Have You Checked-in with Your Child Since the Start of School? Who Has Your Child Been Hanging Out with? Find Out: Peers Have a Greater Influence Than You May Think

“How was school today”? “Fine”. “What did you do”? “Nothing”. “What do you mean nothing”? “I don’t know”. This may be a typical conversation between parent and child. Now, is the parent really getting any answers from her child? Of course not…Many parents may become frustrated by this common interaction and response from a child. The question is: What can a parent do to get more appropriate responses? www.southtampatherapy.com - October 02, 2007 - South Tampa Therapy: Elizabeth Mahaney, LMHC, MFT, Ph.D

UNC-Chapel Hill School of Social Work Receives $1 Million to Establish Professorship, Innovations Fund

The School of Social Work at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has received a $1 million gift to establish the Sandra Reeves Spears and John B. Turner Distinguished Professorship at the School of Social Work. The gift enables the school to establish an endowed chair to attract a leading scholar who will teach students methods of working with families, engagement with community agencies and promoting best practice models. - September 13, 2007 - UNC-Chapel Hill School of Social Work

PERC Study Identifies Credit Reporting as Key to Economic Growth in Latin America

The Center for Competitive Credit, part of the Political and Economic Research Council (PERC), has released a white paper and full-length study exploring the economic and social benefits derived from credit reporting processes in Latin America. The paper, titled “Economic Impacts of Payment... - June 08, 2007 - Political & Economic Research Council

Dieting Research Wins Funding Award

The founder of a leading problem eating and weight control charity has been awarded a university funding package to conduct a detailed academic study into the West's dieting obsessions. - June 07, 2007 - The Weight Foundation

Tribe of Hungarian Origin Discovered in Africa

Anthropologists of the Geneva-based Africa Research Institute (ARI) discovered an unknown tribe in the Mid-African Democratic Republic of Congo. The tribe presumably originates from the Magyarabs living at the border of Egypt and Sudan since the 16th century. - May 03, 2007 - Africa Research Institute (ARI)

Show Us Your Roots and Win $500

Show Us Your Roots and Win $500

Roots Television, LLC (www.rootstelevision.com) wants everyone to flaunt their roots! Launched just a few months ago, this first-ever online home for family history programming boasts 20 channels of great shows for the roots-enthusiast – all available 24/7 and almost all for free. And now... - April 03, 2007 - RootsTelevision.com

Political and Economic Research Council Releases Japan Credit Reporting Study

The Information Policy Institute, an applied studies center of the Political and Economic Research Council (PERC), has released a study examining the economic benefits of a full-file credit reporting system for Japan. The report entitled "On the Impact of Credit Payment Reporting on the... - March 14, 2007 - Political & Economic Research Council

Weight Control Charity Set for Major Growth

A campaigning weight control charity has won major grant aid to develop its worldwide research and support activities. - December 02, 2006 - The Weight Foundation

Roots Television™ Quiet Launch Not So Quiet!

When Roots Television™ debuted on September 29, 2006, it was a quiet launch in beta mode intended to draw enough traffic to test the site and work through the inevitable technical bugs that accompany new ventures into cyberspace. That "quiet" launch quickly became an international... - October 24, 2006 - RootsTelevision.com

World Beyond Dieting Week

A prominent weight-control charity has declared the inaugural “World Beyond Dieting Week” to strengthen the fight against growing obesity and endemic failed dieting. - October 03, 2006 - The Weight Foundation

Megan Smolenyak Smolenyak to Tell the Real Story of the First Ellis Island Immigrant

The true story of Annie Moore, the first immigrant to enter our country via Ellis Island, will be shared by Megan Smolenyak Smolenyak, Brian G. Andersson (Commissioner, NYC Department of Records), and family members of the real Ellis Island Annie at 3:00 p.m. on September 15, 2006 at The New York Genealogical & Biographical Society. - September 08, 2006 - RootsTelevision.com

“Don't Steal our Meals,” Say Dieting Experts

Weight-control charity The Weight Foundation exposes new exploitative food industry tactics and launches a free and collaborative web-based self-help system for problem dieters. - September 01, 2006 - The Weight Foundation

New Dieting Test

A leading problem-eating organization has developed a dieting behavior self-test, underpinned by a radical new understanding of what the dieting lifestyle actually comprises, to help dieters identify their relationship with food and eating. - August 22, 2006 - The Weight Foundation

Mind Reality Announces Free Ebook Involving Every Area of Life, Destiny and the Universe

A unique book containing universal secrets and knowledge of the most powerful kind has been released. It contains insights that solve the many mysteries of the universe. It also deals with the source knowledge that contributes to success in all areas of life. This book empowers readers with the power to understand all science, philosophy and religion at a much greater level. - August 21, 2006 - Mind Reality

The Leadership Factor, Inc. Announces Senior Researcher Promotion

The Leadership Factor, Inc, announces Stacy Falkman’s promotion to senior researcher. Falkman, hired in February of 2005, graduated from Robert Morris University, with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration - Marketing. She is responsible for satisfaction and loyalty research... - August 06, 2006 - The Leadership Factor, Inc.

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