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Experts Available: What Type of Inauguration Speech Will Donald Trump Deliver?

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UIC Historian to Head Religious Historical Society

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University of Illinois at Chicago religious scholar Ralph Keen has been chosen as president-elect of the American Society of Church History.

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Roman Theater Discovered in University of Haifa Excavations at Hippos (Sussita)

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Surprisingly, the theater is situated outside the city walls and appears to have formed part of a large sanctuary. Accordingly, it may not have functioned as a regular Roman theater, but rather played an important role in religious ceremonies to one of the gods of the sanctuary

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Author Ta-Nehisi Coates to Speak on Campus

Writer and journalist Ta-Nehisi Coates, a leading voice on race and politics who was named one of Time’s 100 Most Influential People in 2016, will speak on Northwestern University’s Evanston campus.

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Revisiting the Flint, Michigan, Lead-in-Water Crisis a Year After Its State of Emergency

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Irvine, Calif., Jan. 5, 2017 – Last year, as media coverage of Flint, Michigan’s lead-in-water crisis developed, a cautionary tale emerged about the repercussions of cost-saving infrastructure changes and lax governmental oversight, and their disproportionate effect on impoverished communities.It began in April 2014 when the city of Flint canceled its contract with the Detroit Water and Sewage Department and began buying water from the Flint River as an interim supply, with the ultimate goal of sourcing water from Lake Huron through the Karegnondi Water Authority.

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CSU Dominguez Hill's SLICE Center Displays more than 50 Native American Baskets

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Since September 2016, CSU Dominguez Hills has been receiving Indian baskets from as far back as the mid-19th Century.

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Adaptive Music in Broadcast

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Art feeds on self-expression, and all artists are constrained by the limitations of their bodies and their tools. Working with artists with disabilities, a team including researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute has been creating more accessible tools and instruments that lower barriers to self-expression through the arts. With $100,000 in support from the Craig H. Neilsen Foundation, the team will extend that access to a wider community.

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Faculty Win Record Number of Humanities Fellowships

Four Northwestern University faculty members have been honored with National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) fellowships - a record setting number for Northwestern in recent history and the most awards to a single institution by the NEH this year.

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S&T Historian’s Latest Book Focuses on Jewish Post-Holocaust Reconstruction in France

After World War II, French Holocaust survivors returned to their homes to find them stripped of personal belongings and occupied by new inhabitants. Attempts to reclaim those belongings were key in efforts to rebuild Jewish political and social inclusion after the war, says historian Shannon Fogg.

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Stage on Screen Series Presents Six New Plays From U.K. And Russia

Six new critically-acclaimed plays from the U.K. and Russia will be captured on film and featured in the National Theatre Live’s and Stage Russia HD’s popular Stage on Screen series at Northwestern this winter/spring.

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Wake Forest Military Family of Six to be Honorary Guests at the Military Bowl

Wake Forest junior Katie Krivda and her family will be cheering on the Demon Deacons at the Military Bowl on Dec. 27. All six members of the family (including two sets of twins) are either retired military, in military service or preparing to serve in the military.

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The Historical Journey of Christmas Turkeys

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Professor Rebecca Earle, food historian at the University of Warwick has been researching the traditional Christmas turkey, in order to find out how this north American bird has become a mainstay of festive food.

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Archivist of World's Largest Sewing Pattern Collection Gains National Award

Commercial Pattern Archive dates back to 1847 and represents patterns from nearly 100 different companies.

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U.S.-China Relations in the Time of Trump

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A Christmas Classic: Kansas State University Dickens Experts Say 'A Christmas Carol' Still Resonates After Nearly 200 Years

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The Grinch couldn't have stolen Christmas if Ebenezer Scrooge hadn't done it first, say Charles Dickens researchers at Kansas State University.

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Federal Grant Aims to Increase Minority Representation in Museum Studies

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The University of Illinois at Chicago museum studies program received an NEH grant to increase minority representation in museum studies.

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Art’s Content: Jacobs Medical Center Captures Curative Power of Creativity

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Modern hospitals are designed to aid healing in every possible space, from operating rooms and recovery areas to cafeterias and lobbies. One way is through art, and the new Jacobs Medical Center at UC San Diego Health reflects this with an extraordinary collection of paintings, photographs, sculptures, and other mediums, by renowned artists that are featured on every floor and inside every patient room throughout the 10-story hospital.

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SU Faculty Key in 'Alice's Adventures in Wonderland' Maori Translation

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Dr. Ellen Schaefer-Salins of Salisbury University encouraged Dr. Tom Roa of the University of Waikato, New Zealand, to translate 'Alice's Adventures in Wonderland' into the indigenous Maori language. Today, some 300 Maori children are able to read the book in their native language.

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Tufts Political Science Professor Awarded National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship

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Kelly M. Greenhill, Ph.D., a political science professor in the School of Arts and Sciences at Tufts University, has been awarded a National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Fellowship to further her research on how rumors, conspiracy theories, myths, propaganda, and entertainment media influence the beliefs and decision-making of individuals and governments. The NEH, which announced the fellowship today, is one of the largest independent funders of humanities programs in the United States.

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Musical Table Teaches Basics of Computer Programming

As part of a $3 million grant from the National Science Foundation, researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology and Northwestern University have built a musical, interactive tabletop exhibit that teaches the basics of computer coding.







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