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Article ID: 15009

There's an Artist in Everyone

University of Alabama at Birmingham

Many people don't consider themselves creative, but that's a misconception, says a UAB art historian.

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18-Sep-1999 12:00 AM EDT

Arts and Humanities

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Article ID: 15007

Training Nurses to Teach

University of Alabama at Birmingham

Not only is there a shortage of nurses, there is also a nationwide shortage of academic faculty to teach nursing students. "Faculty shortages are an issue in general for higher education," says a UAB expert in nursing education.

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18-Sep-1999 12:00 AM EDT

Education

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Article ID: 15006

Coping with Floyd

University of Alabama at Birmingham

The first thing survivors of Hurricane Floyd will need is "three squares and a place to sleep," says UAB psychiatrist Doug Sargent, M.D.

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18-Sep-1999 12:00 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 14999

New Book: Class Inequalities 21st Century Problem

Purdue University

Forget the Y2K bug. The real pest of the new millennium will be the new "double diamond" class structure, says a Purdue University sociologist, because it's a system that will make more Americans poor and powerless -- and will keep them that way.

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18-Sep-1999 12:00 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 14998

Two Books on Labor Struggles

Cornell University

Two new books on labor struggles from faculty members in Cornell University were recently published: Jefferson Cowie's "Capital Moves: RCA's 70-Year Quest for Cheap Labor" and Kate Bronfenbrenner's "Ravenswood: The Steelworkers' Victory and the Revival of American Labor," with co-author Tom Juravich.

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18-Sep-1999 12:00 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 14978

What's Happening with Honor and Personal Integrity?

Agnes Scott College

What's happening with Honor and Personal Integrity? Can honor exist in a world rampant with scandals and others acts testing the strength of personal ethics?

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

Education

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Article ID: 14977

Many Suburbs Are Less Advantaged Than Central Cities

University of Michigan

Nearly one out of five suburbanites lives in a community that is less advantaged than nearby central cities, according to a new University of Michigan study.

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17-Sep-1999 12:00 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 14975

Creativity Ex Machina?

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)

Brutus.1, a computer that can write short stories of up to 500 words, has been invited to participate in the world's first computer vs. human writing contest on America Online's popular site, the Amazing Instant Novelist. The contest begins Sept. 23.

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

Pop Culture

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Article ID: 14899

Retirement Planning Ignores Mental Health

University of North Carolina at Wilmington

Research findings from UNC Wilmington professors suggest that many retirees are "trading" work time for watching TV and doing sedentary activities. More emphasis must be placed on mental health aspects of pre-retirement planning.

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18-Sep-1999 12:00 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 14882

Multiple Birth Rate for Older Women Is Sky Rocketing

National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS, CDC)

Older women are having twins and higher order multiple births at an increasingly high rate, according to a new report by the National Center for Health Statistics.

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15-Sep-1999 12:00 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences


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