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Will “Parasite” Open the Door for More Asian American Representation in Hollywood?

It was a historic night at the Oscars for “Parasite.” Yet while “Parasite” walked away with four awards including  Best Picture, none of the actors were recognized in bringing the film to life.  Christina Chin, assistant professor of sociology is co-author of the study “Tokens on the Small Screen” about how […]

The Surprising History of Christmas Traditions

New Brunswick, N.J. (Dec. 19, 2019) – Did you know yuletide caroling began 1,000 years before Christmas existed? Or how about the fact that mistletoe was used to represent immortality long before the holiday reached Europe? And before there was eggnog, the medieval English drank wassail made from mulled ale.  […]

Art Museum Offers New Tools for Visitors with Sensory-Related Disorders

Museum staff are trained to help visitors have a rewarding experience New Brunswick, N.J. (Dec. 16, 2019) – The Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers University-New Brunswick is the first art museum in New Jersey to offer specialized tools to help visitors in the autism spectrum enjoy their visit without stressful […]

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