GlobalXplorer is a citizen science archaeology platform that's "Indiana Jones meets Google Earth." The platform was created in collaboration with the National Geographic Society and DigitalGlobe.
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Sarah Parcak, Ph.D., has been named to the list for her innovations in the area of satellite archaeology.
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Everyone’s looking for a little peace — and students have found it in the UAB College of Arts and Sciences, a growing hub for the study of peaceful societies, human rights, nonviolent conflict resolution, and related topics. Discover useful tips for defusing friction with family and neighbors, and learn more about the practical lessons of peace.
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The American Ingenuity Award is the highest honor given by Smithsonian Magazine to recognize innovation in American culture.
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Parcak will enlist the help of citizens from around the world to search for hidden civilizations through an online platform called GlobalXplorer.

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Satellite, drone images and ground surveys led to the discovery of a massive man-made platform hidden under sand in the ancient city of Petra.
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Two-hour special, “Vikings Unearthed,” featuring UAB professor Sarah Parcak will premier online Monday, April 4, and will broadcast Wednesday, April 6, on PBS.
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Internationally renowned primatologist Frans de Waal will give his lecture titled “Are We Smart Enough To Know How Smart Animals Are?” on Thursday, March 31, at 4 p.m., in the UAB Hill Student Center Ballroom.
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Egyptologist and UAB associate professor Sarah Parcak, Ph.D., will reveal her $1 million wish live from the TED stage in Vancouver on Feb. 16. The event will be streamed live for the Birmingham community.
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Poster sessions and guest lecturers aim to celebrate Darwin’s legacy.
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Joining the likes of Bono and Bill Clinton, UAB space archaeologist Sarah Parcak — often called the real-life Indiana Jones — will receive $1 million and help from the TED network to make her world-changing wish come true. What will her wish be?
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When Egyptologist Sarah Parcak is not in a classroom at UAB, the pioneer of satellite remote sensing for archaeology is finding sites around the world from space and helping others follow her lead.
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Association for German-Italian Friendship recognizes Sarah Parcak for archaeological discoveries made using infrared satellite imaging.
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Here’s a look at the many fellowships, scholarships, honors and awards earned by the talented 2015 spring graduates at UAB.
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The commission will present awards for 2015’s Outstanding Women and present a free lecture by leadership expert Betsy Myers.
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Zehr, a renowned figure in human rights scholarship, has helped shift the perception of crime as an act against the state to a violation of the rights of people.
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Poster sessions and guest lecturers celebrate Darwin’s legacy.
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UAB has two Rhodes finalists and one Marshall finalist in 2014.
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The Department of Art and Art History has created a large-scale installation of more than 1,000 flags, which will be on exhibit in the AEIVA’s Sculpture Garden.
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