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26233
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For most migrant farmworkers in North Carolina, adequate health care seems unattainable. Migrant women, in particular, are challenged with raising children under harsh living conditions. To help improve their lives, researchers from the School of Public Health are working to make health care more accessible and effective.
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Endeavors (NoCar LD 3941.3 A3), Vol. 6 Issue 1, Fall 1988, p6-9, il, por Periodical Website
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26232
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Joanne Waghorne, an assistant professor of religious studies, and her husband Dick Waghorne, a professional photographer, documented ritual in modern Hinduism of India. According to sociologist Max Weber, emphasis on religious ritual fades as economic development grows. However, the Waghornes found that ritualism in South India is actually growing.
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Endeavors (NoCar LD 3941.3 A3), Vol. 6 Issue 1, Fall 1988, p1-5, il, por Periodical Website
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26234
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Stephen Walsh and his geography students use a Geographic Information System, or GIS, to organize descriptive data that can be related to maps. They are using GIS in drought evaluation, water quality modeling, and analysis of geomorphic effects of snow avalanches.
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Endeavors (NoCar LD 3941.3 A3), Vol. 6 Issue 1, Fall 1988, p12-14, il, por Periodical Website
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26236
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Marine geologist Charles Paull discovered a community of organisms in the Gulf of Mexico that survives on chemical energy, not sunlight. The processes associated with the chemosynthetic food chain help explain deep-sea geological processes, and may lead to solutions to chemical pollution.
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Endeavors (NoCar LD 3941.3 A3), Vol. 6 Issue 1, Fall 1988, p18-20, il, por Periodical Website
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26237
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Professors in the Department of Romance Languages study and teach the breadth of eight languages, all genres, and all periods of literature and criticism. Ultimately, their work focuses on the study of text and its relationship to the author, the reader, and its time and place in history.
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Endeavors (NoCar LD 3941.3 A3), Vol. 6 Issue 1, Fall 1988, p21-23, il, por Periodical Website
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26235
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UNC astronomer Bruce Carney and his colleagues have established that the Milky Way Galaxy is at least 18 billion years old. To arrive at their estimate, the group studied several nearby stars called RR Lyrae variable stars.
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Endeavors (NoCar LD 3941.3 A3), Vol. 6 Issue 1, Fall 1988, p15-17, il, por Periodical Website
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26238
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Sixteenth-century Italian madrigals of the High Renaissance is a form of poetry and music written for voices but not necessarily for instruments. James Haar, professor of music, studies the origins, characteristics, and development of this musical genre.
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Endeavors (NoCar LD 3941.3 A3), Vol. 6 Issue 1, Fall 1988, p24-25, il, por Periodical Website