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"Band Geek" Photographer Captures Behind-the-Scenes Images of Marching Bands

During the past eight years, photography professor Walker Pickering has taken more than 6,600 photographs of the joy and tears involved with high school and college marching bands and drum corps.

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Reviving the Language – and Culture – of a Northern California Native People

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A researcher is pairing linguistics and Native American studies to help revive a culture.

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UIC Shakes Up ‘Glengarry Glen Ross’ Play with Female Casting

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UIC School of Theatre presents Glengarry Glen Ross with female cast.

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Film Expert Available to Discuss Coming Oscar Nominations

Paul Helford, the principal lecturer for creative media and film at Northern Arizona University, is available to discuss the nominations, what they mean for the film world and what nominees are likely to take home the statue.

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Robert Adam named 15th Richard H. Driehaus Prize Laureate

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Robert Adam, an architect known for his scholarship as well as his practice, has been named the recipient of the 2017 Richard H. Driehaus Prize at the University of Notre Dame. Adam, the 15th Driehaus Prize laureate, will be awarded the $200,000 prize and a bronze miniature of the Choregic Monument of Lysikrates during a ceremony on March 25 (Saturday) in Chicago.

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Hip-Hop Artist Ryan Lewis Surprises, Delights Gonzaga Students in Conversation on Leadership in Arts

SPOKANE, Wash. – Some 200 Gonzaga University students erupted in applause Wednesday night when Ryan Lewis of the popular hip-hop duo Macklemore and Ryan Lewis appeared as the surprise guest for the Comprehensive Leadership Program’s Fishbowl conversation.

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Mandarin Makes You More Musical?

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Mandarin makes you more musical – and at a much earlier age than previously thought. That’s the suggestion of a new study from the University of California San Diego. But hold on there, overachiever parents, don’t’ rush just yet to sign your kids up for Chinese lessons instead of piano.

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Do Politicians Need Pop Stars? The Inauguration Query

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Children’s Beliefs About Talent Influence Music Participation

Many adults who believe they can’t carry a tune likely formed those beliefs in elementary school, according to new Northwestern University research.  

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Famed Mount Everest Climber Named 2017 Hickman Lectureship Speaker

ROCHESTER, Minn. – The Mayo Clinic Division of Preventive, Occupational and Aerospace Medicine has announced mountaineer Lou Kasischke as the speaker for the third J. Richard Hickman Jr., M.D., M.P.H., Lectureship. The 2017 lectureship will take place on Feb. 3 at 12:00 p.m. CST in Leighton Auditorium, Siebens 3. This lecture is open to Mayo Clinic staff.







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