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Cheeseburger in Paradise: Healthy Eating Tough for Touring Musicians

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A constant diet of cheeseburgers is no paradise for performers on the road, who have limited options for health eating.

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Next Nobel Committee Should Consider Rappers Like Kendrick Lamar

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Philosophy Professor on the Return Of "The Walking Dead" and Our Cultural Fascination with Zombies

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Alden Stout, philosophy professor at Morningside College, says the ambiguities of the world of "The Walking Dead" serve as natural gateways to conversations about morality and personal consequences.

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Creighton English Professor Available to Talk About Dylan's Nobel and the Influence of the 1960s Cultural "Big Bang"

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In New Book, UW’s Estella Leopold Revisits Childhood at the Family Shack, Described in Aldo Leopold’s Best-Seller ‘A Sand County Almanac’

Estella Leopold, a University of Washington professor emeritus of biology, has written a new memoir of her formative years, "Stories from the Leopold Shack: Sand County Revisited." She describes life on the land where her father, Aldo Leopold, practiced the revolutionary conservation philosophy described in his famous book of essays "A Sand County Almanac."

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X-Rays Reveal Artistry in an Ancient Vase

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Under beams of X-rays, the colors of art become the colors of chemistry. The mysterious blacks, reds and whites of ancient Greek pottery can be read in elements — iron, potassium, calcium and zinc — and art history may be rewritten.

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Pussy Riot, John Doe Among Music Icons to Celebrate PunkFest at Cornell

Four generations of punk luminaries – including John Doe and Exene Cervenka, Ian MacKaye, Aaron Cometbus, Shonen Knife, Victoria Ruiz and members of Pussy Riot – will gather at Cornell University Nov. 1-5 for a weeklong celebration of the profound cultural, political and historical impact of punk.

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SU's Kotlowski, Commended by National Archives, Available to Speak on Work With Nixon Presidential Library and Museum

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Navigating Negative News for the Sake of Children

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With violent images and breaking news of shootings and killings constantly on television, how do parents navigate these images to protect their children from negative effects. That all depends on the child's age and mental state, says a Harris Health System psychiatrist.

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How the Performing Arts Can Set the Stage for More Developed Brain Pathways

A new study shows that dance and music training have even stronger effects on the brain than previously understood — but in markedly different ways.

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UIC Music Faculty Featured at Ear Taxi Festival

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Week long contemporary classical music festival to include UIC faculty.

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UIC Dean of Libraries Tapped to Lead Library Association

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UIC Dean of Libraries appointed president of Association of Research Libraries

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CO2 Record at Mauna Loa, the Music Video: The Sounds of Climate Change

Two scientists put the carbon dioxide record at Mauna Loa to music, and made a music video of climate change.

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Union's Culture of Innovation Will Be on Display at Maker Fest 2016

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A musical tablecloth. A drone obstacle course. A hackathon. All will be part of Maker Fest 2016 on Friday, Oct. 7, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

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UW-Milwaukee Professor Receives "Genius Grant"

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Anne Basting of UW-Milwaukee's Peck School of the Arts has been named a MacArthur Fellow for her work in encouraging the elderly to become involved with the arts.

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Olin College Professor Sara Hendren to Exhibit at South by South Lawn: A White House Festival of Ideas, Art, and Action

Olin College is participating in the first ever SXSL: White House Festival of Ideas, Art, and Action, which will be held on October 3, 2016.

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Study Finds Indie Rockers Face Business Communication Challenges

A new study finds that indie rock musicians face significant business communication challenges, requiring them to develop skills that are probably not what they had in mind when they decided to make a career out of rock n’ roll.

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Science of 'Sully': Professor Discusses Airplane Landing That Led to the Movie

Aerospace professor and Airbus 320 expert discusses the story of an aircraft emergency landing on the Hudson River in 2009, now featured in a top box office motion picture

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Buffalo State Experts: Blessing Encourages Female Students to Make Voices Heard

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As the nation considers the possibility of electing its first female president, Kimberly Blessing, professor of philosophy and humanities, is encouraging female philosophy students to find their inner leader.

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Are You a Jerk?

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Are you a jerk? How do you know? Jerk self-knowledge is hard to come by, says Eric Schwitzgebel, a professor of philosophy at the University of California, Riverside.







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