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Residents of Madison County are the beneficiaries of a program, Community Oriented Primary Care (COPC), that combines old-fashioned health care with the latest medical technology.
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Endeavors (NoCar LD 3941.3 A3), Vol. 9 Issue 1, Fall 1991, p7-10, il, por Periodical Website
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A lack of qualified nurses in North Carolina is fueling the drive to increase the enrollment of students in nursing programs.
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Endeavors (NoCar LD 3941.3 A3), Vol. 9 Issue 1, Fall 1991, p1-13, por Periodical Website
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Drs. Michael and Ronnie G. Swift have found a link between the Wolfram gene and psychiatric disorders.
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26202
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Undergraduate students are studying conflicts and historical eras of the Southern United States. Jamey Carson is examining problems faced by Creek Indians as settlers came to Alabama. Clay Hodges focuses on a more recent question of school integration in Charlotte, North Carolina and one judge’s effort to change the system.
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Endeavors (NoCar LD 3941.3 A3), Vol. 8 Issue 1, Fall 1990, p16-17, por Periodical Website
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26198
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Walter Bollenbacher’s research laboratory focuses on neurosecretion and its control of insect development. He gives undergraduates working in his lab the opportunity to participate in laboratory projects and teaches them how to conduct meaningful experiments.
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Endeavors (NoCar LD 3941.3 A3), Vol. 8 Issue 1, Fall 1990, p8-9, por Periodical Website
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26197
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Ryan Balot, a classics honors student, was awarded the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship, enabling him to study at Oxford University next year. At UNC, Balot analyzed ancient Greek text and Sophocles’ Electra.
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26204
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David and Catharine Newbury are UNC professors are examining social formations in Central Africa. Their research has covered the Rwandan Revolution, formation of a new social order, social transformations in response to agricultural production, famine and historical conflict.
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Endeavors (NoCar LD 3941.3 A3), Vol. 8 Issue 2, Spring 1991, p2-6, il, por Periodical Website
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26206
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UNC researchers believe one way to prevent chronic respiratory disease in adults might be to reduce chronic respiratory problems in children. They are conducting a study that involves direct interventions to educate a child’s main caretaker about the hazards of exposure to tobacco smoke.
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Endeavors (NoCar LD 3941.3 A3), Vol. 8 Issue 2, Spring 1991, p12-14, il, por Periodical Website
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26210
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Bart Victor and Barry Roberts, professors of business ethics, are researching the ways corporations consider ethical choices and who makes such judgments. They will use their findings to create guidelines for business.
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26218
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Journalism doctoral candidate Kim Walsh Childers is investigating how adolescents use the media to learn about sexuality. She is trying to see how teens’ existing beliefs about sexual relationships influence their interpretations of male-female interactions between television characters.
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26219
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Jonathan Veum, an economics doctoral candidate, is examining the effects of mandatory child-support payments on the poverty levels of absent fathers and custodial mothers. He suspects that family breakups contribute to income inequality.
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26214
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Master of Fine Arts candidate Jennifer Schneider translates designers’ ideas into workable theatrical costumes. The costumes are built to accommodate time period differences and meet the demands of the contemporary stage.
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Endeavors (NoCar LD 3941.3 A3), Vol. 7 Issue 3, Spring 1990, p1-2, il, por Periodical Website
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26223
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Jih-Fang Wang, a doctoral candidate in computer science, is working on head-mount technology. He has created a device called an optic tracker, equipped with small cameras that relay information about a virtual-environment user’s position to a computer.
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Endeavors (NoCar LD 3941.3 A3), Vol. 7 Issue 3, Spring 1990, p12-13, por Periodical Website
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26230
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Ellen Tim and Vickie Byler, graduate students in the School of Nursing, are trying to improve methods used to feed critically ill patients. They are examining various factors that may cause small-bore feeding tubes to clog.
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26228
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Joan Packenham, a graduate researcher in pathology, is running experiments on the blood-clotting agent Von Willebrand Factor, or VWF. She is trying to determine what elements affect the production of VWF, and how it responds to physiological mediators such as estrogen.
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Endeavors (NoCar LD 3941.3 A3), Vol. 7 Issue 3, Spring 1990, p17-18, por Periodical Website