The Norbertine Effect

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This collection of exhibits, photos, and other items is intended as an interactive guide that not only displays historical Norbertine and St. Norbert College photos and provides key historical dates, but also gives insight to global events and changes that may have had an effect on Norbertine History.

Several exhibit sections are also are provided, including staff/faculty and student life throughout St. Norbert College, church history, and a brief history on the life of Norbert of Xanten.

A timeline (created with tiki-toki) is also provided to strengthen the concept of how environments and world-happenings affects much of the decisions and norms that make up Norbertine/St. Norbert College history. The user can now go directly to an event on the timeline and see other events, local and global, that surrounded that specific date. This may aid scholars and students in determining why decisions and changes were made, and also help them obtain a clearer picture of what is seen in the historical photographs provided.

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