Monday, June 8, 2015

NBC News Worldwide Interviews Professor Bob Lilly

NBC News Worldwide correspondent, Andy Eckardt, interviewed Bob Lilly about his own research, and his knowledge of Professor Miriam Gebhardt's (University of Konstanz, Germany) estimates on the number of rape victims after WWII.

Although Lilly's post-war rape estimates differ than Gebhardt's, the fact is that thousands of German women were raped by British, French, Canadian and U.S. soldiers.

To read Eckardt's full article, please follow the link below:

http://www.nbcnews.com/news/world/germany-shines-light-rape-allied-troops-who-defeated-nazis-n363136

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

WNKU News Uncovers the Past at The Parker Academy Site

WNKU News correspondent, Cheri Lawson, traveled out the The Parker Academy Site to interview students and faculty involved in excavation project.

The entrance to the Parker Academy Project Site
Dr.s' Sharyn Jones, Brian Hackett, Bill Landon, and student Ian Takaoka, gave detailed descriptions of why this particular site is so historically important, not only locally, but nationally as well.

The ongoing project has so far uncovered many Civil-War era artifacts, thus helping give insight to the inhabitants of the property during the 1800s.

One of the artifacts uncovered at the Parker Academy Site: a coin from 1850


To read their complete interview on WNKU, please follow the link provided below:

http://wnku.org/post/artifacts-help-tell-story-pre-civil-war-school-where-integration-was-rule

Parker Academy Interview on WVXU Cincinnati Radio

WVXU Cincinnati Radio Host (associated with NPR News), Bill Rinehart, interviewed Dr. Sharyn Jones last week about the importance and relevance of The Parker Academy Project in New Richmond, OH.

Dr. Jones shows an old photograph of the original Parker Academy
Dr. Jones, 24 graduate and undergraduate students, and several faculty members have been excavating the historic site for the past three weeks.  Excavation will continue later in fall of this year. 

Dr. Jones (on left) showing students how to excavate

To listen to the full interview and the read Bill Rinehart's article, follow the link provided below: