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In the news: Alligator gar, D-Day anniversary, graduation traditions, queer marriage in science

Posted by on July 2, 2019

  • St. Louis Public Radio’s Eli Chen interviewed Dr. Daivd Duvernell about Missouri’s efforts to raise the state’s population of alligator gar.
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    Sheppard to speak on women’s role in Egyptian archaeology

    Posted by on August 31, 2018

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    Dr. Kathleen Sheppard will present a lecture, “Breaking Ground: Women’s Roles in the History of Egyptology,” for the Egyptian Study Society on Sept. 10 at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science.

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    Sheppard shines light on first American female Egyptologist

    Posted by on April 3, 2018

    Dr. Kathleen Sheppard, associate professor of history and political science, edited a volume of historical archaeological correspondence. The book, “My Dear Miss Ransom…”: Letters between Caroline Ransom Williams and James Henry Breasted, 1898-1935, chronicles the conversations between the first American female Egyptologist and her colleague.

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    In the news: Amelia Peabody, ‘Time to Eat the Dogs,’ finding land mines

    Posted by on February 6, 2018

    Dr. Kathleen Sheppard’s essay, “Will the Real Amelia Peabody Please Stand Up?” is published in the Jan. 18 issue of Lady Science magazine. It covers the historical foundation of Elizabeth Peters’ popular mysteries about Egyptologist Amelia Peabody, a fictional character in a mystery series. Sheppard is also featured in a podcast, “The Egyptologist” on the […]

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