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Happy Election Day – A Lesson from Rome for the Candidates!

Happy Election Day! While we wait in lines to vote and by the media for returns, a historical perspective from one of our students, Keara Johnson.   How to get into political office 101 as taught by Professor Quintus Cicero … Continue reading

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1492 Reconsidered? – Weekly Round-Up – October 14, 2016

History weighed heavy on Monday as some people celebrated Indigenous Peoples while others kept the traditional focus on Christopher Columbus. This week we offer up a few interpretations on recognizing the events of 1492. Indigenous Peoples’ Day Gains Momentum As A Replacement … Continue reading

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Weekly Round-Up – October 7, 2016 – Get Out & Vote?!

The U.S. Presidential Election is 1 month from tomorrow so we’re reading about the history of voting rights. A stark reminder of how the past continues to inform the present and the importance of making sure that you – and … Continue reading

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A Historical Summer

Welcome Back!  We’re happy to be back on campus and focused on all things history. This year brings new faculty to the History Department, new course options, and new opportunities to think historically…like say, how the past informs our nation’s … Continue reading

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“Go Make it Happen” – Inspiration for the Final Push

We’re half way into final exams so we offer up some commencement inspiration to get you through to our own ceremonies this Saturday. Good Luck! “Ask Yourself Honestly, What am I Capable Of?” – Russell Wilson says there are many … Continue reading

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The Legacy of Historical Migrations – Weekly Round-Up, May 13th, 2016

A number of new stories have focused on the historical legacy of migrations this week. It struck us up on the 4th Floor as a bit of “art imitates life,” as we’ve been listening to our students talking about post-semester … Continue reading

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Honoring our History Students

It has been an honor and pleasure to recognize so many of our history students over the past week! Emily Heimerman, “The Black Death in Europe” Blake Johnson, “Varied Background, Varied Response: The Protestant Ascendancy and the Great Frost and … Continue reading

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