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The Trouble with Women’s History Month

The trouble with Women’s History Month – with all these special months – is that they

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Diversity in One

I recently finished The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian. Sherman Alexie’s young adult novel

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The Teaching Diverse Students Initiative

The most significant educational challenge facing the United States is the tragically low academic achievement of

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Accelerated Radiation Therapy Reduces Toxicity in Patients with Advanced Head and Neck Cancers

Using an accelerated, shorter course of radiation therapy for patients with advanced head and neck cancer

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‘Main St.’ Economic Conditions Misread by GDP

Traditional gauges of economic activity severely overstate the standard of living as experienced on Main Street,

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Special Issue of Business Horizons Focuses on Healthcare and Life Sciences Issues

A special issue of Business Horizons, a bimonthly journal published by Indiana University’s Kelley School of

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How to Manage Generational Clash in the Workplace

You’re on vacation in the Bahamas and your colleague e-mails you a question about the report

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MBA Students Returning to Peru with Social Entrepreneurship Initiative

Last spring, Casey Bronson experienced his “highlight” as an MBA student at Indiana University’s Kelley School

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UNC Wilmington Ranked Among Top Producers of Peace Corps Volunteers; Reflects University’s Focus on Service

University of North Carolina Wilmington graduate Amber Wilson ’08 believes in public service, and she puts

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Class Teaches Business Ethics While Raising Money for Charities

A business ethics class assignment in the University of Iowa’s Tippie School of Management is showing

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International Conference for Young Women Affected by Breast Cancer Reaches 10 Year Milestone

2010 marks the 10th anniversary of the only international conference dedicated to the critical issues of

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Additional Incentives Would Aid Toyota’s Comeback, PR Researcher Says

A source on the PR nightmare facing Toyota is Renita Coleman, a Johnson Legacy Scholar of

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UNC Leads Initiative to Eradicate Cervical Cancer; N.C. Governor Applauds Plan

Asserting that no one should die from cervical cancer, public health researchers at the University of

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Heartache to Heartbreak — How to Recognize a Heart Attack, Or Avoid One All Together

Not everyone who suffers a heart attack clutches their chest and falls to the floor. “I

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Diabetes Prevention: What You Need to Know

The American Diabetes Association reports that there are a staggering 57 million people in the United

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2010 Social Entrepreneurship Forum

Recent economic events and lagging job markets have provided the motivation for thousands of Southern Californians

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Workplace Gendered Tradeoffs Lead to Economic Inequalities for Women

Despite big changes over recent decades, workplace gender inequalities endure in the United States and other

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Abusive Bosses Don’t Suffer for Their Behavior, If They Produce

Steve Jobs is one of America’s most famous CEOs, praised for leading Apple and fostering a

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Beyond Black and White: Searching for the White Male Effect in the African-American Community

A new study published this month concludes the tendency of some white males with higher education

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No Jobs, No Recovery, No Votes

(NNPA) – It is a pretty simple formula.  Yet, many of our federally elected officials don’t

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North Carolina Central University Celebrates Black History Month

DURHAM, N.C. – North Carolina Central University will celebrate Black History Month in its Centennial Year

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Help Pouring Out for Haitians as Death Count Grows

WASHINGTON (NNPA) – It’s been described as “The world’s Katrina”. The 7.0 magnitude earthquake that completely

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New York Artist Fuses Autobiographical, Historic, and Global Issues in New Exhibition

The Spelman College Museum of Fine Art will present “An American Consciousness: Robin Holder’s Mid-Career Retrospective,”

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Sociologist’s New Book Uncovers Nationwide Problem with How Homelessness Is Handled

Four years ago, a Texas Tech University sociologist took a different tack by studying homeless people

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Update on Relief Efforts in Haiti

MADRE’s Emergency Medical Relief Effort is Reaching Earthquake Surviviors in Haiti. We Need Your Help to

