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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.

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24-Dec-1997 12:00 AM EST

Arts and Humanities

Article ID: 5841

Hendrix president leads national Methodist college association

Hendrix College

Dr. Ann H. Die, president of Hendrix College in Conway, Arkansas, has been elected president of the National Association of Schools and Colleges of the United Methodist Church.

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24-Dec-1997 12:00 AM EST

Education

Article ID: 5840

Architects recommend student housing on a "human scale"

Hendrix College

Early in 1998 Hendrix College will break ground on six new residence houses, the first major step in implementing a campus master plan developed by the acknowledged leaders of "new urbanism," Duany Plater-Zyberk Architects and Town Planners of Miami, Fla.

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24-Dec-1997 12:00 AM EST

Arts and Humanities

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Article ID: 5839

How to keep up with those New Year's Resolutions

University of Washington

Health related pledges are the most common form of New Year's resolutions and researchers have found that a person's confidence that he or she can make a behavior change and the commitment to making that change are the keys to achieving resolutions.

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24-Dec-1997 12:00 AM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 5837

Childhood Wellness Program Teaches Hygiene Skills to the Homeless

Long Island University Post (LIU Post)

Determined to reach out to homeless children and their parents, Nursing Instructor Lula Mae Phillips has created the Long Island University Childhood Wellness Program, delivering nutrition, safety and health education.

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24-Dec-1997 12:00 AM EST

Education

Article ID: 5836

Fairfield U.Wins Award for Hunger Cleanup Program

Fairfield University

Fairfield University students have won the 1997 Gold Medal for Overall Excellence from Hunger Cleanup.

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24-Dec-1997 12:00 AM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 5835

Ten tips to help your child through your divorce

Fairfield University

A study conducted in California reported that children of divorce are more prone to alcohol and substance abuse problems and do less well academically and in society in general.

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24-Dec-1997 12:00 AM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 5834

Fraternity Leaders Are the Heaviest Drinkers

Cornell University

Leaders of fraternities, and to a lesser extent leaders of sororities, tend to be among the heaviest drinkers and the most out-of-control partiers. A national survey of 25,411 students at 61 institutions reveals that Greek leaders are helping to set norms of binge drinking.

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

Education

Article ID: 5832

Book Compares New Media with Arts of the Past

Cornell University

Cornell University Professor of English Timothy Murray examines the relationship between early modern works and avant-garde theater, cinema and the new electronic and digital art forms in new book

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24-Dec-1997 12:00 AM EST

Arts and Humanities

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Article ID: 5831

"Creating Country Music" Explores Authenticity in Popular Culture

Vanderbilt University

"Creating Country Music: Fabricating Authenticity" is the culmination of extensive research into country music and the sociology of culture by Richard Peterson, Vanderbilt University sociologist.

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24-Dec-1997 12:00 AM EST

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