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Article ID: 9723

Mating Game Is Easier on Men Than on Women

Northwestern University

Northwestern University researchers find that women are at a distinct disadvantage in the mating game, they published in the October issue of the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology.

Released:
29-Oct-1998 12:00 AM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 254

Affirmative Action Conference at Univ. of Iowa

University of Iowa (Main Campus)

IOWA CITY, Iowa -- The future of affirmative action policies and how they will continue affect universities and workplaces nationwide is the topic of "A Conference on the Future of Affirmative Action" set to take place at the University of Iowa Oct. 30-31.

Released:
28-Oct-1998 12:00 AM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 9429

'Wild Bill' Donovan Nuremberg papers at CU

Cornell University

Many of the personal papers and records kept by Gen. William J. "Wild Bill" Donovan during the Nuremberg trials of Nazi war criminals are now housed in the Cornell University Law Library, where they will be accessible to researchers, thanks to the efforts of New York lawyer and Cornell alumnus Henry Korn.

Released:
27-Oct-1998 12:00 AM EST

Arts and Humanities

Article ID: 9428

Elderly bath help: bars, diet, a few drinks

Cornell University

The elderly can largely compensate for their loss of function with grab bars and other helping devices, a good diet and, surprisingly, several drinks a day, according to Cornell University health economist Nandinee Kutty.

Released:
27-Oct-1998 12:00 AM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 243

Kenyon College celebrates the life and work of poet Robert Lowell

Kenyon College

To mark its sixtieth anniversary, the Kenyon Review will recognize perhaps the most influential of America's postwar poets by hosting a "Celebration of Robert Lowell" November 6 and 7. The event takes place sixty years after Lowell left Harvard to attend Kenyon College, where he studied under John Crowe Ransom, who, in the winter of 1938, published the first issue of the Review.

Released:
27-Oct-1998 12:00 AM EST

Arts and Humanities

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Article ID: 240

Carnegie Mellon Holds Conference on History Education

Carnegie Mellon University

Carnegie Mellon University and The American Historical Association's Teaching Division will host a conference on Nov. 6-8 about new approaches for teaching history in secondary schools and colleges.

Released:
27-Oct-1998 12:00 AM EST

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Article ID: 237

WFU School of Medicine Receives Grant for Adult Day Centers

Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center

In an effort to improve quality of services, increase the use of adult day centers, and assist in the development of start-up ventures, The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation has awarded Wake Forest University School of Medicine a $1.9 million grant to launch a national technical assistance program to help move the field of adult day services forward.

Released:
27-Oct-1998 12:00 AM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 231

New Book Profiles "Ordinary" Environmental Crusaders

Smith College

What Transforms Ordinary Citizens -- Farmers and Housewives, Teachers and Soccer Moms -- Into Environmental Crusaders? New Book Profiles Scores of Activists Who Made The Leap From Victims to Leaders, Defying Conventional Notions of What Makes a Hero.

Released:
27-Oct-1998 12:00 AM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 9416

Manual helps prevent youth violence

Cornell University

Cornell Cooperative Extension has published a 68-page manual, Prevention of Youth Violence, intended as a resource guide for youth-development and family-life professionals and volunteers. It identifies risk factors, summarizes major prevention programs and offers a variety of resources.

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

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 228

UI Heartland Poll finds energized Democratic voters

University of Iowa (Main Campus)

Despite fears that President Clinton's personal scandal would demoralize Democratic voters in the upcoming mid-term elections, the 1998 Heartland Poll from the University of Iowa shows that Democratic voters in the Midwest are more highly energized than their Republican counterparts. The Heartland Poll, is conducted in election years at the Iowa Social Science Institute at the UI.

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24-Oct-1998 12:00 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences


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