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Speed. “…a world with one setting: faster.”

Chicago Humanities Festival.  October 29 to November 12 Driverless cars.  Climate change. Tweetstorms. Speed is the theme of the 27th annual Chicago Humanities Festival.  At more than 100 events  between October 29, and November 12, the Festival will explore the impact of the accelerated pace of modern life on individuals and on society. Events are scheduled at locations in…

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Columbia College Chicago celebrates Open Access Week, October 24-30

What’s this? Open Access Week is a global event to celebrate the Open Access movement, which makes research and scholarship freely available online to anyone, anywhere! Isn’t research already freely available online?  Some is.  Much is not.  Many researchers publish their work in journals that are available only through expensive subscriptions.  (In the sciences, a…

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