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Some articles, checked decades ago, arrived with apology notes. “Enclosed you will find books that I have borrowed and kept at home for 28 to 50 years! I am 75 now and these books have helped me throughout my motherhood and teaching career,” one customer wrote in an unsigned letter that accompanied a box of …

If something sounds too good to be true, it probably is. This is the lesson of “Fresh”, a horror thriller released on March 4, 2022. The film stars Daisy Edgar-Jones and Sebastian Stan, and was directed by Mimi Cave. It follows the story of Noa (Edgar-Jones), a woman in her 20s, possibly early 30s, who …

“Metaverse” is the latest buzzword spreading across the internet. The idea of ​​an interconnected 3D virtual world where users can work, play and socialize is exciting to many. Although the term “metavers” was originally coined by Neal Stephenson in his 1992 novel “Snow Crash”, it sparked huge public interest after Facebook rebranded itself as “Meta” …

Dr Lyubov Mincheva An international panel of experts on higher education in Europe will examine “Some Aspects of the European Union Higher Education System: Challenges and Achievements” at the Brown Bag Conference in Fredonia on Wednesday April 6 at noon. Dr. Lyubov G. Mincheva, currently Williams Visiting Professor at SUNY Fredonia, will lead the panelists …

book review By Derryll White Sallis, James (2011). The killer is dying. “You were dead, you slept the big sleep, you weren’t bothered by things like that, oil and water was the same as wind and air to you. You just slept the big sleep, not caring about the badness of how you died or …

register here for The 74’s daily newsletter. Donate here to support The 74’s independent journalism. One day in June, employees of the Enoch Pratt Free Library came together online to learn something new: how to defuse conflict, mediate grief, and help people feel better about themselves. They received instructions from Lawrence Brown, a professor at …

Sarah BlascoState Theater, March 24Also on April 2 at Roche Estate, Pokolbin★★★★ “I’m having a great time, I don’t know anyone else. It’s been tough… but we’re here together now,” Sarah Blasko told her Sydney audience. Being to a packed house isn’t something anyone took for granted, as Blasko gave it his all during the …

Below is a press release from the Mississippi Department of Transportation: The Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) will host its annual Trash Bash events from March 17 through May 12, 2022. MDOT, in partnership with Keep Mississippi Beautiful, is hosting Trash Bash events across the state as part of the national Great American Cleanup campaign. …

The Lunder Foundation’s $50 million gift will advance education and build on the hospital’s 200-year legacy of provider education BOSTON, March 24, 2022–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) has received a transformational gift from the Lunder Foundation of Portland, Maine, which aims to reinvent healthcare education for the 21st century and ensure the highest quality care …

From Indiana University Bloomington Libraries: Diane Dallis-Comentale Image source: Indiana University Libraries Diane Dallis-Comentale, who has served as Acting Dean of Libraries at IU since July 1, 2021, has been named the new Ruth Lilly Dean of Academic Libraries at Indiana University effective April 15, under subject to approval by the IU Board of Directors. …

Mumbai: After a hiatus of nearly 18 months, the Broadcast Audience Research Council (Barc) India has resumed rankings for individual news channels with the release of Week 10 2022 data on March 17. Following an industry-wide consultation process, the rating agency developed the Augmented Data Reporting Standards (ADRS) for news and special interest genres, under …

After updating the main tab with interactive device toggles inspired by Android 11, the Google Home app wants to redesign the “Stream” to be more useful. The Google Home app consists of two main tabs. There’s the “Home View” with a list of all your devices laid out in a grid that Google just updated …

Submitted by Angie Bin, Fort Scott High School Drama and Speech Teacher Fort Scott High School students lead community advocacy efforts [Fort Scott, KS, March 21, 2022]—Students at Fort Scott High School are joining the national grassroots effort called Theater Month in Our Schools (TIOS) to advocate for the benefits of teaching theater in schools. …

New books are added to the Prince William Public Libraries collection daily, ready for readers of all genres and styles. Here’s a sampling of the latest titles to grace our “New Books” shelves: “It Could Hurt” Best-selling author Stephanie Wrobel knows how to create an engaging and readable thriller. She did it again with “This …

Mykell Messiah has lived many different creative lives since being born into his talented family. As a child, he traveled across Canada, the United States and England to play gospel music with his family. His family was very successful, but they also knew that Mykell needed to find his independence as a creative. The artist …

