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Article ID: 9098

Why Do They Still Like Clinton?

Mississippi State University

Despite the headlines and the lurid details, why does the public continue to support Bill Clinton? An historian of presidential politics offers an opinion in this op-ed piece by a professor of History at Mississippi State University.

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24-Sep-1998 12:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 9096

Pervasiveness of Prejudice

University of Washington

A powerful new psychological tool that shows a shocking number of people -- as many as 90 to 95 percent -- display the unconscious roots of prejudice will be demonstrated at a 10 a.m. PDT press conference Tuesday, Sept. 29 at the University of Washington by UW and Yale psychologists.

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24-Sep-1998 12:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 9086

New Child Care Initiative in Philadelphia

Temple University

A multidisciplinary team of Temple University researchers is evaluating a Philadelphia child care project to determine what resources are useful in increasing access to quality and affordable child care to low-income children and their families.

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23-Sep-1998 12:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 9083

Grant to Temple University for Science Education

Temple University

A $1.2 million grant has been awarded to Temple University by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute to enhance its undergraduate program in the biological sciences and--working with two Philadelphia high schools--introduce qualified pre-college students to basic research in the life sciences.

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23-Sep-1998 12:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 9079

Web Site Offers Breast Cancer Information

Cornell University

Developed by the Cornell University Program on Breast Cancer and Environmental Risk Factors in New York State, a newly enhanced site addresses the roles that pesticides, diet, lifestyle and genetics may play in breast cancer risk, and offers strategies on what women and others, including policy makers, can do to reduce the risk of breast cancer.

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23-Sep-1998 12:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 9076

UCSD Awarded $1.4 Million Grant from Hughes Institute; Funds to Train More Disadvantaged Science Students

University of California San Diego

Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) has announced that UCSD is one of 58 universities to receive major funding from the institute to help revitalize undergraduate science education.

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22-Sep-1998 12:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 9070

Evaluation of Teaching on Student Learning

University of Connecticut

University of Connecticut educational leadership professor has developed guidelines that will change the way teachers are being evaluated in Connecticut and Louisiana. Teachers in both states will be evaluated on improving aspects of teaching that strengthen or enhance students' learning in some way.

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22-Sep-1998 12:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 9067

University of Minnesota Tipsheet for 9-22-98

University of Minnesota

1. Some farmers in the midwest are looking at a 200 percent income drop this year. 2. A noted child development specialist counters current claims that parents don'thave much impact on how a child will turn out. 3. A consequence of America's aging population could be a big shortage of elderly-care nurses.

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22-Sep-1998 12:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 205

Scholars address usefulness of poverty rate for evaluating welfare reform

University of Chicago

Official poverty rate data to be released on Thursday, September 24 are likely to tell an incomplete story about economic disadvantage in the United States, according to experts associated with theNorthwestern University/University of Chicago Joint Center for Poverty Research.

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19-Sep-1998 12:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 202

Smith to launch universal internship program

Smith College

Smith College to launch unprecedented 'universal' internship program, enabling every student to afford at least one significant early career experience.

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19-Sep-1998 12:00 AM EDT
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