Indiana University Research & Creative Activity

A Child's Life

Volume XXV Number 2
Spring 2003

Table of Contents

Editor's Notes

Abstracts

Extracts

The Last Page

by Lauren J. Bryant

by Michael Wilkerson

Indiana University's Vice President for Research George Walker steps down as Vice President for Information Technology Michael McRobbie steps in.

by Ceci Jones Schrock

When it comes to a baby's movement, the body instructs the brain.

by Ceci Jones Schrock

by Karen Grooms

How do we make a safer, healthier world for kids? Look to the children.

by Laura Lane

by Eric Pfeffinger

A children's literature expert goes way beyond 'kiddie lit.'

by Julie Sturgeon

A leading pediatrician assesses some troubling medical trends.

by William Rozycki

A specialist in blood disorders pursues new treatments for children with immunodeficiency disease.

by William Rozycki

Blocking a path cancer cells use to repair themselves after chemotherapy may stop tumors in their tracks.

by Lauren J. Bryant

Medical ethics models for adults are not ethics fit for kids.

by Lauren J. Bryant

It goes beyond blemishes and bad hair days. Some 40 percent of teens are seriously hindered by being shy.

by Julie Sturgeon

Engaging parents and the community, an Indiana University program guides Hispanic students toward school success.

by Laura Lane

Are our schools becoming like factories, with high standardized test scores the product?

by Lauren J. Bryant

The death of a child rewrites the story of family life.