Scientists Are Using Drones to Find Missing WWII Servicemen

Binghamton University Anthropology Professor Carl Lipo and Associate Professor of Geography Thomas Pingel are using the same technology used to locate Maya ruins amid the jungles of Guatemala to recreate the scene of the 1944 Battle of Guam in intricate detail, potentially leading to the recovery of missing servicemen.

Shakespeare’s sister: how using digital archives revealed hidden insights into world famous playwright’s unknown sibling

By analysing digital copies of an incredibly rare and obscure 17th century Italian religious text, a University of Bristol academic has revealed that a long-lost document previously thought to have been written by William Shakespeare’s father belongs in fact to his relatively unknown sister Joan.

IU experts available to discuss health equity research and impact this Black History Month

Indiana University School of Medicine is home to the Health Equity Advancing through Learning Health Systems Research (HEAL-R) Collaborative, which works to bring equity research to health care delivery. Leaders of the collaborative are available to discuss the important of health…

Chulalongkorn University’s Education Professor Wins Best Woman Inventor Awards in iCAN 2023

Chulalongkorn University congratulates Assoc. Prof. Dr. Racchaneekorn Hongphanut, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, Faculty of Education, Chulalongkorn University, on winning the Best Woman Inventor Awards in iCAN 2023 for the project titled “Metaverse Historicovator for History Learning Media to Promote Self-Directed Learning in The Bani Era” at the 8th International Invention Innovation Competition in Canada, iCAN 2023.

Recovering Family History for Millions of African Americans

As a historian, Tufts Professor Kendra Field is dedicated to making African American history more accessible to the public. In her latest project in public history, Field is chief historian of 10 Million Names, a recently launched research project of American Ancestors, the oldest genealogical organization in the nation.

Chula Offers a New Dimension to Learning about the Past with “The CU Memorial Hall’s VR Program”

Chula’s Institute of Thai Studies and the Faculty of Engineering have worked together to create “The CU Memorial Hall’s VR Program” pioneering the learning of history in three-dimensional virtual reality, rendering modernity to the past and instilling a sense of fun in the new generation.

Harriet Tubman Center for Freedom and Equity unveils inaugural marker on Downtown Binghamton Freedom Trail

The Harriet Tubman Center for Freedom and Equity at Binghamton University, State University of New York unveiled the first of 12 markers on the Downtown Binghamton Freedom Trail. The markers will identify key Binghamton locations on the iconic Underground Railroad and other notable abolitionist sites.

Q&A: UW historian explores how a Husky alum influenced postcolonial Sudan

Christopher Tounsel, associate professor of history at the University of Washington, found multiple connections between Sudan and Seattle while researching his upcoming book. The most prominent was the late Andrew Brimmer, a UW alum who in 1966 became the first Black member of the Federal Reserve Board of Governors.

Sure Bet: UNLV Expert on the Past, Present, and Future of Legalized Sports Wagering

For many fans, sports betting is most associated with the glare of television screens broadcasting every sporting event imaginable in a glitzy casino in Las Vegas — for decades, one of the only places in the U.S. where spectators could legally place wagers. But today, we’re not alone: Since 2018, federal law changes have prompted 36 states to join Nevada in legalizing bets on some of America’s favorite pastimes, and another three could get in the game this year.

Lost Video of Georges Lemaître, Father of the Big Bang Theory, Recovered

Fans of science history can now access a new gem: a 20-minute video interview with the father of the Big Bang theory, Georges Lemaître. European broadcast network VRT found the 20-minute recording that is thought to be the only video of Lemaître. His interview, originally aired in 1964 and conducted in French, has now been transcribed and translated into English by physicists at Berkeley Lab and the Vatican Observatory.

Chicago Pile 1: A bold nuclear physics experiment with enduring impact

Enrico Fermi’s Chicago Pile 1 experiment in 1942 launched an atomic age, an unrivaled national laboratory system, fleets of submarines, cancer treatments and the unending promise of clean nuclear energy. Argonne National Laboratory builds on its legacy.

NASA’s Artemis launch gets America back in ‘Space Race’ shape. UNLV professor and former NASA scientist Jason Steffen can talk about the significance of returning to the moon.

NASA’s Artemis launch is attempting to return America to ‘Space Race’ form, paving the way for humans on the moon for the first time since the 1970s. UNLV professor Jason Steffen — a former NASA scientist who worked on the…