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Article ID: 587339

Study Shows How Tearjerkers Make People Happier

Ohio State University

People enjoy watching tragedy movies like “Titanic” because they deliver what may seem to be an unlikely benefit: tragedies actually make people happier in the short-term.

Released:
26-Mar-2012 11:45 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 587255

'the Hunger Games' Media Tips From Indiana University

Indiana University

With the premiere of "The Hunger Games" movie on Friday, March 23, Indiana University has several faculty experts who can provide insights on various aspects of the film, based on the first book in IU alumna Suzanne Collins' best-selling trilogy.

Released:
23-Mar-2012 8:00 AM EDT

Pop Culture

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Article ID: 587228

Juan Felipe Herrera Named California Poet Laureate

University of California, Riverside

University of California, Riverside poetry professor Juan Felipe Herrera — known for chronicling the bittersweet lives, travails and contributions of Mexican Americans — has beennamed California Poet Laureate by Gov. Jerry Brown.

Released:
22-Mar-2012 2:30 PM EDT

Arts and Humanities

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Article ID: 587191

Video Games: An Industry on the Rise

American University

American University Professor explores growth in this $25 billion a year industry.

Released:
21-Mar-2012 7:00 PM EDT

Pop Culture

Article ID: 587009

The Hunger Games, a New Film About an Adolescent Fight-to-the-Death Contest, Reflects Society’s Anxiety About ‘Dog-Eat-Dog Capitalism,’ Baylor University Culture Critic Says

Baylor University

The movie The Hunger Games, a story about adolescents in a post-apocalyptic survival contest, opens in theaters March 23 and offers “a perfect tale of apprehension for our time” of financial upheaval and a bleak job market, says a Baylor University culture critic and author.

Released:
19-Mar-2012 8:00 AM EDT

Pop Culture

Article ID: 586837

Battle on the Big Screen: The Odds for a Winning Movie May Be in 'the Hunger Games' Favor

Kansas State University

The opening of "The Hunger Games" movie is fast approaching and several Kansas State University English professors agree: The film adaptation appears to have the right ingredients to satisfy fans' appetites.

Released:
14-Mar-2012 11:00 AM EDT

Pop Culture

Article ID: 586768

'The Hunger Games': Not Just Kid Stuff

University of Indianapolis

With the much-hyped film opening March 23, University of Indianapolis instructor George Dunn, editor of the new book 'The Hunger Games and Philosophy,' says the youth fiction trilogy tackles weighty themes worthy of serious thought.

Released:
13-Mar-2012 3:40 PM EDT

Pop Culture

Article ID: 586699

Expert Available to Talk About ‘Story’ – Its Background, Evolution and Context

Boise State University

We all love a good story. But what is Story? Boise State University Foundational Studies professor Clay Morgan can answer that question and explore the background, evolution, and context of Story.

Released:
12-Mar-2012 11:00 AM EDT

Arts and Humanities

Article ID: 586562

Youtube Channel Earns Student Entrepreneur More Than $40k

Mississippi State University

With more than 65,000 channel subscribers and more than 6-million video views, a Mississippi State University graduate student pays for school with his online storytelling.

Released:
7-Mar-2012 12:00 PM EST

Education

Article ID: 586442

Rock, Pop, White Power: How Music Influences Support for Ethnic Groups

Ohio State University

Just a few minutes of listening to mainstream rock music was enough to influence white college students to favor a student group catering mostly to whites over groups serving other ethnic and racial groups, a new study found.

Released:
5-Mar-2012 11:25 AM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences


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