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17-May-2019 1:05 PM EDT

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Archaeological discovery upends a piece of Barbados history

Simon Fraser University

Which came first, the pigs or the pioneers? In Barbados, that has been a historical mystery ever since the first English colonists arrived on the island in 1627 to encounter what they thought was a herd of wild European pigs.

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16-May-2019 2:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 712988

West Virginia University becomes first in U.S. to offer technical art history degree

West Virginia University

Students interested in the science behind art and its conservation will now be able to study at West Virginia University in the Bachelor of Arts in Technical Art History program, the first degree of its kind in the nation.

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16-May-2019 10:05 AM EDT

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Article ID: 712658

Modern Economic Theory Explains Prehistoric Mediterranean Societies

Florida State University

A Florida State University professor’s research suggests a theory by famed economist Thomas Piketty on present-day wealth inequality actually explains a lot about how smaller-scale societies in the prehistoric Mediterranean developed.

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9-May-2019 2:05 PM EDT

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Article ID: 712355

History Student Named WVU's 26th Boren Scholar

West Virginia University - Eberly College of Arts and Sciences

Laura Curry has never been abroad, but next year she’ll have the opportunity to study in Tanzania as West Virginia University’s 26th Boren Scholar.

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3-May-2019 11:05 AM EDT

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Article ID: 712205

Uncovering little-known aspect of black history

University of Iowa

The acclaimed national Colored Conventions Project has named two members of the UI campus community co-directors of its first pilot satellite partner, and a new course gives students an opportunity to rediscover this little-known part of Iowa history.

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1-May-2019 1:40 PM EDT

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Article ID: 712185

Four WVU faculty awarded Fulbright grants

West Virginia University - Eberly College of Arts and Sciences

Four West Virginia University faculty members, all in the Eberly College of Arts and Sciences, have received grants from the U.S. Fulbright Scholar Program to conduct research abroad.

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1-May-2019 9:00 AM EDT

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