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AU Museum Summer Exhibits: Hiroshima-Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Exhibition, Washington Masters, and Non-Conformist Latvian Art

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Summer exhibits at the American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center open June 13.

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Smithsonian Snapshot: Shaun White in “Eye Pop”

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In a world consumed by personal and celebrity image making, the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery considers how personalities are constructed in its exhibition “Eye Pop: The Celebrity Gaze.” Featuring 54 portraits, such as this one of Shaun White, it will be open at the Portrait Gallery May 22 through July 10, 2016.

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At UW-Milwaukee, Students Speak the City’s Native Language

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee gives students the opportunity to study the Anishinaabe language spoken by the Ojibwe, Potawatomi and Odawa tribes.

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Former Investment Banker Wins $50,000 Book Prize for Financially Astute Study of American Revolution

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The prestigious George Washington Book Prize, awarded to the best new book on the nation's Founding Era, goes to an engrossing account of the financial and political stumbles that led Britain into war with its American colonies.

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‘They Were My Age.’

A team of University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee journalism students took on an unusual research project during the spring semester – helping find the missing photos and stories of Wisconsin soldiers killed in Vietnam.

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Conference at Indianapolis to Focus on Supporting the Ongoing Reform Process in Myanmar

Organizers of a May 29 conference in Indianapolis are seeking to support the ongoing reform process in Myanmar and encourage Burmese expatriates to offer support economically and educationally.

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NYU Carter Journalism Institute’s 2015 “Reporting Award” Recipients to Focus on Economic & Health Inequality

NYU's Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute has named Lauren Sandler, a former editor at Salon and producer at NPR, and Lindsey Konkel, an independent journalist who has written for National Geographic and Science, as recipients of its 2015 Reporting Award.

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Washington DC Is the Nation’s Fittest City, Report Says

Residents of the nation’s capital, followed by Minneapolis-St. Paul, and San Diego, enjoy a variety of outdoor exercise options, and have relatively low rates of smoking, obesity and diabetes. That combination of measurable health and community indicators makes them the three fittest of the 50 largest metropolitan areas in the U.S.

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Luther W. Brady Awarded George Washington University President’s Medal

Three-time alumnus Luther W. Brady was awarded the George Washington University President’s Medal, the highest honor the university president can present. George Washington President Steven Knapp presented the award to honor Dr. Brady’s extraordinary achievements in medicine and his exemplary philanthropy to and national leadership of the fine arts at a ceremony on GW’s Foggy Bottom Campus on May 16.

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Undergrad's Poetry Takes the $62,900 Prize

Washington College names the 2015 winner of its famous Sophie Kerr Prize, this year worth $62,900. Alexander Vidiani filled his Prize portfolio with poems about loss, masculinity, fatherhood and the way we use language to connect with one another.