History in the News: Week of November 1-7, 2015

An Ornithomimus was just discovered in Canada. Bits of feathers and skin still clung to the fossils and provides more evidence that some dinosaurs were indeed the predecessors of modern-day birds. Archaeologists evaluating the floor of Gloucester Cathedral in the UK for possible renovation uncovered a burial vault underneath the…

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History in the News: Week of August 30-September 5, 2015

The American Historical Association council approved guidelines for the evaluation of digital history projects. According to the press release, “With greater numbers of historians making contributions to scholarship through digital means, the discipline must grow to encompass the variety of formats and media available in the rapidly evolving digital environment.…

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History in the News: Week of August 23-29, 2015

The British Library will loan the Codex Sinaiticus, the world’s oldest known bible, to the British Museum for an exhibit showcasing religious paradigm shifts after the decline of Egypt’s pharaohs. Florida State University is creating an archive centered on the life of Emmett Till, a young African American boy murdered…

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