Humanities

Did the ancient Mayans fall because of a drought or something else?

Did the ancient Mayans fall because of a drought or something else? New research shakes up what we know about the fall of the ancient Mayan kingdoms Courtesy of Charles Golden A Piedras Negras render created with lidar data and overlaid on a previously mapped architecture. By Jarret BencksNovember 29, …

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Three committees of the Juneau Assembly are due to meet on Monday

Juneau, Alaska (KINY) – Three topics are under discussion at Monday night’s Assembly Committee of the Whole meeting, according to Mayor Beth Weldon while a guest on Action Line. One is the annual report of the Juneau Coalition for Housing and the Homeless. The panel will be updated on Capital …

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Texas A&M students host Thanksgiving potluck for those who stayed on campus

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (KBTX) – Two Texas A&M students who were staying for Thanksgiving hosted a potluck for the other Aggies remaining on campus. They gathered outside the liberal arts and humanities building on the architecture quad for an international celebration. The students bought a ham, pork carnitas, Alfredo pasta …

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Work of MSC History Professor Dr. Christine Arnold-Lourie Featured in University Symposium on First Thanksgiving | thebaynet.com | TheBayNet.com

Dr Christine Arnold-Lourie LA PLATA, Maryland – Thanksgiving is traditionally a holiday where Americans celebrate community, whether it’s by hosting reunions with family and friends or reflecting on pilgrims and Indigenous people who gathered to share a meal 400 years ago. So it makes sense that this is a rich …

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NAA issues ethical guidelines on controversial Alzheimer’s drug

A recently released position statement from the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) provides guidance for neurologists to counsel patients with Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and their families about the controversial drug aducanumab (Aduhelm) The statement includes ethical considerations and recommendations for informed consent, and the AAN notes that neurologists must ensure …

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There is another crisis in education; Can India benefit from this?

In a world where excellent content is often available on the internet and machine translation will soon make content available in the native language, the preponderance of English, as well as the Anglosphere model of universities, can both be under siege. There have long been concerns about a few issues …

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Announcing the Year of Data and Society projects | University time

The first round of projects funded under the Year of Data and Society has been announced. This year’s theme builds on the Data Science Task Force report released last year and provides a platform for launching some of its core recommendations for working toward a leadership position at the confluence …

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The Order announces the members of the search committee for the positions of dean

Ithaca College has announced the members of the search committees for the three open dean positions. The committees will be assisted by partners from the research firm WittKieffer, Acting Marshal Melanie Stein, said in a campus-wide email Nov. 11. The college has in partnership with the cabinet for dean research …

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Cheshire residents clean up after tornado damage – NBC Connecticut

Trees broke and some were completely uprooted. This is what you will find in the Warren Street and Willow Street area in Cheshire. The debris lies as evidence of the power of Saturday’s tornado. Witnesses say tornado EF-0 swept through this neighborhood with fierce intensity. “It was a big noise. …

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Humanities and sciences set to lose tenured professors | New

MaKayla O’Neil / Montana Kaimin The University of Montana’s College of Humanities and Sciences could lose 15 full faculty members after UM administrators offered early retirement incentives to senior college professors this fall. The 15 faculty members tentatively accepted an offer extended to 39 full-time and tenured faculty before the …

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