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UC San Diego Rady School Professors’ Research Is Platform for Innovative Approach to Museum Ticket Sales

Inspired by research from the Rady School of Management at the University of California, San Diego, the San Diego History Center sees attendance significantly increase when they ask visitors to "Give Forward" rather than paying a set admissions fee.

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Florida State Religion Professor Earns Prestigious Fellowship

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A Florida State University researcher has been awarded a fellowship from the American Council of Learned Societies — the preeminent representative organization for American scholarship in the humanities and related social sciences.

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Mark Auslander Named MSU Museum Director

Mark Auslander, a sociocultural anthropologist, has been appointed director of the Michigan State University Museum. He will lead one of the earliest established museums in the nation, and the state’s first museum to receive Smithsonian affiliate status. “I’m honored to join the MSU Museum, a museum known for the remarkable depth and breadth of its scientific and cultural collections and for its innovative exhibits and public programs,” said Auslander, who will begin his position on July 1.

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Orson Welles Plays Starring Role in Creating Brazilian Folklore

American filmmaker Orson Welles changed the perception of the Brazilian Northeast when he filmed the story of four campaigning fishermen for an ill-fated and uncompleted movie, a study reveals.

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Historian Uncovers Untold Story of Early Defense Contractor, Methodist Leader

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West Virginia University religious studies professor Jane Donovan’s book, “Henry Foxall: Methodist, Industrialist, American” is the untold story of an immigrant who transformed American Methodism from a religious movement to a denomination while transitioning American industry into a global economic power.

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@Umich Expert: Funding of NEA Is a Drop in the Bucket for Government but Critical for Artists, Organizations

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Adrian Raftery Receives Ireland's St. Patrick's Day Medal for Contributions to Statistics

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On March 15, Prime Minister Enda Kenny of Ireland presented Adrian Raftery, a professor of statistics and sociology at the University of Washington, with the St. Patrick's Day Medal for his diverse contributions to the field of statistics.

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Award-Winning Composer Jake Heggie Will Lead Master Class

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Budding opera professionals will present a vocal recital of songs by contemporary opera composer Jake Heggie, accompanied on piano by the renowned artist himself when Northwestern University’s Henry and Leigh Bienen School of Music concludes its annual Robert M. and Maya L. Tichio Vocal Master Class Series at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 20, in the Mary B. Galvin Recital Hall, 70 Arts Circle Drive on the Evanston campus.

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The African-American Females of Chicago’s Great Migration

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How Chicago’s Great Migration affected African-American girls is the subject of the book “South Side Girls” and a discussion at UIC.







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