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Dance Skills Make for Better Engineers

Some aspiring engineers at Northwestern University have been stepping outside their comfort zones recently. Well, more accurately, dancing outside their comfort zones. A mix of biomedical, mechanical and chemical engineering majors have been learning to swing dance in a new class called Whole Body Thinking. The idea is that teaching highly right-brained science peeps to […]

School Buzz: Texas Celebrates 60 Years of Dance

Texas Celebrates 60 Years of Dance Last fall, Texas Christian University in Fort Worth, TX, kicked off an anniversary celebration that will continue throughout the school year. Six decades have passed since the institution became the first American university to offer a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in ballet. The festivities began last November with […]