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Researchers Link Calorie Intake to Cell Lifespan, Cancer Development

Researchers from the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) have discovered that restricting consumption of glucose,

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Haiti’s Tragic History Is Entwined with the Story of America

In announcing the U.S. response to Haiti’s devastating earthquake, President Obama noted the two countries’ historic

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Move Your Money: Project Urges People to Start Banking for Their Community

The following is a transcript of an interview with Robert Johnson by Amy Goodman for Democracy

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Big Brothers Big Sisters & African American Fraternities Enter Mentoring Month

Action Plan to Help Black Boys Succeed PHILADELPHIA — Big Brothers Big Sisters of America and

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The ‘Color-line’ Problem Declared by Du Bois Still America’s Major Flaw in 2010

WASHINGTON (NNPA) – It was in 1903, the birth of the 20th Century, when W.E.B. Du

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New Year’s Resolutions for Job Seekers

Millions of Americans will be job hunting in 2010, and for many of those who are

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Learning Styles Debunked

Are you a verbal learner or a visual learner? Chances are, you’ve pegged yourself or your

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Sports Marketing Expert: Lasting Damage to Woods as Endorser

The Tiger Woods scandal may have a lasting impact on his endorsement potential, says University of

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A Priest, a Cowboy and a Socialite: Why Diversity is Good for Business

A priest, a cowboy and a socialite opened a used bookstore and grossed more than half

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Top Literary Award Given to Emeritus Prof. José Emilio Pacheco

Emeritus Professor José Emilio Pacheco (Department of Spanish and Portuguese) has been awarded the prestigious Premio

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Your Money Really Matters: If Your Home Value is Underwater…?

The home mortgage crisis and subsequent recession have had a devastating effect on many homeowners. According

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Five E’s of the Social Networking Generation

  Today, we see an entire generation of new young leaders and entrepreneurs alike struggling to

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Outrage and Tears: Anti-gun violence rally in Times Square

NEW YORK (NNPA) – Outraged community activists across New York has brought the struggles of inner-city

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Psychologists Debunk Judge’s Theory About Bi-Racial Children

WASHINGTON (NNPA) – After he was blistered with criticism for not marrying an interracial couple, Justice

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The AIDS Institute, Nobel Prize Winner Join on World AIDS Day to Call for More Therapeutic Vaccine Funding

In honor of World AIDS Day, The AIDS Institute (TAI), one of the nation’s leading advocacy

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Tyler Perry Donates A Million Dollars to the NAACP

WASHINGTON (NNPA) – The NAACP, the country’s oldest and largest civil rights organization, has announced that

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Black Joblessness Becoming Showdown Between Black Leaders and Black President

WASHINGTON (NNPA) – African-American joblessness – nearly twice the national rate – is quickly becoming the

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Banishing the Perfectionista in You

Throwing the perfect holiday party for your closest friends means planning months ahead, sending out customized

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Shifting Blame is Socially Contagious

Merely observing someone publicly blame an individual in an organization for a problem – even when

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Washington Mutual Facilitates Million Dollar Ponzi Scheme

Attorneys have filed an action in the US District Court for the Northern District of California

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Linguist to Assist in Salvaging Remains of Comanche Language, Devising College Course

{Editor’s note: The phrase Numu Tekwapu in this story features a strikethrough on the last u

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Lack of Social Engagement Is a Risk Factor for Self-Neglect in Older Adults

Twenty Percent of Seniors in Chicago Reported to Social Service Agencies Because of Concern About Suspected

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African-American Children Cope Well With Behavioral Risks

An eight-year study of African-American, white and Hispanic-American children in three regions of the United States

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Seeking Knowledge, Truth and Wisdom Through the Philosophy of Agnosticism

CHICAGO — Today’s America seems to split in two opposing parties: those who feel religion is

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Career Success Requires Management Of Change

Change is certain and constant. Benjamin Franklin would have been wise to add “change” to his

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