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Newswise: Rutgers to Host Last Witness to Emmett Till Abduction

Rutgers to Host Last Witness to Emmett Till Abduction

Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Rutgers–New Brunswick’s Department of American Studies on Thursday, Feb. 20, will host the Rev. Wheeler Parker Jr., the last living witness to the abduction of Emmett Till, for a discussion on Love, Forgiveness and Reconciliation.

Channels: All Journal News, Civil Liberties, Education, History, Race and Ethnicity,

Released:
17-Feb-2020 11:15 AM EST

Arts and Humanities

Exhibit sheds light on railways’ discriminatory history

Cornell University

The American rail system has connected people and places across the nation, but its early history is marked by division and violence.

Channels: All Journal News, Arts and Entertainment, History, Race and Ethnicity,

Released:
13-Feb-2020 1:10 PM EST
Higher Education Event

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Newswise: Cedars-Sinai Volunteer Delivers Hugs and Crocheted Hearts

Cedars-Sinai Volunteer Delivers Hugs and Crocheted Hearts

Cedars-Sinai

Susan Nicholson is known simply as "the heart lady," and not just on Valentine's Day. Since 2013 she has been making and delivering about 50 hand-crocheted hearts each week to people who need a little "lift" -- especially heart transplant patients. Over the past 7 years, she has crocheted and gifted an estimated 18,000+ hearts.

Channels: All Journal News, Arts and Entertainment, Cardiovascular Health, Healthcare, Heart Disease,

Released:
12-Feb-2020 2:15 PM EST
Research Results

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University Student Brings Youth, Theatre Perspective to City’s 2020 Arts Task Force

Augustana University, South Dakota

Augustana University student Tatiana Chance ’23 has a chance to spread her love of theatre to the city of Sioux Falls through the City’s 2020 Arts Task Force.

Channels: Arts and Entertainment, Education,

Released:
10-Feb-2020 7:30 AM EST
Expert Pitch

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Kick Off International Year of Sound with U.S. Opening Ceremony at American Center for Physics on Feb. 13

Acoustical Society of America (ASA)

The International Year of Sound (IYS 2020) is a global initiative to highlight the importance of sound-related sciences and technologies, and the U.S. opening ceremony will be held Thursday, Feb. 13, at the American Center for Physics. Sponsored by the Acoustical Society of America and its Washington, DC Regional Chapter, the ceremony will have presentations about sound-related issues as well as a public showing of a film highlighting how scientists are reducing the impact of noise pollution on the natural world.

Channels: All Journal News, Arts and Entertainment, Physics, Environmental Health, Neuro, Pollution,

Released:
7-Feb-2020 11:25 AM EST
Feature

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Released:
4-Feb-2020 6:40 PM EST
Expert Pitch

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Newswise: Tulane University acquires archives of renowned New Orleans author Anne Rice

Tulane University acquires archives of renowned New Orleans author Anne Rice

Tulane University

Tulane University’s Howard-Tilton Memorial Library has acquired the complete archives of famed best-selling New Orleans author Anne Rice thanks to a gift from Stuart Rose and the Stuart Rose Family Foundation.

Channels: Arts and Entertainment, History,

Released:
3-Feb-2020 4:40 PM EST
Research Results

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Newswise: Hackensack Meridian Mountainside Medical Center and Montclair Public Library Create a Space for Nursing Mothers

Hackensack Meridian Mountainside Medical Center and Montclair Public Library Create a Space for Nursing Mothers

Hackensack Meridian Health

Nursing mothers who frequent Montclair Public Library will now benefit from the ease and comfort offered by a new private room. Sponsored by Hackensack Meridian Mountainside Medical Center, the new Nursing Mother’s Room at the Montclair Public Library main branch creates a safe and comfortable space for mothers to breastfeed or express milk.

Channels: Arts and Entertainment, Family and Parenting,

Released:
3-Feb-2020 12:05 PM EST
Announcement

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