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Article ID: 706141

Myth of Mona Lisa's magical gaze debunked

Bielefeld University

n science, the "Mona Lisa Effect" refers to the impression that the eyes of the person portrayed in an image seem to follow the viewer as they move in front of the picture.

Released:
8-Jan-2019 12:40 PM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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    4-Jan-2019 9:00 AM EST

Article ID: 706002

A 2018 Box Office Boom—for Black Directors

USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism

A new study reveals a dramatic improvement in Black directors working across the 100 top-grossing films, though there has been little change for other industry positions.

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3-Jan-2019 9:00 PM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 705702

Professor Puts Artistic Spin on Marine Research

University of Iowa

University of Iowa Assistant Professor in Printmaking Terry Conrad joined scientists from the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution on a research cruise to study foraminifera, single-celled organisms that live in the ocean, and to create related art as part of a Science-Through-Art effort funded by the National Science Foundation.

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19-Dec-2018 1:05 PM EST

Arts and Humanities

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Article ID: 705546

Two Books for Two Cities: Tulane English professors earn rare book honor

Tulane University

A pair of Tulane University English professors has earned the distinct honor of having their respective books named the official reading selections for two American cities in 2019.

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17-Dec-2018 1:05 PM EST

Arts and Humanities

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Article ID: 705482

Making immersive virtual theater a reality

University of Iowa

University of Iowa faculty and students immerse audience in a virtual reality theater experience that integrates live performances.

Released:
14-Dec-2018 11:05 AM EST

Arts and Humanities

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Article ID: 705425

UIC’s Gallery 400 chosen as one of six to receive $50K Joyce Award

University of Illinois at Chicago

Gallery 400 on the University of Illinois at Chicago campus receives second Joyce Foundation Award

Released:
13-Dec-2018 12:05 PM EST

Arts and Humanities

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Article ID: 705316

WVU history faculty earn prestigious NEH fellowships

West Virginia University

Katherine Aaslestad and Tamba M’bayo, both professors in the Department of History, will each receive $60,000 for the 2019-2020 academic year to conduct research for their respective book projects.

Released:
12-Dec-2018 10:05 AM EST

Arts and Humanities

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Article ID: 705193

SHRO Partners with Film Festival to Recognize Importance of Virtual Reality in Medicine and Celebrate Italian-Origin Filmmakers

Sbarro Health Research Organization (SHRO)

This week, SHRO partners with the Italian Movie Award International Film Festival to support Italian-American work in cinema, particularly in recognition for accomplishments with the use of Virtual Reality (VR) in applications in medicine

Released:
10-Dec-2018 2:05 PM EST

Arts and Humanities

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Article ID: 705174

UIC receives $1M bequest from beloved art history professor

University of Illinois at Chicago

Ross Edman and his partner, both professors, upon their deaths, gave bequests to their respective universities where each taught for decades.

Released:
10-Dec-2018 11:05 AM EST

Arts and Humanities

Article ID: 705166

Graduating Senior Finds Passion at Intersection of Art, Science

Iowa State University

When Olivia De Kok left her hometown of Sheldon for Iowa State University, she didn’t know what she wanted to do. She enjoyed her biology classes, but something was missing. That’s when she found biological and pre-medical illustration.

Released:
10-Dec-2018 10:30 AM EST

Arts and Humanities


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