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Social Sciences - Religions - 09.07.2018
The Only Way Forward on Immigration is Through Our Stories
I recently spent two days in Laredo with a group eager to learn more about what is happening on our southern border.

Religions - Social Sciences - 28.06.2018
Separating Kids at Border Belies Our Christian Values
GOP leaders seem to be looking the other way as children are separated from their asylum-seeking parents at the U.S.-Mexico border - Mitch McConnell, Jeff Sessions, Mike Pence and, until recently, Pa

Religions - Life Sciences - 21.06.2018
How a neuroscientist balances science and faith
William Newsome is a world-class neurobiologist and a Christian man of faith. He spoke to Stanford News about how he became a scientist and the tensions, real and imagined, between science and religion.

Religions - History / Archeology - 16.06.2018
Text of the 2018 Stanford Baccalaureate address by Elizabeth Alexander
Poet Elizabeth Alexander delivers the Baccalaureate address,  "In the Noise and Whip of the Whirlwind.

Administration / Government - Religions - 07.06.2018

History / Archeology - Religions - 18.05.2018
Seventeenth Century Scottish soldiers reburied in Durham
Seventeenth Century Scottish soldiers reburied in Durham
The remains of Seventeenth Century Scottish soldiers, discovered during construction work at the University's Palace Green Library in 2013, have been reburied in Durham City.

Physics / Materials Science - Religions - 27.04.2018
3Q: Alan Lightman on science, religion, and our yearning for absolute knowledge
3Q: Alan Lightman on science, religion, and our yearning for absolute knowledge
A few years ago MIT scholar Alan Lightman was lying in a boat off the coast of Maine, staring at the stars, when he felt as if he were "becoming a part of something far larger than himself." This moment, which he calls a "transcendent experience," gave him a greater appreciation for the allure of the ethereal and the permanent.

Religions - Administration / Government - 25.04.2018
Stanford scholar talks about the crisis in Syria - and how to resolve it
Removing President Bashar al-Assad, establishing effective governance structures and ensuring freedom for the Syrian people are critical for peace in Syria, says Stanford Professor Russell Berman.

Religions - History / Archeology - 17.04.2018
What To Do About Blacks Leaving White Churches
In America, it is easy to forget. At a political moment when black evangelicals leaving white controlled churches is headline news, it is important to remember this.

Religions - Literature / Linguistics - 27.02.2018
'Black Panther' success amplifies findings of UCLA's Hollywood Diversity Report
’Black Panther’ success amplifies findings of UCLA’s Hollywood Diversity Report
Modern Judeo-Christian rhetoric and imagery purports that Satan is an evil opponent to all that is good and godly — a literal opponent of God.

Religions - History / Archeology - 22.02.2018
Billy Graham’s missed opportunities
As one of world Christianity's most admired leaders, the Rev. Billy Graham, who died on Wednesday at 99, had extraordinary opportunities to affect the character of the Christian religion and to pronounce on its implications for personal conduct.

Religions - Literature / Linguistics - 16.02.2018
Give the devil his due
Give the devil his due
In new book, UCLA professor says poor translations led to mischaracterization of Satan as embodiment of evil Jessica Wolf Modern Judeo-Christian rhetoric and imagery purports that Satan is an evil opponent to all that is good and godly — a literal opponent of God.

Medicine / Pharmacology - Religions - 24.01.2018

Religions - Art and Design - 18.01.2018

Religions - History / Archeology - 12.01.2018

Religions - 18.12.2017
How Christmas traditions evolved around the world
Professor Carole Cusack from the Department of Studies in Religion explores the distinct variations of Christmas, including the Dutch Sinterklaaas and the European Krampus.

Medicine / Pharmacology - Religions - 13.12.2017
YCCI Cultural Ambassadors program seeks diversity in clinical trials
Engaging a diverse community in clinical research trials has long been a challenge for investigators: while African Americans represent 12 percent of the U.S. population, they make up only five percent of clinical trial participants.

