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Digital Farmworker Movement Documentation Archive Acquired by UCSD Library

A rich digital archive documenting the UFW Farmworkers’ Movement in Central California from 1962 to 1993 has been acquired by the University of California, San Diego Library. The archive, which was developed by LeRoy Chatfield, includes a wide variety of information on the activities, accomplishments, challenges, and work of Cesar Chavez and the farmworkers who participated in the farmworker movement.

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Missouri S&T Student Creates Mural for Children’s Library

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Every time Lara Edwards, a senior in biological sciences at Missouri University of Science and Technology, takes on a new art project, she makes sure to include an element that she has never tried before. So, when she agreed to paint a mural in the Leola Millar Children’s Library in the Rolla Public Library as part of her Art in the Community class last summer, Edwards fulfilled that requirement. It was the largest project she had ever taken on and the only mural that earned her college credit.

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Spring Is Here and So Are “Joe’s Team” Taxis

Beck Taxi is driving home the message Cancer be beaten, by sporting Joe’s Team auto magnets on all of their taxis during the months of April and May. Founded by the inspirational Torontonian, Joe Finley, Joe’s Team has raised more than $9 million for critical cancer research at the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre.

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Alex Smith, NFL Quarterback and University of Utah Alum, to Deliver 2014 Commencement Address

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Alex Smith, quarterback for the Kansas City Chiefs, U graduate and generous philanthropist is the U's 2014 commencement speaker. He will receive an honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters for his dedication and inspiration – on and off the field of play.

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Twelve NYU Faculty Awarded 2014 Guggenheim Fellowships

Twelve New York University professors and instructors have been awarded 2014 Guggenheim Fellowships, the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation announced this week. This year’s 178 recipients were chosen from nearly 3,000 applicants in the United States and Canada.

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UChicago to Host Rare U.S. Performance of Famed Chinese Opera Company

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The famed Tianjin Peking Opera Company will perform April 12 at the University of Chicago's Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts.

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Hiking Inca Road Informs Engineer's Research, Teaching

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Can modern engineers learn best practices from ancient road builders? Christine Fiori, who has led the first formal engineering study of the Inca Road, thinks so.

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Historian Available to Comment on 50th Anniversary of Great Society

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Of Saints and Popes: Papal Expert Available to Comment on April Canonizations

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Ancient Roman Cooking Course Inspires 2,000 UB Students to Dine as Romans Did Thousands of Years Ago

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On April 6, 2,000 University at Buffalo students will join Caesar and other historical figures for an authentic ancient Roman feast of cinnamon lamb soup, Cato the Elder’s cheesecake and more. The themed dinner, “Eat Like a Roman,” is inspired by a one-credit course of the same name.

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