Article ID: 702830
Halloween costume party to support kids in the hospitalUniversity of Illinois at Chicago
The Children’s Hospital University of Illinois will host a trick-or-treating parade, costume contest and party for pediatric and Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) patients and their families on Halloween.
Released:25-Oct-2018 1:05 PM EDT
Article ID: 702582
Tulane-Aspen Institute hosts Thomas Jefferson, Sally Hemings author, Annette Gordon-ReedTulane University
Pulitzer Prize winner Annette Gordon-Reed, an American historian and legal scholar, will be the featured speaker in the next Tulane-Aspen Institute Values in America Speaker Series event on Monday, October 29 from 1-2 p.m. in Rogers Memorial Chapel on the Tulane University campus.
Released:22-Oct-2018 12:05 PM EDT
Arts and Humanities
Article ID: 702195
PBS' 'Native America' Documentary Features Research by UIC AnthropologistsUniversity of Illinois at Chicago
Christopher Davis and Anna Roosevelt, both from the University of Illinois at Chicago, returned to the Brazilian research site to discuss their findings while being filmed for the four-part documentary “Native America,” which premieres Oct. 23 at 9 p.m. ET/8 p.m. CT on PBS.
Released:15-Oct-2018 12:05 PM EDT
Article ID: 702151
Día de los Muertos Festival at the National Museum of the American IndianSmithsonian Institution
he Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian is hosting a three-day free public program to celebrate Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead), with an after-hours event, performances, family activities and Mexico’s premier indigenous music ensemble, Pasatono. The Day of the Dead is a festival celebrated from midnight Oct. 31 through Nov. 2 by people in Mexico, parts of Central and South America and in many Latino communities across the U.S. as a way to honor family and friends that have passed away. This celebration originates from the indigenous cultures of Mesoamerica, including the Mexica (Aztec) and Maya.
Released:12-Oct-2018 6:05 PM EDT
Article ID: 702079
UIC selected for American Historical Association initiativesUniversity of Illinois at Chicago
The University of Illinois at Chicago department of history will be part of two American Historical Association-led initiatives funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. One initiative will focus on redesigning introductory-level courses and the other will center on preparing doctoral students for diverse career paths.
Released:11-Oct-2018 2:05 PM EDT
Article ID: 702068
Professor Helps Young People Raise Their Voice Against Gun ViolenceBowling Green State University
Ethnomusicologist Dr. Katherine Meizel helped young people nationwide to raise their voices against gun violence.
Released:11-Oct-2018 1:05 PM EDT
Article ID: 702027
Celebrated Alum Carrie Mae Weems Returns to UC San Diego as Part of Dynamic Visual Arts Speaker SeriesUniversity of California San Diego
The UC San Diego Department of Visual Arts welcomes the return of celebrated artist and alum Carrie Mae Weems. Weems’ visit anchors a dynamic fall lineup of guests meant to engage and inspire an active student population and artistic community on campus.
Released:11-Oct-2018 10:05 AM EDT