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PAST IS PRESENT: History in the News

If you think History is "old news" you might want to think again. Check out these recent feature stories that relate to subjects our students are currently studying.

Effort to rebuild Notre Dame could get help from a video game

Notre Dame in flames

Course: HIST 3303 "History of Video Games"
Fall 2019

A fire on Monday devastated the iconic Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris. 

The structure remains intact, including its two main towers, but the main spire collapsed before firefighters could contain the blaze on early Tuesday morning.

On Monday night, French president Emmanuel Macron issued a message vowing to rebuild the world-famous building: "We will rebuilt it

One potential source of help in those efforts is the 2014 video game "Assassin's Creed Unity," which is set in Paris.

The Death of Caesar: Do We Know the Whole Story?

Vincenzo Camuccini, "The Death of Caesar" (painting)

Course: HIST 3375 "Ancient Rome"
Spring 2019

For centuries we've been told that two Roman senators called Brutus and Cassius masterminded the plot to butcher Julius Caesar on the Ides of March. But is that the whole story? Did the brains behind the conspiracy reside somewhere else entirely – with one of Caesar's greatest allies?

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