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Splash Biography


Major: History

College/Employer: Princeton

Year of Graduation: 2025

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Past Classes

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H811: Decadence and Dissent: Exploring Paris in the “Beautiful Era” (Belle Époque), 1871-1914 in Splash 2024 (Apr. 20, 2024)
Have you ever wondered what it was like to live in Paris at the turn of the 19th century into the 20th century? Travel back in time to Paris during the so-called “Beautiful Era,” or Belle Époque, which is commonly considered an age of progress, art, and technological innovations that occurred from 1871-1914. However, was this “Beautiful Era” really that “beautiful?” This class will explore not only the Eiffel Tower construction, the flourishing of the arts, and Paris’s hosting of world fairs, but also the social and political unrest which accompanied this period.

H696: The Evolution of Creativity in Education From Ancient Greece to Now in Splash 2023 (Apr. 22, 2023)
Did you ever wonder what school was like in Ancient Greece? Learn all about how ancient civilizations perceived the concept of creativity within their school systems, and how the concept of creativity is still being applied in many ways today to improve educational access and innovatively teach children in the U.S. and around the world.