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


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







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. 




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! 

Dr. Bob Blackburn Inducted into the College of Arts & Sciences Hall of Fame

Dr. Bob Blackburn (M.A. History ’76, Ph.D. History ’79) was inducted into the College of Arts & Sciences Hall of Fame at a private banquet on Friday, September 9, 2016. Dr. Blackburn has served as the executive director of the Oklahoma Historical Society since 1999.  He has written or co-authored 18 books and numerous articles, journal entries, and screenplays.  He is a steady source of historical information to the media and has appeared numerous times on the History Channel.  Dr. Blackburn was also instrumental in planning and building the Oklahoma History Center, a 215,000-square foot museum and research center open to the public. 

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Dr. Blackburn (center, in the orange tie), was inducted into the College of Arts & Sciences Hall of Fame on Friday, September 9th. Dr. Blackburn is the Executive Director of the Oklahoma Historical Society. History faculty Dr. Bill Bryans (far left), Dr. Jim Huston (next to Dr. Bryans), and Dr. Richard Rohrs (far right) were also in attendance.