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PhysOrg
Best rep for tsunamis: Avoid ignorance, heed warning signsMake no mistake. Once a tsunami has formed, it cannot be stopped. But those in
Best rep for tsunamis: Avoid ignorance, heed warning signs
PhysOrg / Posted an hour ago
Make no mistake. Once a tsunami has formed, it cannot be stopped. But those in charge of keeping communities safe when one strikes should listen to experts' warning signs and take the necessary precautions to prevent an already disastrous situation... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
SC holds primaries on separate daysSouth Carolina is one of the few states that will hold its Democratic and Repub
SC holds primaries on separate days
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 17 hours ago
South Carolina is one of the few states that will hold its Democratic and Republican primaries on separate days. The GOP primary is Feb. 20 while the Democratic primary is Feb. 27. Dr. Karen Kedrowski, the dean of Winthrop University's College of... Read more
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Duke University
Union Files Petition to Organize Non-tenured FacultyDurham, NC - Duke University received a petition from the Service Employees Int
Union Files Petition to Organize Non-tenured Faculty
Duke University / Posted 23 hours ago
Durham, NC - Duke University received a petition from the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) on Thursday, Feb. 11, seeking to represent non-tenure track faculty members, including Professors of the Practice, within the Trinity College of... Read more
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Science Daily
Estrogen, antibiotics persisted in dairy farm waste after advanced treatment, research findsInstead, the scientists found that the chemicals largely persisted in the treat
Estrogen, antibiotics persisted in dairy farm waste after advanced treatment, research finds
Science Daily / Posted yesterday
Instead, the scientists found that the chemicals largely persisted in the treated materials, which are typically reused as fertilizer and animal bedding on the farm. The waste management process -- an advanced anaerobic digestion system -- also... Read more
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Science Daily
You’ve heard of string theory. What about knot theory?But take it from Bill Menasco, a knot theorist of 35 years: This field of mathe
You’ve heard of string theory. What about knot theory?
Science Daily / Posted yesterday
But take it from Bill Menasco, a knot theorist of 35 years: This field of mathematics, rich in aesthetic beauty and intellectual challenges, has come a long way since he got into it. It involves the study of mathematical knots, which differ from... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Arts and Sciences faculty want Ohio State to admit more humanities majors Education databases A group representing professors from Ohio State's Colleg
Arts and Sciences faculty want Ohio State to admit more humanities majors
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted yesterday
Education databases A group representing professors from Ohio State's College of Arts and Sciences wants the university to manage admissions so that departments have the... Read more
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Science Daily
By switching 'bait,' biologists trick plants' bacterial defense into attacking virus: Single, minor gene alteration method could confer new disease resistance traits to cropsThe method, described in a paper to be published Feb. 12 in the journal Science
By switching 'bait,' biologists trick plants' bacterial defense into attacking virus: Single, minor gene alteration method could confer new disease resistance traits to crops
Science Daily / Posted yesterday
The method, described in a paper to be published Feb. 12 in the journal Science, is the first time a plant's innate defense system has been altered to deliver resistance to a new disease. It is also the subject of a patent filing by the IU Research... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
UofL expands in west Louisville with art programLOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - The University of Louisville Foundation has rented a ne
UofL expands in west Louisville with art program
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted yesterday
LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - The University of Louisville Foundation has rented a newly renovated Portland warehouse space and plans to use that space for its fine arts masters program. The lease for the building located at 16th and Rowan Streets will... Read more
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The Hindu
In Coimbatore TodayRELIGION The Vedapatashala Jagathguru Sri Jayendra Saraswathi Trust: Programm
In Coimbatore Today
The Hindu / Posted yesterday
RELIGION The Vedapatashala Jagathguru Sri Jayendra Saraswathi Trust: Programme on ‘Hamasavahini Venna Sawaswathi Alangaram,’ Sri Annapoorneshwari temple, R.S. Puram, 9 a.m. Sri Hamuath Jayanthi Mahotsava Committee: Aradhana Mahotsavam, Sri... Read more
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The News & Observer
Duke adjuncts file notice of union election | News & Observer February 11, 2016 3:44 PM Non-tenure track faculty have
Duke adjuncts file notice of union election
The News & Observer / Posted 2 days ago
| News & Observer February 11, 2016 3:44 PM Non-tenure track faculty have been organizing for months Action follows wave of unionization at U.S.... Read more
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PhysOrg
By switching 'bait,' biologists trick plants' bacterial defense into attacking virusTwo Arabidopsis plants that were used in the study. The left plant, infected by
