Aug 26, 2016
Alumna, Amy Vidunas, Gives Back to the History Department
Graduate students often find it difficult making ends meet especially if they are going to school full time. Alumna, Amy Vidunas, '07, wants to make it a little bit easier.
Jun 22, 2016 | Red & White for Life Alumni Blog
Alumna Joanna McKnight Helps Preserve History in New England
A calling to preserve historic buildings is what led NC State history alumna Joanna McKnight to Historic New England — the oldest and largest regional heritage organization in the nation.
May 12, 2016
History Grads Admitted to Premier Ph.D. Programs
Many Ph.D. programs are discovering what the NC State History Department already knows: NC State history graduates rank among the best prepared for studies at the doctoral level. Our graduates have continued on to excellent Ph.D. programs across the country, from Stanford to Columbia.
Apr 22, 2016
History Celebrates Spring Fest 2016
History Department faculty and students came out to celebrate the College of Humanities and Social Sciences annual spring festival, a day on which the college highlights its departments on campus.
Apr 12, 2016
Public History Graduate Students Attend the 2016 NCPH Annual Conference
In March, several graduate students in the Public History Program attended the 2016 Annual Meeting for the National Council on Public History in Baltimore, Maryland. The theme of the conference was “Challenging the Exclusive Past.” The conference’s sessions, panels, and workshops all revolved around discussions of what public historians can to do to expand and challenge local, state, national, and global narratives.
Apr 5, 2016
Professor Bassett speaks on his book in India
Over spring break, Associate Professor Ross Bassett gave a series of talks in India on his book, The Technological Indian. The book describes how a group of Indians, starting in the late 19th century and continuing after India’s independence, looked to MIT as a vehicle for India’s technological development.
Mar 28, 2016
History Students Shine During Graduate Education Week
Graduate Students in History and Public History took home several prizes for excellence in teaching and research during NC State's Graduate Education Week (March 21-24).
Mar 3, 2016
Honors Student Travels to Ireland With Major Research Award
Will Maness has won a 2016 Robert L. and Marilyn D. Blanton Super-Curricular SEED Grant! This research grant, valued at up to $5000, is awarded to exceptional undergraduate students who are engaged in challenging research projects at NC State University. It is intended to help students “build on their undergraduate studies by participating in EXTRAORDINARY summer experiences.”
Oct 9, 2015
Dr. Matthew Booker’s suburban history class meets with NCSU Libraries Special Collections
Dr. Matthew Booker’s HI 491-002 class (Suburban Nation: Suburbs in American History) recently met with Special Collections and took a “deep dive” into some of the Landscape Architecture/Greenways collections. The […]
Aug 6, 2015
History Department Welcomes New Post Doctoral Teaching Scholars
This fall, the History Department welcomes three new Post Doctoral Teaching Scholars: Catherine Conner (African-American/Civil Rights History) Dr. Conner is a UNC Chapel Hill Ph.D. who works on post-1963 Birmingham, Alabama, […]