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"The Great Experiment" at the Organization of American Historians conference

Shenandoah Faculty, Students Showcase VR Project at History Conference

Shenandoah University students and faculty members recently traveled to Boston to present to a national group of U.S. historians a virtual reality project that takes participants back to the Constitutional Convention of 1787. The developing project, called “The Great Experiment,” is a collaborative effort between Shenandoah’s history and virtual reality design programs and the Shenandoah […]

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McCormick Civil War Institute's new book, "'A Good Cause': Letters from the Ninth New York Heavy Artillery"

McCormick Civil War Institute Celebrates Completion of Two Projects

Shenandoah University’s McCormick Civil War Institute prides itself on creating opportunities for students to engage in research and the real-world work of historians. Recently, two of those opportunities have resulted in the publication of the McCormick Civil War Institute’s newest book, “‘A Good Cause’: Letters from the Ninth New York Heavy Artillery,” and an interpretive […]

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Noyalas’ New Book Details African American Experience During Civil War

Jonathan Noyalas ’01, M.A., director of Shenandoah’s McCormick Civil War Institute, recently published his book “Slavery and Freedom in the Shenandoah Valley During the Civil War Era.” Officially released April 6 by University Press of Florida, the book examines, in a nuanced way, the complexities of life for African Americans in Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley from […]

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App Uses Augmented Reality To Recreate History

A new app that recreates scenes from the 1864 Battle of Cool Spring is now available for download. Through Their Eyes is a collaboration between Shenandoah’s McCormick Civil War Institute and the Shenandoah Center for Immersive Learning (SCiL). The app has two components: 360 augmented reality component audio augmented reality experience Download on Google Play  […]

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