An Aspiring Historian Abroad

This past spring, I joined three other Ball State undergraduates of diverse majors and backgrounds for participation in a study abroad exchange program conducted jointly through Ball State’s Rinker Center for International Programs and Keele University in the United Kingdom. Throughout the British spring term – which runs from mid-January to mid-June – I received … Read more

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Department of History Student Interns with Ball State University Archives

An undergraduate student studying within the Department of History, I accepted an internship position with the Drawings + Documents Archive at Ball State University late last spring. My term as an intern, now in its second half, will last through the greater portion of the fall semester during the upcoming 2015-2016 school year. The archive is located within … Read more

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African American Alumni Oral Histories

“The Ball State University African American Alumni Oral Histories collection provides online access to 20 interviews conducted with African Americans who attended or worked at Ball State University between 1950 and 2010 regarding their lives, careers, and college or graduate school experiences.  Interviews were conducted and recorded by Ball State University Honors College and Public History Program students … Read more

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Dr. Michael Doyle: “Free Radicals: How the Sixties Counterculture Transformed American Culture and Vice Versa.”

On April 21, Dr. Michael Doyle gave his sabbatical lecture “Free Radicals: How the Sixties Counterculture Transformed American Culture and Vice Versa.” He displayed the fruits of his labor in a manner typical of historians by bringing in a cartload of books read during his research. Dr. Doyle used the books as examples of the … Read more

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Congratulations to our Graduates Spring 2015

Master of Arts in History Michael Davis       Lisa Mercer          Sadie Ritchie             Matthew Spangler Benson Green      Nathanael Pass   Victoria Smallegan     Aly Caviness Departmental Honors Graduates Emily Slomski (History Major) Alexis Cozzarelli (History Major) Academic Honors in Writing Emily Slomski (History Major) … Read more

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