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Many Adults Falling Short of Degrees March 17, 2014 | New York Times

Liberal and Professional Studies student Cory Boatwright, vice dean for professional and liberal education Nora Lewis and Dennis DeTurck, dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, are quoted about adults pursuing college degrees.

Seminary Ponders Selling Its Eakins Portraits March 17, 2014 | Philadelphia Inquirer

Michael Leja of the School of Arts and Sciences comments on the possible sale of St. Charles Borromeo Seminary’s Eakins portraits.

Video: How the Communal Experience of Music Has Changed March 14, 2014 | “The Root”

Guthrie Ramsey of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses how today’s music is made, shared and studied.

Video: Guest Curators Talk 2014 Whitney Biennial March 10, 2014 | Blouin ArtInfo

Anthony Elms of the Institute of Contemporary Art speaks about the 2014 Whitney Biennial.

Video: Rocket Strapped to Cat in Early Warfare Manual March 5, 2014 | Associated Press

Mitch Fraas of University Libraries is featured for researching long-ago plans to use cats as carriers of firebombs during warfare.