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Classics, Greek Literature, Latin Literature, Livy, Ceasar, Quantitative Criticism, University Of Texas At Austin, Harvard University, Dartmouth College, PNAS, Computer Science, Systems Biology

New Approach Developed by Humanists and Scientists Maps Evolution of Literature

A classicist, biologist and computer scientist all walk into a room — what comes next isn’t the punchline but a new method to analyze relationships among ancient Latin and Greek texts, developed in part by researchers from The University of Texas at Austin.

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Has Music Streaming Killed the Instrumental Intro?

Remember those drawn-out, dramatic intros into the pop power ballads of the 80s? They’re all but gone in today’s chart toppers, according to new research, and listeners’ short attention spans may be to blame.

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John McManus, History, Military History, World War I, World War I anniversary

Military Expert Addresses 100th Anniversary of U.S. Entrance Into World War I

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It was the “War to End All Wars,” and America’s entrance into the conflict on April 6, 1917, dramatically shifted World War I in favor of the Allies. “The U.S. had a major impact on the outcome of World War I,” says military historian Dr. John C. McManus, the author of 12 books on war and military history.

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Honorary Degrees, Michael J Fox Foundation, Arthur F. Kramer, Prince Emmanuel de Merode, Jonathan Oringer, Frank H. Shu, Michael J. Fox, Stony Brook University, Commencement

Stony Brook to Confer Honorary Degree to Actor & Philanthropist, Michael J. Fox

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Among the five to whom Stony Brook University will confer an honorary degree at its 2017 commencement ceremony is actor and philanthropist Michael J. Fox.

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Symposium Explores Healing Remedies by Black Communities

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Scholars, Activists explore strategies that black, brown communities use to sustain and heal.

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Technology Meets Fashion in Unusual Collaboration

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An unlikely pairing of two University of Alabama departments has resulted in an innovative way of displaying student work.

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Dittmar Memorial Gallery, Visual Arts, Memory

Dittmar Gallery Hosts Community Exhibit on Nature of Memory

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“Imprints of the Mind,” a juried exhibit of community-submitted work that explores the themes of memory and identity, will be presented at Northwestern University’s Dittmar Memorial Gallery. An opening reception will take place from 4 to 6 p.m. Friday, April 7, and the show will continue through April 28 in the Dittmar Gallery in Norris University Center, 1999 Campus Drive on the Evanston campus.

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Winning Contest Images Combine Art and Discovery of Science

Ten images and two videos by University of Wisconsin–Madison students, faculty and staff have been named winners of the university's 2017 Cool Science Image Contest.

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UofL/Harvard Law Race Expert Available for Commentary on Bill O'Reilly Sexist Remarks Toward Congresswoman Maxine Waters

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Grant Builds Bridge Between Humanities and Engineering at Missouri S&T

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Missouri S&T’s humanities departments – history and political science; English and technical communication; and arts, languages, and philosophy – have received a $100,000 Humanities Connections grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) to develop a series of four courses related to Latin American studies.







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