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Elie Wiesel, Arts And Sciences, Humanities, Jewish Studies, Legacy, Holocaust

Writer Elie Wiesel Was Conscience of Our Era

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Tarzan, tarzan movie, Summer Movies, Blockbuster, summer blockbuster, Literary, literary legends

Why America Is Going "Ape" for Tarzan - Again

The Tarzan legend was created more than 100 years ago, yet audiences worldwide are still drawn to the iconic literary legend. University of Louisville Tarzan archivist explains the lasting appeal of the "ape man."

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‘Free State of Jones’ Not Free of Historical Inaccuracies, Southeastern Professor Asserts

The movie "The Free State of Jones" tells the story of Confederate soldier and Union sympathizer Newton Knight who came to be known as a modern-day Robin Hood. But the historical record tells a different version of Knight, according to Deep South historian Samuel C. Hydge Jr.

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Pitch Range Produced by Vocal Cords

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Vocal cords are able to produce a wide range of sound frequencies because of the larynx’s ability to stretch vocal cords and the cords’ molecular composition.

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UW-Milwaukee Arts Students Collaborate with Older Residents to Create and Enjoy Art

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UW-Milwaukee students, primarily arts majors, are paired with older adults in senior residence homes and programs to enjoy and create art. One student this year lived at the senior home.

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U of M to Award Honorary Degree to Prince

Board of Regents approved nomination today.

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Son of One of First White Students at Meharry Medical College Creates Feature-Length Movie About His Father's Experience

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Poster for “Service to Man.” TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — University of Alabama theatre professor Seth Panitch recently completed a full, feature-length film that has been selected as one of 25 films to be showcased in the 20th American Black Film Festival, which begins next week. Festival judges have nominated Panitch’s film, “Service to Man,” for best screenplay, best direction and best film.

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The Stars of the Upcoming Feature Film "To the Bone" Including Lily Collins, Keanu Reeves and Retta, Star in the Nine Truths About Eating Disorders in Honor of World Eating Disorders Action Day, June 2, 2016

The Stars of the Upcoming Feature Film "To The Bone" Including Lily Collins, Keanu Reeves and Retta, Star in the Nine Truths About Eating Disorders, a public service announcement based on a document developed by the Academy for Eating Disorders (AED) to clarify public understanding of and dispel the many myths about eating disorders.

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DIY Punk Is Red, White and Blue

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The year was 1991 and the city was Los Angeles, and Daniel Makagon was broadcasting from KXLU, the student radio station at Loyola Marymount University. Sitting with him in the studio waiting for an interview were Krist Novoselic, Dave Grohl and Kurt Cobain. They were still a burgeoning band in the music scene, and they had brought a cassette with them to promote an upcoming album. Makagon played the tape, and in that pivotal moment became the first person to ever play Nirvana’s “Smells Like Teen Spirit” on the radio.

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‘Real Men Don’t Sing’: Allison McCracken on Crooning in American Culture

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