By switching 'bait,' biologists trick plants' bacterial defense into attacking virus
PhysOrg / Posted 2 days ago
Two Arabidopsis plants that were used in the study. The left plant, infected by turnip mosaic virus modified with fluorescent jellyfish protein, glows greenish blue under ultraviolet light three weeks after infection in the lower left corner. The... Read more
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The State News
Debate on free market involves students and professorsStudent organization Turning Point USA hosted a debate Wednesday night pitting
Debate on free market involves students and professors
The State News / Posted 2 days ago
Student organization Turning Point USA hosted a debate Wednesday night pitting authoritative government ideals against free market solutions, or socialism vs. capitalism. Throughout the course of these presidential primaries, Bernie Sanders has... Read more
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Brookings Daily Register
Brookings Register SDPB to air Dunn eventBROOKINGS � South Dakota Public Broadcasting will air �An Evening with Harvey D
Brookings Register SDPB to air Dunn event
Brookings Daily Register / Posted 2 days ago
BROOKINGS � South Dakota Public Broadcasting will air �An Evening with Harvey Dunn�s Feminine Images� Feb. 14 at 3 p.m. CST.� The hourlong show is the result of a collaborative effort from the creative talents of individuals within the College of... Read more
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The Miami Hurricane
Student Government candidates promote diverse platforms, ideas“The purpose of leadership is not necessarily just to accomplish goals, it is t
Student Government candidates promote diverse platforms, ideas
The Miami Hurricane / Posted 2 days ago
“The purpose of leadership is not necessarily just to accomplish goals, it is to help other people accomplish their goals. Because when that happens not only do they succeed but you succeed, so it becomes this mutually beneficial experience for all... Read more
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Daily Examiner
The String Contingent to bring musical precisionTHE first concert in the Clarence Valley Conservatorium's 2016 program is the S
The String Contingent to bring musical precision
Daily Examiner / Posted 2 days ago
THE first concert in the Clarence Valley Conservatorium's 2016 program is the Scottish/Australian trio The String Contingent. The virtuosic instrumental trio compose and perform music of sparkling beauty and originality that explores the full... Read more
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PhysOrg
Estrogen, antibiotics persisted in dairy farm waste after advanced treatment, study findsWhen University at Buffalo chemists began studying waste disposal at a dairy fa
Estrogen, antibiotics persisted in dairy farm waste after advanced treatment, study finds
PhysOrg / Posted 2 days ago
When University at Buffalo chemists began studying waste disposal at a dairy farm in New York State, they thought that the farm's advanced system for processing manure would help remove estrogens and antibiotics from the excrement. Instead, the... Read more
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The Louisville Cardinal
Meet your 2016 SGA candidates: School presidents and senators – The Louisville CardinalBy Olivia Krauth– The Cardinal invited all SGA candidates to fill out a survey
Meet your 2016 SGA candidates: School presidents and senators – The Louisville Cardinal
The Louisville Cardinal / Posted 3 days ago
By Olivia Krauth– The Cardinal invited all SGA candidates to fill out a survey so voters can learn more about them before elections. While several responses were edited for the print edition due to space constraints, the following are the full... Read more
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Newswise
Einstein Expert Available to Comment on Gravitational Waves Announcement Available for logged-in reporters only FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Daniel Kennefick
Einstein Expert Available to Comment on Gravitational Waves Announcement
Newswise / Posted 3 days ago
Available for logged-in reporters only FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Daniel Kennefick, associate professor of physics at the University of Arkansas and expert on Albert Einstein, is... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
W's Velek nominated for IHL diversity awardThis year's recipient of Mississippi University for Women's Diversity Educator
W's Velek nominated for IHL diversity award
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 3 days ago
This year's recipient of Mississippi University for Women's Diversity Educator of the Year award was described as "a champion of diversity" on campus and in the community. Dr. Tom Velek, professor of history in the College of Arts and Sciences at... Read more
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The State News
Faculty members recognized at 2016 Awards ConvocationOn Tuesday night, a number of faculty members were recognized at the annual All
Faculty members recognized at 2016 Awards Convocation
The State News / Posted 3 days ago
On Tuesday night, a number of faculty members were recognized at the annual All-University Awards Convocation. The following is a list of the awarded faculty members. William J. Beal Outstanding Faculty Awards: Dànielle Nicole DeVoss, College of... Read more
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PhysOrg
You've heard of string theory. What about knot theory?UB knot theorist Bill Menasco’s personalized license plate. Credit: Douglas Lev
You've heard of string theory. What about knot theory?
