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Measuring the Effectiveness of School Choice Policies

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National Endowment for the Humanities: Minute Investment with Massive Impact

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Wake Forest Celebrates Dedication of Maya Angelou Hall

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On Friday, Feb. 17, Wake Forest held a dedication and ribbon-cutting ceremony for Maya Angelou Hall, a residence hall named for poet, author, professor and civil rights activist Maya Angelou.

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Solar Geometry Sheds New Light on a Major Constable Work

The new research explains how a reassessment of the solar geometry of the painting, and the painter’s considerable understanding of contemporary rainbow theory, suggest that the rainbow was added in at a later date as an homage to John Fisher, who died on the afternoon of 25 August 1832.

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Discussions to Improve Knowledge of Civil Rights Issues

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Panels do discuss Civil Liberties on UIC campus

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Virginia Tech Expert Reflects on the History of Presidents in the White House

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Memoir Illuminates Korean American Experience

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When the Los Angeles Riots began April 29, 1992, 12-year-old Carol K. Park was working weekends in her mother’s gas station in Compton, a suburb of Los Angeles.Park recalls the “melting pot of violence and discrimination” she experienced in her youth in “Memoir of a Cashier: Korean Americans, Racism and Riots.”

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Equality Advocate and Sports Icon to Address Class of 2017

Billie Jean King, pioneering advocate for equal rights and opportunities and a global sports icon, will deliver this year’s commencement address at Northwestern University.Long a champion of social change and equality, King is widely known for her advocacy for gender equity and gay rights in sports and in public life.

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Skidmore College Announces Stewart’s Signature Series, Featuring Performances by Internationally Known Musicians and Artists

Skidmore College is pleased to announce the Stewart’s Signature Series, a lineup of premier music and arts events to be held during the summer of 2017.

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Ensemble Connect Program Celebrates 10 Years at Skidmore College

Formerly known as Ensemble ACJW, the Ensemble Connect program was established in 2007 as a graduate fellowship program linking Carnegie Hall with the Juilliard School and the Weill Music Institute. The program is designed to prepare young musicians for professional careers in classical music, while fostering community engagement, advocacy, entrepreneurship and leadership.

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Love and War: Digitized Letters Preserve the Tale of a Texas Girl, Her Confederate Sweetheart and Their Secret Engagement

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Feb. 14 was coming up quickly, and the two young lovers’ emotions were heating up the hundreds of miles between them. Their Civil War letters tell of their secret engagement during a tumultuous time in history.

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Themes of Protest and Dissent Unite Season of Block Museum Screenings

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Two unique film series that stand at the intersection of artistry and politics will be presented during the Block Museum’s winter season: “The Gay Left: Homosexuality in the Era of Late Socialism” and “Japanese Experimental Cinema: Between Protest and Performance, 1960 – 1975”

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Salisbury University Professor Partners with American Eagle Foundation on New Book

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It's a patriotic story: a pair of American bald eagles nesting near the U.S. Capitol. Salisbury University teacher education professor Teena Ruark Gorrow and Craig A. Koppie of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service tell the true tale in their third book: Mr. President and The First Lady: The DC Eagle Cam Project.

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Opera Star Joyce Castle Featured in Cast of ‘Carmelites’

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Francis Poulenc’s “Dialogues of the Carmelites,” featuring mezzo-soprano Joyce Castle, and Aaron Copland’s Depression-era love story “The Tender Land” conclude the Northwestern University Opera Theater season at the Henry and Leigh Bienen School of Music.

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Singing the National Anthem Is Anything but Easy

For more than 30 years, Wayne Messmer has been wowing crowds with his signature rendition of “The Star-Spangled Banner” at Northwestern University and in most of the major athletic arenas in Chicago.

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Broken Pebbles Offer Clues to Paleolithic Funeral Rituals

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Researchers from Canada, the U.S. and Italy uncover evidence that people in the Upper Paleolithic Period used stone spatulas to decorate the bodies of the dead with ochre

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Reuters Media Award to Boost Sustainable Ag Coverage

Through May 31, 2017, The Thomas Reuters Foundation and Barilla Center for Food & Nutrition are calling all journalists, bloggers, freelancers, and individuals covering a variety of food issues to enter for a chance to win nearly US$11,000, an all-expenses paid media training program, and access to an audience one billion strong.

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CSO Presentation of ‘Ivan the Terrible’ to Feature UIC Faculty

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Faculty from the University of Illinois at Chicago, will be performing with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra in “Ivan the Terrible.”

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McMaster University Launches the French Version of the McMaster Optimal Aging Portal

The research team behind the Portal is now announcing the launch of French version of the Portal which can be found at www.mcmastervieillissementoptimal.org. The French language version of the portal is called the Portail sur le Vieillissement Optimal de McMaster.

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Danielle King: A Champion for the Disabled and LBGTQA Youth

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A Rutgers School of Public Health student and former Marine dedicates her life to improving the lives of vulnerable communities







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