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Newswise: Expert: Art museums ‘have work to do to represent complete human experience’

Expert: Art museums ‘have work to do to represent complete human experience’

DePaul University

Historically, art museum galleries have lacked diversity of gender, race, ethnicity, nationality, abilities, and sexual orientation, and it’s important for museums to begin to address this representation issue in order to show the wide range of human experience, said Julie Rodrigues Widholm, director and chief curator of DePaul Art Museum located on the campus of DePaul University.

Channels: Arts and Entertainment, History,

Released:
19-Feb-2020 4:45 PM EST
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19-Feb-2020 10:40 AM EST
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Newswise: What is the evolutionary purpose of menopause?

What is the evolutionary purpose of menopause?

University of Georgia

There must be some huge evolutionary benefit that renders women’s lives so valuable post-reproduction that they actually live six to eight years longer than men everywhere around the world.

Channels: Evolution and Darwin, History, Women's Health,

Released:
18-Feb-2020 3:35 PM EST
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Newswise: Power of photojournalism seen in early 20th century exposé on Chicago meat industry

Power of photojournalism seen in early 20th century exposé on Chicago meat industry

Iowa State University

A 1905 story not only prompted massive reforms in U.S. food and public health policy and inspired Upton Sinclair’s widely popular novel “The Jungle.” It was also one of the first examples of the power of photojournalism, as uncovered in a recent Iowa State University study.

Channels: All Journal News, Arts and Entertainment, Food and Water Safety, History, Public Health, Local - Chicago Metro,

Released:
18-Feb-2020 11:40 AM EST
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Ancient plant foods discovered in Arnhem Land, Australia

University of Queensland

Australia's first plant foods - eaten by early populations 65,000 years ago - have been discovered in Arnhem Land.

Channels: All Journal News, Archaeology and Anthropology, History, Plants, Nature (journal),

Released:
18-Feb-2020 11:25 AM EST
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Discovery at 'flower burial' site could unravel mystery of Neanderthal death rites

University of Cambridge

The first articulated Neanderthal skeleton to come out of the ground for over 20 years has been unearthed at one of the most important sites of mid-20th century archaeology: Shanidar Cave, in the foothills of Iraqi Kurdistan.

Channels: All Journal News, Archaeology and Anthropology, Evolution and Darwin, Genetics, History,

Released:
18-Feb-2020 10:55 AM EST
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Newswise: Rutgers to Host Last Witness to Emmett Till Abduction

Rutgers to Host Last Witness to Emmett Till Abduction

Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Rutgers–New Brunswick’s Department of American Studies on Thursday, Feb. 20, will host the Rev. Wheeler Parker Jr., the last living witness to the abduction of Emmett Till, for a discussion on Love, Forgiveness and Reconciliation.

Channels: All Journal News, Civil Liberties, Education, History, Race and Ethnicity,

Released:
17-Feb-2020 11:15 AM EST
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Newswise: Dental School Surgeon Explores Link Between WWI Facial Trauma and Modern Plastic Surgery

Dental School Surgeon Explores Link Between WWI Facial Trauma and Modern Plastic Surgery

Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Shahid Aziz, a professor of oral and maxillofacial surgeon at the Rutgers School of Dental Medicine, who treats many facial trauma patients, shows how facial trauma in WWI contributed to the rise of modern plastic surgery.

Channels: All Journal News, History, Military Health, Surgery, Trauma,

Released:
17-Feb-2020 10:15 AM EST
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Exhibit sheds light on railways’ discriminatory history

Cornell University

The American rail system has connected people and places across the nation, but its early history is marked by division and violence.

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Released:
13-Feb-2020 1:10 PM EST
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