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History Department

History professor Miriam Wright (second left) congratulated the Gathering Our Heroes project team for receiving the History Department Community Heritage Medal.Photo Credit: Les McCracken. History professor Miriam Wright (second left) congratulated the Gathering Our Heroes project team for receiving the History Department Community Heritage Medal.From left to right: Andrew Thiel, Jerry Hind, Garna Argenti, Adam Pole, Andrew Fraser and Stephanie Saunders .Photo Credit: Les McCracken.

Kent County military veterans’ tribute wins accolade

When the organizers of a project to collect stories and artifacts of world war veterans started out with a table in the Downtown Chatham Centre, they didn’t know what to expect. But a line at the door waiting for the mall to open convinced them there was an appetite for their work.

Lecture to take a look at the burden of proof

The notion of burden of proof is central to the study of argumentation, says Douglas Walton, “indeed one could argue that it is the most fundamental concept in this area.”

He will survey the different kinds of burden of proof recognized in recent studies on artificial intelligence and law, and discusses whether these notions are transferable to everyday conversational argumentation, in a free public lecture Tuesday, January 24, at 4:30 p.m. in Assumption University’s Freed-Orman Centre.