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26195
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The John Motley Morehead Foundation awards scholarships to undergraduate students to participate in summer public safety internships. In the summer of 1989, Morehead scholars evaluated a law enforcement program designed to combat increased drug trafficking through citizen involvement.
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Endeavors (NoCar LD 3941.3 A3), Vol. 8 Issue 1, Fall 1990, p1-3, il, por Periodical Website
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26209
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Ethics are integral to medical school curricula. The medical faculty teaches students how to approach common ethical issues related to informed consent, patients’ rights, and rationing of health care.
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26213
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In 1976, the death penalty was ruled as a constitutionally valid form of punishment. Several UNC legal scholars disagree and claim that decision actually raised more legal and moral questions than before. They argue that our society will eventually reject the death penalty as an untenable, ineffective form of punishment.
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Endeavors (NoCar LD 3941.3 A3), Vol. 7 Issue 2, Winter 1990, p17-20, il, por Periodical Website
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26217
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Logan Browning, a doctoral candidate in the English department, is exploring miserly characters in 19th century fiction and art. In particular, he focuses on how Charles Dickens’ preoccupation with misers influenced his novels.
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26221
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The changing political climate in the Soviet Union may allow Daniela Spenser, a history doctoral student, access to Soviet archives hitherto off-limits to Western researchers. Her dissertation work will focus on Mexican-Soviet post-revolutionary relations.
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26227
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Many women who exercise regularly want to continue to do so once they become pregnant. Margaret Gall, a master’s candidate in physical education, is researching whether aerobic exercise poses a threat to fetal development.
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Endeavors (NoCar LD 3941.3 A3), Vol. 7 Issue 3, Spring 1990, p16-17, por Periodical Website
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26224
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Maria Wagner-Recio, a biochemistry doctoral candidate, is trying to understand the biochemical response of the human nervous system to toxic substances. She is participating in a research project that uses a relatively safe toxicant as a model system for other more common, hazardous pollutants.
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Endeavors (NoCar LD 3941.3 A3), Vol. 7 Issue 3, Spring 1990, p13-14, por Periodical Website
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26222
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Biology doctoral candidate Jonathan Parkinson is researching patchy ephemeral resources, transient habitats such as mushrooms that sprout after it rains. He believes his work in patch dynamics has practical applications in conservation and agriculture.
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Endeavors (NoCar LD 3941.3 A3), Vol. 7 Issue 3, Spring 1990, p11-12, por Periodical Website
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26229
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Ed Cox, a fourth-year medical student, is researching the hepatitis A virus. He is trying to figure out which amino acids on the outer shell or capsid of the virus are the targets for the human immune response.
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Endeavors (NoCar LD 3941.3 A3), Vol. 7 Issue 3, Spring 1990, p18-19, por Periodical Website
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26246
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William Kier, an assistant professor in Biology, studies the morphology and biomechanics of invertebrate species. He’s uncovered significant information about how squid and octopuses make rapid, complex, and varied muscle movements, despite the absence of a skeletal system.
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Endeavors (NoCar LD 3941.3 A3), Vol. 6 Issue 4, Summer 1989, p1-4, il, por Periodical Website
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26251
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Frank Biocca, professor of journalism, conducted a study on audiences of the 1988 presidential campaign. Participants used an audience response system to indicate their agreement or disagreement with what a candidate said on television. Biocca found that audience opinion is partly influenced by nonverbal or inadvertent information.
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26253
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The decision of whether to keep an incompetent patient alive or to end treatment is an ethical dilemma. Nancy Rhoden, a bioethicist and professor of law, believes doctors and hospitals, rather than families, should bear the burden of proof when it comes to court-ordered termination of medical treatment for incompetent patients.
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Endeavors (NoCar LD 3941.3 A3), Vol. 6 Issue 4, Summer 1989, p19-20, por Periodical Website
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26250
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Nancy King, professor of social medicine, believes art should be a means for raising important social issues. She is working with North Carolina theater professionals to design a program which incorporates the humanities and medicine.
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Endeavors (NoCar LD 3941.3 A3), Vol. 6 Issue 4, Summer 1989, p12-14, il, por Periodical Website