30 mars 2018

Save Memphis College of Art? Group trying to keep art school open

University Business Magazine logoA core group of artists and professionals has been organizing to keep open Memphis College of Art despite the school's October decision to close by May 2020. More...

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Rapport de Cédric Villani : donner un sens à l'intelligence artificielle (IA)

Le rapport sur l’intelligence artificielle (IA) rédigé par le mathématicien et député Cédric Villani, a été rendu public mercredi 28 mars 2018. Parmi les nombreuses pistes proposées : créer un réseau d’Instituts interdisciplinaires d’intelligence artificielle, mettre en place un supercalculateur conçu spécifiquement pour les applications d’IA, ou encore rendre plus attractives les carrières dans la recherche publique afin d’éviter la fuite des cerveaux vers les géants américains.
La France compte parmi les 4 premiers pays au monde pour la production mondiale d’articles sur l’intelligence artificielle, avec la Chine, les Etats-Unis, et le Royaume-Uni, grâce à son excellence en mathématiques, en STIC et en SHS. Plus...

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28 mars 2018

Outsider art: what students can learn from self-taught artists

A growing number of artists are eschewing a formal education and using social media to find a new audience for their work. More...

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New Boost for Student Aid and Research

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. Budget bill would increase size of maximum Pell Grant by $175, add $3 billion to NIH and preserve humanities endowment. More...

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Brown Offers Full Scholarships to MFA Students in Theater

HomeBy Grace Bird. This fall, Brown University and nonprofit theater Trinity Repertory Company are giving full tuition scholarships to all returning and future students in the college’s master of fine arts programs in acting and directing. More...

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Relocation, Relocation, Relocation

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. Real estate on the University of Texas at Austin campus is scarce -- so scarce that the College of Fine Arts and the University of Texas Libraries have already moved tens of thousands of books, journals, music scores, CDs and other works from Austin’s Fine Arts Library off-site with little input from the faculty. More...

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Save Our Majors Rally at Stevens Point

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Hundreds of students and faculty members at the University of Wisconsin at Stevens Point held a rally -- including a brief sit-in -- to protest plans to eliminate 13 majors in the humanities and social sciences, The Stevens Point Journal reported. More...

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Trump's Choice for NEH

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. President Trump nominated Jon Parrish Peede Friday to become chair of the National Endowment for the Humanities. Peede has worked at the NEH since April 2017, serving as senior deputy chairman. More...

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24 mars 2018

Hayden White's Perplexing History

HomeThe author of Metahistory, one of the most influential books in the humanities over the past four decades, died Monday. Scott McLemee takes him out of the poststructuralist pigeonhole. More...

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