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TEDxNYIT 2014: Harmonic Tectonics Features Visionaries and Innovators on Maintaining Harmony In Our Changing World

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NYIT's TEDx event will feature 11 diverse speakers and three musical performers in a daylong event at NYIT Auditorium on Broadway.

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Hamilton College's Wellin Museum of Art Features Works by Alyson Shotz

Hamilton College’s Ruth and Elmer Wellin Museum of Art presents “Alyson Shotz: Force of Nature” opening Saturday, Oct. 11, from 4 – 6 p.m. This eponymous exhibition features new and recent work by Alyson Shotz, an abstract artist who creates monumental sculptures, photo-collages and installations.

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The Sounds of Science: Unique Wired Theatre Sets Stage to Study Performers and Audience’s Brains in Any Acoustic Environment

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A new one-of-a-kind virtual acoustics lab and theatre, wired to mimic nearly any conceivable environment, is set to open at McMaster University. The $8-million facility—nearly a decade in the planning and construction—allows researchers to explore how musicians perform together, how rhythm might help an autistic child or Parkinson’s patient, and how hearing aids might work better in noisy settings, among other endeavors.

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University Film Project Leads Assault on Campus Sexual Assault

Student films support White House message to change behavior.

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Smithsonian Snapshot: Celebrando la Cerámica Centroamericana

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Esta vasija de barro representa a un Hueheuteotl (“guey-guey-TE-oh-tul”), un dios mesoamericano personificado en la forma de un anciano y relacionado con el fuego.

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Smithsonian Snapshot: Celebrating Central American Ceramics

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This clay vessel depicts a Hueheuteotl ("way-way-TAY-oh-tuhl"), a Mesoamerican deity represented as an old man and associated with fire.

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UChicago Historian Tara Zahra Named 2014 Macarthur Fellow

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UChicago historian Tara Zahra named 2014 MacArthur Fellow.

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"Rhetoric in the Flesh" by T. Kenny Fountain: The Anatomy Student and Human Cadaver

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In his new book, Rhetoric in the Flesh: Trained Vision, Technical Expertise, and the Gross Anatomy Lab (Routledge, 2014), T. Kenny Fountain explains discoveries in his ethnographic study of education in the anatomy lab, and how the experience is part of the transformation of students into medical professionals.

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Scottish Electorate May Win Independence September 18

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New Legal Clinic to Help Military Veterans at Georgia State University

Georgia State University’s Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) department, representatives of the State Bar of Georgia’s Military and Veterans Law Section and the College of Law will start a new legal clinic this month for more than 800 veterans enrolled at the university.

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