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Article ID: 695936

Notes & Words Rocks the Fox Theater

UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland

Dave Grohl, frontman of rock band Foo Fighters, joined renowned authors for the ninth annual Notes & Words on Saturday, May 12, at the historic Fox Theater. This one-night-only event raised more than $1.8 million for our Oakland campus.

22-Jun-2018 8:35 AM EDT

Arts and Humanities


Article ID: 696487

New Book Explores How Expressive Arts Have the Power to Effect Social Change

University of Manitoba

Expressive Arts for Social Work and Social Change explores the values and benefits of expressive arts (i.e. visual arts, movement and dance, expressive forms of writing and narrative, music, and performance) and the role they can play in social work practice and inquiry.

21-Jun-2018 3:10 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 696389

Hendren Awarded Arts Culture Grant

Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering

Sara Hendren, an artist, designer and researcher-in-residence at Olin College has been awarded an Artist Fellowship in non-fiction writing from the Massachusetts Cultural Council.

20-Jun-2018 1:05 PM EDT


Article ID: 696384

Olin Names Mimi Onuoha First "Creative-in-Reference" as Part of Initiative to Better Integrate Arts and Humanities with STEM Education

Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering

Brooklyn-based artist and researcher Mimi Onuoha has been named the first “Creative-in-Reference” at Olin College, a position established as part of a multi-step $900,000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation designed to better integrate the arts and humanities within a STEM education.

20-Jun-2018 12:05 PM EDT


Article ID: 696319

University of Redlands Chapel Singers to Represent U.S. At Podium as Only American Ensemble Invited to Perform

University of Redlands

The University of Redlands Chapel Singers will represent the United States on the international stage next week as the only American choir invited to perform at Podium, a celebrated biannual choral conference, and festival in Canada.

19-Jun-2018 2:05 PM EDT


Article ID: 696226

McClure Receives NSF Grant for Data-to-Sound Conversion Project

State University of New York at Geneseo

Faculty member Glenn McClure has received a $50,000 National Science Foundation Innovation Corps-National Innovation Network Teams grant to explore the interpretation and representation of large amounts of data through non-speech audio such as music.

18-Jun-2018 10:05 AM EDT

Arts and Humanities


Article ID: 696192

Smithsonian Snapshot: Remembering James Joyce on Bloomsday

Smithsonian Institution

Echoing Homer’s epic poem The Odyssey, James Joyce’s novel Ulysses follows the exploits of Dubliner Leopold Bloom during the course of a single day, June 16, 1904. Not long after the book’s publication in 1922, June 16 was rechristened Bloomsday, and it’s still celebrated in Dublin and around the world with readings of Ulysses, academic conferences, musical and theatrical performances, costume contests, pub crawls and more.

15-Jun-2018 3:05 PM EDT

Arts and Humanities


Article ID: 696168

Cowboys and Neurons: HBO’s Westworld Asks Tough Questions About Artificial Intelligence

Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

The concept of non-human beings endowed with intelligence dates back to at least Homer in the late eighth or early seventh century B.C. As society has developed and our ability to tell stories enhanced by technology, the idea of intelligent machines has captured the minds of societies across the globe.

14-Jun-2018 7:05 PM EDT

Arts and Humanities

Article ID: 696153

Nine UIC students named Schweitzer Fellows

University of Illinois at Chicago

Nine University of Illinois at Chicago students have been awarded Schweitzer fellowships, a service learning program for health professional students committed to helping Chicago’s underserved.Named in honor of humanitarian and Nobel Laureate Dr. Albert Schweitzer, the fellowship encourages exceptional students in health and human service fields to serve the most vulnerable members of society, including the uninsured, immigrants, the homeless, returning veterans, minorities and the working poor.

14-Jun-2018 2:05 PM EDT


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