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The Digging is the Least Thing of All: Health & Medicine at the Panama Canal

The tremendous public health infrastructure necessary before and during Panama Canal construction evolved into an equally monumental and vital system designed to protect the Canal’s functioning and keep the people operating it safe from injury and disease. Individuals living at the Canal had typical healthcare needs, but they also faced unique and significant challenges brought on by their location at the crossroads of global trade.

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Emily McElroy named Associate Dean for Research…

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On October 3, Emily McElroy will assume the responsibilities as Associate Dean for Research and Health Sciences for the George A. Smathers Libraries…

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Coffey Residency Artist for 2022: Sauda Mitchell

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The Special and Area Studies Collections at the George A. Smathers Libraries announce the Coffey Residency Artist for 2022: Sauda Mitchell. Mitchell…

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Spring 2022 SOURCE magazine now available

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SOURCE offers the reader an opportunity to view remarkable materials from our collections, learn about our innovative research and collaborations…

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