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Nuremberg Experience a Legal, Emotional Awakening for Law Students

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Creighton University law students are again preparing for a trip to Nuremberg, Germany, site of the trials that brought to justice the Nazi war criminals who perpetrated the Holocaust.

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Boise State Historian Mapping out a New View of the Medieval World

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Maps show us the way and identify major landmarks – rivers, towns, roads and hills. For centuries, they also offered a perspective on how societies viewed themselves in comparison to the rest of the world. Karen Pinto, assistant professor of history at Boise State University, is researching a book project titled “The Mediterranean in the Islamic Cartographic Imagination,” which looks at maps from the medieval and early-modern Muslim world. Her research is funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities.

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AU Museum Summer Exhibits: Hiroshima-Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Exhibition, Washington Masters, and Non-Conformist Latvian Art

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Summer exhibits at the American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center open June 13.

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Trending Stories Report for 21 May 2015

Trending news releases with the most views in a single day. Topics include: gun regulation, psychology and altruism, big data, threats to coral reefs, extra-terrestrial life, personalized diets, metabolic syndrome and heart health, new drug target to treat arthritis, and archeologists find oldest tools.

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Stony Brook Archaeologists Find the Earliest Evidence of Stone Tool Making

Our ancestors were making stone tools some 700,000 years earlier than we thought. That’s the finding co-led by Stony Brook University's Drs. Sonia Harmand and Jason Lewis—who have found the earliest stone artifacts, dating 3.3 million years ago.

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Ancient Skeleton Shows Leprosy May Have Spread to Britain From Scandinavia

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An international team, including archaeologists from the University of Southampton, has found evidence suggesting leprosy may have spread to Britain from Scandinavia. The team, led by the University of Leiden examined a 1500 year old male skeleton, excavated at Great Chesterford in Essex, England during the 1950s.

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Tubman on the $20 Bill Mirrors American Self Perception

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Researchers Unearthing Slave Artifacts in South Carolina

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Assistant professor Sharon Moses is unearthing artifacts under former slave quarters. Her research is filling in historical gaps of slaves, including black Indians.

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World War II Hero/Movie Star Audie Murphy Was “Plagued by Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome,” Baylor Historian Says

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FSU Institute Dedicated to Preserving the Human Dimension of World War II

The great human drama known as World War II shaped the way we see the world today and, on Friday, May 8, the world will commemorate one of the most important milestones of the conflict — the 70th anniversary of Victory in Europe Day (V-E Day), which signified the end of the war in Europe. Florida State University’s Institute on World War II and the Human Experience is doing its best to preserve the countless documents, photos and artifacts that help tell the story of this monumental time in history.