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  • Matt Waters
    Cyrus and the Medes
    Monday, Jan. 4, 2016

    Research and information on the background of Cyrus the Great and the Medes. Assessments of the backgrounds together and their conquests.

  • Matt Waters
    A Neo-Elamite Royal Family
    Monday, Jan. 4, 2016

    An inside look at the Neo-Elamite royal family despite the lack of knowledge and narrative kept on the sequence of kings.

  • Matt Waters
    Notes on the Medes and their Empire
    Monday, Jan. 4, 2016

    From information about the Medes to background on the Median Empire and it's rise, the research provided gives a clear background on the Eastern group.

  • Matt Waters
    Parsumas, Ansan, and Cyrus
    Monday, Jan. 4, 2016

    Ever wonder how Ansan and Parsumas relate to the rise of Cyrus? With research of the little information on the topic you will learn how these two Kingdoms aided the rise of the great Cyrus.

  • Matt Waters
    Cyrus and the Achaemenids
    Monday, Jan. 4, 2016

    Matt Water, UW-Eau Claire professor looks into the history of Cyrus in the time of the Achaemenids.

  • Matt Waters
    The Oibaras Saga in Ctesias
    Monday, Jan. 4, 2016

    Ever wonder how the Oibaras saga, the Persian Empire and Ctesias are all intertwined? A UW-Eau Claire professor covers the tale of Oibaras and Cyrus and their tribulations.

  • Matt Waters
    Elam and Persia
    Monday, Jan. 4, 2016

    Ever wonder how the Persian Empire came about, or how and when Cyrus the great rose to power? A UW-Eau Claire professor digs in to tell us how the empire was built and how their leader came into power.

  • Matt Waters
    Te'umman in the Neo-Assyrian Correspondence
    Monday, Jan. 4, 2016

    Who was the Neo-Elamite king Te’ Umman? Learn more about him through analysis of the eight Neo-Babylonian letters from the Nineveh corpus.

  • Languages research
    Cyrus and Susa
    Monday, Jan. 4, 2016

    When did Cyrus the Great conquer Susa? UWEC professor Matt Waters looks into this question and infers that it is impossible to know the actual date, but that it was done sometime before conquering Babylon.

  • Campus
    Applied Royal Directive: Pissouthnes and Samos
    Monday, Jan. 4, 2016

    How were the satraps able to effect foreign policy without royal directive in the Achaemenid Persian Empire? UW-Eau Claire professor of Classics and Ancient History delves into the question.

  • Language research
    The Privatization of Schooling and the Impact on Children, Families and English Language Learners
    Monday, Jan. 4, 2016

    A UWEC foreign language professor examined the flaws of the privatization of public schools, and how these schools and their methods are affecting not only the English language learning students, but their parents as well.

  • Matt Waters
    A letter from Ashurbanipal to the elders of Elam
    Thursday, Dec. 17, 2015

    A previously unpublished Neo-Assyrian letter from the Nineveh corpus offers insight into Assyria's relations with Elam in the late 650s and early 640s.

  • Matt Waters
    Mesopotamian Sources and Neo-Elimate History
    Thursday, Dec. 17, 2015

    Mesopotamian sources are paramount got Neo-Elamite history. These sources are helping to make new discoveries of Elamite material.

  • Matt Waters
    Media and Its Discontents
    Thursday, Dec. 17, 2015

    Where the Medes truly an empire? Researchers debate the evidence to find the answer.

  • Death Valley
    Biology students practice conservation on a global scale
    Monday, Aug. 17, 2015

    Two senior biology majors have pursued extraordinary opportunities doing national and international undergraduate research through the biology department.

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