From protests demanding integration of the community pool to memorial marches on Philadelphia Street to the start of a speakers’ bureau and an elementary tutoring program—the fight for civil rights in Indiana took many forms. It also had faculty champions. IUP retiree Edith Cord shares her memories from the ’60s and ’70s of faculty efforts “to give everyone a better chance at the American dream.”
"The challenges . . . would be, ‘If you build it, would they come?’ It’s in a part of Kentucky that’s not often visited by a lot of people."
—Jeff Larkin, IUP biology professor, on Kentucky’s proposed Appalachian Wildlife Center, intended to transform tourism.
At a virtual diversity forum for Pitt’s Swanson School of Engineering, Abigail Adams spoke on equity in higher education, the “new normal” of COVID-19, how universities can help create cultures of inclusion in their communities, and more.
In his chapter in The Routledge Handbook of Global Archaeology, Anthropology’s Ben Ford wrote that shipwrecks and coastal archaeology sites are key to investigating the processes that formed the modern world.
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