Last week, Jeopardy! Host Alex Trebek passed away after a long brave and public battle with pancreatic cancer.Continue reading “Fond memories of Jeopardy! host Alex Trebek by three Alabamians”
UAB’s Sarah Parcak, the much acclaimed space archeologist, National Geographic Explorer and TED Prize winner was a $400 answer last night on the popular quiz show Jeopardy!
Have you heard of Dr. Sarah Parcak, an Egyptologist, National Geographic Explorer, 2016 TED Prize winner and Birmingham local? Her Innovation Depot-based nonprofit, GlobalXplorer°, leads the global effort to find and protect our hidden cultural heritage. Learn how she does it at Bham Now’s BOLD Speaker Series event on Thursday, Oct. 18, at Cahaba Brewing Company. Buy tickets by Sept. 30 to get early bird pricing—only $15!Continue reading “Hear Dr. Sarah Parcak, Birmingham’s modern-day Indiana Jones, Oct. 18 at Cahaba Brewing, a Bham Now BOLD Speaker Series event”
Allowing the average person, with an internet connection, explore the past through satellite technology.
Remember UAB associate professor, Sarah Parcak, Ph. D., otherwise known as the 21st-century Indiana Jones? From becoming one of the nation’s top innovators to winning the Smithsonian’s 2016 American Ingenuity Award, Dr. Parcak has consistently proven herself to be an inspirational figure not only in the UAB community but the world. This amazing woman just added another impressive title to her many accomplishments.
Her plan: Launch in 2017 GlobalXplorer, the first of its kind online citizen science platform that will train an army of Indiana Jones global explorers.