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Acclaimed Poets to Honor Gwendolyn Brooks

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Gwendolyn Brooks, one of the most influential poets of the 20th century, will be recognized by contemporary poets with a day of literary events May 4 at Northwestern University. The events are free and open to the public.

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Smithsonian Snapshot: Celebrating the History Behind Cinco De Mayo

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Many people mistakenly think that Cinco de Mayo is Mexico’s Independence Day, which is celebrated Sept. 16. Cinco de Mayo actually celebrates the Mexican victory over the French at the Battle of Puebla May 5, 1862.

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Architecture Team Honoring the 49 Pulse Nightclub Shooting Victims with EFFERVESCE

A team from the UNC Charlotte School of Architecture has won the 2017 American Institute of Architects (AIA) Small Project Practitioners (SPP) Small Project Design Competition. The winning design honoring the victims of the Pulse Nightclub shooting will be donated to the LGBT Center of Central Fla.

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Art at the Center of Everything

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As chair of education at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City, Sonoma State alumna Sandra Jackson-Dumont wants more of us to see art and museums as not just exciting and relevant, but at the center of everything.

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American College of Gastroenterology (ACG), Allergan and Ironwood Pharmaceuticals Announce Winner of "Picture My IBS" Competition

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The American College of Gastroenterology (ACG), in collaboration with Allergan and Ironwood Pharmaceuticals, Inc., is excited to announce that Kimberly P. of Pennsylvania is the winner of the Picture My IBS competition, an initiative aimed at encouraging individuals to express their experience with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and to share their journey – and the symptoms that affect them – through art and narrative.

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Two Disciplines. Two Wheels. One Unique Program.

The University of Iowa is home to one of the country's only academic bicycle frame-building courses, which industry experts say is setting a worldwide standard for the craft.

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UNF History Professor Receives Prestigious National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship

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Dr. Denise Bossy, a University of North Florida associate professor of history, was awarded a National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship to support significant research in the humanities and to further her research of the Yamasee Indians, a community that is hardly understood by scholars today.

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NYU Historian Stephen Gross Named 2017 Carnegie Fellow

New York University historian Stephen Gross has been named a 2017 Andrew Carnegie Fellow, one of 35 selected by the Carnegie Corporation this year.

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Hirshhorn Celebrates 10 Years of Yoko Ono’s “Wish Tree for Washington” with Summer of Artist’s Work

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This summer, the Smithsonian’s Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden will commemorate the 10th anniversary of Yoko Ono’s celebratory installation “Wish Tree for Washington, D.C.,” an interactive artwork in which museum visitors tie their handwritten wishes to the tree’s branches, with a complementary series of Ono’s iconic installations and performances.

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Photography Exhibit Explores the Environmental Impact of the Port of Los Angeles

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Students from California State University Dominguez Hills and their professor are featured in a two exhibitions, “LA Living Space: Photographs by Ellie Zenhari” and “We Will Be Heard: Work by CSUDH Students,” at Angels Gate Cultural Center in San Pedro from April 23 to May 30 that explore the environmental impact of the Port of Los Angeles. An opening reception on April 30 at noon includes an informative exhibit tour, and a student dance performance.







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