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2008 Web Feature Stories

Each year, the Office of Public Affairs highlights Liberal Arts faculty, research and programs in feature stories on the university homepage.  Below are the stories from the College of Liberal Arts that have appeared on the homepage in 2008.   

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Crime on the Rise?

Public perception of crime remains out of sync with reality, criminologist contends

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Phantoms of the Deep

Archaeologists unearth a graveyard of ancient shipwrecks in the Black Sea

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A Red and Blue Nation?

Political scientist debunks three common myths about American voters

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Unnatural Disaster

Recovering remains elusive for Hurricane Katrina survivors, researchers say

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Free Minds

Adults break through financial and social barriers to pursue intellectual life in Humanities Institute program

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Politics in the Pews

Researchers explore the role of religion in mobilizing African American and Latino voters

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Pop Goes Philosophy

Professor draws upon popular culture to illustrate today's moral issues

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Defusing Explosive Situations

Hoping to save lives, researchers seek new methods to stop bombs before they explode

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'Til Death Do Us Part?

Researchers diagnose health consequences of marriage, divorce

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Primary Education

From their views on the White House to the playground, children need mentors' help to reject stereotypes

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Assignment Abroad

From China to Tanzania, students explore cultures around the world in quest for global citizenship