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After winning the TED Prize in 2016, Parcak founded the GlobalXplorer initiative, which trains citizen scientists to analyze satellite imagery for archaelogical sites and signs of looting.
Dr. Sarah Parcak, associate professor in the Department of Anthropology, launches GlobalXplorer, a project funded by her $1 million 2016 TED Prize.
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.
Sarah Parcak, Ph.D., has been named to the list for her innovations in the area of satellite archaeology.
The American Ingenuity Award is the highest honor given by Smithsonian Magazine to recognize innovation in American culture.
Recent recruits in the Department of Anthropology and the UAB Institute for Human Rights are bringing innovative thinking and global perspectives to UAB’s education and research in peace studies.
The new program, only the second of its kind in anthropology in the US, focuses on peace as behavioral process at multiple levels including at the level of individuals, families, groups, communities, cultures and nations.
The Department of Anthropology, along with several other UAB departments, will host the 2017 Peace and Justice Studies Association (PJSA) conference in Birmingham.
Parcak will enlist the help of citizens from around the world to search for hidden civilizations through an online platform called GlobalXplorer.
The Department of Anthropology's Sarah Parcak has found a massive structure 'hiding in plain sight' at the ancient site Petra in Jordan.
UAB researcher Sarah Parcak, Ph.D., has already shown the world how to find ancient sites from space. Now her graduate student is using remote sensing data to find a different kind of hidden treasure: uranium.
Two-hour special, “Vikings Unearthed,” featuring UAB professor Sarah Parcak will premier online Monday, April 4, and will broadcast Wednesday, April 6, on PBS.
Video of UAB archaeologist Sarah Parcak's appearance on "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert."
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?
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.
UAB Department of Anthropology chair Douglas P. Fry was presented with the 2015 Peace Educator/Scholar award by the Peace and Justice Studies Association on Saturday, Oct. 17, at James Madison University in Virginia.
Sarah Parcak, Ph.D., associate professor in the Department of Anthropology, has been selected to receive the Capo Circeo Award.
Visit artists in their studios and buy original artwork at Platform1, a visual arts event benefiting student scholarships, Saturday, Oct. 17, at UAB’s 2300 Studios. Art Studio faculty from the College of Arts and Sciences’ Department of Art and Art History will open their studios for exhibitions featuring student and alumni artists, hands-on demonstrations, and a silent auction.
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