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December 15, 2013
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Death and Dying in the Movies

“Death in Classic and Contemporary Film: Fade to Black” features essays edited by two members of the UA psychology department. Most of us can recall a death scene from a movie that struck a particular chord. Perhaps it was an … Continue reading

November 10, 2013
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Murder Has Always Been a Part of Children’s Books, Author Finds

Violence in ‘Hunger Games’ not unusual for children’s lit COLUMBUS, Ohio – If you think the Hunger Games novels are too violent for their intended young readers, try re-reading classic children’s books from the past. From Snow White to Tarzan … Continue reading

May 17, 2013
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Brick by brick

Professor, author Robertson discusses innovation evolution at Lego When you hear Lego, if all you think about are shiny, plastic bricks and toys, think again. From a toy concept brought to life by a carpenter to tales of failed innovation … Continue reading

August 28, 2012
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Parents and Readers Beware of Stereotypes in Young Adult Literature Says MU Researcher

Newly described teen literature genre propagates negative portrayals of the sick and disabled COLUMBIA, Mo. — A newly defined genre of literature, “teen sick-lit,” features tear-jerking stories of ill adolescents developing romantic relationships. Although “teen sick-lit” tends to adhere to … Continue reading

June 6, 2012
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Pottermore, New Website Based on the Hugely Popular Harry Potter Books, Uses Windows Azure to Scale Up to 1 Billion Page Views in First Two Weeks

Windows Azure offered Pottermore the flexibility required to build a massively scalable website in just three months. REDMOND, Wash. – June 6, 2012 – Eagerly awaiting the launch of Pottermore (www.pottermore.com), the website based on the popular Harry Potter stories, … Continue reading

June 29, 2010
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The Twilight Saga: Book on Twilight

As fans eagerly await The Twilight Saga: Eclipse set for release on June 30, University of Missouri communication experts have published a scholarly book on Twilight, Bitten by Twilight: Youth Culture, Media, & the Vampire Franchise, that analyzes the Twilight … Continue reading