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Smart Museum establishes Feitler Center for Academic Inquiry

last weekArts : Artdaily

The Smart Museum of Art announced the creation of the Feitler Center for Academic Inquiry, a new center that will integrate object-driven inquiry into the educational mission of the University of Chicago. Housed at the Smart and ledShow More Summary

Fit to serve: Data on transgender military service

last monthNews : The Raw Story

By Brandon Hill, Executive Director of the Center for Interdisciplinary Inquiry and Innovation in Sexual and Reproductive Health, University of Chicago and Joshua Trey Barnett, Professor of Rhetoric, University of Minnesota Duluth.....

Philippine lawmakers to press for inquiry into deadly mall fire

MANILA (Reuters) - A group of Philippine lawmakers will call for a congressional inquiry this month into a recent shopping mall fire that killed 38 people, of whom 37 worked at a call center for an American firm, a House representative said on Friday.

University of Tokyo International Research Center for Neurointelligence holds first annual symposium

Tokyo, Japan -- Despite centuries of inquiry, we still don't know how our intelligence came about. On Sunday, December 17, 2017, researchers at the new University of Tokyo International Research Center for Neurointelligence (IRCN), held their first annual symposium to kick off a new effort to find out.

University of Tokyo International Research Center for Neurointelligence holds first annual symposium

(University of Tokyo) Despite centuries of inquiry, we still don't know how our intelligence came about. Researchers at the new University of Tokyo International Research Center for Neurointelligence (IRCN), held their first annual symposium to kick off a new effort to find out.

The Curious Case Of The Oregon Bach Festival Soap Opera

5 months agoArts : Modern Art Notes

Previously undisclosed emails reveal that the colleague at the center of the inquiry, the countertenor Reginald Mobley, denied to festival administrators that Matthew Halls had been racially insensitive. But clear reasons for the firing remain elusive. And the attempt to deal with an ugly personnel issue sotto voce — last week, university officials agreed to pay […]

Kushner Companies Said to Be Under Investigation Over Visa Program

7 months agoNews : NYTimes: News

The inquiry centers on the real estate company’s use of a program that offers visas in exchange for a $500,000 investment, a person familiar with the matter said.

Lawmaker facing inquiry for alleged misogynistic comments

A New Hampshire lawmaker under fire for online comments he's made about women will have a chance to defend himself. Rep. Robert Fisher is at the center of a Tuesday … Click to Continue »

Conference on Bailyn’s Ideological Origins, 21 Apr.

10 months agoHistory / US History : Boston 1775

On 20-21 April, Yale University’s Center for Historical Inquiry & the Social Sciences will host a conference, co-sponsored by the U.S.C.–Huntington Early Modern Studies Institute on “Ideological Origins at 50: Power, Rights, and the Rise and Fall of Free States.” In 1967 Bernard Bailyn published The Ideological Origins of the American Revolution. Show More Summary

A Bangladeshi Atheist Blogger Resettled in Germany To Escape Slaughter. This Is His Story

Arnab Goswami is an atheist blogger who didn't want to stay in Bangladesh and play a lifelong game of hide-and-seek with the terrorists. He recently fled to Germany with the help of the Center For Inquiry's Secular Rescue program and was kind enough to answer my questions about his situation.

NIH-Funded Research to Explore Impact of Economic Stability on HIV Infection

The University of Chicago Medicine's Center for Interdisciplinary Inquiry and Innovation (Ci3) in Sexual and Reproductive Health has launched a research initiative aimed at reducing HIV infection and transmission among vulnerable youth of color, including young men who have sex with men (YMSM) and young transgender women.

NIH-funded research to explore economic stability's impact on HIV infection

(University of Chicago Medical Center) The University of Chicago Medicine's Center for Interdisciplinary Inquiry and Innovation (Ci3) in Sexual and Reproductive Health has launched a research initiative aimed at reducing HIV infection and transmission among vulnerable youth of color, including young men who have sex with men (YMSM) and young transgender women.

NASA’s $1.1 Million Grant to Study How Aliens Could Impact Religion Is Even Worse Than We Thought

In 2015, the NASA Astrobiology Program gave a $1.108 million grant to the Center for Theological Inquiry to study how the discovery of extraterrestrial life would impact Christianity. Further investigation reveals the deal is even shadier than we expected.

An Interview with Susan Gerbic About Online Atheist Activism

I recently answered some questions for Susan Gerbic, who runs the wonderful Guerrilla Skepticism on Wikipedia project, and our exchange is over at the Center For Inquiry's website.

"Voting Fraud Inquiry? The Investigators Got Burned Last Time."

I'm reading this op-ed in the NYT by Michael Waldman, who is the president of the Brennan Center for Justice at the New York University School of Law. Waldman looks back at efforts by the Justice Department during the Bush II administration. Show More Summary

Cuellar-Mares bout promises to be worth the wait

“Wait and See” might've been an ideal promotional title for Saturday’s boxing card at USC’s Galen Center.  Beset by delays and vision inquiries, a doubleheader of title fights between featherweight champion Jesus Cuellar and Abner Mares and super-welterweight champion Jermall Charlo versus Julian...

CFA: Inquiry on Religion and Migration

THE CENTER OF THEOLOGICAL INQUIRY CALL FOR APPLICATIONS, 2017-2018 ACADEMIC YEARINQUIRY ON RELIGION & MIGRATION During the academic year 2017/18, the Center will hold an “Inquiry on Religion & Migration.” The human species has been a migrant one since its evolution out of Africa. Show More Summary

Secular Rescue: A Program to Relocate Atheists Whose Lives Are in Danger

On International Blasphemy Rights Day, the Center for Inquiry is upgrading its program to help people escape from oppressive countries where their atheism could be a death sentence. A dozen people (and, in some cases, their families)...Show More Summary

James Croft on Jedi Mind Tricks for Secular Activists

In a talk for the Center for Inquiry given this past July, James Croft spoke about the best methods of persuasion to convince people to adopt our positions:

Aron Ra on Countering Creationism in Texas

In a talk for the Center for Inquiry given this past April, Aron Ra spoke about the battle to counter the teaching of Creationism in Texas:

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