Department of History

A&S in the News: January 27 – February 2, 2019

Read local, national, and world news that feature faculty, students, and alumni from the College of Arts & Sciences. Most recently, the College is trending in the news for an expedition to Antarctica, an annual book drive, research on fraternal organizations and more. […]

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A&S in the News: December 16-January 5

Read local, national, and world news that feature faculty, students, and alumni from the College of Arts & Sciences. Most recently, the College is trending in the news for the music therapy program, a new advanced dance degree, research on John Stuart Mill, and more. […]

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Freedom on the Move

Dr. Joshua Rothman, UA historian, is part of an effort to complete a comprehensive database containing every runaway slave advertisement in American newspapers prior to the Civil War. The digital humanities project began about five years ago at Cornell University and is a partnership with UA and the universities of Kentucky and New Orleans. […]

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A&S in the News: December 9-15, 2018

Read local, national, and world news that features faculty, students, and alumni from the College of Arts & Sciences. Most recently, the College is trending in the news for holiday events, performances in the School of Music, graduation ceremonies, and more. […]

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A&S in the News: December 2-8, 2018

Read local, national, and world news that features faculty, students, and alumni from the College of Arts & Sciences. Most recently, the College is trending in the news for performances in the School of Music, research on climate change, holiday events, and more. […]

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A&S in the News: November 4-10, 2018

Read local, national, and world news that features faculty, students, and alumni from the College of Arts & Sciences. Most recently, the College is trending in the news for the Capstone Horn Quartet, research on mass shootings, the mid-term elections, and more. […]

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Anthropology, History Professors Producing Podcast About Race

Dr. Jim Bindon, a professor emeritus in the department of anthropology, and Dr. Erik Peterson, an assistant professor in the department of history, started a podcast called “Speaking of Race” after realizing that a large portion of the population was receiving incorrect information regarding race. […]

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A&S in the News: September 23-29, 2018

Read local, national, and world news that features faculty, students, and alumni from the College of Arts & Sciences. Most recently, the College is trending in the news for Hispanic Latino Heritage Month, research on the Ten Commandments, performances in the School of Music, and more. […]

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Michael Ward

­­­­­ As the director of east Oregon’s Umatilla Basin Watershed Council, alumnus Michael Ward is helping to preserve salmon species across the Pacific Northwest, and in the process he won the 2017 Water Resources Conservation Award for his work. Steelhead salmon, one of the species Ward works to protect, relies on access to mountain streams […]

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