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For St. Lawrence University, Song Is A Christmas Gift

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St. Lawrence University receives a share of royalties from the estate of an alumnus who wrote "I'll Be Home For Christmas."

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Student-Produced Magazine Showcases Western Illinois People, Places

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Western Illinois University students have produced the fall/winter 2010 issue of Western Illinois Magazine, a bi-annual publication that showcases interesting people, places and things in the Western Illinois region. The free publication, available in Western Courier newspaper racks on the WIU campus and in various locations in Western Illinois, includes a profile of WIU head football coach Mark Hendrickson, as well as a feature about the Baxter Winery in historic Nauvoo.

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Dyslexia Simulation Exercises Prepare Future Teachers

Teacher candidates at Southeastern Louisiana University must undergo a series of dyslexia simulation exercises designed so they experience the same frustrations children with dyslexia feel in the classroom.

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The Sadat Lecture for Peace: Madeleine Albright

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The University of Maryland offers the archived stream of the December 6, 2010 Anwar Sadat Lecture for Peace featuring former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright. She talked about 'peace' being more than just a word or elusive goal in the Middle East. The speech is also available on C-Span's website.

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Enjoying the Holidays with Elderly Or Aging Family Members

Holiday tips on celebrating the holidays with aging family members.

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Good Grades in High School Lead to Better Health, Study Finds

The “A” grades that high schoolers earn aren’t just good for making the honor roll — they also make them healthier as adults, too.

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ASEE Best Paper Awarded to Dirk Schaefer

The American Society for Engineering Educators (ASEE) has just announced its Best Paper Award from its 2010 Annual Conference and Exposition. Five outstanding conference papers are selected annually, one for each of the five ASEE Professional Interest Councils.

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International Law Permits Abusive Fathers Custody of Children

A new survey of court cases against battered women living abroad shows that when the women left their abusive partners and returned with their children to the United States, half of the time, U.S. courts sent the children back, usually to their fathers. The survey, co-authored by a University of Washington researcher, also shows that almost a third of these estranged husbands filed criminal kidnapping charges against their wives.

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'Project Cuba' Revives Study-Abroad Effort After 6-Year Hiatus

Middle Tennessee State University is reviving its successful study-abroad excursion to Cuba for summer 2011 after a six-year hiatus caused by government travel restriction.

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'Unpacking the Nano' Exhibit to Show Car’s Revolutionary Design and Societal Impact

Cornell University’s College of Architecture, Art and Planning (AAP) will explore these questions related to Tata Motors' revolutionary new Tata Nano, in an exhibition at the university’s Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art. "Unpacking the Nano," runs from Jan. 15 through March 27, 2011.







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