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Article ID: 575410

Immerse in Verse: on April 14, Cornell Delivers ‘Poetry in Your Pocket’ … and a Muse for Your Mobiles

Cornell University

Cornell University offers its little, annual book “Poetry in Your Pocket 2011” on April 14 to students participating in New York City’s Poem in Your Pocket Day at Bryant Park and to students at the Cornell-affiliated Food and Finance High School, New York City.

Released:
6-Apr-2011 3:15 PM EDT

Arts and Humanities

Article ID: 575349

Student Floral Designers Create Royal Wedding-Inspired Bouquets

Mississippi State University

A floral management class creates bridal bouquet prototypes inspired by the wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton.

Released:
6-Apr-2011 8:00 AM EDT

Pop Culture

Article ID: 575318

Engineering Music: Rowan University Students Score a Melody for Science

Rowan University

Engineering students are tapping their creative side to use technology to make music.

Released:
5-Apr-2011 2:10 PM EDT

Education

Article ID: 575197

Unusual Research Project Examines Abraham Lincoln’s Impact on Musical Compositions

University of Cincinnati

Music communicates a lot regarding how we remember a person, place, thing or idea. Music about Abraham Lincoln is no different. An ongoing UC research project is examining the American experience of Abraham Lincoln through the music written about him from 1865 to 2009.

Released:
4-Apr-2011 8:15 AM EDT

Arts and Humanities

Article ID: 575148

Students Use Infrared Cameras to Discover Artists' Working Processes

Mount Holyoke College

Thanks to a $500,000 grant, the Mount Holyoke College Art Museum has brought in more than 50 classes--both art-related and not--to use the museum for course projects, including students in a Molecular and Atomic Structure course who used infrared cameras to examine the underlayers of paintings.

Released:
1-Apr-2011 10:45 AM EDT

Article ID: 574815

Math Meets Music

Florida State University

Geometry is the force that shapes both the sound of music and the novel research of Florida State University composer-theorist Clifton Callender, whose work explores and maps the mathematics of musical harmony.

Released:
24-Mar-2011 5:25 PM EDT

Arts and Humanities

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Article ID: 574019

New Research Reveals PG-13 Movies are Becoming More Violent

Academy Communications

A just-published study by Stonehill College film scholar Ron Leone reveals a significant increase in violent content in films rated PG-13 in recent years.

Released:
2-Mar-2011 12:30 PM EST

Pop Culture

Article ID: 573957

Students Design 'Upcycled' Dresses from Coffee Holders, Car Seats

Mississippi State University

A college class in Mississippi learn principles of design from non-traditional items for clothing and accessories.

Released:
1-Mar-2011 12:45 PM EST

Arts and Humanities

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Article ID: 573855

Using Math to Navigate Strawberry Fields

Dalhousie University

Dalhousie University math professor Jason Brown attracted international attention in 2008 when he solved the mystery behind the opening chord of A Hard Day’s Night using mathematical calculations. Now, he's plumbing the secrets of Strawberry Fields Forever in a new paper published by the Canadian Mathematical Society.

Released:
25-Feb-2011 1:05 PM EST

Pop Culture

Article ID: 573831

King’s Speech’ Gets Stuttering Right

Butler University

The film “The King’s Speech” authentically portrays “the difficulty, fear, and low self-esteem that many stutterers have,” says Dr. Suzanne Reading, a speech-language pathologist for 30 years and director of Butler University’s Communication Sciences & Disorders Program. Actor Colin Firth delivered a realistic sounding stutter, she said, “especially the long pauses that can occur when a person who stutters is trying to start a stream of speech.”

Released:
24-Feb-2011 2:00 PM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences


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