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55 min ago | The Washington Post

Gender equity revolution no longer stalled

"Back on Track? The Stall and Rebound in Support for Women's New Roles in Work and Politics, 1977 - 2012a 3 by David Cotter, Joan Hermsen, Reeve Vaneman For two and a half decades, from the 1970s to the mid-1990s, every year, a rapidly growing number of Americans began to think that women could bust out of their traditional homemaker roles, take on ... (more)

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5 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

The Wisconsin State Journal Doug Moe column

The first thing to remember about cowboy music is, it isn't country. Country music -- in the famous estimation of -- should be about mama, trucks, trains, prison or getting drunk.

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9 hrs ago | Directions Magazine

New Esri Book Proposes Changes to US Land Records System

Modernizing American Land Records: Order upon Chaos examines the history of American land concepts, governance, and records systems and their use.

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Related Topix: Computers

12 hrs ago | Channel3000

UW-Madison won't delay fall fraternity recruitment

The University of Wisconsin-Madison has decided not to move forward with a proposal to delay fall recruiting for its fraternities and sororities.

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Related Topix: Student Society, Coeducational Fraternities, Fraternities

15 hrs ago | WMTV Madison

Keeping kids healthy this school year

Christy, a proud UW-Madison grad, joined the NBC 15 news team in June 2014 and is excited to return to her college town.

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18 hrs ago | Agri Marketing

Filament Marketing Adds Media Relations Exec

FILAMENT MARKETING ADDS MEDIA RELATIONS EXEC Jul. 30, 2014 Source: Filament Marketing news release Filament Marketing, LLC announces the hiring of Kayla Jentz as a media relations executive.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

EETimes

betajet Bert said: Oh sorry, that was Wisconsin. "The Prince and Me." ...

Bert said: Oh sorry, that was Wisconsin. "The Prince and Me." Since I grew up in Wisconsin, I thought I'd check this.

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Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Back to School

Business Wire

NIH Awards Imbed Bio a $1.5M Grant to Develop Advanced Wound Healing Nanofilm

Ankit Agarwal, PhD, Founder/CEO of Imbed and the Principal Investigator on the grant, said, "This award supports our ongoing investment to develop unique polymeric nanofilm dressings containing silver nanoparticles.

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Related Topix: Health, Medicine, Arthritis, Madison, WI

WNFL-AM Green Bay

UW-Madison study aims to help parents raising teen...

We often hear that there's no owner's manual for raising teenagers -- but UW-Madison hopes a new study will still provide some ideas for haggard parents.

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The Countywide

Korzekwa graduates from UT

Contributed photo Kaine Korzekwa graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with both a Bachelor of Arts in Biology and a Bachelor of Journalism on Saturday, May 17. During his time at UT, Korzekwa served as a communications intern at the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, was a science writing/communications intern for the College of ... (more)

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WMTV Madison

Back-to-school shopping secrets

Christy, a proud UW-Madison grad, joined the NBC 15 news team in June 2014 and is excited to return to her college town.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

International Business Times

Men Prefer Women Who Are Smarter Than Them - Survey

Many believe that men are intimidated by smarter women and do not prefer dating them, but a new research published in the A seagull flies over a couple walking along Gillson Beach in Wilmette, Illinois, June 28, 2014.

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Newkerala.com

Study claims wives' qualification no longer reason for divorce

A new study has found that wives with more education than their husbands no longer face a higher risk of divorce than marriages in which husbands are more educated.

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Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Imbed Biosciences lands wound care research grant

Today's Paper, also known as the e-Edition, is an online replica of the printed newspaper.

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WMTV Madison

Preparing kids for school year routines

Christy, a proud UW-Madison grad, joined the NBC 15 news team in June 2014 and is excited to return to her college town.

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PsychCentral

Mechanism by Which Child Abuse Influences Adult Health Identified

A new study demonstrates that childhood abuse affects the way genes are activated, thereby influencing a child's long-term development.

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Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, Genetics, Medicine, Biology, Science, Family, Parenting

Dairy Foods

why ice cream melts

Have you ever thought about how ice cream melts? If you put two scoops of ice cream from different manufacturers on a plate, chances are they will melt at different rates.

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Related Topix: Life, Dessert, Food, Ice Cream, Chocolate

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Chronicle.com

Sociologist and Dean Tries Her Hand at Being Top Academic Leader

"I feel like I'm joining a team with a halo on it," says Katherine Newman, who becomes provost and senior vice chancellor for academic affairs at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst this week.

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HON

Wives' Higher Education May Not Affect Divorce Rate

Couples aren't more likely to get divorced if the wife has more education than the husband, new research finds.

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LiveScience

Educated Women No Longer at Increased Risk of Divorce

Women who are more educated than their husbands used to have a higher chance of divorce, but a new study found that this trend stopped in the 1990s.

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