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"Women over 50 are at a point in their lives where they have more self-confidence and they feel good about themselves. At the same time, they disappear from advertising and the media. … I think the message is to feel good about who they are."

Wendy Katzman, assistant clinical professor in the graduate program in physical therapy, on her work as a role model in Dove's Pro-Age campaign,
San Francisco Chronicle, March 4, 2007


"A lot of times African-American men, when they go off to college campuses, they leave their community and support network behind. Sometimes if they don't have a strong base, they lose themselves."

Ethnic Studies Associate Professor Shawn Ginwright on studies showing that African-American men face significant barriers in pursuing their college degrees,
Chicago Tribune, March 6, 2007


"Usually, people don't really listen. They are just waiting for the other person to catch their breath so they can go in with their own point of view. If you really listen to someone, you will have to detach yourself from your own opinions, your own views, your own ego, in order to let the other person in, let their thought in. That's not so easy."

Philosophy Professor Jacob Needleman on the connection between listening skills and the subject of his latest book, "Why Can't We Be Good?,"
San Francisco Chronicle's SF Gate Web site, April 9, 2007


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