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July 5, 2014
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When grassroots activism becomes a commodity

UCLA sociologist investigates ‘astroturf’ campaigns in new book Coming at the height of public opposition to Wal-Mart’s labor practices and expansion into urban markets, the founding in 2005 of Working Families for Wal-Mart appeared to reflect a spontaneous groundswell of … Continue reading

January 10, 2013
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‘The Philosophical Child’: A book for when your child asks, ‘Why are we here?’

Children are natural philosophers, says Jana Mohr Lone of the University of Washington Department of Philosophy. Lone, an affiliate faculty member and director of the Northwest Center for Philosophy for Children, says she wrote her new book, “The Philosophical Child,” … Continue reading

September 29, 2012
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5 Myths About the Bird Flu

With all of the information floating around regarding the bird flu epidemic it can be hard to discern what you should really be concerned about and what is nothing more than a rumor. Here are five myths regarding the bird … Continue reading

September 15, 2012
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5 Reasons to Guest Post for Other Bloggers

Whether you’re a new blogger trying to gain some recognition for your blog or a seasoned veteran looking for something new to do, guest posting for other bloggers is one of the best things you can do to both expand … Continue reading

September 10, 2012
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How Technology is Changing Kenya

It is not often you think about how technology can affect an entire country, but the upsurge of affordable smart phones and portable internet have made a huge impact on the everyday lives on Kenyans. Not only do people now … Continue reading

September 4, 2012
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On The Front Lines

UD scientist sees Arctic ice loss firsthand The extent of sea ice in the Arctic has reached a record low, according to data released Aug. 26 by the U.S. National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC). A University of Delaware … Continue reading

August 31, 2012
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Teaching using Technology

UD prof engages students with Facebook Groups and Google Sites Phillip Penix-Tadsen, assistant professor of foreign languages and literatures at the University of Delaware, is reaching his students at new levels inside and outside the classroom. The spring 2012 semester … Continue reading

February 4, 2012
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Firms’ Own Social Networks Better For Business than Facebook

ANN ARBOR, Mich.— Using Facebook and Twitter may be good for a company’s bottom line, but firms can rake in even bigger profits if they have their own virtual brand community, says a University of Michigan marketing professor. “Americans now … Continue reading