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OSU History Graduate Students Win Big at Phi Alpha Theta Regional Conference

OSU Nu Chapter of Phi Alpha Theta undergraduate and graduate students traveled to Weatherford, Oklahoma for the annual Phi Alpha Theta conference on February 25, 2017. OSU Nu Chapter graduate students swept the Graduate American category and took first place in Graduate Non-American. Congratulations to all that attended, presented, and placed.

Emma Fritz- 3rd in Graduate American 
"Memory and Adaption: The Cherokee Use of Recollection in the Post-Civil War Era"

David Justice- 2nd in Graduate American 
"'Generalissimo Francisco Franco is Still Dead': The Transition of U.S.- Spain Relations in the mid-1970s"

Sarah Barton- 1st in Graduate American 
"The Cost of Doing Business: The Clinton Administration and Discrepancies in Federal Cocaine Sentencing"

Cara Menasco- 1st in Graduate Non-American
"Religious Women? Old Babylonian Cloisters and Naditus"

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 David Justice, Sarah Barton, Emma Fritz, and Cara Menasco 

Dr. Laura Belmonte, Department Head, Featured in Time Magazine.

 Dr. Laura Belmonte, Department Head, shared her thoughts on the legacy of President Barack Obama with Time magazine. Read the full article hereBelmonte Laura 2016

History Club Historical Costume Party

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The OSU History Club had a great time dressing up as various historical characters on Friday, October 21st. If you are interested in being a part of the History Club, visit their Facebook page for more information! 

Call for Applications: Scholarships, Fellowships and Awards, Deadline: Feb. 1st, 2017

The Spring 2017 competition for history undegraduate and graduate student scholarships, fellowships and awards is now open. Deadline for applications is 12:00 noon on Wednesday, February 1st, 2017. For details about these scholarships,fellowships, and awards, click here (undergraduate) or here (graduate). Download application form here

 

Dr. Holly Karibo wins 2016 Michigan State History Award for her first book

SinCityNorthDr. Holly Karibo, assistant professor, received the 2016 Michigan State History Award for University PressBooks, for her first book, Sin City North: Sex, Drugs and Citizenship in the Detroit-Windsor Borderland. For more information, see Brian Perrota's interview with Dr. Karibo on the College of Arts & Sciences website.