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Article ID: 693433

Iowa State University Design Students Create Prairie-Inspired Project for Iowa Arboretum in Madrid

Iowa State University

Iowa State University design students planned and built an educational and artistic installation for the Iowa Arboretum in Madrid, partnering with engineering students to learn about concrete and formwork. In the end, they created “Bluestem,” a field of 200 painted wooden poles that resemble the bluestem tallgrasses and prairie that once dominated Iowa’s landscape.

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25-Apr-2018 9:00 AM EDT
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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: 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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24-Apr-2018 12:05 PM 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

Newswise

The Latest News On Marijuana Research

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20-Apr-2018 3:00 PM EDT
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Article ID: 693225

Apocalypse Now? Predictions Unlikely to Come True, Expert Says

Virginia Tech

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20-Apr-2018 11:30 AM EDT
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Article ID: 693031

Dodo’s Violent Death Revealed

University of Warwick

The famous Oxford Dodo died after being shot, according to breakthrough research by Oxford University Museum of Natural History and WMG at the University of Warwick.

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18-Apr-2018 8:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 693175

FSU Expert Available to Comment on Cuban Presidency, Legacy of the Castros

Florida State University

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19-Apr-2018 1:05 PM EDT
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Law and Public Policy

Article ID: 693171

The End of the Castros Era?

University of Michigan

Silvia Pedraza, University of Michigan professor of sociology and American culture, has spent decades researching the exodus of Cubans over the half century since Fidel Castro's 1959 revolution.

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19-Apr-2018 12:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 693008

'Democracy in Exile' by University of Washington's Daniel Bessner, Explores Brain Drain From Germany in 1930s, Effect on U.S. Foreign Policy

University of Washington

As America's long military experience in Iraq has shown, it is good to have an exit policy — and prudent also to find ways to hold government policymakers accountable for their mistakes. Such themes arise in "Democracy in Exile: Hans Speier and the Rise of the Defense Intellectual," by Daniel Bessner, an assistant professor in the University of Washington's Jackson School of International Studies. The book was published this spring by Cornell University Press.

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17-Apr-2018 4:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 691906

Historian Jennifer Morgan on “Race, Gender, and How the Past Informs the Present…and Our Future”—April 19

New York University

Historian Jennifer Morgan will deliver “Living in the Moment: Race, Gender, and How the Past Informs the Present…and Our Future” on Thurs., April 19.

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16-Apr-2018 8:00 AM EDT
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