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Posted on March 5th, 2024 by Elizabeth W. Thill

In modern times, people are increasingly concerned by the effects their gardens have on the environment around them (invasive non-native species, anyone?). But this issue is hardly new. Since ancient times, cultures have expressed their imperial ambitions by collecting and transporting specimens of exotic plants. And just like today, those exotic plants have had a …

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Posted on January 24th, 2024 by Elizabeth W. Thill

It is with deep sadness that our Classical Studies Program recognizes the passing of Dr. Allen Shotwell in November 2023. Dr. Shotwell had just joined our program as an associate faculty member, and was serving as professor for our Fall 2023 Ancient Medicine class. He took on this work out of pure joy for the …

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