News

TROY students help make major archeological find in Israel

July 18, 2016
By Greg Phillips

Five Troy University students were part of an archaeological expedition that recently announced a major find in Ashkelon, Israel, that may provide clues to a Biblical mystery.

The Leon Levy Expedition, a 30-year excavation of Ashkelon, recently announced the discovery of what its archeologists believe to be the world’s first discovered Philistine cemetery.

The discovery…

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Troy University professor using games to teach history

July 15, 2016
By Greg Phillips

Troy University students will have a chance this fall to learn about history in a rather unconventional manner: by playing games.

Dr. Scout Blum, a professor in the University’s Department of History and Philosophy, will teach History Through Games, a hands-on interactive course that marries popular board, roleplaying and video games with a history curriculum.

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Troy University receives $500,000 grant to support Cultural Arts Park

July 6, 2016

A recently awarded $500,000 grant from the Daniel Foundation will help fund Troy University’s construction of a park that will serve as a cultural arts centerpiece for the community.

Located between the Troy University Chancellor’s home and McKinley Drive, the Janice Hawkins Cultural Arts Park will be a botanical showplace as well as a center…

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