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Article ID: 535812

Beyond Gandhi: Other Philosophical Influences On Martin Luther King, Jr.

Saint Joseph's University

The Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. "“ his name and personality instantly identify him as one of the world leaders of Civil Rights reform. His cultural legacy conjures many iconic American sights and sounds: images from the Montgomery bus boycott; 1963's March on Washington; the "I Have a Dream" and "Mountain Top" speeches; the tragic photos of his assassination in Memphis, and his funeral procession in Atlanta.

Released:
30-Nov-2007 1:00 PM EST

Arts and Humanities

Article ID: 535771

Corporal Punishment Expert Available To Discuss Proposed Anti-Spanking Legislation in Massachusetts

University of New Hampshire

Murray Straus, co-director of the Family Research Laboratory and professor of sociology at the University of New Hampshire, is available to discuss the effects of spanking and Massachusetts' proposed anti-spanking legislation.

Released:
29-Nov-2007 12:00 PM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 535766

Expert Can Discuss Alternative Fuel Research

University of Kentucky

Rodney Andrews at the University of Kentucky Center for Applied Energy Research can discuss the status of energy research programs and feasible alternatives to oil.

Released:
29-Nov-2007 11:35 AM EST

Article ID: 535756

COPD: A Growing Health Concern for Women and an Aging Population

American Thoracic Society (ATS)

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is the fourth most common cause of death in the U.S., and is rising"” yet research funding is shamefully low, and public awareness and knowledge on the subject is next to nil.

Released:
29-Nov-2007 10:00 AM EST

Article ID: 535713

Recognizing Signs of Women Abuse: Experts Speak Out

Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)

Almost 1 in 10 women are physically abused by an intimate partner in any given year, and on average, 72 women are killed by their partner, or ex-partner, every year in Canada. In light of the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence against Women on December 6, Canadian Institutes of Health Research experts are speaking out and sharing what they have learned on the health implications of violence.

Released:
29-Nov-2007 8:00 AM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 535734

History Shows Mideast Peace Talks Are Just a PR Campaign

Central Michigan University

As the Mideast peace conference continues, Central Michigan University experts on the Middle East agree that given the history of these types of talks, the Annapolis, Md. conference is simply to appease the public. These experts are available for commentary on the issue.

Released:
28-Nov-2007 4:15 PM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 535729

Expectations Typically Lead to Holiday Stress, Says Professor

Kansas State University

Holiday stress is typically caused by high or unrealistic expectations, according to a Kansas State University expert on family relationships.

Released:
28-Nov-2007 4:00 PM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 535662

How the Gap Could Have Avoided Problems with Child Labor

Washington University in St. Louis

The Gap Inc.'s recent discovery that some of its clothing manufactured in India was made by young children demonstrates a lack of understanding the pros and cons of international outsourcing. Through proper risk management, any firm can avoid damaging its reputation and losing market share.

Released:
28-Nov-2007 12:05 AM EST

Law and Public Policy

Article ID: 535683

Expert Available to Discuss Atrial Fibrillation

University of Virginia Health System

Reporters seeking background information about Vice President Cheney's treatment for atrial fibrillation are welcome to contact the UVA Public Relations office to arrange an interview with J. Michael (Mike) Mangrum, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, and director of the Atrial Fibrillation Center at the UVA Health System. A transcript of Afib FAQs and video of Dr. Mangrum are posted with this release.

Released:
27-Nov-2007 3:20 PM EST

Article ID: 535627

Law Faculty Can Analyze Mideast Talks

University of Utah

The S.J. Quinney College of Law at the University of Utah announced today that Professors Amos Guiora, who served for 19 years in the Israel Defense Forces, and Chibli Mallat, a longtime peace activist and candidate for the presidency of Lebanon, are available to provide informed commentary and analysis on the Israeli-Palestinian summit, which begins Tuesday, Nov. 27 in Annapolis, Maryland.

Released:
26-Nov-2007 1:30 PM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences, Law and Public Policy


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