Design for the Human Spirit (Theme 2015-2017)

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Design for the Human Spirit (Theme 2015-2017)


Materials related to the VHC Theme for 2015-2017--Design for the Human Spirit.


What is design, and how does it impact humans? Over the next two years, the Virtual Humanities Center will explore the role of design at GBC, the communities it serves, and the larger world.


GBC Virtual Humanities Center


GBC Virtual Humanities Center


August 2015 - July 2017


Scott A. Gavorsky [VHC]


Great Basin College © 2015. All rights reserved.

Items in the Design for the Human Spirit (Theme 2015-2017) Collection

The official "Design for the Human Spirit" logo.

A brief look at the 1967 creation of the Elko Community College, the predecessor of Great Basin College, as related by original college founders Robley "Bob" Burns, Jr., Mark and Katherine Chilton, Dr. Hugh Collett, and Michael Marfisi. "Designing a…

Angie de Braga (GBC VHC) interviews John L'Etoile, Senior Landscape Architect for the Nevada Department of Transportation (Nevada DOT), about the design of the Elko Street-scaping project, using the theme "A Passage through Time."

Nicholas Vrooman discusses the history of the Little Shell Tribe of Chippewa Indians of Montana, a polyethnic community of Native Americans forming from Cree, Assiniboine, and French roots in the first half of the nineteenth century.

Vrooman was…

Dan Flores speaks about his forthcoming book, Coyote America: A Natural and Supernatural History (New York: Basic Books, June 2016): “[It] is a biography of the animal from its evolutionary origins in the American Southwest five million years…