PhysOrg / Posted 3 days ago
UB knot theorist Bill Menasco’s personalized license plate. Credit: Douglas Levere You may not have heard of knot theory. But take it from Bill Menasco, a knot theorist of 35 years: This field of mathematics, rich in aesthetic beauty and... Read more
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Nodaway News Leader
Northwest announces restructuring of academic affairs When the 2016-2017 academic year begins, Northwest Missouri State University’
Northwest announces restructuring of academic affairs
Nodaway News Leader / Posted 3 days ago
 When the 2016-2017 academic year begins, Northwest Missouri State University’s division of academic affairs will feature a new organizational structure that the University’s chief academic officer says reflects a 21st-century university and... Read more
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Shropshire Star
15 jobs could go at Telford College of Arts and Technology, « Shropshire StarBosses at TCAT say they have “regrettably” entered into a consultation period w
15 jobs could go at Telford College of Arts and Technology, « Shropshire Star
Shropshire Star / Posted 3 days ago
Bosses at TCAT say they have “regrettably” entered into a consultation period which is expected to lead to up to 15 redundancies. Staff affected include those in the college’s employer engagement faculty – the team which delivers training for other... Read more
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examiner.com
Peyton Manning: 'To be a game changer out there, become a master observer'As of the close of Sunday's Superbowl 50 game between the Denver Broncos and th
Peyton Manning: 'To be a game changer out there, become a master observer'
examiner.com / Posted 3 days ago
As of the close of Sunday's Superbowl 50 game between the Denver Broncos and the Carolina Panthers, the folks at ESPN noted that at 39. Peyton Manning had now become the first player in history to have a total of 200 career wins as a starting... Read more
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The Chronicle
Charleston shooting survivor Jennifer Pinckney reflects on human rights, faithThe widow of the Rev. Clementa Pinckney was part of a panel discussion focused
Charleston shooting survivor Jennifer Pinckney reflects on human rights, faith
The Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
The widow of the Rev. Clementa Pinckney was part of a panel discussion focused on faith and race Tuesday at Page Auditorium. Charleston shooting survivor Jennifer Pinckney and other panelists covered topics such as gun violence, human rights and the... Read more
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The Current
Homecoming Dance Builds on TraditionBy Kat Riddler, Editor-in-Chief Homecoming week anticipation builds to the Hom
Homecoming Dance Builds on Tradition
The Current / Posted 3 days ago
By Kat Riddler, Editor-in-Chief Homecoming week anticipation builds to the Homecoming dance on Saturday. This works out well for this year’s theme: Building Triton Tradition. This is the second portion of a three-year ongoing theme, following last... Read more
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KLTV 7 Tyler
Expert says Texas ballot could look different than New Hampshire'sAfter the New Hampshire primary, there are only two states that have their prim
Expert says Texas ballot could look different than New Hampshire's
KLTV 7 Tyler / Posted 3 days ago
After the New Hampshire primary, there are only two states that have their primary or caucus before Texas votes on March 1. Dr. Kenneth Wink, Associate Professor of Public Administration and Associate Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at UT... Read more
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The Hindu
Chennai todayRamayanam: R. Krishnamurthy,, Sri Sankara Gurukulam, 8/20, C.P. Ramaswamy Rd.,
Chennai today
The Hindu / Posted 3 days ago
Ramayanam: R. Krishnamurthy,, Sri Sankara Gurukulam, 8/20, C.P. Ramaswamy Rd., Abhiramapuram, 6.45 p.m. Bhagavatham: B. Sundarkumar, Chinmaya Mission Yoga Centre II, Chinmaya Nagar, 6.45 p.m. Vishnu Sahasranamam: Sudha Seshayyan, Sri Krishna Gana... Read more
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The Hindu
Going strong at fifty: Rajini’s college celebrates milestoneAcharya Patha Sala Evening College of Arts and Commerce at N.R. Colony, the cit
Going strong at fifty: Rajini’s college celebrates milestone
The Hindu / Posted 3 days ago
Acharya Patha Sala Evening College of Arts and Commerce at N.R. Colony, the city’s first evening college which has offered thousands of employed people a chance to complete higher studies, celebrated its golden jubilee recently. The college, which... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
USC Upstate announces details for downtown Greenville locationUniversity leaders expect the facility — at 501 River St., above the Centre Sta
USC Upstate announces details for downtown Greenville location
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 4 days ago
University leaders expect the facility — at 501 River St., above the Centre Stage theater — to be operational by August, with about 60 students expected to enroll in the new programs in the first two years. “You're in an urban laboratory,” USC... Read more
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Science Daily
Device hits pancreatic tumors hard with toxic 4-drug cocktail, sparing the body: Implantable device delivers first-line treatment for pancreatic cancer directly to tumors, bypassing bloodstream and limiting widespread side effects"We use the device to hit the primary tumor hard," said UNC Lineberger Comprehe
Device hits pancreatic tumors hard with toxic 4-drug cocktail, sparing the body: Implantable device delivers first-line treatment for pancreatic cancer directly to tumors, bypassing bloodstream and limiting widespread side effects
