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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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Hollywood Equality: All Talk, Little Action

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New report finds that across 800 films, representation of gender, race/ethnicity, LGBT status, disability still lags behind population norms.

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CASE Coconut Building Panels on Display in Ghana

Building panels made of upcycled coconut husks made a statement at the Chalewote Street Art Festival in Accra, Ghana, this summer. A kiosk constructed of the panels was featured in an online video report by MeshTV in Ghana.“People have been amazed that coconut (husk), which is a material they think they know, can be used as a structural material, a brick, something that feels stronger than plywood, something that has resistance and strength,” Demetrios Comodromos told MeshTV.

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Temple Breaks the Guinness World Record for Most Sandwiches Made in an Hour.

Temple University made 49,100 peanut butter and jelly sandwiches in one hour and set a new Guinness World Record. The finished sandwiches were distributed to more than 15 food banks in the Philadelphia region.

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How a Native Plant Ended Up on Reality TV, and Why It’s at Risk

In one of television’s more bizarre recent offerings, the History Channel show “Appalachian Outlaws” follows a band of West Virginians as they hunt rugged forests for American ginseng, a medicinal root worth hundreds of dollars per pound. The show has high stakes: These men poach on federal lands, risking fines and jail time, and guard private patches with shotguns and homemade land mines. Most of them are out of work, out of savings and worried about paying for food and heat. Ginseng gives them a way to get by.

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USC Annenberg announces 2016-17 Sony Pictures Entertainment fellow

Paola Mardo is the 2016-2017 Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE) Fellow and will study film criticism as part of USC Annenberg’s Masters in Arts Journalism program.

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U.S. News Recognizes Cornell as a Top 100 Liberal Arts College

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U.S. News & World Report has once again listed Cornell College as one of the top 100 national liberal arts colleges.







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