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December 25, 2015
by Guest Post

Strength Lives in Languages

Jenna Cushing-Leubner works with teachers and youth to create learning spaces where languages “bring knowledge from many places.” Jenna Cushing-Leubner has spent the last three years working with Roosevelt High School in Minnesota to support students with Spanish-speaking backgrounds who … Continue reading

June 13, 2015
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Biologically inspired engineering: Sea sponge anchors are natural models of strength

The Venus’ flower basket sea sponge has hair-like appendages that hold it in place on the sea floor. Research led by Brown University engineers shows that the internal structure of those fibers is fine-tuned for strength. The findings from this … Continue reading

October 12, 2012
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Breaking a Genocide’s Silence: Rwandan Storytelling Exhibit Centerpiece of New National Archives

ANN ARBOR — One of the casualties of the 1994 Rwandan genocide was the culture’s storytelling tradition. Resurrecting it has been the mission of a project called Stories for Hope for the past four years. Now 99 narratives—conversations between youths … Continue reading