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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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A central part of Chinese guanxi, or relationships, is their union of material obligation and human emotions. According to anthropology doctoral candidate Andrew Kipnis, through the exchange of gifts one can act on a relationship, making the feeling and obligation more or less intense.
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Andrea Bolland, a doctoral student of art, is studying an early European Renaissance artist named Andrea Mantegna. Bolland sheds new light on the fusion Mantegna provides between the classical stylists of central Italian artists and the more ornate tendancies of those in northern Italy.
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Martha Nelson, a master’s candidate in folklore, has been studying and photographing Mexican immigrants in North Carolina. She focuses on how geographic dislocation results in shifting personal and cultural identities.
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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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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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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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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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26226
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SNR0540-69.3 is the name of the nebulous remains of a supernova explosion. Jeff Knerr and Jon Morse, doctoral candidates in the Department of Physics and Astronomy, have created a computer simulation to study the underlying physics of supernova explosions.
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26225
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The regulation and control of DNA and RNA is largely contingent upon the proteins that act on them, says genetics doctoral candidate Mike Howard. Howard is working with a protein crucial in aiding against the propensity of DNA to become twisted upon itself.
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Endeavors (NoCar LD 3941.3 A3), Vol. 7 Issue 3, Spring 1990, p14-15, 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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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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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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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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