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Graduate students are teaming with fishermen to help sustain the catch. According to Eileen Vandenburgh and Galen Johnson, fishermen understand more on some issues than scientists do because they interact with the marine environment every day. Local knowledge is helping them have a better understanding of clam and shrimp populations.
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Endeavors (NoCar LD 3941.3 A3), Vol. 19 Issue 3, Spring 2003, p18-19, il, por Periodical Website
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Laura Janda, professor of Slavic linguistics, studies the complexities of aspect and other Slavic grammatical categories. Janda uses rocks, sand, blocks of wood, and ping-pong balls to explain aspects which require adding a marking to every noun, pronoun, and verb in a sentence to indicate relationships among objects and ideas.
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Endeavors (NoCar LD 3941.3 A3), Vol. 19 Issue 3, Spring 2003, p26-28, il, por Periodical Website
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UNC photography teacher, Jeff Whetstone, says observation and attention to details are the most important skills photography students should have. Animal Planet, Whetstone’s latest exhibition, is a commentary on how humans relate to nature.
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Carolina Fragile X Project focuses on child development and how families learn to cope with fragile X syndrome, the most common inherited cause of mental retardation. Three new studies are researching how families adapt to the learning needs of their children, to the challenging behaviors of their children, and to the knowledge of their genetic status.
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Endeavors (NoCar LD 3941.3 A3), Vol. 19 Issue 3, Spring 2003, p20-23, il, por Periodical Website
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The Triangle Universities Nuclear Laboratory (TUNL) is one of the largest university-based nuclear physics labs in the nation. Tom Clegg, professor of physics and astronomy, trains students to build ion equipment and run experiments to learn how dark energy affects galaxy evolution.
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Endeavors (NoCar LD 3941.3 A3), Vol. 19 Issue 3, Spring 2003, p10-15, il, por Periodical Website
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Thomas Otten, world-class pianist, is a new associate professor in the music department. Otten has already established a good reputation as a professor, coach, performer, and composer.
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Endeavors (NoCar LD 3941.3 A3), Vol. 19 Issue 3, Spring 2003, p7-9, il, por Periodical Website
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Philosopher Susan Wolf works in moral theory and focuses on how to live a meaningful life. For Wolf, meaning comes from live and close interaction, and feeling that she’s benefiting and enriching other people’s lives in a one-on-one way.
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Endeavors (NoCar LD 3941.3 A3), Vol. 19 Issue 3, Spring 2003, p29-32, il, por Periodical Website