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Celebrating Open Access Week

Celebrating Open Access Week

This year during Open Access Week which takes place worldwide from October 19 – 25, 2020, we’re excited to share with you the open access version of Being Lucky: The Complete Edition. Open Access Week is an international project to make scholarly research freely available to everyone. Gary Dunham, director of the Press, believes that this “reissue of Being Lucky perfectly exemplifies the spirit and mission of Open Access Week.”

A Mighty Fine Road

A Mighty Fine Road

Since the collapse of the Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad (Rock Island or simply the Rock) in 1981, this one-time Chicago-based inter-regional carrier has become somewhat of a “cult” railroad among enthusiasts. … READ MORE

The Character of American Democracy Book Launch Q&A

The Character of American Democracy Book Launch Q&A

On September 15, 2020, Jill Long Thompson celebrated the launch of her very new publication, The Character of American Democracy. Featuring special guests including Secretary Leon Panetta, Secretary Dan Glickman, the Honorable Lee Hamilton, the Honorable Paul Helmke, the Honorable Marcy Kaptur, and the Honorable Richard Painter—they discussed the book and its implications for the future of our democracy.

Not Your Mama’s Cast-Iron Recipes

Not Your Mama’s Cast-Iron Recipes

Cast-iron cooking has made a comeback with these easy and delicious recipes from Modern Cast Iron by Ashley L. Jones! With the help of Jones, both new and returning cooks will be able to rival even grandma’s cooking. Keep reading to discover exciting desserts such as a skillet cookie and a Peach Dutch Baby, layered nachos, and even the perfect eggplant parmesan recipe!

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