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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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Legacy of Shimon Peres: American University Professor Available for Comments and Analysis

Prof. Ziv is available to discuss the legacy of Shimon Peres

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LBDA Shines a Light on Lewy Body Dementia During October’s Lewy Body Awareness Month

To drive awareness of a common but little-known dementia, Lewy body dementia (LBD), the Lewy Body Dementia Association and families across the nation stand together in solidarity, making October, Lewy Body Awareness Month.

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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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Gonzaga Launches Center for Public Humanities, Directed by Professor Brian Cooney

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SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University’s College of Arts and Sciences announces its new Center for Public Humanities, directed by Brian Cooney, professor of English. The center will focus on veterans this academic year with special guests including William D. Adams, chair of the National Endowment of the Humanities, and American novelists Tim O’Brien and Whitney Terrell.

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Scholarship, Creativity of UIC Art Faculty on Display at EXPO CHICAGO

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The UIC College of Architecture, Design, and the Arts is at EXPO CHICAGO with a booth that highlights the diverse and innovative works of the School of Art & Art History faculty at UIC, Chicago’s public urban research university.

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Two NYU Faculty Win MacArthur “Genius Grants”

Subhash Khot, a professor in NYU’s Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, and Julia Wolfe, a professor in NYU’s Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development, have been named 2016 MacArthur Fellows by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.

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**Experts Available for Interviews** Does Communication Matter More Than Policy in the Presidential Debates?

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Wellesley College’s Davis Museum Unveils the Davis. Rediscovered—New Permanent Galleries, More Than Doubling Art on View

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On September 28, 2016, the Davis Museum at Wellesley College will unveil "the Davis. ReDiscovered," a total transformation of the Museum’s permanent collections galleries, reshaped and reconceived to present the breadth and strength of the Museum’s encyclopedic holdings.

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NYU Carter Journalism Institute’s McBride Named National Humanities Medal Recipient

James McBride, a Distinguished Writer in Residence at NYU’s Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute, has been named a recipient of the 2015 National Humanities Medal.

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New Huntsman Cancer Institute Center for HOPE Focuses on Underserved Populations

The Huntsman Center for Health Outcomes and Population Equity (HOPE) will focus on discovering new ways to prevent and treat cancer among underserved populations.

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Researchers Identify Oldest Textile Dyed Indigo, Reflecting Scientific Knowledge From 6,200 Years Ago

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A George Washington University researcher has identified a 6,200-year-old indigo-blue fabric from Huaca, Peru, making it one of the oldest-known cotton textiles in the world and the oldest known textile decorated with indigo blue.

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Using DNA, Dirt and Feces, International Artists Merge Science and Art to Answer Life Questions

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Eight artists from around the world will travel to the University at Buffalo to explore life’s greatest questions through biological art residencies in the Coalesce: Center for Biological Arts.

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The Rexall Onewalk to Conquer Cancer Announces $6.5 Million Raised as Annual Cancer Fundraiser Commences in Toronto

The Rexall OneWalk to Conquer Cancer announced 3,555 participants raised $6.5 million for Princess Margaret Cancer Centre as the event commenced on Saturday.

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Arts Alumna Gives $1 Million Lead Gift to Renovate Studio Space at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

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Milwaukee-based artist Jan Serr and her husband, John Shannon, have committed $1 million to the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee’s Peck School of the Arts for the creation and operation of a multidisciplinary arts studio in a former Ford Model T plant.

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Roald Dahl Day — @Concordia Expert Can Comment on Author's Centenary

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Hawaii’s Rich Culture Comes to Life at Wellesley College with a Hula Performance and a Week-Long Residency Led by World-Renowned Performing Troupe HāLau O Keikiali`I

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The Hawaiian cultural group Hālau o Keikiali`i, internationally known for live performances that tell the story of the Hawaiian people, will visit Wellesley College Saturday, September 17 for a main-stage performance entitled Ho`okupu: The Offering. The show begins at 7:30 p.m. in the Jewett Art Center Auditorium. It will cap off a weeklong Hula residency.

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Salisbury University Junior Assists Deaf Children in Haiti

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For Salisbury University business management and information systems major Darrin Reedy, however, this summer was a time to make a difference in the lives of people he had never met in a country where he never dreamed he would travel. The junior spent two and a half weeks teaching deaf children and assisting residents in the small village of Lévêque, Haiti.







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