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Campaign Looks to Take Ithaca College ‘Beyond Body’

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Created by Ithaca College students, the IC Beyond Body campaign intends to address negative body images through social media and discussion groups that focus on qualities beyond physical appearance, like intelligence and creativity.

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‘Brave New Wild’ Asks Legendary Adventurers What Lures them to Climb Rocks

Why do people rock climb? It is a highly dangerous and difficult sport—and most definitely a non-conventional life pursuit. Independent filmmaker Oakley Anderson-Moore sets out to answer this question in her debut feature documentary, “Brave New Wild,” which is in the midst of a national theatrical tour and was recently made available for viewing on DVD as well as on iTunes and other digital platforms. Anderson-Moore filmed a series of interviews of climbers from the early days of the climbing revolution. These adventurers broke social norms in post-World War II America to live nomadic lives in their quest to conquer the Tetons, outside Yellowstone National Park, and the great rock walls, such as Half Dome and El Capitan in Yosemite Valley.

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Coping with the Death of Prince, Icons

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Pioneer and Independent - Prince Defied Culture, Gender and Race

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Prince Will Be Remembered as One of Most Significant Artists in American Popular Music History

Prince was one of the most important artists in American popular music during the last two decades of the twentieth century.

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Prince’s Influence on Music on Par with Duke Ellington, Miles Davis

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Prince Was One of the Most Significant Artists in American Pop Culture

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WVU's Dan Carder Among Time's 100 Most Influential People in the World

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West Virginia University engineer Dan Carder, who led the research team that broke open the Volkswagen emissions scandal, has been named to the 2016 Time 100, the magazine’s annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world.

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Baylor Historian Gives Thumbs-Up After Call with Treasury Officials About Harriet Tubman on the $20 Bill

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Moments after she got off the phone Wednesday with U.S. Treasury officials, Kimberly Kellison, Ph.D., chair and associate professor of Baylor University’s history department, said she was “excited and enthusiastic” about the announcement that abolitionist Harriet Tubman’s portrait will replace former President Andrew Jackson's on the front of the $20 bill.

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It’s Tax Time: GW Financial Literacy Experts Available

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IU's Little 500 Will Again Feature Two Days of Exciting Cycling, Fundraising for Scholarships

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Hundreds of hours of preparation by members of the 65 teams competing in Indiana University's Little 500 will culminate with intense competition in the two bike races Friday and Saturday, April 15 and 16, at Bill Armstrong Stadium on the Bloomington campus. This year marks the 29th running of the women's Little 500 and the 66th running of the men's race. Ben Higgins, an IU alumnus and star of ABC's hit reality-TV series "The Bachelor," will serve as grand marshal of both races, joined by his fiancé, Lauren Bushnell.

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MTSU Professor Discusses Legacy of Country Music Icon #Merlehaggard, Died Today at 79

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Airline Quality Rating: 2015 Airline Performance Improves Slightly; Virgin America Narrowly Retains Top Spot

As Virgin America claimed the top spot for the fourth consecutive year, overall U.S. airline performance improved slightly in 2015, according to the 26th annual Airline Quality Rating (AQR), released today (Monday, April 4) at the National Press Club in Washington.

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Can You Own a Cloned Human? Expert Explores This and Other Bioethical Issues in New Book Based on Hit Sci-Fi Show “Orphan Black”

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In his new book, “What We Talk About When We Talk About Clone Club,” international expert on the ethics of human cloning, Gregory Pence, explores issues raised in the sci-fi show “Orphan Black” about human cloning, its ethics and impact on personal identity, genetic enhancement, and other mysterious science. Pence takes a lighthearted look at cloning in popular culture and explains when the show gets the science right and when it doesn’t.

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Sia Furler Institute to Foster New Generations of Artists

The University of Adelaide is proud to announce it has established a new institute of contemporary music and media named after internationally acclaimed Australian singer/songwriter Sia Furler.

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UCI to Launch First-of-Its-Kind Official E-Sports Initiative in the Fall

UC Irvine is launching an official e-sports initiative this fall, the first of its kind at a public research university. A state-of-the-art arena equipped with high-end gaming PCs, a stage for League of Legends competitions and a live webcasting studio will be constructed at the Student Center, and as many as 10 academic scholarships will be offered to students on the team.

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FOMO: It’s Your Life You’re Missing Out On

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“You missed out.” Is there another sentence that could strike such anxiety in the hearts of young people? Known as FOMO in millennial-speak, fear of missing out is quickly taking a toll on Generation Y—and it’s probably causing damage to your own life.

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Who’s No. 1? Airline Quality Rating Report to Reveal Top Carriers of 2015

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The results of the 26th annual national Airline Quality Rating (AQR) will be announced at 9:30 a.m. EDT, Monday, April 4, at a news conference at the National Press Club, Zenger Room, in Washington. The rating is conducted annually by researchers Dean Headley at the W. Frank Barton School of Business at Wichita State University and Brent Bowen, dean of the College of Aviation at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s Prescott, Ariz., campus.

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New Book Examines Video Games and Culture in Latin America

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A new book by UD’s Phillip Penix-Tadsen explores the connections between video games and culture in Latin America.

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Expert Available to Discuss ISIS Recruiting Videos

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Northwestern University professor of screenwriting David E. Tolchinsky is available to comment on the emotional and physical power of ISIS recruiting videos.