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Article ID: 699380

New Book: Entertainment Media Shape Our Politics More Than We Know

University of Vermont

A new book argues that entertainment media like Game of Thrones shape our beliefs, in way we aren't aware of, about social justice, crime and terrorism, tolerance and diversity, the benefits or dangers of technology, and the characteristics of leadership. The author, a political science professor at the University of Vermont, based his conclusions on 13 separate studies and experiments.

Released:
22-Aug-2018 1:05 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 699222

Changing How Buildings Are Made

Washington University in St. Louis

Kinga Pabjan, a master’s candidate in architecture and construction management at Washington University in St. Louis, discusses how 3D printing could impact sustainable design.

Released:
20-Aug-2018 11:05 AM EDT

Arts and Humanities

Article ID: 698845

"Expressions Unbound: American Outsider Art from the Andrew and Linda Safran Collection" on view this fall

Tufts University

The Tufts University Art Galleries presents "Expressions Unbound: American Outsider Art from the Andrew and Linda Safran Collection," from Aug. 29 through Dec. 16, 2018. A public opening reception will take place on Thursday, Sept. 6, at 5:30 p.m. in the Remis Sculpture Court at the Shirley and Alex Aidekman Arts Center, 40 Talbot Avenue, in Medford, Mass.

Released:
20-Aug-2018 10:00 AM EDT

Arts and Humanities

Article ID: 699097

‘Soul Serenade:’ Aretha Franklin’s Legacy of Music

West Virginia University

As the Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin’s music was woven into the tapestry of the American experience, the “emotional depth” of a country struggling with racial divides and the emergence of women demanding respect and equal rights. West Virginia University’s Travis Stimeling says with Franklin’s range of genres—from gospel and jazz to country—she earned her place as a “masterful interpreter of songs.”

Released:
16-Aug-2018 11:05 AM EDT

Arts and Humanities

Article ID: 699060

Columbus State University to Offer First Ever Nexus Degree in Film Production

Columbus State University

Columbus State University was recently approved by the Board of Regents to offer the first ever nexus degree in film production. With courses to be offered as early as spring 2019, the 60-credit-hour degree emphasizes hands-on learning to prepare students for Georgia’s high-demand film industry.

Released:
15-Aug-2018 3:05 PM EDT

Education

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Article ID: 698749

UC San Diego Division of Arts and Humanities Receives $750,000 NEH Infrastructure Award

University of California San Diego

The arts and humanities will have a stronger and more influential presence on the University of California San Diego campus, thanks to a new $750,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Released:
9-Aug-2018 7:05 AM EDT

Arts and Humanities


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