An Alumnus Reflects: Historian in the Making

When I first arrived at Ball State University I was unsure of what I would find. Just weeks before I had discovered the BSU history department’s website, decided to apply for graduate school, and been accepted. With two days before classes began I pulled into Muncie with my car loaded down and quickly rented an apartment north of … Read more

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Clio: Feb 2, 2015

Alumni News Dustin Mack, a graduate student at BSU in 2008-2010, went on to pursue a PhD in Native American history at the University of Oklahoma.  In December he successfully defended his dissertation and earned his doctorate.  “This would have never been possible without the education and support I received at BSU. Thank you for all … Read more

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Clio: Sept 17, 2014

Scott Parkinson’s book, The Impact of Western Civilization on World History, was published by Cognella Publishing in California late this past summer.  He contributed all of the introduction material for the individual units. This summer saw publication of two articles and a book review by Abel Alves: –     “Individuality and the Understanding of Animals … Read more

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Clio: Summer 2014

Bruce Geelhoed contributed a chapter  entitled “’Oh, she’s a rather rough war, boys, but she’s better than no war at all:’  The Meuse-Argonne Offensive and the Diarists of the Rainbow Division,”  in  Edward Lengel, editor, A Companion to the Meuse-Argonne Campaign, published in May, 2014 by Wiley-Blackwell.  The entry is chapter 12 of the edition, pp. … Read more

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Dr. Geelhoed Speaks to the History Club

Take and moment and think about a topic that brings out your inner passion.  It is something that drives you and makes you want to share your knowledge with others.  When the subject comes up in conversation, your enthusiasm helps drive the entire discussion.  Maybe you haven’t found a topic like this in your life yet, but … Read more

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