24th Annual Burkhardt Lecture 2014

  In honor of the 24th Annual Burkhardt Lecture, Dean Maggiotto introduced the speaker, Dr. Rebecca Spang, Professor of History at Indiana University – Bloomington.  She received her Bachelor’s degree from Harvard and completed both her Master’s and PhD at Cornell. She presented, “History, Money, and the French Revolution.” Dr. Spang began by making a … Read more

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Student History Conference 2014 Highlights

  The history department has been busy for the last couple of weeks.  Preparing for the Student History Conference (SHC), planning Immersive Learning, and setting up the Blog, Student Projects page, and social media.  (By the way, you can now also find us on Google+.)  This years SHC had a substantial number of exceptional presentations. … Read more

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Student History Conference 2014 Award Winners

  While there were many exceptional papers to select from at this years conference, only a few could be presented awards. Alex Burns and Lisa Mercer each received the Outstanding Graduate Paper award, and Jennifer Collins received the Outstanding Undergraduate Paper award.  These students demonstrated their ability to look at historical events and help us … Read more

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