Networks, gender and race in job-searchers in rural America (Missouri)

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Jenine Harrison and her co-authors have interviewed job seekers in rural Missouri and drawn Net-Maps that indicate clearly which contacts are male/female, black/white to understand these questions better. How do the networks of black and white, male and female job-seekers differ?

Blog>> Brains Respond to Stories as if They Are Real

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“When a team led by Jeffrey Zacks of Washington University in St Louis, Missouri, ran functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) scans on people reading a story or watching a movie, they found that the same brain regions that are active in real-life situations fire up when a fictitious character encounters an equivalent situation (Psychological Science, vol 20, p 989).

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Michigan Library Association – Communities of Practice « Missouri Library Association Task Force to Examine MLA's Structure, Governance & Organization

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Bracketology: My NCAA Tournament Picks

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I think Missouri and Xavier might prove me wrong re: getting to the Final Four. Hopefully this graphic displays clearly - my heart is with UConn but I'm not convinced they can get by Memphis or beat whomever comes out of the other brackets (in my scenario, Pitt or North Carolina).

Transparency In Government: Contracting Oversight Subcommittee

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Senator Claire McCaskill : Missouri. There are several well-known examples where the U.S. federal government leverages social media to create more open and transparent participation mechanisms for exchanging information and collaborating with the public. However, not all examples where government is using social tools to interact more effectively with citizens garners attention.

CoPs and retrospective coherence

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If one uses the Missouri slogan: Im from Missouri; show me the benefit and give folks an indication of whats in it for them, they might join a CoP.

Problem Solved, LOL: Scientific American

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