Miami University's School of Fine Arts announced that Wynton Marsalis will deliver his acclaimed speech, "The Ballad of American Arts," as the Year of the Arts keynote address at 4 p.m. Tuesday, April 24, in Gates-Abegglen Theatre in the Center for Performing Arts. Immediately following his presentation, Marsalis will take questions from the audience.
Miami University will hold its first Intercontinental Week from April 16-20. The week, organized by several cultural organizations on campus, will celebrate cultural diversity.
Zachary Zimmer, professor of social and behavioral science at the University California, San Francisco will discuss China's new demographic reality at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 17, in 108 Marcum Conference Center. His lecture is the 2012 P.K. Whelpton Memorial Lecture sponsored by Scripps Gerontology Center.
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Jane Straker (Scripps) is cited in an article about Ohio nursing homes not having to accept potentially dangerous and violent patients.
Guest column about how teens will be affected by proposals in 10 states to increase the minimum wage mentions a study by William Even (economics) and David Macpherson.
Erin Brockovich, the environmental activist portrayed in a namesake major motion picture, will be speaking at Miami.
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Sooun Lee, professor of decision science and management information systems and director of the Farmer School of Business' Higgin Kim Asia Business program, will present "The New Korea: The Forefront of Globalization" at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 18, in 25 Farmer School of Business. A reception will held prior to the talk at 5 p.m.
Roy Johnston, artist and art historian, and Laura Henderson, collections manager and registrar, Miami University Art Museum, will present "ILLUMInations: Women Artists in the Venice Biennial" at 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 17, at the art museum.
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