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The Global Peacebuilding Certificate sponsored its first public event on November 8, 2021, with a panel discussion entitled, “The Afghanistan Crisis: The Challenges of Peacekeeping and Peacebuilding”.
Peace building certificate holds first event

Peace building certificate holds first event

The Global Peacebuilding Certificate sponsored its first public event on November 8, 2021, with a panel discussion entitled, “The Afghanistan Crisis: The Challenges of Peacekeeping and Peacebuilding”.

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History Graduate Fellow, Monique Davila, worked with with USU's Special Collections & Archives to create a digital exhibit commemorating the 100th anniversary of Congregation Brith Sholem and its synagogue's establishment in Ogden, Utah.
Brith Sholem Exhibit Opens

Brith Sholem Exhibit Opens

History Graduate Fellow, Monique Davila, worked with with USU's Special Collections & Archives to create a digital exhibit commemorating the 100th anniversary of Congregation Brith Sholem and its synagogue's establishment in Ogden, Utah.

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This USU history grad student seeks to illuminate women’s contribution in past national conflicts. In recent years, the number of women enlisted in the United States military has increased dramatically.
Women at War

Women at War

This USU history grad student seeks to illuminate women’s contribution in past national conflicts. In recent years, the number of women enlisted in the United States military has increased dramatically.

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Delbert Young is an alumni who works as a chaplain in the United States Army.
Religious Studies Alumni Highlight: Delbert Young

Religious Studies Alumni Highlight: Delbert Young

Delbert Young is an alumni who works as a chaplain in the United States Army.

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A new book was recently published about Navajo women by former faculty Bob McPherson.
New Book About Navajo Women

New Book About Navajo Women

A new book was recently published about Navajo women by former faculty Bob McPherson.

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Juneteenth
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Juneteenth – also known as Emancipation Day, Freedom Day, Jubilee Day and Liberation Day – honors, commemorates and celebrates the ending of the institution of chattel slavery in the United States of America.
USU Professors Share a Brief History of Juneteenth

USU Professors Share a Brief History of Juneteenth

Juneteenth – also known as Emancipation Day, Freedom Day, Jubilee Day and Liberation Day – honors, commemorates and celebrates the ending of the institution of chattel slavery in the United States of America.

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In Spring 2018, Dr. Norm Jones wanted help with an untranslated manuscript from the Huntington library. At the same time, a group of advanced undergraduate students, myself included
Latin Lab: Bringing the Fun from the Past to the Present

Latin Lab: Bringing the Fun from the Past to the Present

In Spring 2018, Dr. Norm Jones wanted help with an untranslated manuscript from the Huntington library. At the same time, a group of advanced undergraduate students, myself included

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Check out some of the Revolutionary Memory class projects from Kyle Bulthuis’s courses.
Revolutionary Memory Class Project Videos

Revolutionary Memory Class Project Videos

Check out some of the Revolutionary Memory class projects from Kyle Bulthuis’s courses.

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To our 2021 USU History Graduates: Congratulations from the History Department at Utah State University!
2021 USU History Graduates

2021 USU History Graduates

To our 2021 USU History Graduates: Congratulations from the History Department at Utah State University!

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Today we are celebrating students in our Classics program. Dr. Fran Titchener hosts the video recognizing awardees.
Day 5: Celebrating our 2021 Classics Students

Day 5: Celebrating our 2021 Classics Students

Today we are celebrating students in our Classics program. Dr. Fran Titchener hosts the video recognizing awardees.

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This video has host Lawrence Culver recognizing the student winners of the various Emeriti Excellence Scholarships for 2021. Thanks to Jonah Bibo for video production.
Day 4: Emeriti Excellence Scholarships 2021

Day 4: Emeriti Excellence Scholarships 2021

This video has host Lawrence Culver recognizing the student winners of the various Emeriti Excellence Scholarships for 2021. Thanks to Jonah Bibo for video production.

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Host Jamie Sanders recognizes the student winners of the History Excellence Scholarships for 2021. Stay tuned to the end for a brief shout-out to our hardworking departmental scholarship committee!
Day 3: History Excellence Scholarships

Day 3: History Excellence Scholarships

Host Jamie Sanders recognizes the student winners of the History Excellence Scholarships for 2021. Stay tuned to the end for a brief shout-out to our hardworking departmental scholarship committee!

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Recognizing our Student of the Year winners in History, Religious studies, Classics, and History Teaching.
Day 2: 2021 Students of the Year

Day 2: 2021 Students of the Year

Recognizing our Student of the Year winners in History, Religious studies, Classics, and History Teaching.

