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‘Now More Than Ever’ Hollywood Demands Reboots Like Upcoming ‘Power Rangers,' Expert Says

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Orson Welles Plays Starring Role in Creating Brazilian Folklore

American filmmaker Orson Welles changed the perception of the Brazilian Northeast when he filmed the story of four campaigning fishermen for an ill-fated and uncompleted movie, a study reveals.

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Historian Uncovers Untold Story of Early Defense Contractor, Methodist Leader

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West Virginia University religious studies professor Jane Donovan’s book, “Henry Foxall: Methodist, Industrialist, American” is the untold story of an immigrant who transformed American Methodism from a religious movement to a denomination while transitioning American industry into a global economic power.

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@Umich Expert: Funding of NEA Is a Drop in the Bucket for Government but Critical for Artists, Organizations

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Students Purchase Art During WFU’s One-of-a-Kind New York Art Acquisition Trip

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Once every four years since 1963, Wake Forest students have traveled to New York City over spring break on a Student Union Art Acquisition Trip to purchase art on behalf of the University. They are asked to choose contemporary artwork that reflects the times.

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Adrian Raftery Receives Ireland's St. Patrick's Day Medal for Contributions to Statistics

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On March 15, Prime Minister Enda Kenny of Ireland presented Adrian Raftery, a professor of statistics and sociology at the University of Washington, with the St. Patrick's Day Medal for his diverse contributions to the field of statistics.

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The African-American Females of Chicago’s Great Migration

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How Chicago’s Great Migration affected African-American girls is the subject of the book “South Side Girls” and a discussion at UIC.

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Genetics Society of America Honors Susan A. Gerbi with the 2017 George W. Beadle Award

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The Genetics Society of America (GSA) is pleased to announce that Susan A. Gerbi, PhD is the 2017 recipient of the George W. Beadle Award in recognition of her outstanding contributions to the genetics community. In the course of her research on DNA replication and amplification, Gerbi has helped develop techniques for mapping replication origins, genome sequencing, and whole organism transformations. She also helped to establish the fly Sciara coprophila as an important model for studying chromosomes and DNA replication and has served as a prominent leader in the research community. Gerbi is the George Eggleston Professor of Biochemistry in the Department of Molecular Biology, Cell Biology and Biochemistry at Brown University.

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Annual Motorcycle Ride Supports Cancer Treatment and Research in New Mexico

The “Ride for the Cure NM” event is an annual motorcycle ride to raise money and awareness for cancer treatment and research in New Mexico. The ride benefits patient programs and cancer research at The University of New Mexico Comprehensive Cancer Center. The ride started 11 years ago with just 12 riders and has grown to include more than 1,000.

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Inamori Ethics Prize, Marian Wright Edelman, Children's Defense Fund, Civil Rights, Case Western Reserve University

Marian Wright Edelman, Advocate for Children’s Rights and the Disadvantaged, Chosen for 2017 Inamori Ethics Prize

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For her life’s work, the Inamori International Center for Ethics and Excellence at Case Western Reserve University has chosen Marian Wright Edelman for the 2017 Inamori Ethics Prize, awarded annually since 2008 to honor an individual for significant and lasting contributions to ethical leadership on the global stage.







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