Humanities

Lawyer Ben Crump among three speakers at FAMU

National civil rights lawyer and Tallahassee resident Benjamin Crump will be one of three speakers at the summer graduation ceremonies held at Florida A&M University. The ceremonies will honor the summer graduates of the class of 2021 and the graduates of the class of 2020. Also speaking to FAMU graduates …

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The UCT selects the first recipient of the Uyinene Mrwetyana scholarship

“God, let it be positive,” Luhlanganiso Majebe recalls, whispering under his breath as a new email arrived in his inbox. The sender was Associate Professor Shose Kessi, Dean of the Faculty of Humanities at the University of Cape Town (UCT), and luckily good news was on the agenda. “I am …

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STEM, online summer programs offered by Wayne, Holmes and Ashland schools

As an instructor at Wayne County Schools Career Center, Drew Fuller hates classrooms and paperwork. He prefers labs and hands-on activities where students learn using their intuition. To provide these unique learning experiences, Fuller is working with several organizations to offer a STEAM summer camp for children in the Tri-County …

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The AHCMC launches a call for tenders for a multimedia public art exhibition

The Montgomery County Council for the Arts and Humanities has issued an application for qualification for artists interested in being included in a temporary multimedia public art exhibition titled “Certain Parts or Parts Unknown”. The council is organizing the exhibit in partnership with the Montgomery County Remembrance and Reconciliation Commission. …

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Transfer Tales: Finding a Professional Goal in Community College Pathway

Like many transfer students, Violeta R. and Micah W. came to community college looking for new career paths. Violeta is a former massage therapist specializing in Spanish at J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College. Micah graduated in psychology from John Tyler Community College in Midlothian, Va., Who previously attended art school …

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World Reputation Rankings 2021: methodology

the Times Higher Education World Famous Rankings are created using the world’s largest academic opinion poll, invitation-only, unique research. The Academic Reputation Survey, available in 14 languages, uses United Nations data as a guide to ensure response coverage is as representative as possible of global scholarship. It is also distributed …

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The exhibits ask, “How do citizens create a more perfect union?” “

Illinois Humanities arrives in southern Illinois with two new traveling exhibits that ask citizens of small towns, “How do we create a more perfect union?” “ “Voices and Votes: Democracy in America,” highlights the history of civic action in the United States and the results of that action, while “The …

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Wyoming Humanities Announces Two New Major Grant Opportunities For The State

CHEYENNE, Wyoming (press release) – To better serve the state and its residents, Wyoming Humanities is delighted to announce two new grant lines to support Wyoming communities and organizations. Applications open on July 15. “These grants can provide significant funding to both nonprofits and organizations that offer programs in the …

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Frederick Douglass’ influence today

Posted: 07/09/2021 10:32:12 AM It was gratifying to see an article on Sunday’s Reading Frederick Douglass Together event on the front page of the Gazette (“What have I … to do with your national independence?” July 5) and excerpts from Douglass’ speech on the Editorial Page. When South Congregational Church …

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Author and teacher Joe Gilliland’s detailed and moving memoir “A Teacher’s Tale” pays homage to both teachers and books

Author and teacher Joe Gilliland presents a detailed and eventful dissertation that brings together a philosophy of higher education based on the importance of the arts and humanities in today’s high-tech world. Author and teacher Joe Gilliland’s exciting book A Teacher’s Tale, a must read for those interested in education, …

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