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Article ID: 709734

Notre Dame Stories: Venezuela, Irish Dance

University of Notre Dame

As the situation deteriorates in Venezuela, we chat with Latin American expert Michael Coppedge of the Keough School of Global Affairs, who explains how we got here, and what to expect next. And, as millions of people celebrate their Irish heritage this month, we look back at a student club’s championship foray into Irish Dance.

Released:
18-Mar-2019 10:05 AM EDT

Pop Culture

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Article ID: 709695

Baylor University's Mayborn Museum Accredited by American Alliance of Museums

Baylor University

After a rigorous review process, Baylor University’s Mayborn Museum Complex has achieved a significant milestone: accreditation by the American Alliance of Museums, the highest national recognition afforded the nation’s museums. The Mayborn joins a list of only 3 percent of the nation’s estimated 33,000 museums with that standing.

Released:
15-Mar-2019 12:30 PM EDT

Arts and Humanities

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Article ID: 709657

Poor pitch singing could be a matter of the tune in your head

University at Buffalo

Sub-vocalization, the silent, preparatory muscle movements of the face and larynx that result when singers run a song through their heads prior to vocalizing, could be nudging them out of tune, according to University at Buffalo researchers. Their recently published study for first time presents evidence suggesting a relationship among sub-vocalization, auditory imagery and poor pitch singing.

Released:
14-Mar-2019 1:05 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Arts and Humanities

Article ID: 709512

Napa Gallery hosts “The F Word” and other compelling takes on contemporary culture

California State University, Channel Islands

For featured artists Kayla Mattes and Elisa Ortega, the title of their exhibit, “The F Word,” stands for “fiber,” “fabric” and “feminism.”

Released:
13-Mar-2019 1:45 PM EDT

Arts and Humanities

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Article ID: 709412

Music Historian Delves Into ‘Nashville Sound’ on ‘MTSU on the Record’

Middle Tennessee State University

The vast diversity of artists and experiences that make up Nashville’s love affair with music was the topic on a recent “MTSU On the Record” radio program.

Released:
11-Mar-2019 1:05 PM EDT

Arts and Humanities

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Article ID: 709371

Women Can Protect Our World's Outstanding Places

Global Heritage Fund

Women’s contributions are integral to the Global Heritage Fund and the heritage sector as a whole. When we focus on their work and their voices, we gain an immeasurable richness in perspective that would otherwise be lost. When we bring women to the governing table, we are capable of creating a truly holistic relationship between people and place.

Released:
8-Mar-2019 5:05 PM EST

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Article ID: 709290

The Conversation: Higher, Further, Faster: Marvel’s First Female Cinematic Superhero

University of Manitoba

When the Captain Marvel movie opens on March 8, coinciding with International Women’s Day, it will be Marvel Studios’s first female-superhero led film and many people will be lined up to see this much anticipated flick and to enjoy one of Captain Marvel’s trademark specialties: fighting galactic evil.

Released:
7-Mar-2019 4:35 PM EST

Arts and Humanities

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Article ID: 709246

Tracing Early Pioneers of Steel Pedal Guitar

South Dakota State University

The pedal steel guitar is the province of the mavericks—people who were not afraid to roll up their sleeves and tinker with their instrument, according to Anthony Lis, who is researching five early pioneers.

Released:
6-Mar-2019 6:05 PM EST

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