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Article ID: 9843

Flannery O'Connor's Words Come Home to UI

University of Iowa (Main Campus)

A new theatrical staging of stories by Flannery O'Connor, the first to be authorized in decades, will have its world premiere Nov. 5-15 at the University of Iowa, where O'Connor attended the Iowa Writers' Workshop.

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3-Nov-1998 12:00 AM EST

Arts and Humanities

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Article ID: 9819

Book about Wright's Last Major Chicago Work

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Like a comet that blazes a trail through the night sky once in a blue moon, Frank Lloyd Wright's most ambitious and monumental creation -- Chicago's Midway Gardens -- came and went before most observers even knew what had passed before their eyes.

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3-Nov-1998 12:00 AM EST

Arts and Humanities

Article ID: 9813

Network to Predict War

Southern Methodist University

International conflicts often appear as simmering disputes that suddenly erupt into full-scale war, taking the world by surprise. In reality, says a Southern Methodist University political scientist, war is at least as predictable as the economy. All it takes is listening to a countryís mass media.

Released:
3-Nov-1998 12:00 AM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 9812

Girls Less Confident than Boys in Science Classes

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Girls remain a step behind boys in their confidence and participation levels in science classrooms, despite a hands-on teaching approach now popular in many science classrooms, according to University of Illinois research.

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3-Nov-1998 12:00 AM EST

Education

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Article ID: 274

Voting in the Hosptal

Cedars-Sinai

"Going to the polls" takes on a whole new meaning when you're hospitalized. Volunteers at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center make sure that all eligible voters who want to, can vote on election day -- right from their hospital bed.

Released:
3-Nov-1998 12:00 AM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 9774

Wives' Impact On Men's Careers Depends On Attitudes, Finances

Ohio State University

The impact wives have on their husbands' career choices depends not just on financial considerations, but also on the attitudes of both spouses, new research at Ohio State suggests.

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31-Oct-1998 12:00 AM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 9769

Proverbs Show Differing Cultural Views of U.S, China

Ohio State University

A new study uses an unusual source -- proverbs -- to reveal cultural differences in how Chinese and American citizens view risks and risk-taking.

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31-Oct-1998 12:00 AM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 9766

Low Self-Esteem Does Not Cause Delinquency

Ohio State University

Contrary to popular belief, new research at Ohio State suggests that low self-esteem in adolescents does not lead to later delinquent behavior. Moreover, involvement in delinquent behavior actually lowers later self-esteem in teens, according to the study.

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31-Oct-1998 12:00 AM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 9763

Was Nostratic A Real Language

Ohio State University

Nostratic is a language hypothesized to be the common ancestor of a number of modern language families. A new book edited by Wisconsin and Ohio State scholars tackles the issue of whether Nostratic really existed.

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31-Oct-1998 12:00 AM EST

Arts and Humanities

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Article ID: 9761

Evidence Supports Oldest Christian Church

North Carolina State University

An NC State University archeologist discovered what was believed to be the oldest Christian church in the world in Jordan last summer. "All lines of evidence are converging to support the date of the church and its place in history."

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30-Oct-1998 12:00 AM EST

Arts and Humanities


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