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FSU Faculty, Students Connect with Prison Choir Through Power of Music

Professor Judy Bowers and students from FSU's choral education program are working with the women's choir at Gadsden Correctional Facility, and the teaching and learning is a two-way street.

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‘Saving Mes Aynak’ on iTunes, Amazon, Netflix Coming Soon

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“Saving Mes Aynak,” the documentary by a Northwestern University filmmaker about a race to save the 5,000-year-old Buddhist archaeological site from destruction, has been released on DVD and digitally by iTunes and Amazon. The film is expected to debut on Netflix in January.

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Former Illinois Senate President Donates Papers to UIC

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Former Illinois Senate President Emil Jones, Jr. donates his papers to UIC.

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Documentary Selected as Official Film for Pearl Harbor’s 75th Anniversary Ceremonies in Hawaii, Dec. 4

"Remember Pearl Harbor" is the latest documentary from Tim Gray that features interviews with veterans who witnessed the Dec. 7, 1941 attack.

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Female Musicians, Composers Take Center Stage in New Concert Series

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Most classical music lovers are quite familiar with Felix Mendelssohn, the German composer, pianist, and conductor whose work graced the early Romantic period. But recollections of his older sister, Fanny, are far lesser known.

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Union’s “Man on the Move”

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Last summer, Jermaine Wells took a 10-day journey of self-discovery to Dubai, Jordan, Egypt and London. He documented the trip using his IPhone 6, a Sony Handycam, a Kodak Playsport and an IPad. Wells, a musician, has taken his footage and created a 45-minute documentary, “Man on the Move.” The film features six original compositions and one song, “When U Get Home,” Wells recorded with his award-winning band The ill Funk Ensemble.

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Play Weaves Fairy Tales Into Darkly Beautiful Story at UIC

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The UIC School of Theatre and Music is presenting “The Secret in the Wings,” a play from Tony Award winner Mary Zimmerman. The play is directed by UIC School of Theatre and Music director and Lookingglass ensemble member Christine Mary Dunford.

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Tracking the ‘Next Big Thing’

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Notable alumni presenting at A Day of Revolutionary Thinking on Rutgers’ 250th birthday give a glimpse of the most important issues on the horizon in their fields

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Artist to Discuss Role of Art in Social Activism

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Artist Sam Kirk will discuss her art and its role in activism.

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Chicago Wouldn’t Last Long Under Zombie Invasion, Model Finds

In the unlikely event of the zombie apocalypse, it would take less than two months for the undead to take control of the city, says a new study by researchers at Argonne National Laboratory.

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Fictional Leaders Affect How Voters View Presidential Candidates

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Could watching fictional characters like Katniss from The Hunger Games or the Doctor in the Doctor Who series influence the way Americans view leadership and consequently affect the outcome of the upcoming presidential election? According to a new study designed to test the effects that fictional portrayals of leadership have on the leadership traits Americans value most, the answer is yes.

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Why Some Songs Get Stuck in Your Head

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Almost all of us get songs stuck in our heads from time to time but why do certain tunes have the 'stick factor'?

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Psychologists Identify Key Characteristics of Earworms

If you’ve found yourself singing along to Lady Gaga’s “Bad Romance” hours after you switched the radio off, you are not alone. Certain songs do tend to stick in our heads more than others for some very specific reasons, according to research published by the American Psychological Association.

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AVS 63rd International Symposium and Exhibition

3-D Analysis of Renaissance-Era Artwork

During the AVS 63rd International Symposium and Exhibition being held November 6-11, 2016, in Nashville, Tennessee, Zachary Voras, a surface chemist at the University of Delaware in Newark, and his colleagues will explain how they study the complex dynamics behind the aging of Renaissance-era artwork.

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A New Report on private sector cybersecurity, Grant to Protect Internet Of Things Tech, Weakness in Common Computer Chip, All in the Cybersecurity News Source

The latest research and features on cybersecurity in the Cybersecurity News Source

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Neh Chair William D. Adams to Discuss ‘Making an Impact: Veterans and the Humanities’ on Nov. 14

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SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University’s College of Arts and Sciences welcomes William D. Adams, chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities, who will discuss “Making an Impact: Veterans and the Humanities” in a free public lecture in Cataldo Hall’s Globe Room at 7:30 p.m., Monday, Nov. 14.

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Expert on Anti-Miscegenation Laws in South Available to Comment on New Movie

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Eros and Abstraction: American University Museum in Late Fall

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Late fall exhibits at the American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center are open Nov. 12 through Dec. 18.

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Transition From Daylight Saving Time to Standard Time Leads to Depressions, VA Tech Expert Advises on Clown Craze, Powerful People Are Less Decisive, and More in the Psychology and Psychiatry News Source

The latest research and features in the fields of psychology and psychiatry.

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Gonzaga-in-Florence to Commemorate Italian City’s 1966 Flood with Special Exhibition Nov. 16

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Gonzaga-in-Florence, Gonzaga University’s flagship study abroad program begun here in 1963, will mark the 50th anniversary of the devastating flooding of the Arno River on Nov. 4, 1966, one of the worst in Florence history, with a special exhibition opening at 6 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 16 in the Mozilo Center







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