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Article ID: 14239

Gambling with Your Identity

University of Arkansas, Fayetteville

Using personal numbers on your lottery ticket won't make you more likely to win, but it may make you more likely to play every week. A Univ. of Arkansas sociologist presents his research on lottery participation at the American Sociological Association meeting in Chicago.

Released:
5-Aug-1999 12:00 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 14235

NSF Generates "New Breed" Of Scientist & Engineer

National Science Foundation (NSF)

The National Science Foundation announced Integrative Graduate Education and Research Training awards to 21 doctorate-granting institutions, totaling $54.5 million over five years.

Released:
5-Aug-1999 12:00 AM EDT

Education

Article ID: 14232

Hancher 1999-2000 season will feature Millennium Festival

University of Iowa (Main Campus)

Hancher Auditorium Millennium Festival during the 1999-2000 performing arts season at the University of Iowa is one of the world's most ambitious artistic celebrations of the millennium and features 16 major commissions in music, theater and dance.

Released:
5-Aug-1999 12:00 AM EDT

Arts and Humanities

Article ID: 14224

Perspectives by Artists with Disabilities

US Newswire (defunct; sold to PR Newswire)

On Friday, Aug. 6, at 6 p.m. VSA arts and the International Photography Hall of Fame and Museum will host the grand opening of "Through the Looking Glass: Fresh Perspectives by Artists with Disabilities," an exhibition that celebrates the contributions of artists with disabilities to the world of photography.

Released:
5-Aug-1999 12:00 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 14214

National Conference on Diversity to Draw Noted Academics, Activists and Authors

Smith College

"What's Next? American Pluralism and the Civic Culture: Challenges and Proposals," a national conference on issues of racial and ethnic diversity will take place at Smith College November 4-6.

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

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 14212

Those Who Survive What Life Throws at Them

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Reviewers are raving about Jean Thompson's new collection of short stories, "Who Do You Love" (Harcourt Brace), but many of their reviews come with a warning label: "Caution, stories may seem sad and depressing."

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

Arts and Humanities

Article ID: 14211

Arsenic and Old Paint

Texas Tech University

Are jealousy and greed enough to cause a father to allow his son to die? That is the question regarding Charles Wilson Peale posed by a Texas Tech Univeristy art historian. The mystery contains controversy & intrique.

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

Arts and Humanities

Article ID: 14203

Summer Fun on the Half-Shell

Boston University

Encourage your readers to dig their dinner while digging their toes in the sand by going shellfishing, a summertime tradition for beach-combers of all ages.

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

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 14200

Despite Reforms, China's Housing Policy Still Favors Men

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

As China strengthens its reforms of housing and land rights, women -- especially those who are poor -- may be left behind if government officials don't begin to factor gender considerations into policy reforms.

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

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 14197

Playing Creatively in Early Grades Aids Problem-Solving

Case Western Reserve University

Giving children the time, space, and tools to play can help them develop important coping and problem-solving skills, according to a new study which showed that children who played creatively in first and second grades continue to use their imaginations and emotions in their play in fifth and sixth grades.

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

Social and Behavioral Sciences


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