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- Research: Young
Women and IUDs
- December Issue
of HR Intercom
- Cancer Center
Holiday Social, New Horizons Orchestra
- In the Headlines:
Seligman on Post-Enron Regulation, Smith on Bush's Iraq Policy, Porsteinsson
Women Unfamiliar with Safety, Effectiveness of IUD
The IUD might be one of the best-kept birth control secrets for young
women, according to a study by Medical Center researchers published
in this month’s journal Obstetrics & Gynecology.
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Elves Needed to Support Wilmot Cancer Center
Consider being a Change Elf for the James P. Wilmot Cancer Center. Start
collecting spare change from friends, family, and coworkers and bring
it to the Breakfast Buzz Christmas Spectacular radiothon and holiday
event from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, December 23, at TC Hooligans
at The Mall at Greece Ridge.
University Holiday Social: May Room, Wilson Commons, 2:30 to 4:30 p.m.
New Horizons Orchestra: Eastman School, Kilbourn Hall, 6 p.m.
these calendars for more events: Currents,
of Nursing, and Memorial
in the News
The New York
Times (December 17)
Push to Fix the Fix on Wall Street
“We still are living under the shadow of Enron and WorldCom and
that has tempered the business community’s attempts at more precipitous
action,” says President Seligman in a report about the Securities
and Exchange Commission's proposal to loosen auditing regulations for
small companies. (Seligman was also quoted in similar reports by BusinessWeek,
Washington Post, Forbes,
Daily News (December 17)
Trashed His Dad's Iraq Wisdom—and America Paid Dearly
"In 1991, Bush the Elder declared war against the same country
that 43 would attack later. Who better to counsel Bush the Lesser now?
Daddy refused to occupy Iraq. Sonny might have asked why," writes
Curt Smith, a senior lecturer in the English department and former speech
writer for George H. W. Bush, in an op-ed.
Journal (December 17)
the Gap: Triad Researchers Take Aim at Alzheimer's
"There's a demographic tsunami coming our way, in terms of Alzheimer's
disease," says Anton Porsteinsson, associate professor of psychiatry.
"It's a big problem today, and it's going to be a huge problem."
Ed (December 18)
a Wide Net
"Dispute over economics job notices may point to larger battle
over how colleges recruit diverse pools for faculty searches."
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