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Article ID: 20461

Who Controls Corruption? Who Sets the Limits?

Colgate University

Why is there so much corruption in America? Or, is the real question, why isn't there more? On Sept. 12 at Colgate University, a panel of experts will debate questions about corruption and how limits are set.

Released:
9-Sep-2000 12:00 AM EDT

Education

Article ID: 20456

Newly Opened Papers of Leading Feminists and Organizations

Smith College

The past and future of women's history will converge when the "Agents of Social Change" conference, which marks the official opening for research of eight collections of 20th-century women activists, gets underway at Smith College.

Released:
9-Sep-2000 12:00 AM EDT

Education

Article ID: 20452

Poet Geoffrey Hill Receives Ingersoll T.S. Eliot Award

Belmont Abbey College

Geoffrey Hill, a prolific poet and essayist, especially in the English traditions of moral and historical awareness, will receive the T.S. Eliot Award for Creative Writing presented by the Ingersoll Foundation during a symposium Sept. 23 at Belmont Abbey College.

Released:
8-Sep-2000 12:00 AM EDT

Arts and Humanities

Article ID: 20447

"Our Health, Our Futures": Expert, Teen-Tested Advice

Smith College

A new print and on-line publication -- "Our Health, Our Futures: A Project by and for Adolescent Girls" -- is designed to provide the real-world advice and straightforward guidance that teens may be reluctant to accept when delivered by parents or teachers.

Released:
8-Sep-2000 12:00 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 20432

Ritalin Use in Maryland Schools: Highest for Special Ed

Johns Hopkins Medicine

Nearly three percent of Maryland public school students receive medication, most commonly Ritalin, during school hours for treatment of ADHD. There are significant disparities in the treatment rate for minority children and a concentrated use among children receiving special ed services (Pediatrics, 9-00).

Released:
7-Sep-2000 12:00 AM EDT

Education

Article ID: 20431

Posse Coming to Hamilton College

Hamilton College

Hamilton College has signed a contract with The Posse Foundation to bring a team of 10 multicultural students to the liberal arts campus each year.

Released:
7-Sep-2000 12:00 AM EDT

Education

Article ID: 20430

Book Looks at Laws on How We Are Born and Die

Cornell University

"Endings and Beginnings: Law, Medicine and Society in Assisted Life and Death," by Cornell Professor of Law Larry Palmer, argues that neither scientists nor judges are the best people to decide how our children should be born and how we should die. We should create laws and policies that mesh with our values.

Released:
7-Sep-2000 12:00 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 20426

Crowded Homes Stressful for Every Ethnic Group

Cornell University

Even though various ethnic groups may perceive crowding differently, Asian and Latin Americans are just as distressed in crowded homes as Anglo- and African-Americans are, regardless of income, says a Cornell University professor (Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, v. 79, 2000).

Released:
7-Sep-2000 12:00 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 20407

Doctor From South Africa Named Luce Professor

Trinity College

Following an extensive international search, Dr. Laurel E. Baldwin-Ragaven of Cape Town, South Africa, has been selected as the first Henry R. Luce Professor of Health and Human Rights at Trinity College.

Released:
6-Sep-2000 12:00 AM EDT

Education

Article ID: 20353

Teaching Styles, Difference in Desegregation Outcomes

Johns Hopkins University

Classroom teaching styles are critical to making economic desegregation of schools work effectively, a Johns Hopkins University education researcher and sociologist has found.

Released:
5-Sep-2000 12:00 AM EDT

Education


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