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Check out C-SPAN for Episodes on American History

Throughout March, C-SPAN’s American History TV has been featuring presentations in which Director of the McCormick Civil War Institute Jonathan Noyalas, ’01, M.A., talks about various Shenandoah Valley-related topics.   Check out the episodes Episode About Rebecca Wright – Union Spy in the Shenandoah In the fall of 1864, Union General Philip Sheridan sought information […]

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SU Selected to Join in Nationwide Project About Slavery

On Monday, Feb. 8, the Council of Independent Colleges (CIC) announced Shenandoah University as one of a handful of higher education institutions in the U.S. that will help in a multiyear project on the legacy of slavery. CIC announced seven colleges and universities to serve as regional collaboration partners and a dozen colleges and universities […]

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The Transformation Begins

Shenandoah University students always begin their Shenandoah experience with a Going Global First-Year Seminar (FYS) course, and even in 2020, a year in which everything seems different, FYS remains. Students chose from one of more than two dozen courses, this fall, all of which creatively explore a topic from a global point of view – […]

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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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civil war

Check out C-SPAN for Episodes on American History

Throughout March, C-SPAN’s American History TV has been featuring presentations in which Director of the McCormick Civil War Institute Jonathan Noyalas, ’01, M.A., talks about various Shenandoah Valley-related topics.   Check out the episodes Episode About Rebecca Wright – Union Spy in the Shenandoah In the fall of 1864, Union General Philip Sheridan sought information […]

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