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Article ID: 5858

Shedding Light on the Links between Ethnicity, Race and Health

Long Island University Post (LIU Post)

How do ethnicity and race affect health? Exploring answers to this question is one goal of Long Island University/Brooklyn Campus' new Center for Studies of Ethnicity and Human Development, directed by Psychology Professor Carol Magai.

Released:
25-Dec-1997 12:00 AM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 5852

'Real Relationships' Between Substance Abuse, Domestic Violence

University of Illinois at Chicago

An expert at the University of Illinois at Chicago studies what he calls the "real relationships" between domestic violence and substance abuse.

Released:
24-Dec-1997 12:00 AM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 5851

Moscow Transplant Leads College Student Republicans

Ripon College

A student born and raised in the former Soviet Union may not be the most likely choice to hold a leadership position in a pro-Republican organization at a small, private liberal arts college in Wisconsin in the birthplace of the Grand Old Party. Yet that's exactly where Ripon College's Dmitri Smirenski, a 19-year-old transplant from Moscow, finds himself.

Released:
24-Dec-1997 12:00 AM EST

Education

Article ID: 5850

New Civil Rights Class Examines Struggle First-Hand

Saint Joseph's University

As part of a new sociology class on civil rights, a group of students from St. Joseph's University in Philadelphia is preparing to make a pilgrimage to the deep South to study the legacy of Martin Luther King and other civil rights leaders. The new course, "The Civil Rights Movement: The Dream Will Never Die," marks the 30th anniversary of the April 4, 1968 assassination of King, as well as his January 15 birthday.

Released:
24-Dec-1997 12:00 AM EST

Education

Article ID: 5849

UIC Poll Ranks Best, Worst U.S. Big-City Mayors Since 1960

University of Illinois at Chicago

Chicago's Richard J. Daley was the best American big-city mayor since 1960, and Philadelphia's Frank Rizzo was the worst, according to a nationwide poll of 69 urban historians and political scientists conducted by a history professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

Released:
24-Dec-1997 12:00 AM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 5848

"Suicide Survivors" Cope with Grief, Trauma of Their Loss

University of Illinois at Chicago

A family member's suicide affects "survivors" in ways that go beyond grief over the death of a loved one, causing emotional reactions that resemble post-traumatic stress disorder and should be treated as such, says an expert at the University of Illinois at Chicago who works with suicide survivors and researches ways to help them best cope with their emotions and loss.

Released:
24-Dec-1997 12:00 AM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 5847

Latinos' Political Opinions, Behavior Studied

University of Illinois at Chicago

Researchers have spent decades studying the political opinions and behavior of whites and African-Americans. But far less is known about political attitudes of Latinos, say two University of Illinois at Chicago political scientists who have conducted some of the first surveys designed to find out how Chicago Latinos think about politics and act on their beliefs.

Released:
24-Dec-1997 12:00 AM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 5846

Paul Robeson Centennial Celebration Planned for February 28, 1998

Long Island University Post (LIU Post)

The 100th anniversary of the birth of activist/singer Robeson will be celebrated at Long Island University's Brooklyn Campus on February 28 with a full day of activities including an academic conference and musical entertainment. Robeson's son, Paul Robeson, Jr., will keynote.

Released:
24-Dec-1997 12:00 AM EST

Arts and Humanities

Article ID: 5844

Parents are Textbooks in Baby-Boomer History Class

Franklin Pierce College

Students enrolled in the modern history class "Boomers to Yuppies: American Society Since 1945" at Franklin Pierce College are required to prepare a paper, based on a series of interviews with their parents, examining important events from the 1950s to the 1980s.

Released:
24-Dec-1997 12:00 AM EST

Education

Article ID: 5842

Professor Turns Detective to Solve Faulkner Mysteries in Novel Fashion

Hendrix College

With ingenuity and humor, Hendrix College English Professor Chuck Chappell has managed to blend his desire to write a novel with his ability to produce scholarly work to create a detective novel that's also a college-level text on the works of William Faulkner.

Released:
24-Dec-1997 12:00 AM EST

Arts and Humanities


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