Mark Twain in Berlin, and Why He Loved the German Language
Mark Twain’s love-hate relationship with the German language is well-known, but often misunderstood. After the author visited Germany in 1878 — Heidelberg, Baden-Baden, the Black Forest —, he wrote the book, “A Tramp Abroad,” with the now-famous appendix, “The Awful German Language”. Here, Twain gripped with the confusing gender of nouns, ... Read Story →
Israeli poet Agi Mishol to receive a top international literary prize
She raises a wide spectrum of issues in her poetry, equally relevant to Israel’s political situation, her parent’s life story, as well as in pursuit of a wider understanding of the human condition, corporeality and sexuality.
The Pulitzer Prize Turns 100
The name Pulitzer serves as an imprimatur for the highest excellence in journalism today, but Joseph Pulitzer, who founded and endowed the prize, was, during his lifetime, more often associated with
United Way Prize Patrol visits UCP Central PA
Congratulations to UCP employee Dereje Zewdu on winning a 2015 Chevrolet Sonic, donated by Sutliff Chevrolet! Donors who gave $156 or more to the United Way ...
Top teachers in running for $25K prize
We all have one — a favorite teacher who inspired us, challenged us, perhaps changed the trajectory of our educational and professional careers.
Center to Honor Audiology Researcher with Callier Prize on April 20
The University of Texas at Dallas Category Archives April 5, 2017 Dr. Sharon G. Kujawa Dr. Sharon G. Kujawa, an auditory neuroscientist who studies how aging and noise exposure can impact hearing, has been selected to receive the biennial Callier Prize in Communication Disorders She will be honored at the Callier Cares Luncheon on Thursday, April 20, and will offer the keynote address at the…
Sonavex Wins Top Prize in AUTM Venture Forum
Deerfield, IL — Sonavex LLC won $10,000 in the Association of University Technology Managers (AUTM) business plan competition during the 2015 AUTM Venture Forum held on Tuesday, Feb. 25, during the 2015 AUTM Annual Meeting in New Orleans The Baltimore-based startup is developing a line of products called EchoSure—implantable and bioabsorbable markers (EchoMark) and ultrasound software packages (EchoFind) designed to detect the formation of blood clots…
Students’ film on Wiesel wins top prize
Captured on video by their teacher as the contest officials delivered the news, Christopher Rodriguez and Julio Villegas are seen jumping up and shouting, “Yo! Yo!” and “Oh my God!”
Mark Twain, Born Samuel Clemens
To the world, he is Mark Twain. But he was born Samuel Langhorne Clemens On the night of his birth in 1835, Halley’s comet tore brilliantly across the night sky. In 1910, the comet reappeared, and Clemens died. Halley’s comet comes and goes every 75 years. But Mark Twain’s brilliance has kept shining steadily to this day. He grew from a little boy who loved to stretch the truth into the greatest American storyteller of his time. He was a man of many…
Forty entries submitted for $10,000 Memphis Film Prize
The Memphis Film Prize — an innovative deadline competition for filmmakers working in Shelby County — has come another step closer to finding the winner of its inaugural $10,000 prize.
Photo: Pika takes the prize for top cutie-pie
Our photo of the day is an ode to all things adorable.
13 Reasons Why Recap: Consolation Prize
The Bryce Walker rehabilitation tour continues in the dramatic penultimate episode of season two.
Top 10 List Mark Twain Quotes
Mark Twain is one of America's most respected and influential authors. His novels offer a glimpse into the late 1800s and speak out about the things g
Mark Twain on Cigars
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The Magic: The Gathering Arena Economy: How To Get The Best Value of Prize Support, Gems, Wildcards
Don't miss my Review Of Magic: The Gathering Arena Card Sleeves, Styles, and Bundles here: youtu.be/qjlbXrIcQRw Or watch my Beginner's Guide on How T...
Geneseo’s Ira Ice Arena in Top 4 for $150K Prize
The Ira S. Wilson Ice Arena is officially in the top four for the $150,000 grand prize from Kraft Hockeyville 2017....
10 Of The Craziest Things Mark Twain Ever Did
Mark Twain might be America's best-known writer. In his trademark white suits, ever-present cigar, unkempt mop of white hair, and bushy moustache, the man
NCC Receives 100,000 Strong in the Americas Innovation Fund Award
ExxonMobil Funds New Higher Education Partnerships Northampton Community College (NCC) has been selected by the U.S. Department of State, Partners of the Americas, and NAFSA: Association of International Educators as one of the 100,000 Strong in the Americas Innovation Fund grant winners sponsored by ExxonMobil Corporation. The goal of 100,000 Strong in the Americas, the leading education initiative in the Western Hemisphere, is to increase the…
Content Writing Tips From Mark Twain
Poll anyone on what they consider to be the “Great American Novel,” and you’re likely to turn up with one answer an inordinate amount of times: Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain. The…
Big Surprises at Costco in Nashua as United Way Awards Cruise Prize
United Way visited Costco in Nashua to surprise the winner of our cruise raffle. We got a little surprise, too, when Jeff Bauman showed up.