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Should a Facebook “Like” Be Protected Free Speech?

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One billion Facebook users generate 2.7 billion “likes” per day (or 1,875,000 every minute). Increasingly, social media has become a form of social and political engagement, and 47 percent of Facebook users have “liked” political cause-related comments. Protected free speech is a luxury the Western world has long enjoyed.

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Why Storytelling Matters

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Rutgers University students study the way stories are told to better understand the truth behind the messages.

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#Halloween Story Pitch: Can #Ebola Crisis Eventually Turn Into Worldwide Bio-Horror?

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#TexasTech Experts Available for #Halloween Stories

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Ebola Outbreak – European History Expert Puts It in Perspective

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Celebration of Black Gospel Music Will Feature Musicians, Historians and Civil Rights Activists at Baylor’s 2014 Pruit Symposium

“Marching to Zion: Celebrating and Preserving Black Sacred Music” — Baylor University’s 2014 Pruit Symposium — will bring together leading voices in black gospel music for conversation, celebration and music on Thursday, Oct. 23, through Saturday, Oct. 25, on the Baylor campus.

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Brenda Johnson Named Library Director at University of Chicago

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Brenda L. Johnson, an internationally respected leader in the field of library science, has been appointed Library Director and University Librarian at the University of Chicago. Her five-year term begins Jan. 1, 2015.

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Digital Archaeology Changes Exploration of the Past

Derek Counts, professor and chair of the Department of Art History at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, is studying new ways of documenting and sharing artifacts.

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Indiana University to Inaugurate Media School and Dedicate Ernie Pyle Sculpture

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Indiana University will inaugurate its newest school at the Bloomington campus, the Media School, with a celebration and the dedication of a new sculpture depicting alumnus and Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Ernie Pyle on Friday, Oct. 17.

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Art and Nanotech Converge in Cornell University Campus Biennial

For her newest work, Korean artist Kimsooja wanted to explore a “shape and perspective that reveals the invisible as visible, physical as immaterial, and vice versa.” As artist-in-residence for the Cornell Council for the Arts’ 2014 Biennial, she has realized that objective with “A Needle Woman: Galaxy was a Memory, Earth is a Souvenir,” which was installed on the Cornell University Arts Quad in September. It’s one of several installations on campus for the semesterlong biennial, “Intimate Cosmologies: The Aesthetics of Scale in an Age of Nanotechnology.”

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