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Chris Babits and Patrick Mason present the four 2021 Writing Award Winners. Video credit to Jonah Bibo.
2021 Award Winners Day 1: Writing Awards

2021 Award Winners Day 1: Writing Awards

Chris Babits and Patrick Mason present the four 2021 Writing Award Winners. Video credit to Jonah Bibo.

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We are celebrating Dean McGuire and Colleen O’Neill for their awards in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences.
Celebrating Our Award Winners Dean McGuire and Colleen O'Neill

Celebrating Our Award Winners Dean McGuire and Colleen O'Neill

We are celebrating Dean McGuire and Colleen O’Neill for their awards in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences.

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USU Historians Chris Babits and Patrick Mason received the CHASS Giraffe Award: "an award recognizing faculty or staff who have tried something risky to better teaching, to further research, or to improve College organization or programs.
History Faculty Receive CHASS Giraffe Awards

History Faculty Receive CHASS Giraffe Awards

USU Historians Chris Babits and Patrick Mason received the CHASS Giraffe Award: "an award recognizing faculty or staff who have tried something risky to better teaching, to further research, or to improve College organization or programs.

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Religious Students Student, Anders Nilsson presented at the Indiana University Undergraduate Religious Studies Association (URSA) Symposium on March 26th & 27th, representing Utah State University.
Religious Studies Student Anders Nilsson Presents at Religious Studies Symposium

Religious Studies Student Anders Nilsson Presents at Religious Studies Symposium

Religious Students Student, Anders Nilsson presented at the Indiana University Undergraduate Religious Studies Association (URSA) Symposium on March 26th & 27th, representing Utah State University.

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On Friday, March 26, 2021, History major/Classics minor Daniel R. Porter along with 40 ROTC cadets will complete his URCO-funded research project and re-enact the famous Athenian charge
CHEER ON UNDERGRAD DANIEL PORTER!

CHEER ON UNDERGRAD DANIEL PORTER!

On Friday, March 26, 2021, History major/Classics minor Daniel R. Porter along with 40 ROTC cadets will complete his URCO-funded research project and re-enact the famous Athenian charge

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Angela Diaz
On Thursday, February 25, CHaSS is pleased to host a conversation with three prominent alumni working for organizations that employ and serve diverse populations.
Special CHaSS Alumni Presentation: The Value of an Inclusive Education

Special CHaSS Alumni Presentation: The Value of an Inclusive Education

On Thursday, February 25, CHaSS is pleased to host a conversation with three prominent alumni working for organizations that employ and serve diverse populations.

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Bob McPherson
For those interested in Navajo beliefs, the orientation is more on how and why Navajos think about this world and their experiences in it rather than a detailed explanation of specific ceremonies.
Faculty Bob McPherson publishes Traditional Navajo Teachings: A Trilogy

Faculty Bob McPherson publishes Traditional Navajo Teachings: A Trilogy

For those interested in Navajo beliefs, the orientation is more on how and why Navajos think about this world and their experiences in it rather than a detailed explanation of specific ceremonies.

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Maddie Alder
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Remote learning had its pleasures this fall. Dr. Lawrence Culver asked his class to do video book reviews and to tap into their creativity. This assignment by Maddie Alder is a great example of the excellent work in Dr. Culver’s class!
Desert Solitaire-Student's Creative Video

Desert Solitaire-Student's Creative Video

Remote learning had its pleasures this fall. Dr. Lawrence Culver asked his class to do video book reviews and to tap into their creativity. This assignment by Maddie Alder is a great example of the excellent work in Dr. Culver’s class!

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The Faye and Terry Whitworth Aggie Family Scholarship Endowment is given to “help students grow in their love of history and understanding of the world.”
Brooke LeFevre becomes USU History Department's First Whitworth Scholar

Brooke LeFevre becomes USU History Department's First Whitworth Scholar

The Faye and Terry Whitworth Aggie Family Scholarship Endowment is given to “help students grow in their love of history and understanding of the world.”

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Susan R. Grayzel
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Students in history now have a new way to learn about the history of the First World War after the publication of Dr. Susan R. Grayzel's second updated edition of The First World War: A Brief History With Documents.
USU Historian Publishes Updated History of the First World War

USU Historian Publishes Updated History of the First World War

Students in history now have a new way to learn about the history of the First World War after the publication of Dr. Susan R. Grayzel's second updated edition of The First World War: A Brief History With Documents.