History / Archeology - Religions - 04.12.2017
Pop-up mints and coins made from prayers
Pop-up mints and coins made from prayers
In the tumultuous upheaval of the English Civil War, Royalist castles under siege used 'pop-up' mints to make coins to pay their soldiers.

Religions - 13.11.2017
American and British English - it's all rather fascinating
American and British English - it’s all rather fascinating
It's pretty clear gradable adverbs - words like rather, quite and really - are on the decline on both sides of the Atlantic together with fixed phrases - such as ‘more or less', ‘two or three' and ‘for the most part'.

Politics - Religions - 09.11.2017
Why some Muslim clerics become jihadists
Why some Muslim clerics become jihadists
What turns people into radical jihadist clerics' A new book by an MIT political scientist offers a new answer: thwarted career ambitions.

Literature / Linguistics - Religions - 06.11.2017
Analysing new John Donne manuscript
King's academic analyses newly discovered John Donne manuscript A handwritten manuscript of a satirical social commentary on Jacobean England by the young John Donne has been found buried amongst hundreds of fragments of documents in a tin trunk at Westminster Abbey.

Astronomy / Space Science - Religions - 30.10.2017
Oldest recorded solar eclipse helps date the Egyptian pharaohs
Oldest recorded solar eclipse helps date the Egyptian pharaohs
Researchers have pinpointed the date of what could be the oldest solar eclipse yet recorded.

Religions - History / Archeology - 24.10.2017
Animating objects: what material culture can tell us about domestic devotions
Animating objects: what material culture can tell us about domestic devotions
Rustic figurines of a resigned-looking Virgin clutching her child may have no obvious literary or artistic merit to us today.

Religions - Careers / Employment - 23.10.2017
24 October: The Job Fair with Added Value!
24 October: The Job Fair with Added Value!
Even the most successful career begins with the first step. To ensure that this entry is successful, the "Salzburger Nachrichten" has organized the 11th Career Forum of Salzburg.

Religions - 23.10.2017
How to ensure volunteers fill the holiday hunger gap
How to ensure volunteers fill the holiday hunger gap
With up to 3.2 million children facing the prospect of not having enough food to eat during half term, new research has highlighted the importance of volunteers in filling the 'holiday hunger' gap. Stephanie Denning, a researcher at the University of Bristol, joined forces with the charity MakeLunch to understand how Christian church groups are responding to the growing problem, and how best to ensure volunteers remain engaged.

Religions - Politics - 20.10.2017
Expect GOP Support for Trump’s Contraception Rollback
As anticipated, President Donald Trump recently used his executive authority to reverse measures implemented as part of the Affordable Care Act that mandate coverage of contraception in most insuranc

Philosophy - Religions - 17.10.2017
Christian Perspectives on Death and Dying
End-of-life decision-making is becoming more complex with advances in medical technologies - and many of us will die without the ability to make those decisions for ourselves at the time.

Religions - 17.10.2017
Gift from Joyce Z. Greenberg, AB’52, supports Jewish Studies at UChicago
A gift from Joyce Z. Greenberg, AB'52, will support the expansion of Jewish Studies at the University of Chicago through the newly named Joyce Z. and Jacob Greenberg Center for Jewish Studies.

Law / Forensics - Religions - 17.10.2017
New Hate Crime Act is needed to address vast 'justice gap', says major Sussex study
New Hate Crime Act is needed to address vast ’justice gap’, says major Sussex study
New Hate Crime Act is needed to address vast 'justice gap', says major Sussex study The law on hate crime needs to change, say academics at the University of Sussex, following the publication of a 24-month empirical study. Only four percent of an estimated 110,000 hate crime offences reported to the police result in a conviction and a declared ‘sentence uplift' under hate crime legislation.

