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Article ID: 704629

Moviemaking mimics nature for creative control and a more realistic look

Dartmouth College

HANOVER, N.H. - November 29, 2018 - A new theory based on the physics of cloud formation and neutron scattering could help animators create more lifelike movies, according to a Dartmouth-led study. Software developed using the technique focuses on how light interacts with microscopic particles to develop computer-generated images.

29-Nov-2018 11:55 AM EST

Article ID: 704619

Scholars to explore the meaning of family and kinship in Sawyer Seminar supported by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

Tufts University

Amid growing national interest in genealogy and family history, scholars from around the world will explore past and present meanings of family and kinship in a year-long seminar led by Tufts University and supported by the Mellon Foundation through its Sawyer Seminar program.

29-Nov-2018 11:05 AM EST

Arts and Humanities


Article ID: 704589

25th annual toy drive to brighten the lives of children in the Birmingham community

University of Alabama at Birmingham

Holiday partnership between UAB Information Technology and UAB Libraries focuses on community giving and engagement through annual toy drive.

28-Nov-2018 5:05 PM EST

Arts and Humanities

Article ID: 704516

UC Santa Cruz receives significant Hunter S. Thompson collection

University of California, Santa Cruz

An 800-volume collection of works by famed author and journalist Hunter S. Thompson has been donated to Special Collections & Archives at UC Santa Cruz.

27-Nov-2018 5:05 PM EST

Pop Culture


Article ID: 704308

Moderation and creativity hold key to happy, healthy Thanksgiving

University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

The temptation to overindulge at Thanksgiving is immense, but before going overboard, it’s worth pausing and remembering you can eat, drink, and be merry – as well as healthy – over the holiday season.

20-Nov-2018 5:05 PM EST

Article ID: 704074

Beatles expert available to discuss legacy of the ‘White Album’ on its 50th anniversary

Florida State University

Florida State University Professor Barry Faulk, author of 'British Rock Modernism, 1967-1977,' talks about the history and legacy of the Beatles eponymous double album.

15-Nov-2018 11:05 AM EST

Pop Culture


Article ID: 703999

Smithsonian Launches American Women’s History Initiative

Smithsonian Institution

The Smithsonian has announced specific plans for the Smithsonian American Women’s History Initiative, Because of Her Story. The initiative strives to be the nation’s most comprehensive undertaking to document, research, collect, display and share the rich, complete and compelling story of women in America. It will greatly increase the Smithsonian’s research and programming related to women in the U.S., past and present.

14-Nov-2018 11:05 AM EST

Arts and Humanities


Article ID: 703925

Theater Classics, New Work Define Upcoming Season at UC San Diego

University of California San Diego

Exactly 80 years after Thornton Wilder premiered his stage classic “Our Town,” the UC San Diego Department of Theatre and Dance is set to give it a modern makeover. The Pulitzer Prize-winning drama is one of three productions for fall quarter from the famed department.

13-Nov-2018 1:05 PM EST

Arts and Humanities

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