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Nancy (Braschayko) McNamara

Nancy (Braschayko) McNamara, a summa cum laude Laker Alumni from 2006 is attending the University of Michigan School of Medicine.

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Title: CAMPAIGN SPENDING: MONEY & MEDIA
Movie ID: VT1660
Movie Number: 1660
Description: "High-priced, high-tech campaigns have dramatically altered the way candidates win votes," says Fred W. Frendly. "What matters today is money but does the cost of campaigning corrupt the system? That question serves as the basis for this analysis of the laws governing campaign financing and spending. These laws are analyzed in a scenario in which a four-term Congressman battles a wealthy industrial for a Senate seat. Some panelists argue that current laws benefit very few would-be candidates. "The only people who are running for office," says John Lindsay, "are those who have large sums of money or access to it. "But while Lindsay calls for reforms, Terry Dolan of...spend more money advertising dog food...than we do in electing a Congress." Other panelists include Sen. Nancy Kassebaum; Ex-Supreme Court justice Potter Stewart; Pres. Barney Frabk & Henry Hyde; political
Series: THE CONSTITUTION
Part: 7
Time: 0
Department: SS
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Rachel Claucherty-Arnold

Rachel Claucherty-Arnold
Environmental Health

What made Rachel's Lake Superior State experience so unique was the practical research she did with top-notch faculty.

"I really enjoyed working with environmental chemistry professor Judy Westrick and biologist Deb Stai," Rachel says. "For my senior project, we evaluated a lab method for cultivating a fungus that causes infections in humans."

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