John Wilkins

Type: Person
Name: John Wilkins
First reported Jul 12 2014 - Updated Jul 12 2014 - 1 reports

Sat 7/12: George Washington Carver Day 2014

71st Annual Carver Day CelebrationDIAMOND, Missouri: George Washington Carver National Monument is pleased to announce the park’s 71st Carver Day celebration to be held on Saturday July 12, 2014 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The public is cordially invited ... [Published Arkansas Online - Jul 12 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

North Mississippi Hill Country Picnic

WWOZ's Jennifer Brady reports:Six hours north of New Orleans is a small town, population 84, called Waterford, MS.  Friday June 27th – Saturday June 28th at the crossroad of Highway 7 and Highway 310 was the 9th Annual  . Hill Country Blues fans gathered ... [Published WWOZ New Orleans 90.7 FM - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

Telford drink-driver found trapped in upturned car is banned

A man found trapped inside his overturned car while three times over the drink-drive limit has been banned from the road for 48 months. Simon John Wilkins, 22, of of Rembrandt Drive, pleaded guilty to driving with excess alcohol at Telford Magistrates ... [Published Shropshire Star - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 05 2014 - Updated Jul 05 2014 - 1 reports

Jon W. Wilkins

WYLIE, Texas — of Wylie, Texas, formerly of Cadillac, passed away in Wylie at the home of his brother on July 1, 2014 following a three-month struggle with cancer.Jon was born July 21, 1958 in Grand Rapids. He moved with his family to Cadillac in 1967 ... [Published Cadillac News - Jul 05 2014]
First reported Jul 05 2014 - Updated Jul 05 2014 - 1 reports

Annual Carver Day to feature new film, guest speakers

DIAMOND, Mo. —The president of Tuskegee University in Alabama, where scientist and Missouri native George Washington Carver worked for nearly 50 years, will be one of two guest speakers at Carver Day, staff at the Carver National Monument have announ ... [Published Joplin Globe - Jul 05 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 1 reports

71st Annual Carver Day Celebration Saturday, July 12

DIAMOND, Missouri : George Washington Carver National Monument is pleased to announce the park’s 71 st Carver Day celebration to be held on Saturday July 12, 2014 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.  The public is cordially invited to attend this annual event commemorating ... [Published FOX 14 TV - Jul 02 2014]
First reported Jun 29 2014 - Updated Jun 29 2014 - 2 reports

Why Your Genes Aren't A Language

Over at Evolving Th0ughts, historian of science John Wilkins has an excellent series on the uses and abuses of metaphors in biology. Perhaps the most familiar to readers these days of course are discussions about genes as language, and genes as information. ... [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - Jun 29 2014]
Entities: John Wilkins, Biology, Abuse
First reported Jun 26 2014 - Updated Jun 26 2014 - 1 reports

‘I Want to Ride My Bicycle’ exhibition opening in Bridgeport

If you live in Bridgeport, you’ve probably noticed an uptick in the number of cyclists sharing the road over the last few months.To celebrate the city’s “growing bike culture,” John Wilkins & Magnacon Seven will present a new exhibition “I Want to Ride ... [Published Norwalk Citizen News - Jun 26 2014]
Entities: John Wilkins
First reported Jun 24 2014 - Updated Jun 24 2014 - 1 reports

Research Speed Updating: Health and wellbeing

Time 14:00 to 14:45 Place Newman Lecture TheatresVideo conferenced to Baring Court 212, St Luke's and Exchange Seminar Yellow, PenrynWhat is Speed Updating?An informal opportunity to learn about research from University of Exeter academics, aiming to ... [Published Exeter University - Jun 24 2014]
First reported Jun 19 2014 - Updated Jun 19 2014 - 1 reports

Hill Country Picnic: Weekend festival celebrates the blues

North Mississippi Allstars guitarist Luther Dickinson (second from right), who’s also played with the Black Crowes, leads a guitar workshop at the 2013 Hill Country Picnic. (Candise Kola)Hill Country Blues Picnic founder Kenny Brown performs at last year’s ... [Published NEMS 360 - Jun 19 2014]
First reported Jun 19 2014 - Updated Jun 19 2014 - 1 reports

Beale Street Caravan Blowout at A. Schwab

On Thursday night, Beale Street Caravan hosts its on Beale. It's a fund-raiser for the locally produced radio program, but it's also a value. For $75, Reverend John Wilkins will perform with the Bluff City Backsliders. Chef Michael Patrick of Rizzo's ... [Published Memphis Flyer - Jun 19 2014]
First reported Jun 16 2014 - Updated Jun 16 2014 - 1 reports

Deconstructing metaphors [Pharyngula]

Oh, that’s right — that’s what philosophers are good for. They’re really good at questioning models. John Wilkins has been busily dismantling the cheap and easy metaphors we use to describe molecular biological concepts in a series of posts, taking on ... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - Jun 16 2014]

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Sat 7/12: George Washington Carver Day 2014 [Published Arkansas Online - Jul 12 2014]
North Mississippi Hill Country Picnic [Published WWOZ New Orleans 90.7 FM - Jul 09 2014]
Telford drink-driver found trapped in upturned ... [Published Shropshire Star - Jul 08 2014]
How Using Emoji Makes Us Less Emotional [Published The New Republic Online - Jul 08 2014]
Jon W. Wilkins [Published Cadillac News - Jul 05 2014]
Annual Carver Day to feature new film, guest sp... [Published Joplin Globe - Jul 05 2014]
71st Annual Carver Day Celebration Saturday, Ju... [Published FOX 14 TV - Jul 02 2014]
Why Your Genes Aren't A Language [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - Jun 29 2014]
Why Your Genes Aren't A Language [Published Forbes.com - Jun 29 2014]
July 2014 events [Published Joplin Independent - Jun 28 2014]
‘I Want to Ride My Bicycle’ exhibition opening ... [Published Norwalk Citizen News - Jun 26 2014]
Research Speed Updating: Health and wellbeing [Published Exeter University - Jun 24 2014]
Hill Country Picnic: Weekend festival celebrate... [Published NEMS 360 - Jun 19 2014]
Beale Street Caravan Blowout at A. Schwab [Published Memphis Flyer - Jun 19 2014]
Deconstructing metaphors [Pharyngula] [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - Jun 16 2014]
New issue, now live [Published dotCommonweal - Mar 31 2014]
A Follow-Up To Yesterday’s Post On Evolution an... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - Feb 08 2014]
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Deconstructing metaphors [Pharyngula] [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - Jun 16 2014]
Oh, that’s right — that’s what philosophers are good for. They’re really good at questioning models. John Wilkins has been busily dismantling the cheap and easy metaphors we use to describe molecular biological concepts in a series of posts, taking on ...
New issue, now live [Published dotCommonweal - Mar 31 2014]
Our April 11 issue has just been posted to the website. Among the highlights: “The Odd Couple” (subscription), John Wilkins’s piece on the upcoming canonizations of John XXIII and John Paul II and how the legacies of these two very different popes relate ...
A Follow-Up To Yesterday’s Post On Evolution an... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - Feb 08 2014]
Philosopher John Wilkins has responded to yesterday’s post about conflicts between evolution and religion. Sadly, he so grossly distorts what I said that I don’t think he has replied very effectively. John quotes only a single short excerpt from ...
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