Article ID: 5997

From two who've been there; done it: Ann Richards and Patricia Schroeder to lead discussion on women in politics

Brandeis University

Former Texas Gov. Ann W. Richards will join former Congresswoman Patricia S. Schroeder for a panel discussion on women's careers in politics Feb. 2 at Brandeis University in Waltham, Mass.

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Article ID: 5995

Super Bowl Sunday No 'Day of Dread' for Children

Washington University in St. Louis

Women's groups claim Super Bowl Sunday is the "biggest day of the year for violence against women." Brett Drake of Washington University co-authored a study which found no correlation between reported cases of child abuse and the broadcast of national playoff games for baseball, basketball or football.

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Article ID: 5975

Cornell vets offer unsolicited advice on First Pup

Cornell University

Cornell University veterinarians have some unsolicited advice for the Clintons: Avoid overfeeding and overexercising Buddy, and give the First Cat a "dog-free zone."

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10-Jan-1998 12:00 AM EST
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Article ID: 5974

Study reveals why refugees sell food

Cornell University

Jean-Pierre Habicht, M.D., of Cornell University has published study in Lancet that finds that when refugees sell food, it's not because they have too much but are desperate for other staples and supplies such as salt and soap.

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Article ID: 5973

Expert on Religion in Cuba Co-Chairs Commission Traveling to Cuba for Papal Visit (January 20-26, 1998)

Long Island University Post (LIU Post)

Communists generally view religion as the opium of the masses but can this "opium" save Marxism-Leninism? Yes, says Andres I. Perez y Mena, associate professor of educational anthropology at Long Island University's Brooklyn Campus. "The Catholic Church traditionally has been anti-capitalist and the revolutionary leadership now wants to claim Christianity as a substitute model for socialism," he says.

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Article ID: 5964

New History Course to Explore the Space Age

Purdue University

A few universities have started teaching space exploration as history. At Purdue University, often called the "mother of astronauts," a professor of Russian history has developed a course to compare the Soviet and U.S. space programs.

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Article ID: 5962

Purdue Study Suggests Marrying for Love and Money

Purdue University

A Purdue University study sheds new light on the old practice of marrying for money. A Purdue University study of preretirement persons showed that people who never married had only 14 percent of the financial assets that married persons had accumulated. Divorced people who did not remary had only 15 percent.

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