March 20 (Reuters) – Away from the fighting in Ukraine, Russian and Ukrainian ballet dancers rubbed shoulders in London on Saturday at a charity event that brought together some of the world’s leading dance artists for humanitarian aid in this war-torn Eastern European country. About 20 dancers, with shimmering bodies and graceful movements, received thunderous …

This week also marked something of a farewell tour for Education Commissioner Richard Corcoran. Florida schools are receiving a $289 million increase in federal funding to benefit students with academic programs, after-school programs and more. Speaking at the Hialeah Educational Academy on Wednesday, Gov. Ron DeSantis announced that the pot is now open for schools. …

BRISTOL HERALD MAIL Funding was recently received for the Marion School of Health Sciences Library to build a health diversity collection, and for Emory’s Frederick Thrasher Kelly Library to develop an assessment tool of diversity from the network of the National Library of Medicine. The Emory & Henry School of Health Sciences Library is a …

If you’ve reached the stage of reading a review, you can’t walk into Fresh with the innocent ignorance that would make the film the toughest. It can’t be lived in a vacuum, corn that doesn’t mean it’s not worth your time. And for many viewers, it will benefit to be warned that it goes to …

The Quittapahilla Audubon Society (QAS) has announced its next series of free events open to the public through the end of May 2022. With spring and birding activity fast approaching, here are some upcoming local activities to consider: Sunday March 27. (Memorial Lake State Park)See the Timberdoodle at Memorial Lake State Park – the second …

Montville – School district sports teams will no longer be referred to as “the Indians” and will now be referred to as “Montville”. Middle and high school logos will not have Native American symbols and will simply be a T or an M. The Board of Education voted unanimously Tuesday night to drop the Indians …

The Tennessee Legislature sends a school library bill to Governor Bill Lee’s office to review library materials for “age appropriateness”. Along partisan lines, the GOP-controlled House of Representatives voted 73 to 21 Monday night to approve the Republican governor’s proposal after the measure was swiftly passed by the Senate last month. The legislation would require …

As the Russo-Ukrainian War enters its 19th day, we take a look at the major developments. These are the key events so far on Monday, March 14. Get the latest updates here. Russian-Ukrainian talks resume Talks between the two sides are due to resume on Monday via video conference, according to Ukrainian negotiators and the …

Education concerns dominated the discussion as Tennessee Rep. John Ragan, R-Oak Ridge, recently answered questions from area residents. The event was Breakfast with Women Legislators, which the Oak Ridge League of Women Voters hosts once a month during each legislative session. The late February event was virtual. “From an education perspective, our state is doing …

Bob Lucas Memorial Library (Photo – JerryShots) ALTADENA- ColoradoBoulevard.net: Library District engages Anderson Brulé Architects, an award-winning firm known for excellence in library planning and design, and schedules community town hall meetings March 29 and May 10. By News Desk The Altadena Library District announced that planning and design is underway for the multi-year project …

Photo courtesy of Anya Kubilus Mr. Chair, a genre-fusing jazz and rock quartet, kicks off its spring tour at the Rose Bowl Tavern on Race Street on Sunday. On March 13, Mr. Chair, a genre fusion group, will kick off their spring tour at the Rose Bowl Tavern in Urbana. Mr. Chair is a quartet …

Dr Tina King. Photo via @SDCCD Twitter The San Diego College of Continuing Education named Tina King its new president on Friday, pending approval from the San Diego Community College District Board of Trustees. King comes to SDCCE from Southwestern College at Chula Vista, where she has served as assistant superintendent/vice president of student affairs …

Emory University researchers can publish their work in open access in all Cambridge University Press journals without paying publication fees, thanks to an agreement between Emory Libraries and Cambridge University Press. Open access journals do not charge libraries or readers to access their articles. Instead, they pass the cost on to authors through article publishing …

A brand new production and distribution company has arrived on the horror scene, with welcome to villain movies official launch today with exciting projects on the menu. Welcome Villain Films is “a fully integrated genre studio with an innovative business model and a flexible approach to development, production, marketing and strategic distribution”. The first two …

AREA – The purpose of this virtual club is to provide potential new members and their families with a place to learn about 4-H and to connect youth across the state. Youth will choose a project to do and learn more about 4-H and how to get involved. We want you to join and get …

In 2019, the central office of the city’s Ministry of Education called me. They wanted to make sure I was informed about the Specialized High School admissions process because my child had done very well on the state tests that year. They told me about upcoming information sessions, including one in my neighborhood. The session …

The Charlevoix Public Library celebrates Women’s History Month with “Memorable Women of Charlevoix” in the Michigan room. The library’s Michigan Hall Committee met for a second year to honor the achievements of eleven local women. Michigan Room Committee members include Mary Ann Chew, Kay Heise and Marilyn Novak, as well as Sara Shifrin of the …

