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Anthropocene Epoch

A Literary View of the Human Era: 'Anthropocene Reading'

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The Anthropocene epoch — the proposed name for this time of significant human effect on the planet and its systems — represents a new context in which to study literature. A new book of essays co-edited by a University of Washington English professor argues that literary studies, in turn, also can help us better understand the Anthropocene.

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Watch: MAD Magazine Donation Honors Alum's Love of Laughs

As a part-time librarian while at Swarthmore, David Peele ’50 saw volumes of dusty old books — and mischievous opportunity.

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Halifax Harbour, Halifax Explosion, Nova Scotia, Canada, Disasters, Maritime

Collections, Artifacts Explore the #Halifaxexplosion on the 100th Anniversary of the Disaster

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Institute on World War II and the Human Experience, Pearl Harbor, Florida State University, Kurt Johnson, World War Ii

FSU Researcher: Pearl Harbor Anniversary a Day for Reflection, Remembrance

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UF Professor Helps Write Latest Edition of Gold Standard Propagation Textbook

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The 1,000-page, 21-chapter book begins with the history of plant propagation and then leads into the principles and practices of seed, vegetative and tissue culture propagation.

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42nd annual NIAF Gala Weekend, Italian heritage

From Medical Discovery to Food and Fine Arts, Italian-American Contributions Celebrated at Annual Foundation Conference

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At this year’s 42nd annual NIAF Gala Weekend at the Washington Marriott Wardman Park Hotel in D.C., all aspects of Italian heritage were celebrated, including food, the fine arts, and scientific discovery. The weekend’s events included the medical conference, “Mediterranean Diet, Human Health and Longevity,” sharing the latest in research into a vital part of Italian culture –– diet and food. Conference presentations explored how the recipes of Italian grandmothers are among the healthiest in the world and can even help fight disease, such as cancer.

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Code Talker 101: Storyteller Offers Insight on Native American War Heroes

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Memory of Jane Addams Celebrated with Archives, Tour at UIC

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‘Mother of social work’ was first American woman awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1931.

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Flynn Guilty Plea Brings Trump One Step Closer to Nixon's Fate

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Mummies, Mummy, X-Ray

First-of-Its-Kind Mummy Study Reveals Clues to Girl’s Story

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Who is she, this little mummy girl? Northwestern University scientists and students are working to unravel some of her mysteries, including how her body was prepared 1,900 years ago in Egypt, what items she may have been buried with, the quality of her bones and what material is present in her brain cavity. As part of a comprehensive scientific investigation, the mummy traveled from Evanston to Argonne National Laboratory on Nov. 27 for an all-day X-ray scattering experiment. It was the first study of its kind performed on a human mummy.







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