Science Daily / Posted 4 days ago
"We use the device to hit the primary tumor hard," said UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center member Jen Jen Yeh, M.D., who is also an associate professor in the department of pharmacology and the UNC School of Medicine department of surgery.... Read more
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Newswise
‘A Word's Worth More Than a Thousand Pictures’ According to New FAU Study on Young Children Available for logged-in reporters onlyCitationsEvolutionary Psychology Newsw
‘A Word's Worth More Than a Thousand Pictures’ According to New FAU Study on Young Children
Newswise / Posted 4 days ago
Available for logged-in reporters onlyCitationsEvolutionary Psychology Newswise — It is widely known that “a picture is worth a thousand words.” But a new... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Loss of center leaves Ohio State's Latinos feeling overlooked Education databases More than 2,200 Latino students are enrolled at Ohio Sta
Loss of center leaves Ohio State's Latinos feeling overlooked
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 4 days ago
Education databases More than 2,200 Latino students are enrolled at Ohio State University, nearly twice as many as 10 years before. They used to be able to gather in a budding, if... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Implantable device could help deliver toxic cocktail of drugs directly to pancreatic tumorsA highly lethal cancer sometimes requires large doses of highly toxic drugs. Ho
Implantable device could help deliver toxic cocktail of drugs directly to pancreatic tumors
News-Medical-Net / Posted 4 days ago
A highly lethal cancer sometimes requires large doses of highly toxic drugs. However, a blitzkrieg approach can be unfeasible for some patients due to severe side effects. Now a powerhouse team of researchers at the University of North Carolina at... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
TBX5 gene expression could play key role in congenital heart diseaseCongenital heart disease is the most common birth defect and the leading cause
TBX5 gene expression could play key role in congenital heart disease
News-Medical-Net / Posted 4 days ago
Congenital heart disease is the most common birth defect and the leading cause of all infant deaths in the United States. Mutations in the gene TBX5 have been shown to cause both rare and more prevalent forms of congenital heart disease, yet the... Read more
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The Gilmer Mirror
Jerod Lauby of Big Sandy named to Dean's List - LINCOLN NE ()-- Jerod Matthew Lauby of Big Sandy has been named to the Deans' List/Explore Center List of Distinguished Students at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln for the fall semester ...LINCOLN, NE (02/08/2016)-- Jerod Matthew Lauby of Big Sandy has been named to t
Jerod Lauby of Big Sandy named to Dean's List - LINCOLN NE ()-- Jerod Matthew Lauby of Big Sandy has been named to the Deans' List/Explore Center List of Distinguished Students at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln for the fall semester ...
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted 4 days ago
LINCOLN, NE (02/08/2016)-- Jerod Matthew Lauby of Big Sandy has been named to the Deans' List/Explore Center List of Distinguished Students at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln for the fall semester of the 2015-16 academic year. Lauby, a sophomore... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Capital University to name new president on Tuesday Capital University will announce its 16th president at a news conference at 1
Capital University to name new president on Tuesday
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 4 days ago
Capital University will announce its 16th president at a news conference at 10 a.m. Tuesday. The new president will take over on July 1. Bowman, a tenured professor of history, probably will... Read more
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redOrbit
Dinosaur-like nostrils found in ancient wildebeest creatureFebruary 6, 2016 by Chuck Bednar While analyzing the fossilized skulls of an
Dinosaur-like nostrils found in ancient wildebeest creature
redOrbit / Posted 4 days ago
February 6, 2016 by Chuck Bednar While analyzing the fossilized skulls of an ancient wildebeest-like creature originally discovered on Rusinga Island in Kenya, researchers made a starting... Read more
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Science Daily
Scientists elucidate genetic underpinnings of congenital heart diseaseA team led by researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill ha
Scientists elucidate genetic underpinnings of congenital heart disease
Science Daily / Posted 5 days ago
A team led by researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has now found evidence pointing to a culprit. The scientists discovered that the TBX5 mutations allow other genes normally involved in cancer and the nervous system to be... Read more
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Duke University
Duke Leaders Talk With Alumni About Relations With DurhamRichard Brodhead, Valerie Ashby, Eugene Washington, Phail Wynn and Sterly Wilde
Duke Leaders Talk With Alumni About Relations With Durham
Duke University / Posted 5 days ago
Richard Brodhead, Valerie Ashby, Eugene Washington, Phail Wynn and Sterly Wilder of Duke Alumni Affairs celebrate at . Photos by Duke Photography Triangle-area alumni heard from some of Duke’s newest campus leaders, who joined President Richard H.... Read more
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The Hill
The end of sacrifice?With the New Hampshire primary fast approaching, you may have noticed the presi
The end of sacrifice?
