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Newswise: Philosopher Nancy Cartwright Honored for Lifetime Scholarly Achievement

Article ID: 713671

Philosopher Nancy Cartwright Honored for Lifetime Scholarly Achievement

University of California San Diego

UC San Diego Distinguished Professor of Philosophy Nancy Cartwright is the recipient of the Carl Gustav Hempel Award, recognizing lifetime achievement in the philosophy of science as well as scholarly excellence. Given bi-annually by the Philosophy of Science Association, the Hempel Award was established in 2012. Cartwright is the fourth recipient, and first woman.

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30-May-2019 11:05 AM EDT

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Article ID: 713653

NUS opens Singapore History Prize to global nomination of non-fiction and fiction works

National University of Singapore

The Department of History at the National University of Singapore (NUS) Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences today announced the opening of the second round of the NUS Singapore History Prize.

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29-May-2019 11:05 PM EDT

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Newswise: New Wind Instrument Philosophy Introduces Novel Possibilities for Musical Performance

Article ID: 713616

New Wind Instrument Philosophy Introduces Novel Possibilities for Musical Performance

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)

After eight years of work, Jonas Braasch, professor of architecture and arts at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, has figured out how to play a soprano saxophone as a brass instrument, a flute, a double-reed instrument, and a single-reed instrument.

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29-May-2019 1:05 PM EDT

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Article ID: 713567

APA Highlights Books for LGBTQ+ Children and Families for Pride Month

American Psychological Association (APA)

In honor of Pride Month, the American Psychological Association is highlighting books from its children’s book imprint, Magination Press, that are for LGBTQ+ children, young adults, families and allies. Magination Press books use psychological science and the takeaways it can offer to create helpful, engaging, informative and beautiful books for children and young adults.

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28-May-2019 3:15 PM EDT

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Newswise: Smithsonian Regents Name Lonnie Bunch 14th Smithsonian Secretary

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Smithsonian Regents Name Lonnie Bunch 14th Smithsonian Secretary

Smithsonian Institution

The Smithsonian Institution’s Board of Regents announced today it elected Lonnie G. Bunch III, director of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture, as the 14th Secretary of the Smithsonian, effective June 16. Bunch is the founding director of the National Museum of African American History and Culture, which opened in September 2016. Bunch’s election is unprecedented for the Smithsonian: He will be the first African American to lead the Smithsonian, and the first historian elected Secretary.

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28-May-2019 1:05 PM EDT

Arts and Humanities

Article ID: 713483

How Game of Thrones embraced the Platonic Ideal

University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Aaron Duncan, professor of communication studies at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, discusses how Game of Thrones' characters and plots embodied the ideals of Plato.

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24-May-2019 12:05 PM EDT

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Newswise: The New Jersey International Film Festival Summer 2019 Lineup Announced

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The New Jersey International Film Festival Summer 2019 Lineup Announced

Rutgers University-New Brunswick

The Rutgers Film Co-op/New Jersey Media Arts Center, in association with the Rutgers University Program in Cinema Studies, is proud to present the 24th annual New Jersey International Film Festival Summer 2019. Showcasing new international films, American independent features, animation, experimental and short subjects, and cutting-edge documentaries, the New Jersey International Film Festival Summer 2019 will feature 20 film screenings. The Festival screenings will take place on Friday, Saturday and Sunday evenings between June 1-9, 2019 with 5PM and/or 7PM start times in Voorhees Hall #105/Rutgers University, 71 Hamilton Street, New Brunswick, New Jersey.

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22-May-2019 11:20 AM EDT

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Newswise: Donald Lawrence Selected as a 2019 CUR-Arts and Humanities Faculty Mentor Awardee

Article ID: 713293

Donald Lawrence Selected as a 2019 CUR-Arts and Humanities Faculty Mentor Awardee

Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR)

Donald Lawrence, professor of visual arts at Thompson Rivers University (TRU) in Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada, has been selected as a 2019 CUR-Arts and Humanities Faculty Mentor Awardee.

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22-May-2019 8:15 AM EDT

Arts and Humanities

Newswise: Neel Smith Selected as a 2019 CUR-Arts and Humanities Faculty Mentor Awardee

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Neel Smith Selected as a 2019 CUR-Arts and Humanities Faculty Mentor Awardee

Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR)

Neel Smith, professor and chair of the Department of Classics at the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, MA, has been selected as a 2019 CUR-Arts and Humanities Faculty Mentor Awardee.

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22-May-2019 8:00 AM EDT

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