Category Archives: Science

Intersections

*Post written by Mona Meyer, Archives and Special Collections Metadata Librarian. It’s interesting how people’s lives can cross paths, the lives and purposes of two people you’d never expect to intersect do so, albeit briefly. One such story features a … Continue reading

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Saving the Planet

*Post written by Mona Meyer, Archives and Special Collections Metadata Librarian. April 22, 2020 marks the 50th anniversary of Earth Day.  The 1960’s and 1970’s were decades of change, of unrest. The hippie movement of the 1960’s was still going … Continue reading

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Sir Richard Owen: Going to the Dinosaurs

*Post written by James Wethington, library assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. Born on July 20, 1804, Owen became a world-renowned English paleontologist and anatomist. He became the first individual to classifying dinosaurs as “Dinosauria” in 1842 and … Continue reading

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The 2017 Arch Madness Champion: 1603 Works of Paracelsus

*Post written by James Wethington, library assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. Over the past four weeks, we started with sixteen artifacts and only one could be crowned “USI’s Coolest Artifact”. The 2017 Arch Madness Champion is the … Continue reading

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For Science!

Science has done A LOT of great things for us. We’ve gone to outer space, we’ve found cures for various deadly diseases, we can take pictures of the bottom of the ocean from satellites in space, and we can watch … Continue reading

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