• Dr. Christina Lane, chair of the Department of Cinema and Interactive Media and director for the Norton Herrick Center for Motion Pictures Studies, is introducing a screening of Frank Sinatra’s A Hole in the Head and holding a Q&A for HistoryMiami on February 18 at 5:30 p.m. 

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  • Professor Jeffrey Stern was nominated for his third Emmy in the category Outstanding Sound Editing For A Series as Dialogue Editor on the HBO series Boardwalk Empire. Stern has been with the show for all five seasons. 

    As dialogue editor, he is responsible for editing everything that is recorded during production-- and he is given only six days to edit all the recordings he is given.

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  • In a recent survey of what Americans know about science, we asked people to interpret the chart you see here and tell us what it showed. Six-in-ten (63%) identify the best interpretation of this chart as “the more sugar people eat, the more likely they are to get cavities.”

    This kind of chart — known as a scatterplot — is very familiar to people who are used to working with numbers, such as economists, scientists, researchers and data journalists. It is a good way to show a relationship between two variables.

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  • A team of University of Miami professors and students, both grad and undergrad, teamed up with Special Olympics for the World Games this past summer in Los Angeles. For the nine student interns, the majority of the work came before the Games even started, as they documented the first ever Unified Relay Across America, a run of the torch all the way across the country.

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