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Correction of the Day: So that’s why my Mealworm Cookies tasted funny

I called the University of Wisconsin-Madison University Communications office to find out how 550 ml of flour was converted in the first release, but I got press release author Darin Harris’ voicemail. Here’s the news release and the corrected Mealworm Cookies recipe.

Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award goes to Angie Estes

The $100,000 Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award goes to Angie Estes for her book "Enchantee" (Oberlin College Press). Announced Wednesday and presented by Claremont Graduate University, the award is among the most significant in America for a mid-career poet.

Kelly Clarkson Shares Some Behind-the-Scenes Footage of Her London Press Tour

Kelly Clarkson hits the stage during a Mardi Gras celebration at Universal Orlando on Saturday evening (February 21) in Orlando, Fla. The 32-year-old singer performed some of her hits along with a few of her new songs, including “Heartbeat Song.” PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Kelly Clarkson That same day, Kelly uploaded a [...]

Gary Gallagher Says Farewell to the Civil War America Series

This past week I received a number of advanced copies from the University of North Carolina Press. It’s the first batch of books, where I’ve…

Jameis Winston vows to be better both on and off the field

Former Florida State University quarterback Jameis Winston knows he has a lot of work to do to become the face of an NFL franchise. He repeatedly said so during his roughly 12 minute press conference on Friday during the NFL scouting combine. “My job as a quarterback is to be the face of a franchise,” […]

Cabinet Posts Audio From Launch of Eva Díaz’s The Experimenters: Chance and Design at Black Mountain College

Lucky us: Thanks to Cabinet Magazine, if you missed the launch for The Experimenters: Chance and Design at Black Mountain College (University of Chicago Press 2015), art historian Eva Díaz’s new book on Black Mountain College, a terrific audio recording of the event is now up on their site. The recording includes a performance by […]

Maryland law professor discusses big data contrast to data gatherers secret behaviors

The Black Box Society Photos: Harvard University Press Every day, a corporate or government system gathers data, openly and in secret, about people across America. From purchasing habits to driving our lives and movements physical and virtual are increasingly subject to voyeurism, storage, sharing and analysis without our consent or knowledge. In The Black Box [...]

New to the Civil War Memory Library, 02/19

Thomas J. Brown, Civil War Canon: Sites of Confederate Memory in South Carolina, (University of North Carolina Press, 2015). James Conroy, Our One Common Country:…

Publishing Jobs: Oxford University Press, BenBella

This week, Oxford University Press is hiring a senior book jacket designer, while BenBella Books needs a publishing associate. Penguin Random House is seeking a marketing manager for Random House Children’s Books, and Cambridge University Press is on the hunt for an editorial assistant. Show More Summary

Georges St-Pierre Comments on UFC's New Drug-Testing Program

The UFC's press conference discussing its plans to overhaul its drug-testing procedures is the talk of the MMA universe right now, and former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre definitely seems to like what he's hearing. Rush...Show More Summary

Tulsa University Bans Student From Campus For Someone Else's Facebook Posts

last weekIndustries / Law : Techdirt

Nothing generates bad press quite like overreaction, and Tulsa University (OK) is busy making itself look vindictive and stupid. How does it handle critical Facebook posts directed at its staff? By punishing the student who didn't write them and following that up with an attempt to silence critics of its terrible disciplinary decision. Show More Summary

Chris Smith -- The View From The Back Of The Band: The Life And Music Of Mel Lewis

The View From The Back Of The Band: The Life And Music Of Mel Lewis Chris Smith 399 pages ISBN: #978-1-57441-574-2 University Of North Texas Press 2014 "Good drummers were a rarity and that's all there was to it. There's no ego problem involved, it's just there weren't many good drummers. There stil...

What Women Need

This book review is from the Fall 2014 issue of The American Prospect magazine. Subscribe here.   What Women Want: An Agenda for the Women's Movement By Deborah L. Rhode 256 pp. Oxford University Press $29.95 I n 2012, the young singer Taylor Swift was asked if she was a feminist. Show More Summary

HIGHER EDUCATION BUBBLE UPDATE: University Of Tulsa Suspends Student For Someone Else’s Facebook Po…

HIGHER EDUCATION BUBBLE UPDATE: University Of Tulsa Suspends Student For Someone Else’s Facebook Post. “In a triple blow to free speech, due process, and freedom of the press, the University of Tulsa (TU) arbitrarily banned a student from campus until 2016 for Facebook posts that someone else admitted to writing and then attempted to intimidate […]

President Of Dickinson State University To Resign

Dickinson State University President D.C. Coston has announced his pending resignation, according to the Dickinson Press. He’s planning on quitting once a replacement is picked. Coston had been quietly looking for another job even as he has publicly claimed that things are improving at DSU. In April of last year he was named as a...

William Mitchell and Hamline Law Schools to Merge

William Mitchell College of Law and Hamline University School of Law have signed a merger agreement to create Mitchell|Hamline School of Law, which will be located primarily on William Mitchell’s existing campus. Hamline Press Release William Mitchell Press Release Mitchell | Hamline School of Law Website Press and blogosphere coverage:...

Tulsa University to Student: Because of Someone Else’s Facebook Post, You Are Suspended And Can Never Receive a Degree From Us in Your Chosen Major

I have no idea why anyone would ever go to the University of Tulsa when they are willing to do things like this to their students: In a triple blow to free speech, due process, and freedom of the press, the University of Tulsa (TU) arbitrarily banned a student from campus until 2016 for Facebook […]

Friday Morning Splash

What’s Happening — Strategic Communication in the Digital at the George Washington University School of Media and Public Affairs, 10 a.m. — Inside Media: Lincoln and the Power of the Press at the Newseum, Saturday at 3 p.m. — Valentine’s...Show More Summary

Thursday Morning Splash

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What’s Happening — Strategic Communication in the Digital Age at the George Washington University School of Media and Public Affairs, 10 a.m. — Pub Quiz at the National Press Club, 7 p.m. Must-Read of the Day In the wake of Brian Williams‘...Show More Summary

America's Baptists: New Series from University of Tennessee Press

The note below comes from Keith Harper of Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. Keith will be initiating and editing a new series with the University of Tennessee Press, on Baptist history in America. Below is a note about the series, brief explanation, and contact information. Show More Summary

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