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U Iowa College of Law Hosts Conference Exploring the Fate of Legal Education

The U Iowa College of Law will host a conference exploring the future of legal education on Feb. 25 and 26. Scholars, deans, practitioners and judges will discuss changes in law school curriculum and teaching methods.

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UNH Professor Available to Discuss Violence, Civility in Wake of Arizona Tragedy

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Bruce Mallory, professor of education at the University of New Hampshire and director of New Hampshire Listens, is available to discuss violence and civility following the shootings in Arizona Saturday, Jan. 8, 2011.

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Public Relations Pioneer's Speeches Now Online

Thirty-eight speeches by PR pioneer Arthur W. Page, whose approach to public relations has been translated into the well-known “Page principles,” are now available online, indexed and summarized for easy reference.

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Congresswoman Giffords Shooting: Trauma Surgery and Recover Experts from UTHealth

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UTHealth Trauma Experts are available for interviews to discuss trauma surgery and recovery in the wake of the near-fatal shooting of Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords (D-AZ) at an event in Tucson.

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Library to Note Civil War’s 150th Daily for Four Years

What was happening in the South 150 years ago on any given date during the Civil War? A website posting just that, every day for four years, is planned by the University Library at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The site will be among numerous library activities commemorating the 150th anniversary of the conflict.

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Gabrielle Giffords Shooting: Politics and Civil Discourse Expert

In the wake of the near-fatal shooting of Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords (D-AZ) at an event in Tucson, Kansas Statue University communication studies expert Dr. David Procter is available to discuss U.S. politics and civil discourse.

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Being Poor Can Suppress Children’s Genetic Potentials

Growing up poor can suppress a child’s genetic potential to excel cognitively even before the age of 2. Half of the gains that wealthier children show between 10 months and 2 years of age can be attributed to their genes. But children from poorer families show almost no improvements that are driven by their genetic makeup.

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University of Texas at Austin Reaches Out to History Buffs Online

Historians at The University of Texas at Austin have introduced a first-of-its-kind Web site to help the public learn more about Texas, American and world history.

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New AERA Research Volume Focuses on Diversity in Teacher Education

The American Educational Research Association (AERA) announces release of its new volume Studying Diversity in Teacher Education, published by Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc., on behalf of AERA.







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