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Article ID: 14796

College Honor Codes and Cheating

Hamilton College

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

Released:
10-Sep-1999 12:00 AM EDT

Education

Article ID: 14790

Training Russians in Youth Crisis Intervention

Cornell University

Martha Holden, director of Cornell's Therapeutic Crisis Intervention training program, gave an intensive seven-day training in Nizhni Novgorod, Russia, last month to help them cope with skyrocketing rates of teen drug abuse and suicide.

Released:
9-Sep-1999 12:00 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 14789

"Candid Camera" Still Used in Academia

Cornell University

A valuable record of human behavior, hundreds of episodes from the 1960s television show Candid Camera,were donated to Cornell University by the late Allen Funt, and are still used in psychology classes.

Released:
9-Sep-1999 12:00 AM EDT

Pop Culture

Article ID: 14782

Scary Story Ideas

Ball State University

Ball State University experts are available to provide a frightening amount of background on a variety of haunting issues.

Released:
9-Sep-1999 12:00 AM EDT

Pop Culture

Article ID: 14779

Archeologists Unearth Inaccuracies in 460-Year-Old Documents

University of Arkansas, Fayetteville

Two Arkansas archeologists have unearthed evidence about the native tribes of Arkansas that contradicts historical accounts dating back to the de Soto expedition in 1539. Their work shatters old assumptions about the tribes' highly stratified social structure.

Released:
9-Sep-1999 12:00 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 14759

New Meaning of College Credit

University of Missouri

Deciding when and where to establish credit is one grown-up issue that faces today's high school graduates even before they step foot on a college campus. And they may not be ready to make informed decisions, says a University of Missouri Columbia professor.

Released:
8-Sep-1999 12:00 AM EDT

Education

  • Embargo expired:
    6-Sep-1999 12:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 14743

Semi-Outrageous Tips for College

Smith College

Smith prof's welcoming speech advises new students to, among other things, "Stay up all night, alone" and "Take a daily nap at 3 p.m." Also suggests keeping "a list of things you once were absolutely sure of but now have changed your mind about".

Released:
7-Sep-1999 12:00 AM EDT

Education

Article ID: 14742

Cartoonists to Sketch Future of Their Trade

University of Iowa (Main Campus)

Some of the nation's best-known cartoonists will gather at the University of Iowa Oct. 14-16 for a symposium titled, "Drawing the Line: Political Cartooning under Pressure." Three-time Pulitzer Prize winner Paul Conrad will be the keynote speaker.

Released:
4-Sep-1999 12:00 AM EDT

Arts and Humanities

Article ID: 14739

Tips from Temple

Temple University

1- Data-processing systems may give us a sneak preview of what Y2K could bring on 9-9-99. 2- Adults 50-75 say they are planning to get involved in volunteerism and/or activism when they retire.

Released:
4-Sep-1999 12:00 AM EDT

Education

Article ID: 14723

Working-Class 'Myth' Debunked by New Book

University of Illinois at Chicago

A new book by University of Illinois at Chicago professor Robert Bruno disputes claims that the era of the working class is dead, and says it may even be bouncing back.

Released:
3-Sep-1999 12:00 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences


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