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Tipsheet: On Shakespeare’s 450th, U.Va. Faculty, Students Offer Views on the Bard

William Shakespeare is such a studied and celebrated writer that it might seem there could be nothing more to examine about his work. But scholars are still hard at it as Shakespeare’s 450th birthday approaches on April 23.

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Texas Tech Professor Comments on Significance of Cesar Chavez and Film

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Clint Eastwood Embodies America's Moral Quest, Says Film and Literature Expert

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Clint Eastwood's more recent films reflect not only an extraordinary new level of artistic achievement, but also keen insight into and understanding of the nature of American society and its search for meaning and purpose, according to English professor and film expert Sam B. Girgus.

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The Family “Taxi” Might Be the Ideal Place to Develop a Child’s Interest in Music

Case Western Reserve University music educator Lisa Huisman Koops realized during the daily 20-minute commute to her daughter’s preschool that the family vehicle might be an ideal—and overlooked—place to develop a child’s awareness and interest in music. The family car, she thought, could provide an option for harried parents who say they lack time for such music appreciation.

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Analysis of 50 Years of Hit Songs Yields Tips for Advertisers

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Researchers have analyzed 50 years’ worth of hit songs to identify key themes that marketing professionals can use to craft advertisements that will resonate with audiences.

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Study Finds That Social Ties Influence Who Wins Certain Hollywood Movie Awards

When it comes to Oscars and some other Hollywood movie awards, who your friends are affects whether you win, according to a new study.

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Astronomy Professor Expects New Generation to Be Inspired by New ‘Cosmos’ Series—as He Was by the Original

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Astronomy Professor Expects New Generation to be Inspired by New ‘Cosmos’ Series—As He was by the Original

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Astronomy Professor Expects New Generation to be Inspired by New ‘Cosmos’ Series—As He was by the Original

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IU Soul Revue Working with Youths in Memphis at Invitation of Stax Music Academy

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Students and faculty from Indiana University's acclaimed IU Soul Revue are traveling to Memphis, Tenn., over spring break to work with talented local youths, including those at the Stax Music Academy, an educational program that continues the tradition of the historic record label.

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Living With Art Not Just for Select Few

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This semester, a Cézanne, Chagall, and a Dürer are among 90 original works of art hanging in student dorm rooms at Williams, each piece loaned to a student by the college's museum of art as part of its new Williams Art Loan for Living Spaces (WALLS) program.

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