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Dr Adam Quinn Is Available for Expert Comment on Donald Trump and the US Election.

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The Lewy Body Dementia Association and HCR ManorCare Join Together to Provide Support for Lewy Body Dementia Families

Atlanta, Ga - 07/20/2016 - The Lewy Body Dementia Association (LBDA) and HCR ManorCare announced today that the two organizations are working together to provide a collaborative approach to providing support to those affected by Lewy body dementia.

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Yiddish Language Courses Thriving at Binghamton University

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Yiddish is a language spoken by few but remembered by many. The language is alive and well on many U.S. campuses--including Binghamton University in New York, where Yiddish classes, available since the 1980s, are seeing growth in enrollment and are consistently full to capacity.

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Solving the Mesopotamia Timeline Puzzle with Tree-Rings and Radiocarbon Research

Tree-ring dating and radiocarbon research led by Cornell University archaeologist Sturt Manning has established an absolute timeline for the archaeological, historical and environmental record in Mesopotamia from the early second millennium B.C.

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UC Riverside Scholar Translates Korean Immigrant Oral Histories

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A collection of oral histories gathered by K.W. Lee, the godfather of Asian American journalism, has been translated into Korean by UC Riverside scholar Edward T. Chang and published in the Republic of Korea.

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UT Student Scientists Excel in Elevator Speech Contest

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Students at The University of Texas Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences at Houston sharpened their communication skills in an elevator speech contest.

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Political Scientists in Cleveland During Republican National Convention (RNC)

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Stand-Up Comics More Likely to Die Prematurely Than Film Comedians and Dramatic Actors

The world's best stand-up comedians - household names including Kevin Hart, Amy Schumer, Jimmy Fallon, Chris Rock, Jerry Seinfield, Ricky Gervais and Eddie Murphy - are more likely to die than comedic and dramatic screen and stage actors, according to a landmark study published in the International Journal of Cardiology

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2016 AAN Neuro Film Festival Winners Announced

The American Academy of Neurology (AAN) is pleased to announce the winning entries to the 2016 Neuro Film Festival. The Neuro Film Festival is an annual contest to help raise awareness about why more research is needed to cure brain diseases such as Alzheimer’s disease, stroke, epilepsy, Parkinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis and others.

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Weathered U.S. Flags From All 50 States and Their Intriguing Stories Featured in 'Flag Exchange'

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Mel Ziegler devoted extensive time and travel to collecting weathered and worn U.S. flags from all 50 states for his 'Flag Exchange' installation.

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Cornell College Summer Research Marks New Discoveries About Old European Drawings

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Summer art history research is revealing new discoveries about 58 drawings that many don’t even know exist.

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Works on Political Performance in Syria, U.S. Theatre & Internationalism Share NYU’s Joe A. Callaway Prize

NYU has awarded the Joe A. Callaway Prize for the Best Book on Drama or Theater to University of Texas, Austin Professor Charlotte Canning for her On the Performance Front: US Theatre and Internationalism (Palgrave Macmillan, 2015) and to NYU Professor Edward Ziter for his Political Performance in Syria: From the Six-Day War to the Syrian Uprising (Palgrave Macmillan, 2014).

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Internationally Acclaimed Choreographer Lar Lubovitch Joins UCI Dance Faculty

Celebrated international artistic director and choreographer Lar Lubovitch has joined the dance department at the University of California, Irvine’s Claire Trevor School of the Arts as a Distinguished Professor.

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Pacific University Press Publishes First Book

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Less than a year after its founding, Pacific University Press celebrated the release of its first book to much fanfare on Thursday, June 23.The launch of When the Rewards Can Be So Great: Essays on Writing and the Writing Life, edited by Kwame Dawes, marked the Press’ successful debut with a reception in honor of the book’s contributors: Dawes’ fellow faculty within the university’s thriving Master of Fine Arts in Writing low-residency program.

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Saint Joseph's University to Host Conference of the International Council of Christians and Jews

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The International Council of Christians and Jews (ICCJ), in cooperation with the Council of Centers on Jewish-Christian Relations (CCJR), will hold its annual conference, “The Dynamics of Religious Pluralism in a Changing World: The Philadelphia, United States, and International Contexts,” at Saint Joseph’s University, from July 10-13.

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A Gateway to Pan Exposed at Hippos

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Monumental Roman Gate Discovered at Sussita National Park, Following Discovery of Unique Mask of the God Pan. Expedition head Dr. Michael Eisenberg of the University of Haifa: “Now that the whole gate has been exposed, we not only have better information for dating the mask, but also a clue to its function. Are we looking at a gate that led to the sacred compound of the god Pan?”

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Philosophers Examine Near-Death Experiences

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Drawing from research supported by The Immortality Project at the University of California, Riverside and their own investigation, philosophers John Martin Fischer and Benjamin Mitchell-Yellin examine the phenomenon of near-death experiences in a book published this month by Oxford University Press.

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AU Experts Available to Comment on Issues Related to “Brexit”

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‘Free State of Jones’ Not Free of Historical Inaccuracies, Southeastern Professor Asserts

The movie "The Free State of Jones" tells the story of Confederate soldier and Union sympathizer Newton Knight who came to be known as a modern-day Robin Hood. But the historical record tells a different version of Knight, according to Deep South historian Samuel C. Hydge Jr.