Twiddle Confirms Final Lineup For Their Inaugural Tumble Down Festival

first_imgFresh off their incredible debut at The Capitol Theatre, Vermont based jam band Twiddle is keeping the momentum flowing with their exciting debut music festival, Tumble Down. Taking over the Waterfront Park in Burlington, VT from July 29-30, the festival will not only see four sets from Twiddle, but performances from a number of great acts in the jam scene.Today, the festival has finalized their inaugural lineup, with Nahko & Medicine For The People, Turkuaz, Cabinet, Kitchen Dwellers and special guest Holly Bowling. By integrating Twiddle’s fest with the Higher Ground annual Lake Champlain Maritime Festival, this is going to be quite the celebration!Check out the band’s announcement video below:Tickets are on sale now and moving fast, so get more info here! Check out the lineup poster below:last_img read more

10 faculty elected to National Academy of Sciences

first_imgTen Harvard University scientists have been elected by their peers to the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) in recognition of “their distinguished and continuing achievements in original research.” The society, together with the National Academy of Engineering and the National Academy of Medicine, provides science, engineering, and health policy advice to the federal government and other organizations.NAS is a private, nonprofit institution that recognizes achievement in science by election to its membership. Established under a congressional charter signed by President Abraham Lincoln in 1863, it now counts 2,347 voting members and 487 foreign associates among its members.In addition to welcoming new members, NAS presented 19 awards to honor extraordinary scientific achievements in a wide variety of fields. Two were presented to Harvard faculty.Xiaowei Zhuang received the 2019 NAS Award for Scientific Discovery. Zhuang is a pioneer in super-resolution imaging, single-molecule imaging, and genome-scale imaging. The technologies developed in her laboratory have provided critical understanding of the molecular mechanisms of cellular function. Zhuang is a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator, David B. Arnold Jr. Professor of Science, professor of chemistry and chemical biology, and professor of physics at Harvard.David Reich received the 2019 NAS Award in Molecular Biology. Reich has discovered groundbreaking techniques to trace ancient human migrations using ancient DNA. His work shows how modern humans have been shaped by population mixtures, and illuminates disease risk factors across populations. Reich is a professor of genetics at Harvard Medical School.Harvard faculty elected to NASThe 10 Harvard faculty are among 100 new members and 25 foreign associates recognized by the NAS this year. They are:Joanna Aizenberg, Amy Smith Berylson Professor of Materials Science and professor of chemistry and chemical biology, John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences.Cynthia Friend, Theodore William Richards Professor of Chemistry, professor of materials sciences, and director, Rowland Institute at Harvard, Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology.Daniel Kahne, Higgins Professor of Chemistry and Chemical Biology and of molecular and cellular biology, Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology.David Laibson, Robert I. Goldman Professor of Economics and chair, Department of Economics.Matthew Rabin, Pershing Square Professor of Behavioral Economics, Department of Economics, Harvard Business School.Mark J. Reid, senior radio astronomer, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory.Bernardo L. Sabatini, investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute; and Alice and Rodman W. Moorhead III Professor of Neurobiology, Harvard Medical School.Zhigang Suo, Allen E. and Marilyn M. Puckett Professor of Mechanics and Materials, John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences.David R. Williams, Florence and Laura Norman Professor of Public Health, and professor of African and African American studies and sociology, Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.Amir Yacoby, professor of physics and professor of applied physics, Department of Physics.You can read more about Kahne and Sabatini in a story on the HMS website, and about Aizenberg, Friend, Suo, and Yacoby in a story on the SEAS website.last_img read more

TOUCHLINE: How hockey curtailed Rama Brew’s sporting career

first_imgUltimate Paradise may well be considered as one of the best TV series ever produced in Ghana. The famous series shown in the 90’s captured the imaginations of all and sundry.Rama Brew become an household name following her sensational acts in the said movie which landed her best actress in Ghana award.On this week’s edition of Touchline, the beautiful veteran actress, Rama Brew talks about her love for Tennis and how she quit hockey because she often injured herself with the hockey stick.The Panel also holds a discussion on the Euro 2016, the final is upon us this Sunday. Host nation France and Portugal have defied the odds to reach the finals and will be hoping to clinch the ultimate.With Lionel Messi thrice failing to win a silverware with Argentina, will his great rival Ronaldo show him how it’s done?There’s also a look at Mourinho’s first presser as Manchester united coach and also Pep Guardiola taking charge of his first training session as Manchester city boss. Watch this week’s edition. read more