This course introduces students to the most compelling native cultures—Aztecs, Incas, Maya, Puebloans and more—in North and South America prior to 16th century European colonization. The goal is to understand how native peoples went from small nomadic groups to complex chiefdoms, states and empires with massive cities, abundant food resources and spectacular arts.
arts & sciences
Studying through the International Study Abroad program (ISA) throughout the spring 2012 semester, JR Leach is taking five courses abroad through the Universidad de Granada, advancing his fluency in Spanish and discovered a "new home."
The Arboretum, the MacAdam Student Observatory and the Bluegrass Amateur Astronomy Club will present, "Standing in the Shadow of Venus," two events which will allow the community to both understand and observe the transit of Venus.