By Brian McNeill Annette Gordon-Reed, the first African-American recipient of the Pulitzer Prize in history and one of the most authoritative voices on race and history in America, will deliver the 21st annual Black History Month of VCU libraries. Gordon-Reed, professor of history in the Faculty of Arts and SciencesRead More →

Cowboys coach Mike McCarthy had four interceptions for cornerback Trevon Diggs that day. Wide receiver Amari Cooper remembers it differently. “No, he had more than four,” Cooper said. “He had about five or six. Quarterback Dak Prescott isn’t sure about any of this. “I don’t know about four,” Prescott said.Read More →

Babe Ruth’s 714 home runs are one of those baseball numbers that sticks in the minds of so many who watch the game. Even after Henry Aaron passed him with the No.715, Babe’s total carried weight. He still held the left-handed hitting record for another 32 years, until Barry BondsRead More →

JOHNSTOWN, Pennsylvania – When geologists want to study what the Earth looked like 350 million years or more ago, they come to Pennsylvania, said Stephen Lindberg, assistant professor of geology at the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown. The southwest region of the state offers a distinct research opportunity. All ofRead More →

The spokesperson for the Chinese Foreign Ministry, Zhao Lijian, on Monday appreciated during a press conference the recent opening of a representative office of Taiwan in Lithuania and he said that the Baltic country will suffer the consequences. consequences if he continues to deviate from one China. principle. According toRead More →

Cologne Historical Archives / Waechter + Waechter Architekten © Brigida González + 32 To share To share Facebook Twitter Pinterest WhatsApp To post Or © Brigida González Text description provided by the architects. A three-story shell-shaped building protectively hugs the archival material – the windowless, auratic “shrine” rises fromRead More →

Today in History Today is Tuesday, December 21, the 355th day of 2021. There are 10 days left in… Today in history Today is Tuesday, December 21, the 355th day of 2021. There are 10 days left in the year. Winter arrives at 10:59 a.m. Eastern Standard Time. Today’s highlightRead More →

A resident’s history of fracture and fall and a diagnosis of dementia are common predictors of fall-related hospitalizations in the first three months after entering a nursing home, according to a study by the Australian senior registry. The study, published in BMC Geriatrics, examined the individual, system, medication and healthRead More →

BALTIMORE – The Baltimore Ravens are squarely in the playoff bubble after doubling their controversial and heartbreaking losses this month. For the second time in three weeks, Ravens coach John Harbaugh aggressively opted for a 2-point conversion in the last minute of regulation to win the game. And, for theRead More →

Tiny, poisonous gas-spitting microbes helped cause – and prolong – the largest mass extinction in Earth’s history, a new study suggests. The volcanoes of present-day Siberia triggered the world’s largest mass extinction event. Typically, scientists believe that greenhouse gas-spitting Siberian volcanoes primarily caused mass extinction around 250 million years ago,Read More →

The Morrison government ushered in a new era in the science and discovery of Australia’s Antarctic, with the launch of the RSV Nuyina (noy-yee-nah) ahead of its planned maiden voyage to the southern continent on Monday. The Prime Minister joined His Excellency General the Honorable David Hurley AC DSC (retired),Read More →

Geleve Grice (born in 1922) Self-portrait, Pine Bluff ca. 1970. Geleve Grice Papers | Special Collections – University of Arkansas Libraries courtesy of Jim Blair. Located in the heart of the Fayetteville campus of the University of Arkansas, Old Main has long been home to many and varied departments, programs,Read More →

Some of the prominent Alaskans who traveled to the nation’s capital to attend hearings on native land claims before the House and Senate Interior and Island Affairs Committees (left to right, standing: George Cardner , Roger Connor, Emil Notti, Flore Lekanof, Cliff Groh, Barry Jackson, Thoda Forslund, Pollock Office Secretary,Read More →

“Parker Solar Probe ‘touching the Sun’ is a monumental moment for solar science and a truly remarkable achievement,” Thomas Zurbuchen, associate administrator of NASA’s Science Missions Directorate, said in a statement. “Not only does this step provide us with more in-depth information about the evolution of our Sun and (its)Read More →

The University of Victoria establishes a new Indigenous Mental Health Research Chair named in honor of the late Chief Mungo Martin, the world-renowned Kwakwaka’wakw artist who has contributed so much to the creative arts that play a vital role in the changing cultural perceptions of mental health. . The researchRead More →

And in the aftermath of that deadly night of extreme weather conditions, which meteorologists and climatologists consider historic, questions about intensifying climate change, tornadoes are starting to emerge. In Kentucky, the series of tornadoes uprooted trees, destroyed homes and infrastructure, and killed at least 70 people. Governor Andy Beshear toldRead More →

Short for United Services Automobile Association, USAA offers a variety of auto insurance policies that meet all of its customers’ needs. The company is renowned for its customer satisfaction and low prices. But there is a catch. To obtain USAA policy, you must be in the United States Army, aRead More →

Pixabay The Jackson Institute for Global Affairs announced Tuesday that it will establish the Schmidt Program on Artificial Intelligence, Emerging Technologies, and National Power, fostering interdisciplinary AI and cyberspace-focused research and education. The Schmidt program is a new initiative of International Security Studies at Yale, thanks to a donation ofRead More →

From wampum belts to historical photographs, Cara Krmpotich and Heidi bohaker seek to digitally bring together thousands of Indigenous artifacts from the Great Lakes region with the communities that once created them. The University of Toronto research duo lead an international team that aims to decolonize museum practices by creatingRead More →

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KRDO) – Army veteran William Thomas made a compelling case on Wednesday, based on his own research, that city-native Daniel Griffin was the first victim killed in the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor 80 years ago. Courtesy of: William Thomas “It may seem difficult to prove becauseRead More →

Canada’s most prestigious French-language scholarly society today announced the recipients of its research grants, with two McGill professors among the recipients. At its 77th virtual gala ceremony, the non-profit organization Acfas, the Association francophone pour le savoir, awarded McGill’s Professor Michel Biron the André-Laurendeau Prize and Professor Susanne Lajoie theRead More →

The best history of sport, the comprehensive four-volume history book detailing the first 100 years of the Packers, is now available for purchase exclusively through the Packers Pro Shop, both in-store and online. Christl will be available to sign books and meet Packers fans from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.Read More →

Students and faculty at the Ric Edelman College of Communication & Creative Arts held their first Fall Research Showcase on December 4, a forum that explored a wide range of topics, from the controversial name change of an NFL football team to to continued denial of AIDS to devastating loss.Read More →

Lindsay Sorell (photo) is the Prince Albert Historical Society’s new Indigenous History Researcher. – Photo submitted. Lindsay Sorell’s new role combines two things she loves in life: history and research. Sorell, a Métis artist, researcher and writer, began her new position as an Indigenous history researcher at the Prince AlbertRead More →

For most of American history, black children rarely saw themselves in children’s literature, and even when they did, the portrayals were generally patronizing, paternalistic, or downright racist. Amanda Gailey, associate professor of English at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, traces her interest in this topic to her time at Washington UniversityRead More →

WYTHEVILLE, Va. (WFXR) – William A. Veselik, Archivist of the FB Kegley Library at Wytheville Community College (WCC) has written two articles: one titled “19th-Century Toll Record Book Sheds Light on History of the Southwestern Virginia Turnpike ”and a titled“ Michael Kellinger, the N’er-Do-Well Son of George Killinger: His Life,Read More →