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Community School of the Arts Offers Music Teaching Certification

Indiana State’s Community School of the Arts is offering a First Steps in Music certification class for those interested in learning about music education for young children.

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Building on Shells: UGA Interdisciplinary Study Starts Unraveling Mysteries of Calusa Kingdom

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Centuries before modern countries such as Dubai and China started building islands, native peoples in southwest Florida known as the Calusa were piling shells into massive heaps to construct their own water-bound towns.

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Healing Power of Friendship

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For all the destruction wrought by the Boston Marathon bombing, it only tightened Jessica Kensky’s circle of nursing friends.

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Researcher Finds 468-Year-Old Receipts for Renaissance Artist

Alison Stewart, art history professor at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, uncovers documents showing an Augsburg printer paid the equivalent of $150,000 to Sebald Beham in 1548

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Recipes: The Secret World of the Early Modern Kitchen

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Shakespearean-era recipes offer much more than the history of puddings and pies. They also capture a surprisingly creative and intellectually-rich world of the early modern English housewife, according to a new book by Northwestern University’s Wendy Wall.

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Vietnam Veteran Considered Guardian Angel

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Rutgers University-Newark alumnus helped save dozens of Marines from massacre

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Professor Launches Project to Advance Scientific and Theological Literacy Among Madrasa Graduates in India

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With a $1.2 million grant from the John Templeton Foundation, Ebrahim Moosa, professor of Islamic studies at the University of Notre Dame, has launched a three-year project to enrich scientific and theological literacy among recent graduates of Islamic seminaries in India.

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Kansas State University Professor, Students Research Culturally Relevant Music Education

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A Kansas State University professor and seven undergraduate students are traveling the country to study music educators who use culturally relevant teaching styles.

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Bronx Borough President to Honor Two Local Food Stores with Bronx Can Health Initiative Award

In an effort to increase access to healthier food choices in its neighborhood, Montefiore Health System Office of Community & Population Health, in collaboration with Shop Healthy NYC , and Center For Disease Control and Prevention’s Bronx REACH CHAMPS Initiative created The Healthy Store Initiative to help combat diet-related chronic disease, and promote health and well-being. On April 23rd, two Bronx markets, Martes Food Center, 124 E 176Th St. and Aqui Me Quedo, 1052 Gerard Avenue, will receive the Bronx CAN Health Initiative proclamation award. Both markets are participating in the program to provide healthy and affordable food options for community residents who need to manage restrictive diets as the result of diabetes, hypertension and/or obesity.

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AAAS Elects Five NYU Faculty as 2016 Fellows

The American Academy of Arts and Sciences (AAAS) has elected five New York University faculty as fellows: Leslie Greengard, a professor at the Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences; Yusef Komunyakaa, a faculty member in the Creative Writing Program and the Department of English; Trevor Morrison, dean of NYU’s School of Law; Debraj Ray, a Silver Professor in the Department of Economics; and Christopher Wood, a professor in the Department of German.

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NYU’s History of Soviet Union Jews Project Supported by $2.3 Million Gift from Eugene and Zara Shvidler

NYU has received a $2.3 million gift from Eugene and Zara Shvidler to support “A Comprehensive History of the Jews of the Soviet Union,” a seven-year project led by researchers in NYU’s Skirball Department of Hebrew and Judaic Studies.

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Alums Martha Mendoza, William Finnegan Win 2016 Pulitzer Prize

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Journalism's highest honors given for public service and biography

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‘Will You See the Players Well Bestowed?’

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In the Elizabethan era, the play was indeed the thing, and even so vaunted a playwright as Shakespeare was far from a widely-known quantity. The playwright’s death on April 23, 1616, was marked by precious few remembrances.

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Fire, Risk and Accident Shape Glassblower Who Shattered Norms

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Widely regarded as the world’s greatest living master in glass, Dale Chihuly’s works capture the restlessness and essence of his subjects, often plant and animal forms brimming with elaborate ribbing and streaks of color.

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History Professor Lisa Leff Wins Major Jewish Literature Prize

American University History Professor Lisa Leff is the recipient of the 2016 Sami Rohr Prize for Jewish Literature.

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Four Faculty Members Earn Guggenheim Fellowships

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Four UChicago faculty members have won John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation fellowships: Lauren Berlant, the George M. Pullman Distinguished Service Professor in English Language and Literature; Anthony Cheung, Assistant Professor in Music and the College; Justin B. Richland, Associate Professor in Anthropology and the Social Sciences; and Theo van den Hout, the Arthur and Joann Rasmussen Professor in Western Civilization and in Hittite and Anatolian Languages.

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"The Signal and the Noise" Selected for One Book Program

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Nate Silver’s improbably entertaining book on statistics and forecasting, “The Signal and the Noise: Why So Many Predictions Fail -- but Some Don’t,” is Northwestern University’s One Book One Northwestern all-campus read for the 2016-17 academic year

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Obama in Hiroshima? American University Prof. Peter Kuznick Available for Comment