The Hill / Posted 5 days ago
With the New Hampshire primary fast approaching, you may have noticed the presidential candidates avoiding a particular word – sacrifice. Our democratic republic cannot function without shared sacrifice – the notion of each citizen giving up... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Ohio State humanities profs blame university for declining enrollments Education databases Professors in the humanities at Ohio State University ar
Ohio State humanities profs blame university for declining enrollments
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 5 days ago
Education databases Professors in the humanities at Ohio State University are alarmed that numbers of new freshmen majoring in the classic liberal-arts disciplines have... Read more
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Science Daily
Taser shock disrupts brain function, has implications for police interrogationsDespite widespread adoption by law enforcement -- stun guns are now used in 17,
Taser shock disrupts brain function, has implications for police interrogations
Science Daily / Posted 5 days ago
Despite widespread adoption by law enforcement -- stun guns are now used in 17,000 police departments -- little is known about exactly how the shocks affect individuals' cognitive functioning, or, more specifically, how receiving an electric shock... Read more
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UB Reporter - Buffalo University
PixStori app merges oral history with Instagram-like photosA ship’s foghorn across the water. A loved one reciting a favorite poem. These
PixStori app merges oral history with Instagram-like photos
UB Reporter - Buffalo University / Posted 5 days ago
A ship’s foghorn across the water. A loved one reciting a favorite poem. These sounds add an element of immediacy that photos, even those with written descriptions, lack. Capturing that extra layer of composition is the promise behind PixStori, a... Read more
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Faster Louder
8 important things we learned at Sydney's 2016 Laneway festivalNICK HALLWORTH reports back on all the action from another huge sold-out Lanewa
8 important things we learned at Sydney's 2016 Laneway festival
Faster Louder / Posted 5 days ago
NICK HALLWORTH reports back on all the action from another huge sold-out Laneway festival show in Sydney. 1. It’s hard to imagine a better site for Laneway than Callan Park This was the sixth Laneway at Sydney College Arts Callan Park campus, and... Read more
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The Hindu
Fitting finale to RivieraSASTRA University and VIT University steal top honours in cultural and sports e
Fitting finale to Riviera
The Hindu / Posted 5 days ago
SASTRA University and VIT University steal top honours in cultural and sports events respectively. The curtains came down on Riviera 2016, the international sports and cultural festival of the VIT University with thousands of students converging at... Read more
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Minda News
THAT WE MAY REMEMBER: February 7, 1974: The Jolo-caust[This piece is a combination of chapters 19, 20 and 21 of “Bugs & Bytes in bigg
THAT WE MAY REMEMBER: February 7, 1974: The Jolo-caust
Minda News / Posted 5 days ago
[This piece is a combination of chapters 19, 20 and 21 of “Bugs & Bytes in bigger print” published in 1999 by Said Sadain, Jr. editor of www.bugsnbytes.com. This piece was reprinted, with permission from the author, on 7 February 2004, the 30th... Read more
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examiner.com
David Ireland and 500 Capp St.The French have Versailles, Egypt has the Pyramids, and America has many places
David Ireland and 500 Capp St.
examiner.com / Posted 7 days ago
The French have Versailles, Egypt has the Pyramids, and America has many places from the 1880-1910, all of which represents a time, a place, perhaps even a soul of an era. For a less defined and much more gritty era, San Francisco has 500 Capp St.,... Read more
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Palm Beach Daily News
Palm Beach cultural leaders push for one-cent sales tax hikeCultural Council of Palm Beach County’s list of cultural capital funding reques
Palm Beach cultural leaders push for one-cent sales tax hike
Palm Beach Daily News / Posted 7 days ago
Cultural Council of Palm Beach County’s list of cultural capital funding requests 1. African American Research Library and Cultural Center $1,000,000 Located in the old Roosevelt High School facility just west of downtown West Palm Beach, this... Read more
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UB Reporter - Buffalo University
UB Libraries premier national ‘Native Voices’ exhibitionThe culture and healing traditions of Native Americans are on display at UB in
UB Libraries premier national ‘Native Voices’ exhibition
UB Reporter - Buffalo University / Posted 8 days ago
The culture and healing traditions of Native Americans are on display at UB in “Native Voices: Native Peoples’ Concepts of Health and Illness,” a traveling national exhibition that includes UB as one of its first stops. The Native Voices exhibition,... Read more
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