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Spring 2001 issue vol. 51 no. 1
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In this issue you'll find UNT research on how noise affects musicians' hearing, advice for taking care of aging parents, and alumni making an impact on sports, literature and the airwaves.

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You'll discover lots of extras in The North Texan Online. Follow our feature story links for items not in the printed version. Find the latest news stories at UNT News, extra letters in the Feedback section and a place to submit your memories in the Time Tracks area. Then head for the Contact Us section to let us know what you think.

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Trading Places
Consider all the options when caring for aging parents, experts say.
By Nancy Kolsti

Changing the Game
Coach Harley Redin picked up the pace for women's basketball.
By Cathy Cashio

The Sound of Healing
Researchers examine the effects of noise exposure on musicians' hearing.
By Kelley Reese

Overcoming the Jitters
Author Howard Swindle turns addiction into success and a movie deal.
By Rufus Coleman

Radio Voices
Talented area DJs share North Texas background.
By Kelley Reese

Do electronic toys compare with traditional toys in terms of encouraging creativity and imagination in children? If you're well informed about toy trends, please respond by May 18.

Let us know.

Howard Swindle

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student spotlight
Business majors unite to consult for real-world companies.

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Find letters on "The Student" statue and 'Fessor Graham's Saturday Night Stage Shows, among other topics, or send in your own letter.

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eagle tale

Pressman, milkman, iceman: Ernest Caddell ('40) remembers the odd jobs and hard work that got him through school.

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time tracks
Read about the adventures of the former curfew bell, and let us know if you have any bell encounters of your own to report. Meanwhile, down the corridor of years: Bug Dust expands, ugly men compete, the Globetrotters entertain and recycling begins.

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UNT news

Professor dies
L. Fred Thomas had worked at UNT since 1963.

New athletic director named
Former University of Southern Mississippi Associate Athletic Director Rick Villarreal was named UNT's new athletic director.

Rec center approved
Students vote to okay the construction of a new recreation center.

Legislation proposed to establish UNT at Dallas.

Unity speech
UNT President Norval F. Pohl speaks at rally.

Jazz festival
UNT jazz studies program guides Addison festival.

Just a click away
Resource, UNT's research magazine, is on the web.

UNT basketball player dies
Marcellus Wright, a 6-8 forward, died on Friday, March 9, at a hospital in Minneapolis, Minn.

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