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Utah State University held a wonderful series of discussions marking the 100th anniversary of national women's suffrage
USU Examines the Past and Future of Voting Rights in Fall 2020

USU Examines the Past and Future of Voting Rights in Fall 2020

Utah State University held a wonderful series of discussions marking the 100th anniversary of national women's suffrage

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Seth Archer
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Seth Archer of the History Department presented a lecture called "After the Vaccine" for the Honor Program's lecture series on October 21st 2020. See the video here.
Seth Archer Honors Lecture--After The Vaccine

Seth Archer Honors Lecture--After The Vaccine

Seth Archer of the History Department presented a lecture called "After the Vaccine" for the Honor Program's lecture series on October 21st 2020. See the video here.

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The History Department at Utah State University is pleased to announce the G. Kevin Jones Student Writing Award in Mormon History.
G. Kevin Jones Student Writing Award in Mormon History

G. Kevin Jones Student Writing Award in Mormon History

The History Department at Utah State University is pleased to announce the G. Kevin Jones Student Writing Award in Mormon History.

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History Faculty Member presents research featured on USU's Office of Research Podcast, "Instead."
Working Together and Networks of Female Spies, with Dr. Tammy Proctor

Working Together and Networks of Female Spies, with Dr. Tammy Proctor

History Faculty Member presents research featured on USU's Office of Research Podcast, "Instead."

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Our department is partnering with the USU Athletics program in this unique opportunity for Dr. Ross Peterson
USU Football and HIST 2010

USU Football and HIST 2010

Our department is partnering with the USU Athletics program in this unique opportunity for Dr. Ross Peterson

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Jeannie Sur
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Congrats to Jeannie Sur, who is the recipient of USU’s award for Diversity (Staff) in 2020. She earned the award for her work with the College diversity committee
Jeanie Sur Awarded 2019-20 Diversity Award

Jeanie Sur Awarded 2019-20 Diversity Award

Congrats to Jeannie Sur, who is the recipient of USU’s award for Diversity (Staff) in 2020. She earned the award for her work with the College diversity committee

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Each year, the History Department holds an Awards Ceremony to honor students' achievements and scholarships. This year, due to the COVID-19 pandemic closures, the ceremony was held virtually on April 16th 2020.
History Department holds "Virtual" Awards Banquet and Phi Alpha Theta Induction 2020

History Department holds "Virtual" Awards Banquet and Phi Alpha Theta Induction 2020

Each year, the History Department holds an Awards Ceremony to honor students' achievements and scholarships. This year, due to the COVID-19 pandemic closures, the ceremony was held virtually on April 16th 2020.

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Hope Eggett
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Hope Eggett was born in Logan, went to high school in Ogden, and has been a student at USU since 2015.
Undergraduate Hope Eggett to present her research on Capitol Hill

Undergraduate Hope Eggett to present her research on Capitol Hill

Hope Eggett was born in Logan, went to high school in Ogden, and has been a student at USU since 2015.

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Isaiah Jones, history alum and USU's transition, parent and family coordinator provides advice for USU students and families in a new podcast series.
Aggie Advice: New Aggie Podcast Helps Parents and Families of USU Students

Aggie Advice: New Aggie Podcast Helps Parents and Families of USU Students

Isaiah Jones, history alum and USU's transition, parent and family coordinator provides advice for USU students and families in a new podcast series.

Alyssa Hughes
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Alyssa Hughes is the Undergraduate Research Assistant for the Voting Rights Symposium. A junior majoring in political science and minoring in history,
Voting Rights Symposium: An Interview with Alyssa Hughes and Tammy Proctor

Voting Rights Symposium: An Interview with Alyssa Hughes and Tammy Proctor

Alyssa Hughes is the Undergraduate Research Assistant for the Voting Rights Symposium. A junior majoring in political science and minoring in history,

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When Classics Professor Mark Damen started developing a new master’s program in the history department, he reached out to more than thirty institutions
The Language Lab: Aut disce, aut discede, manet sors tertia: caede

The Language Lab: Aut disce, aut discede, manet sors tertia: caede

When Classics Professor Mark Damen started developing a new master’s program in the history department, he reached out to more than thirty institutions

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As a department, we work hard to make college more affordable for our students, and we are thrilled to announce that last year we added two new scholarships and one new award to our growing list.
Putting Donors' Dollars to work: Undergraduate and Graduate Student Awards & Scholarships

Putting Donors' Dollars to work: Undergraduate and Graduate Student Awards & Scholarships

As a department, we work hard to make college more affordable for our students, and we are thrilled to announce that last year we added two new scholarships and one new award to our growing list.

