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Article ID: 538884

March Madness? Marketing Expert Questions Hoops Hype

University of Indianapolis

Larry DeGaris, Ph.D., director of the sports marketing program at the University of Indianapolis, says the popularity and marketing value of the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament is often overestimated. He is available for interviews on this and similar topics.

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21-Mar-2008 10:45 AM EDT
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Article ID: 538841

World TB Day is March 24, 2008

American Thoracic Society (ATS)

World TB is March 24, 2008. The American Thoracic Society, originally named the American Sanitorium Association, continues its long history of fighting against the spread of TB as a member of Stop TB USA and the global Stop TB Partnership.

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20-Mar-2008 2:50 PM EDT

Article ID: 538777

Nepal Struggles for Democracy in the Lead Up to April Elections"“ Expert

Queen's University

Ronald Watts, fellow at Queen's University's Institute of Intergovernmental Relations, recently returned from a visit to Nepal where he participated in discussions with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) about creating a federal system there.

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19-Mar-2008 10:55 AM EDT

Law and Public Policy

Article ID: 538720

Military Farewells: White-gloved Salutes, Taps, Flag Folding Ceremonies Begin Healing

Craig Communications

More than 57,000 United States military veterans die every month. Approximately, 1,000 WW II veterans pass away each day. On any given week, in almost every village, town, city and state, a veteran's family is grieving the loss of a loved one. As families of veterans and military personnel choose poignant moments of reflection that truly represent their life and military service, it helps to begin the grieving process says grief expert and author Doug Manning.

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18-Mar-2008 12:00 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 538725

Serial Killer Expert on Charles Manson

Northeastern University

As investigators dig for evidence that even more people died at the hands of Charles Manson's killing crime "family," Jack Levin, Northeastern University's serial killer expert and Brudnick Distinguished Professor of Sociology and Anthropology, is publishing a book on March 18th that offers excerpts from one-on-one interviews that he recently conducted with the notorious killer.

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17-Mar-2008 5:20 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 538611

Child Abuse Prevention Month: Preventing Shaken Baby Syndrome

Binghamton University, State University of New York

Mary Muscari, associate professor at Binghamton University, State University of New York, offers advice on preventing shaken baby syndrome. Shaken Baby Syndrome (SBS) refers to the medical findings that result from the violent shaking of an infant or young child.

Released:
14-Mar-2008 1:00 PM EDT
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Article ID: 538547

Experts Available on Spring Related Themes

Tulane University

Tulane University experts are available as sources for your stories on hypertension, diet, kidney disease, spring allergies, alternative spring breaks, and more.

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14-Mar-2008 1:00 PM EDT

Education

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Article ID: 538675

Management Expert Explores Women's Place in the Workforce

Texas Tech University

Women's History Month brings up questions of women's progress in business.

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14-Mar-2008 11:15 AM EDT
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Article ID: 538671

Hot Hand Specialist Can Speak About Rockets' 1-In-100,000 Streak

Texas Tech University

The odds of the Houston Rockets boasting a 44-20 record after their slow launch are about 1-in-100,000. Alan Reifman, a Texas Tech University professor who studies sports streakiness and conducts hot hand research, is available to speak about the streak.

Released:
14-Mar-2008 10:30 AM EDT

Pop Culture

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Article ID: 538669

New Book Investigates the Art of the Apology

University of New Hampshire

In the last week or so, the American public has witnessed several public apologies: Eliot Spitzer, Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama. But are these sincere or just hollow acts prompted by a media firestorm? Nick Smith, assistant professor of philosophy at the University of New Hampshire and a former Manhattan attorney, provides a provocative look at the art of the apology in his new book, "I Was Wrong: The Meanings of Apologies."

Released:
14-Mar-2008 9:00 AM EDT

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