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DU professor to appear on History Channel

DU professor to appear on History Channel

When Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull debuts in movie theaters May 22, audiences will wonder if real-life archaeologists come close to the adventures of Dr. Jones. It’s a question the producers of an upcoming History Channel special try to answer. One of the interviews included in the two-hour documentary, Indiana Jones and the Ultimate Quest, is with Lawrence Conyers, a DU associate professor of archaeology.


By University of Denver, USA.


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Artist’s work is grounded in nostalgia

Artist’s work is grounded in nostalgia

“It really is, because when you skydive you have to be in the moment and you can’t think about anything else,” says Gjertson, an assistant professor at DU’s School of Art and Art History. “It helps keep me sane and helps me deal with life.” But on earth, Gjertson is grounded by art, particularly art that explores nostalgia, personal and public comfort and society’s expectations of women. In April, she shared some of her work and the ideas behind it in a presentation to a group gathered at the Humanities Institute’s Faculty Lecture Series.


By University of Denver, USA.


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Peace Corps Volunteers in China Are Safe

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Peace Corps Volunteers in China Are Safe

WASHINGTON, D.C., May 12, 2008 – Peace Corps Volunteers serving in China are accounted for and safe. Earlier today, an earthquake registering 7.9 on the Richter scale occurred 55 miles northwest of the Peace Corps/China office in Chengdu, Sichuan province. There are currently 111 Peace Corps Volunteers serving in China. Individual Volunteers and local counterpart schools have collectively reported that all Volunteers are safe


By Peace Corps, USA.


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