Studio Hours This Fall

During the first week of fall semester, the Studio will be open 9:30 a.m. – 5:00 Monday – Friday.  These hours will continue until the Studio is fully staffed, but evening hours will begin as soon as staff becomes available.  Keep checking this blog for updates.

Sunday hours will begin when staff is available.

Are you interested in becoming a Global Studio Assistant?
If you are, please e-mail Dr. Scinicariello at her richmond.edu address (sscinica).

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Power Outage August 5 – 6

A complete power outage on campus is scheduled from noon on Friday, August 5, through the morning of Saturday, August 6.  Therefore, the Global Studio will be closed on Friday, August 5.  In addition, many of the Studio’s online services will also be unavailable, e.g., online television, login for Spanish placement testing.  Please contact the Studio if you are unable to use services after Saturday, August 6.

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It’s Bastille Day!

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What better day than Bastille Day (le 14 juillet, la fête nationale) to learn about the symbols and emblems of France?  Click on the picture or navigate to http://focus.tv5monde.com/symboles-france/ to find explanations (in French) about July 14, the French flag and national anthem, Marianne, the rooster, and the slogan Liberté, égalité, fraternité.

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Global Studio Server Maintenance on June 27

Many of the Studio’s services are delivered via a server restricted to the University of Richmond network.  On Monday, June 27, this server will be down for necessary maintenance, and these services will be unavailable.  This does not affect the world television system, but other services will be unavailable until Monday evening.  We’re sorry for any inconvenience.

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The Studio in Summer

The Global Studio’s regular schedule ends at 7 p.m. Saturday, April 30.  Once staffing is established, the Studio will be open to everyone for several hours each weekday.  That summer schedule will be published as soon as it is established.  Anyone who needs to use the Studio when it is closed may make an appointment by contacting the Studio director, Sharon Scinicariello.

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Explore World Music Across the Decades

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Do you need to find some music that is new to you?  Try Radiooooo.com!

Radiooooo.com is a new music service that lets you explore music from a wide range of countries and decades.  Choose a decade and then a country from a clickable map or vice versa and see what contributors to the site have uploaded.  There are options to upload music and to personalize your experience.  Enjoy!

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Don’t count sheep, master a new language

It’s finally here!  Use the Duolingo Pillow to master a new language in your sleep!

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For more information:  http://pillow.duolingo.com/

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