Humanities

Charles Darwin: The most powerful idea in science and humanities?

There are some candidates for the most powerful idea in the history of science and humanities. Nicolaus Copernicus’ heliocentric view of Earth’s place in the universe is certainly one, as is Einstein’s theory of relativity. However, for the breadth of its application and the impact it has had on modern …

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YURA Fall Symposium Presents Undergraduate Research

Yale undergraduates on Saturday presented research on a wide range of topics to visitors in the Humanities Quadrangle courtyard. Carter DeWees 11:31 PM, 07 Nov 2021 Contributing journalist Carter Dewees, collaborating photographer The Yale Undergraduate Research Association’s Fall Symposium took place on Saturday, with more than a dozen undergraduate students …

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UTSA Launches Cultural Recovery Program to Help Foreign Students Succeed | UTSA today | UTSA

The language program is aimed at the hundreds of UTSA students whose study, work and research plans abroad have been canceled due to restrictions linked to the pandemic. As an institution serving Hispanics (HSI), UTSA engages in programs that accelerate the success of Latino students, including improving access to higher …

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Old Mill & Swedish Heritage Museum receive grants

Photo courtesy Lindsborg Old Mill & Swedish Heritage Museum TOPEKA – Humanities Kansas recently awarded a SHARP Recovery Grant in the amount of $ 8,807 to the Lindsborg Old Mill & Swedish Heritage Museum. SHARP Recovery Grants support Kansas cultural organizations that offer humanities programs and have faced financial hardship …

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Brock welcomes new Associate Dean to MIWSFPA – The Brock News

A new leader has taken the helm of Brock University’s Marilyn I. Walker School of Fine and Performing Arts (MIWSFPA). The Faculty of Humanities welcomed Linda Carreiro to the new position of Associate Dean of Fine and Performing Arts on Monday, November 1. She joined Brock after leaving the Ontario …

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Fairmont Arts & Humanities Council sets up exhibition in honor of local artists | Life

FAIRMONT – A local arts organization wants to ensure that deceased artists of local significance are not forgotten. The Fairmont Arts & Humanities Commission recently installed an exhibit that honors the legacy of some of the commission’s previous winners. The exhibit, which includes artist biographies and a photo, can be …

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Artist-in-Residence (AiR) 2022 Program: Enter hyper-science – Announcements

Located in Switzerland, the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne / Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) is a leading university and one of the most dynamic and cosmopolitan scientific and technological institutions in Europe. EPFL hosts more than 350 laboratories on its international campus in the Lausanne region. Initiated by …

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NU ‘misleads’ members about change of name for department of humanities | Nagpur News

Nagpur: The Nagpur University administration attempted Thursday to mislead members over the issue of renaming its humanities department on campus. When the issue was raised by Prashant Dekate, the administration led by VC, pro-VC and the Registrar clarified that the department had not yet been renamed. At the Governing Council …

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Global Reputation Ranking 2021: Academic Voting Patterns by Discipline

Browse the THE Results of the 2021 global reputation ranking Our World Reputation Rankings data previously revealed contrasts in the perceived strengths of institutions inside and outside the country in which they are based and other very different voting patterns by region, with Asian universities receiving majority of votes from …

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Name of Fitchburg State University professor in the Library of Congress Digital Humanities Program – Sentinel and Business

FITCHBURG – Fitchburg State University professor Katherine Jewell has been selected by the Library of Congress to join a digital humanities program tasked with preserving college and community radio recordings, according to an announcement from the university. Jewell, a member of the university’s economics, history and political science department, was …

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