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Article ID: 693375

Wizard of Oz Iconic Crystal Ball Visits Cornell Library

Cornell University

The crystal ball from the movie “The Wizard of Oz” – one of Hollywood’s most iconic objects – is coming to Cornell University Library this spring.

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24-Apr-2018 1:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 693319

Smithsonian Snapshot: Ginger Smock, Trailblazing Jazz Violinist

Smithsonian Institution

Jazz violinist Emma “Ginger” Smock was born in Chicago in 1920. She moved to Los Angeles after her parents’ deaths and was raised by her aunt and uncle, and she soon displayed precocious musical talent. Smock spent the early 1940s performing light concert music before becoming a protégé of veteran jazz violinist Stuff Smith in 1943.

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Article ID: 693367

Stephen Colbert and Celebrity Alumni Spend ‘a Starry Night’ at Northwestern

Northwestern University

CommFest finale: School of Communication reunion launches next generation of leaders

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24-Apr-2018 12:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 693372

Smithsonian Launches Pilot Program of “Pepper” Robots

Smithsonian Institution

This spring, visitors to some Smithsonian museums may find themselves greeted by a 4-foot-tall, wide-eyed robot named Pepper. Six Smithsonian museums have deployed the humanoid Pepper robots in an experimental program to test how robot technology can enhance visitor experiences and educational offerings.

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Article ID: 693325

Unlocking Mysteries of the Often-Unknown Art of Dramaturgy

University of Iowa

The University of Iowa’s MFA in dramaturgy program specializes in new-play development, allowing dramaturgs to collaborate directly with playwrights.

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23-Apr-2018 4:50 PM EDT
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Article ID: 693085

Trend of Celebrities Running for Political Office Will Continue Rising Despite Their Underqualification, Says Expert

Virginia Tech

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23-Apr-2018 2:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 693245

Body's Natural High, Prescription Drug Misuse, Health Implications of Legalized Marijuana, and More in the Marijuana News Source

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The Latest News On Marijuana Research

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20-Apr-2018 3:00 PM EDT
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Article ID: 693235

Four Harvard Medical School Scientists Elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Harvard Medical School

Four Harvard Medical School scientists have been elected to the American Academy of Arts and SciencesClass of 2018 for exceptional scholarship in the field of biomedicine.

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20-Apr-2018 12:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 693209

University of Washington Professor's 'ArchitectureTalk' Podcast Explores Topics 'at the Edge of the Known'

University of Washington

Vikram Prakash of the University of Washington College of Built Environments says his weekly "ArchitectureTalk" podcast got its start, as many things do, from a student's idea.

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19-Apr-2018 5:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 693163

'A Starry Night' Is a Family Affair

Northwestern University

This weekend, Northwestern alumni will produce “A Starry Night,” the School of Communication’s star-studded variety show and reunion.

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19-Apr-2018 12:05 PM EDT
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