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Civil War
C-SPAN filmed a class on the Civil War taught by Asst. Professor Angela Diaz for a history series to be aired in spring.
Students, professor make history as their class is filmed for C-SPAN series

Students, professor make history as their class is filmed for C-SPAN series

C-SPAN filmed a class on the Civil War taught by Asst. Professor Angela Diaz for a history series to be aired in spring.

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A half-hour documentary on the 150th anniversary of the Golden Spike will be shown on KUED7.
Student documentary airing on KUED examines the lasting impact of Spike 150

Student documentary airing on KUED examines the lasting impact of Spike 150

A half-hour documentary on the 150th anniversary of the Golden Spike will be shown on KUED7.

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As memories dim of Holocaust horror, new class affirms its enduring relevance for recent generations of students.
Teaching the unspeakable

Teaching the unspeakable

As memories dim of Holocaust horror, new class affirms its enduring relevance for recent generations of students.

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Dr. Norm Jones, longtime USU History professor, will retire this semester. Two gatherings will be held to allow the many students he mentored over the years to reconnect with him. April 16 in Logan, April 26 in Salt lake City.
Former students invited to chat with history mentor Norm Jones as he ends long career

Former students invited to chat with history mentor Norm Jones as he ends long career

Dr. Norm Jones, longtime USU History professor, will retire this semester. Two gatherings will be held to allow the many students he mentored over the years to reconnect with him. April 16 in Logan, April 26 in Salt lake City.

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They Shall Not Grow Old
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“They Shall Not Grow Old” will be shown at 7 p.m. for three nights, Tuesday, April 9, and Thursday and Friday, April 11-12, at the Utah Theatre, 18 W. Center, Logan. Tickets are $4 at the door. Prof. Ross Peterson will lead discussions beforehand.
'They Shall Not Grow Old,' featuring restored WWI footage, plays in Logan

'They Shall Not Grow Old,' featuring restored WWI footage, plays in Logan

“They Shall Not Grow Old” will be shown at 7 p.m. for three nights, Tuesday, April 9, and Thursday and Friday, April 11-12, at the Utah Theatre, 18 W. Center, Logan. Tickets are $4 at the door. Prof. Ross Peterson will lead discussions beforehand.

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Records of artifacts and recorded remembrances to be included in a WWI archive
Public 'roadshow' to collect local memories and record family relics of WWI

Public 'roadshow' to collect local memories and record family relics of WWI

Records of artifacts and recorded remembrances to be included in a WWI archive

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Those skeptical about children’s influence in the past need only read today’s headlines, says historian
Children in history: From the mouth of babes

Children in history: From the mouth of babes

Those skeptical about children’s influence in the past need only read today’s headlines, says historian

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Philip Barlow, the History Department's Arrington Chair for Mormon Studies, set to retire in December.
History announces retirement of renowned scholar Philip Barlow

History announces retirement of renowned scholar Philip Barlow

Philip Barlow, the History Department's Arrington Chair for Mormon Studies, set to retire in December.

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Dr. Colleen O’Neill, associate professor of History, received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Center for Women and Gender at USU for her scholarship and Cache County-based activism.
Activism earns History professor Colleen O'Neill a Lifetime Achievement Award

Activism earns History professor Colleen O'Neill a Lifetime Achievement Award

Dr. Colleen O’Neill, associate professor of History, received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Center for Women and Gender at USU for her scholarship and Cache County-based activism.

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For a language created centuries ago, Latin remains a dominant force in the modern world.
Classics - a classic itself

Classics - a classic itself

For a language created centuries ago, Latin remains a dominant force in the modern world.

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Kirtan Patel
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History grad student, Kirtan Patel, earned second place in a writing contest held in conjunction with the Leonard J. Arrington Mormon History Lecture at Utah State University.
History grad student earns award in Arrington writing contest

History grad student earns award in Arrington writing contest

History grad student, Kirtan Patel, earned second place in a writing contest held in conjunction with the Leonard J. Arrington Mormon History Lecture at Utah State University.

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Seth Archer won the 2019 Social Science History Association’s President’s Book Award for Sharks upon the Land: Colonialism, Indigenous Health, and Culture in Hawaiʻi.
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Seth Archer won the 2019 Social Science History Association’s President’s Book Award for Sharks upon the Land: Colonialism, Indigenous Health, and Culture in Hawaiʻi.