Harold Selesky

A Triumph of American Technology: Remembering the 1969 Apollo Moon Landing on its Fiftieth Anniversary

Faculty and students met on April 10 to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo moon landing. “A Triumph of American Technology: Remembering the 1969  Apollo  Moon  Landing on its 50th Anniversary” was hosted in Gorgas Library and had a very successful turn out. The discussed topics ranging from the dynamics of rocketry, the race […]

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A Triumph of American Technology: Remembering the 1969 Apollo Moon Landing on its 50th Anniversary

The Department of History is hosting a colloquium on the 50th anniversary of the Apollo moon landing on Wednesday, April 10, at 5:15 p.m. in 205 Gorgas. It will include talks by Dr. Richard Branam, Assistant Professor of Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, titled “How We Got There: the Technology of Rocketry and Space Flight,” Dr. Margaret […]

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Nuclear War on the Korean Peninsula: Historical Perspectives on a Possible Future

The History Department is hosting a panel discussion entitled, “Nuclear War on the Korean Peninsula: Historical Perspectives on a Possible Future,” on Friday, February 9, at 4pm, in 125 ten Hoor Hall. The event will include: Dr. Howard Jones, “The Cuban Missile Crisis: The Nuclear War That Wasn’t.” Dr. Di Luo, “Inside the Hermit Kingdom: […]

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Thank You for Supporting “1867 in North America: Crisis on a Continent.”

On November 1 2017, the History Department hosted “1867 in North America: Crisis on a Continent.” Drs. Steven Bunker, Lesley J. Gordon, and Harold Selesky participated in this discussion of the sesquicentennial of the threefold political crisis that affected the United States, Canada, and Mexico. Dr. Gordon discussed issues surrounding Reconstruction, Dr. Selesky spoke about […]

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Library Exhibit Celebrating NPS Centennial Includes Items from the Harold Selesky Travel and Tourism Collection

“100 Years of the National Park Service” exhibit Date: Wednesday, August 03, 2016 Time: All Day Location: Pearce Foyer, 2nd floor Gorgas Library The beginning of the National Park Service as we know it today didn’t spring into being with the establishment of the first national park by the U. S. Congress on March 1, […]

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