Monthly Archives: April 2015

What an *Honor* to Work with these Students!

Recently we honored our graduating seniors and newest members of Phi Alpha Theta, the National History Honor Society. This year we initiated 10 new members to the honor society. We applaud their hard work and dedication to our discipline! We … Continue reading

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Historical Voices – Weekly Round-Up for April 24, 2015

Another multi-media weekly round-up as we consider this week how we construct history. In other words, which sources do we use to create a narrative of the past? This stories we’re reading in the news touch on the role of … Continue reading

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Was a Migraine Headache to Blame for the End of the Civil War?

A special multi-media edition of our Weekly Round-Up this week!  1. Hear our own Dr. David Williard discuss the ending of the Civil War. Was a headache to blame? http://www.mprnews.org/story/2015/04/10/bcst-civil-war-surrender While your thoughts are on the 1860s, see if you have … Continue reading

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What can you do as a History Major? Anything of course!

What can you do with a history major or minor? Turns out, the possibilities are endless if you think about how you learned history versus what you learned about history. The History Club invited three speakers from the community to … Continue reading

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Ready to Register? Fall 2015 Course Descriptions

Check out our great selection of upper-division history courses for Fall 2015! Tudor and Stuart Britain – HIST 322: Find out what happens when: Peasants revolt Catholics and Protestants do not get along Witches are real Families are little kingdoms … Continue reading

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Weekly Round-up – April 10, 2015

Here’s a few stories on history in the news that caught our eye this week. Let us know what you’re reading in the comments section: 1. Minnesota Connections to the end of the U.S. Civil War http://www.startribune.com/local/298679591.html 2. UNESCO Heritage … Continue reading

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Tommy Questionnaire – Dr. Will Cavert

Our series profiling UST Historians returns this week with the newest member of our department, Dr. Will Cavert. Although this is his first semester teaching at UST, he is no stranger to Minnesota. Dr. Cavert is a native of the metro area … Continue reading

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