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The First Humans Arrived in North America a Lot Earlier Than Believed

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Anthropologists at Université de Montréal have dated the oldest human settlement in Canada back 10,000 years.

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Obama Wise to Scrap Cold War Immigration Injustice

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UIC Historian to Head Religious Historical Society

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University of Illinois at Chicago religious scholar Ralph Keen has been chosen as president-elect of the American Society of Church History.

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Obama Expert @binghamton Avail to Discuss President's Legacy as He Leaves White House

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Roman Theater Discovered in University of Haifa Excavations at Hippos (Sussita)

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Surprisingly, the theater is situated outside the city walls and appears to have formed part of a large sanctuary. Accordingly, it may not have functioned as a regular Roman theater, but rather played an important role in religious ceremonies to one of the gods of the sanctuary

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Tablets 1.0: Ancient Cuneiform Pieces Find Home in Creighton's Law Library

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Among the oldest items to be found on Creighton University’s campus is a receipt for barley that clocks in at just under four-and-a-half millennia of existence.

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Creighton Historian Available for Comment on Catalonian Independence Movement.

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Photography Professor Brings Meaning to San Quentin Images

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Inmates at notorious maximum-security prison dig into stories behind the images being archived by Sac State professor.

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University of Birmingham Researchers Discover New Ancient Tombs

Archaeologists from the University of Birmingham have found “compelling evidence” of new pharaonic tombs at Qubbet el-Hawa in Aswan, Egypt’s Ministry of Antiquities has revealed.

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S&T Historian’s Latest Book Focuses on Jewish Post-Holocaust Reconstruction in France

After World War II, French Holocaust survivors returned to their homes to find them stripped of personal belongings and occupied by new inhabitants. Attempts to reclaim those belongings were key in efforts to rebuild Jewish political and social inclusion after the war, says historian Shannon Fogg.

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MTSU Experts Weigh in on Election, Obama Legacy

MTSU faculty experts recently expressed themselves for national media outlets on several hot button topics, including various election-related issues and Russian perspectives on American politics.

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Collective Statement by Scholars in U.S. History and Related Fields on Civil Rights and Liberties in Dangerous Times

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We urge Americans to be vigilant against a mass violation of civil rights and liberties that could result if such troubling developments continue unchecked.

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Malaria Mystery: Researchers Find Overwhelming Evidence of Malaria’s Existence 2,000 Years Ago at the Height of the Roman Empire

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An analysis of 2,000-year-old human remains from several regions across the Italian peninsula has confirmed the presence of malaria during the Roman Empire, addressing a longstanding debate about its pervasiveness in this ancient civilization.

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Colombian Civil War Lasted Long After Ideologies Were Lost

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75 Years Later, Pearl Harbor Still Teaching Lessons of War

As the nation prepares to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the attack that precipitated the United States’ entry into World War II, Pearl Harbor still endures as a monument to the suffering and sacrifice of American servicemen in the Second World War. The blitz on the Hawaiian naval base was the culmination of an increasingly strained pre-war relationship between the United States and Japan, according to Kurt Piehler, associate professor of history at Florida State University and director of the Institute on World War II and the Human Experience.

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Black Death ‘Plague Pit’ Discovered at 14th-Century Monastery Hospital

48 skeletons discovered in ‘Plague Pit’ – 27 of them children; Extremely rare discovery suggests community was overwhelmed by the Black Death

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Discuss Pearl Harbor 75th Anniversary with WW II Expert

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Black-White Earnings Gap Returns to 1950 Levels

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After decades of progress, earnings gap between black and white men is back at 1950 levels.

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UIC Historian Honored for Book on Buckley and Mailer

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Kevin Schultz has received the Robert F. Lucid Award from the Norman Mailer Society. The annual award, given for the most outstanding contribution to Mailer scholarship during the previous year, recognizes Schultz’s 2015 book, “Buckley and Mailer: The Difficult Friendship That Shaped the Sixties.”

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Pilgrims and Soil: What’s the Connection

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The Soil Science Society of America (SSSA) November 15 Soils Matter blog post explains farming challenges the Pilgrims faced, and their survival thanks to help from the Wampanoag Native Americans.







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