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UI research finds benefits of early ad education

UI research finds benefits of early ad education

By Yi Zhang

February 16, 2016

by yi zhangstaff writerFood advertisements today bombard children on TV, in magazines and on the Internet. According to a study by a University professor, young childrens’ ability to understand the nutritional content behind advertisements plays a vital role in their education, especially in the face of American o...

Unionization would garner much-needed attention from state officials and administrators

February 20, 2014

Some years ago, I taught at a public university in which the faculty was unionized. That union formed because many years of experience had demonstrated that formal obeisance toward shared governance meant little.  Resolutions by the faculty senate were routinely ignored and its recommendations vetoed...