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Article ID: 9448

Technology Education Must Welcome Females

Ball State University

Technology education must become more "female-friendly," says a Ball State University educator. His research focuses on identifying obstacles to women in selecting technology education as a career.

Released:
14-Oct-1998 12:00 AM EDT

Education

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Article ID: 247

From Bagels to Criminals and Success

Dick Jones Communications

Students at Susquehanna University are learning about Jewish culture in a new course, "From Borscht to Bagels" while prison inmates are coming to campus to relate their experiences with white-collar crime to business majors. Roanoke College seniors grabble with the meaning of success in a course by the same name.

Released:
14-Oct-1998 12:00 AM EDT

Education

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Article ID: 9440

Evolution of 'Good Citizen' from Colonial Days

University of California San Diego

With less than 30 days until election day, the time is ripe to ponder, once again, the arguably sorry state of American Citizenship. In 1996, less than half of all eligible Americans bothered to vote. Each year, fewer and fewer Americans take the time to stay abreast of governmental and public affairs issues.

Released:
13-Oct-1998 12:00 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 9437

Geographer Will Change Ideas about What We Eat

Georgia State University, J. Mack Robinson College of Business

Richard Pillsbury's No Foreign Food is part historical cookbook, part foodwise travelogue, and arguably the most clear-eyed, in-depth view of the American diet available in academia or anywhere else -- Pillsbury also offers a fresh take on Thanksgiving.

Released:
13-Oct-1998 12:00 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 9430

Nelson Riddle Estate Contribution To UA

University of Arizona

The University of Arizona Foundation will receive a gift from the estate of Naomi Riddle, the wife of the late arranger and composer Nelson Riddle, to benefit the College of Fine Art's School of Music and Dance.

Released:
13-Oct-1998 12:00 AM EDT

Arts and Humanities

Article ID: 9409

Brooklyn's Past, Present and Future Celebrated

Long Island University Post (LIU Post)

Acclaimed writer Pete Hamill, distinguished novelist Howard Fast respected historian Kenneth T. Jackson, will be among the speakers at "Brooklyn USA: A City Apart," a three-day conference and cultural event extravaganza taking place at Long Island University's Brooklyn Campus, October 21- 23.

Released:
9-Oct-1998 12:00 AM EDT

Arts and Humanities

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Article ID: 9407

Teachers Change Strategies as Classrooms Diversify

Purdue University

As recently as 10 years ago, teachers were able to aim their instruction at the average child in a classroom with a reasonable assurance that the other students would not suffer. But there is no 'average' student anymore, says a Purdue University education expert.

Released:
9-Oct-1998 12:00 AM EDT

Education

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Article ID: 9405

Why Minnesota Said No to a Sports Owner's Demands

University of Minnesota

A campaign for a new stadium for the Minnesota Twins failed because it lacked central organization and was not effectively coordinated, says University of Minnesota speech communication professor.

Released:
9-Oct-1998 12:00 AM EDT

Pop Culture

Article ID: 9401

Olmec Village Ran 3000 Years on Chocolate?

Cornell University

Trade in high-quality cacao may explain the longevity of an Olmec village in Puerto Escondido, Honduras, which survived from 2000 B.C. to A.D. 1000, according to Cornell and Berkeley archaeologists.

Released:
9-Oct-1998 12:00 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 9163

"King Lear" an Object Lesson for King James

Missouri University of Science and Technology

Did William Shakespeare write "King Lear" as an object lesson for England's King James? A Shakespeare expert at the University of Missouri-Rolla thinks so, and also believes the play was first performed before King James' court, rather than at the Globe Theater.

Released:
9-Oct-1998 12:00 AM EDT

Arts and Humanities


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