For classically trained violist Wilner Baptiste, known on stage as Wil B., the success of his Grammy-nominated string duo Black Violin, formed in 2004, is easily explained. “We were just two young guys who got into something new, and while we were doing that, we tried to perfect it,” he said by phone from Miami, …

TORONTO and DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES, March 8, 2022 /CNW/ – Seed Group, a company in the private practice of His Highness Sheikh Said bin Ahmed Al Maktoumentered into a strategic partnership with Canada-based limelight platforman experiential MarTech solution that leverages its innovative SaaS (Software as a Service) platform to help global brands deliver memorable …

Two years have passed since COVID-19 forced schools around the world to close, a tectonic shift in daily life whose effects are still being felt. It was March 11, 2020, when the World Health Organization officially declared COVID-19 a pandemic. On Friday, March 13, many schools here and beyond announced that campuses would stop in-person …

Libraries are almost as old as the written word. The oldest known library, the Library of Ashurbanipal, dates back to the 7th century BCE. Belonging to an Assyrian king and housed in two buildings of his palace in Nineveh (located in present-day Iraq), the library contained some 30,000 cuniform tablets, as well as diptychs and …

Over the past two years, Alexis Hall has become a must-read for me, and he has a slew of upcoming releases that I’m looking forward to. For crime readers, it has a standalone murder mystery and two that mix the mystery genre with fantasy. Most Real Murder is its standalone remote murder mystery that nods …

As the Russo-Ukrainian War enters its tenth day, we take a look at the major developments. These are the key events so far since Saturday, March 5. Russia continues its massive offensive in Ukraine Russian troops are continuing a broad offensive in Ukraine, Russian news agency RIA quoted the Russian Defense Ministry as saying. Russia …

ATLANTA — The Georgia House of Representatives passed three controversial education bills that showed the rift between Democrats and Republicans in the state. First, the House passed Gov. Brian Kemp’s Parents’ Bill of Rights, a bill that supporters say increases transparency in Georgia’s public schools by ensuring parents have access to student records. , including …

For the editor: As Directors of Guilderland Public Library and Altamont Free Library, we have the honor of running two very different libraries. The Altamont Free Library has a collection of fewer than 14,000 items, a budget of $165,000, and occupies just 2,000 square feet in a historic train station. Guilderland Public Library has a …

Picture via a24 The history of the horror genre is synonymous with an abundance of traditional horror tropes that deeply intrigue fans. One of the most popular tropes in the horror landscape is the inclusion of the “last girl,” which represents the remaining female character in the film tasked with engaging in a face-to-face confrontation …

ROANOKE COUNTY, Virginia. – The Backpack Run returns this year to support the Roanoke County Public Schools Education Foundation. The mission of the foundation is to provide support for students and teachers in Roanoke County through teacher grants, student scholarships, and support for school system programs. They rely heavily on fundraisers and donations from the …

Daasdiyáa Ethel Makinen (center) with her students (left to right) Lakrisha Brady, Lillian Young and Kassandra Eubank-Littlefield in Juneau in 2020, as part of Sealaska Heritage’s Haa Shuká language revitalization project. (photo Sealaska) An important cultural carrier in Southeast Alaska has passed away. Ethel Makinen died in Sitka in February at the age of 90. …

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne’s NBC) – The Allen County Public Library is considering making big changes to libraries on the southeast side of town. The Shawnee branch is being considered for closure as per their recent “master plan”. After months of site visits, staff and customer surveys, focus groups and community conversations, they released …

Sharjah: The first NFT (non-fungible token) art exhibition in Sharjah opened on Tuesday at the House of Wisdom, showcasing the works of 60 international artists and 15 local artists engaged in the world of digital art and crypto. “Gateway to the Metaverse” aims to bridge the gap between the traditional and digital art worlds and …

LAUSANNE, Switzerland — Russia was barred from all international ice skating events as sporting sanctions continued to escalate on Tuesday following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. A day after Russian teams were banned from football, rugby and President Vladimir Putin’s favorite sport, hockey – decisions backed by the International Olympic Committee – the International Skating Union’s …

How can a public university invest in entrepreneurship without risking taxpayer dollars and the scrutiny that failure would bring? Eric Barron, president of Penn State, thinks he has the answer. Private institutions such as Stanford, Barron says, may risk investing in new ventures because they are not subject to the same critical scrutiny as universities …