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Celebrate Black History Month at the Smithsonian

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The Smithsonian invites the public to celebrate Black History Month in February through a series of vibrant performances, lectures, family activities and exhibitions at various museums around the Institution. All programs are free unless otherwise indicated.

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Comedian Maya Rudolph to Headline Tulane Commencement

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Actress and comedian Maya Rudolph, who rose to fame as a cast member of “Saturday Night Live,” will deliver the keynote address at Tulane University’s 2015 Commencement.

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Poll Shows Public Opposes Social Media & News Media Showing Images of ISIS Beheadings – UD Expert Available for Comment

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The Davis Museum at Wellesley College Announces Seven Exhibitions Opening in February

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The Davis Museum at Wellesley College presents seven exhibitions this spring. The first U.S. museum retrospective of Iranian master Parviz Tanavoli, along with Rembrandt and the Landscape Tradition, and Michael Craig-Martin: Reconstructing Seurat will be on view February 10 – June 7.

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Interdisciplinary Simulations Give Pharmacy Students Taste of Real-World

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Nurses, doctors, pharmacists and therapists care for the same patient, but often don’t meet until they are practicing health professionals. Simulations at the Sullivan Health Science Center in Sioux Falls involving pharmacy students and graduate and undergraduate nursing students from South Dakota State University are giving them a taste of reality and building their confidence.

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WIU Speaks Out, Takes a Stand Against Sexual Assault and Violence

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To combat sexual assault and other acts of sexual misconduct, Western Illinois University is taking a strong stand and speaking out.

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Landmark Study to Track ‘Pioneer’ Generation of Transgender Children

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A groundbreaking new study, believed to be the first to focus on transgender children living as their identified gender in all aspects of their lives, finds that those children's gender identity is deeply rooted.

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Religion Can Help College Women Who are Sexual Victims Deal with Emotional Damage and Distrust, Study Finds

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Fight Fat with Favorable Feedback, Not Fear

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Is it better to tell people about the harms of certain health decisions or about the benefits of positive health related decisions? That depends on who you are talking to, according to recent research by the Cornell Food & Brand Lab. Published in the journal Nutrition Reviews, the paper finds that the type of health messaging that is most effective might vary depending on certain characteristics of the target audience.