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Kevin Schultz Interviewed on MSNBC
Jun 10, 2015
Kevin Shultz appeared on MSNBC's June 5 program, "The Cycle" to discuss his new book,
Buckley and Mailer: The Difficult Friendship That Shaped the Sixties.
Jonathan Daly on Russia Becoming the World's Largest Exporter of Wheat
'While We Weren't Looking Russia Once Again Became The World's Biggest Exporter of Wheat'
Jonathan Daly on How The Russian Revolution Been Commemorated Over The Years
'Commemorating The Russian Revolution from Vladimir Lenin to Vladimir Putin'
John J. Kulczycki's Monograph Gets a Honorable Mention at ASEES
His monograph titled Belonging To The Nation: Inclusion and Exclusion In The Polish German Borderlands, 1939-1951 gets the honorable mention...
Deidre McCloskey Wins Hayek Book Prize
Her book Bourgeois Equality: How Ideas, Not Capital or Institutions Enriched the World (2016) wins the coveted award
History Major Selected to the Emerging Scholars Program
Ghermawit Berhane selected to the Emerging Scholars Program at Penn State University
Graduate Student Zukhra Kasimova Wins the Prestigious Civil Society Scholar Award
The prestigious award will cover her research expenses in Uzbekistan
Graduate Student Ismail Byashev wins the Prokhorov Foundation Scholarship
Ismail Byashev has been awarded the Prokhorov Foundation scholarship to complete his research in Russia this year
Stauter-Halsted wins the AHA's 2016 Joan Kelly Prize for best book in women's history
Keely Stauter-Halsted, Professor of History and Hejna Family Chair in Polish Studies, has been selected as the winner of the ...
Laura Hostetler gives talk at Ricci Institute at the University of San Francisco
Laura Hostetler gave a talk on the current disputes in the South China Sea at the San Francisco Museum of ...
Graduate student Louis Mercer receives a National Academy of Education/Spencer Dissertation Fellowship.
Graduate student Louis Mercer received a National Academy of Education/Spencer Dissertation Fellowship. This is a highly competitive award and will ...
Elizabeth Todd-Breland receives a National Academy of Education/Spencer Postdoctoral Fellowship
Elizabeth Todd-Breland has received a National Academy of Education/Spencer Postdoctoral Fellowship to support her ongoing research on the history of ...
Professor John Abbott to receive 2016 Silver Circle Award for Excellence in Teaching
Professor John Abbott has been selected as a recipient of the 2016 Silver Circle Award for Excellence in Teaching. The ...
Professor Boyer Wins Book Award
Professor Christopher Boyer's book Political Landscapes: Forests, Conservation, and Community in Mexico (Duke University Press, 2015) won the best book ...
Professor Kevin Schultz gives talk at Oregon State University
Professor Kevin Schultz gave a talk entitled: "Dissent and Citizenship: How Could Norman Mailer and William F. Buckley, Jr. Be ...
Professor Jennifer Brier and History Moves "In Plain Sight" Exhibition opens March 4
"In Plain Sight" is a public exhibition inspired by an ongoing project called "I'm Still Surviving: A Women's History of ...
Leon Fink publishes article: ‘Liberal’? No. ‘Progressive’? Nah. How About ‘Democratic Socialist’?
In These Times Magazine features an online column from Leon Fink, UIC distinguished professor of history, who writes about Senator ...
Robert Johnston wins grant for NEH Summer Institute
Robert Johnston has won a grant from the NEH for a Summer Institute for K-12 teachers entitled “Rethinking the Gilded ...
Melvin G. "Mel" Holli, 1933-2016
Professor of History Emeritus and former chair of the department Melvin G. "Mel" Holli passed away on January 7, 2016. ...
Graduate Student Jeff Nichols interviewed on ABC 7 News
Jeff Nichols comments on the discovery of long lost footage from the Eastland disaster on ABC7 news. The centenary of ...
Parsons named Soros Justice Fellow by the Open Society Foundation
2013 Ph.D. graduate Anne Parsons has been named a 2015 Soros Justice Fellow by the Open Society Foundation to complete ...
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