Administration / Government - Religions - 15.10.2017
Some basic truths and ways to think about ’free speech’
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Religions - History / Archeology - 11.10.2017
A window into convent life in early modern Europe
A window into convent life in early modern Europe
In 1598, the first English convent was established in Brussels by a group of women who chose to flee an increasingly anti-Catholic England to follow the religious life.

Religions - 10.10.2017

Administration / Government - Religions - 29.09.2017
Excellence Strategy: Threefold success for the University of Münster: Experts select three applications from Münster for the final round / Rector Johannes Wessels: "A very pleasing result"
A threefold success for the University of Münster in the Excellence Strategy: in a preliminary decision, an international committee of experts has assessed three of the four draft proposals submitted by the University for Clusters of Excellence as being promising.

Religions - History / Archeology - 22.09.2017
Exhibit illustrates magical powers of Book of the Dead in ancient Egypt
An upcoming exhibition at the Oriental Institute will give visitors the unique opportunity to peruse copies of the Book of the Dead and other Egyptian artifacts.

Physics / Materials Science - Religions - 22.09.2017
Revealing the personal side of the atomic scientist who changed the world
Revealing the personal side of the atomic scientist who changed the world
War diaries, scrapbooks, letters and photographs belonging to Sir John Cockroft, Nobel Prize winner and one of the most influential scientists of the modern era, will today be placed in the care of the Churchill Archives Centre.

Religions - Pedagogy - 21.09.2017
18 - 23 September: European Herpetologists' Congress 2017
18 - 23 September: European Herpetologists’ Congress 2017
Every two years, researchers and conservationists from the field of Amphibian and Reptile conservation (Herpetology) meet to present new insights, to discuss measures, and to exchange ideas.

Religions - 07.09.2017
What the words you use say about your religion
Do you use words like "happy" and "family" in your social media posts' Or are you more likely to use words like "angry" and "death"- Why does it matter? Because the words you use may be a clue to your religious beliefs, among other characteristics, according to a new study co-authored by Dr Peggy Kern from the Centre for Positive Psychology at the University of Melbourne.

Religions - 05.09.2017
Book of essays considers how religions view other faiths
Book of essays considers how religions view other faiths
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Followers of a particular religion may believe its teachings are indisputable.

Religions - Literature / Linguistics - 23.08.2017
Chancellor Christ: Free speech is who we are
Chancellor Christ: Free speech is who we are
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Administration / Government - Religions - 21.08.2017
Confronting radical extremism
Radicalisation and terrorism are key issues of our time. In the first episode of the Open for Discussion podcast's second season, Hussain Nadim discusses the latest research on confronting radical extremism.

History / Archeology - Religions - 15.08.2017
Luther’s posting of the 95 Theses - did it actually happen?
Martin Luther's posting of the 95 Theses to the door of the Castle Church in Wittenberg on 31 October 1517, what the Germans call the Thesenanschlang, is one of the most famous events of Western history.

Religions - History / Archeology - 10.08.2017
August: early Portuguese churches | News | University of Bristol
August: early Portuguese churches | News | University of Bristol
A team of archaeologists from the University of Bristol and Zayed University (Abu Dhabi) have uncovered the foundations of two seventeenth century Portuguese churches on the East African island of Zanzibar. The Portuguese controlled the East African coast between 1500 and 1698. Information about Portuguese missionary activity in the region is limited, and these findings will help understand the long period of conflict between Christians and Muslims in the Western Indian Ocean during this period.

Art and Design - Religions - 31.07.2017
Chamber singers, laughter and schnitzel with music: A few of my favorite things
Chamber singers, laughter and schnitzel with music: A few of my favorite things
VIENNA, Austria - I wake up for a full day of music making in beautiful, sunny Vienna. I am one of 26 performers here with the University of Illinois Chamber Singers.

Art and Design - Religions - 31.07.2017
Loss, trials and compassion: music of Australia’s Jewish refugees
After the Nazi invasion of Austria in 1938, Jewish refugee applications to Australia soared to over 10,000.
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