Friendship Study Points to Greater Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual Acceptance
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Friendship Study Points to Greater Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual Acceptance

“People’s friendships aren’t as different as they may seem,” says Sonoma State University sociology professor Brian Gillespie, the lead author of a 25,000-subject friendship study published June 18 in the journal PLoS One. “There are, in fact, some noteworthy similarities.” It was those similarities that surprised Gillespie in the paper,Homophily, Close Friendship, and Life Satisfaction … Continue reading

Janet Hess – “The Art of Richard Mayhew” and “Osage and Settler: Reconstructing Shared History Through an Oklahoma Family Archive”
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Janet Hess – “The Art of Richard Mayhew” and “Osage and Settler: Reconstructing Shared History Through an Oklahoma Family Archive”

Though the topics and approach are vastly different, Sonoma State University professor Janet Hess finds similarities in the sense of place and culture in the two books she released this year. Hess, who counts a Ph.D. from Harvard amongst her numerous degrees, is a professor of art history and African studies in the Hutchins School … Continue reading