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Black History Month at SUU

By Kenzie Lundberg on February 01, 2018

in Faculty, Students, History

Black History Month, established in 1926 as a week-long festivity coinciding with the birthdays of Abraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglass, has transformed into a month-long celebration of African American culture and history. Today, Black History Month is celebrated in February on many college campuses nationwide.

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The Centurium

By Southern Utah University on November 03, 2017

in History, Statues

A gift to the University to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the founding of Southern Utah University in 1897, The Centurium speaks to the origins and purpose of the University and the power of education.

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Artista Completa Pintura de Historia Universitaria en Técnica China Tradicional

By Abigail Wyatt on November 01, 2017

in Faculty, History, Recursos en Español

Como profesor visitante y artista invitado de la Universidad Renmin de Beijing, China, Yidan Guo disfruta enseñando estudiantes y trabajando junto a sus colegas en el departamento de Arte y Diseño de Southern Utah University. El último proyecto de Guo incluye la representación de la historia de la SUU utilizando la acuarela china.

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Who is Plato?

By Southern Utah University on October 20, 2017

in History, Statues

Throughout the entire course of Western civilization, Plato’s influence as a thinker and writer has been greater than that of any other historic figure. Along with Socrates and Aristotle, he laid the foundations of Western culture by providing a brilliant and penetrating account of man’s moral and political character. The force of his philosophy resulted in the establishment of numerous Platonic schools of thought, which, over the centuries, were devoted to different

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Who is Germaine de Stael?

By Southern Utah University on October 18, 2017

in History, Statues

A woman of exceptional gifts and talents, Germaine de Stael was one of the most remarkable women of letters in her own or any time. She wrote novels, plays, poetry, history, literary criticism, moral and political essays, and autobiographical memoirs.

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Who is Marie Curie?

By Southern Utah University on October 18, 2017

in History, Statues

Marya Sklodovski was born into an impoverished intellectual family in Warsaw, Poland. She excelled in physics and mathematics at the Gymnasium and was awarded a gold medal upon her graduation at age 16. In 1891, she enrolled at the Sorbonne in Paris under the name Marie Sklodovska.

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Who is Galileo Galilei?

By Southern Utah University on October 17, 2017

in History, Statues

Galileo Galilei, Italian mathematician, astronomer, and physicist, is responsible for several important contributions to modern scientific thought. When, in the autumn of 1609, Galileo directed his 20-powered telescope at the moon, he became the first man to use the new instrument to study the skies.

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Who is Leonardo Da Vinci?

By Southern Utah University on October 09, 2017

in History, Statues

Leonardo was the foremost genius of the Italian Renaissance, and perhaps the most versatile genius that ever lived. He explored all the fields of human knowledge that were available in his time, inserting his superb intellect into every realm where graphic representation is used - including painting, sculpture, architecture, and engineering.

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Who is Aristotle?

By Southern Utah University on October 09, 2017

in History, Statues

One of the greatest figures in the history of thought, Aristotle, more than any other person, determined the direction and form of Western intellectual history. Driven by a desire for knowledge, he mastered every field of learning known to the Greeks, including physics, chemistry, biology, zoology and botany; psychology, political theory and ethics; logic and metaphysics; history, literary theory and rhetoric. He invented the science of logic and biology. 

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Who is John Stuart Mill?

By Southern Utah University on October 04, 2017

in History, Statues

Most commonly thought of as a philosopher, logician, and political economist, John Stuart Mill is one of the major intellectual figures of the 19th century, and is one of the most enduring and indispensable writers of his time.

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