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Barbara Friedman, a professor of journalism, recently explored how British and American media worked to respond to and shape images of how women and men should behave during wartime. In her upcoming book, she discusses how media romanticized American men to encourage British women hospitality, promoted homemaking among American women, and contributed to the resentment of foreign marriages.
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Endeavors (NoCar LD 3941.3 A3), Vol. 23 Issue 3, Spring 2007, p18-20, il, por Periodical Website
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Shanny Luft, a doctoral student of religious studies, focuses his research on evangelical attitudes toward Hollywood and the mainstream film industry. According to Luft, evangelicals are part of a liberal religious movement that has found ways to market their beliefs through clothing, tattoos, and various forms of media.
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UNC professor of medicine Adam Goldstein co-founded a nonprofit organization of volunteers who speak about their tragic experiences with cigarette smoking to North Carolina middle and high school students. Goldstein and other researchers are also advocating for laws that restrict secondhand smoke pollution in public spaces.
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Endeavors (NoCar LD 3941.3 A3), Vol. 23 Issue 3, Spring 2007, p10-15, il, por Periodical Website
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Geographer Aaron Moody and his doctoral student Anne Trainor are studying rare and endangered species at Fort Bragg near Fayetteville, North Carolina. They focus on species dispersal to learn how populations interact, and how new populations form as species move to new breeding sites.
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Seismologist Jose Rial is studying global warming and glacial quakes in Greenland. When the glaciers shift, they crack and produce hundreds of micro-earthquakes. According to Rial, the increasing number and intensity of glacial quakes corresponds to rapid glacial melting.
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The Wilmington race riots culminated in murder and the destruction of the only black-owned newspaper in the entire country. Recently, North Carolina newspapers published The Ghosts of 1898, providing details of their role in the white supremacy campaigns.
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Diane Groff and Claudio Battaglini are assistant professors of exercise and sport science. In their research, they found that exercise helps cancer patients both psychologically and physically.
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Endeavors (NoCar LD 3941.3 A3), Vol. 23 Issue 3, Spring 2007, p25-27, il, por Periodical Website
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25884
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Graduate student Christine Bixiones interviewed Guatemalan mothers on why they buy baby formula rather than breastfeed their babies. Bixiones is now working with maternal-health professionals in Guatemala to teach women about the benefits of breastfeeding and nutrition.
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Endeavors (NoCar LD 3941.3 A3), Vol. 23 Issue 3, Spring 2007, p44-45, il, por Periodical Website
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The first real descriptions of shamans in Russian Siberia were written by seventeenth century mapmakers, who described how shamans transformed into women. According to anthropologist Silvia Tomaskova, this information implies that both men and women could have been shaman leaders.
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Endeavors (NoCar LD 3941.3 A3), Vol. 23 Issue 3, Spring 2007, p40-43, il, por Periodical Website
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25880
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UNC researchers are exploring how hypnosis can help patients with irritable bowel syndrome. According to Olafur Palsson, an associate professor of medicine, hypnosis can alleviate pain and discomfort by shifting a patient’s focus to positive and interesting things.
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25881
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David Siderovski, an associate professor of pharmacology, is studying G-alpha proteins and their role in cellular division processes. He recently discovered a new group of protein regulators and hopes they will lead to treatments for Parksinson’s and other diseases.
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Jonathan Oberlander studies Medicare, Medicaid, and health policy at the state level. According to Oberlander, a national health care system has been difficult to establish because of interests, institutions, and ideology. He thinks we should establish state rather than federal health programs.
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