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Seven History Seniors Inducted into National Honors Society for Liberal Arts and Sciences

Seven History Seniors Inducted into National Honors Society for Liberal Arts and Sciences

Seven seniors from the History Department class of 2019 were inducted into national honors societies. Phi Beta Kappa: Academic Honors Society Phi Beta Kappa is the oldest U.S. national honors society for the liberal arts and sciences. Founded in 1776, it recognizes exemplary academic achievement and shows a commitment to the […]

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July 24, 2019 at 1:26 amAnnouncements News

Two History Faculty Promoted: Trauschweizer and Hill

Dr. Joshua Hill

Two History Department faculty members were promoted in rank this June 2019. Dr. Ingo Trauschweizer was promoted to the rank of professor. His latest book, Maxwell Taylor’s Cold War: From Berlin to Vietnam (University Press of Kentucky, 2019), offers an intellectual biography of General Maxwell D. Taylor and a study of the U.S. […]

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July 17, 2019 at 9:32 amNews

History Ph.D. Student Visits Grenada to Conduct Research and Present at Conference

Heather Salazar

Heather Salazar, doctoral student in the History Department, recently completed a research trip covering four different sites to access archival documents and oral histories. Her dissertation, provisionally titled “Grenada: From British Colony to America’s Cold War Pawn,” examines the 1983 U.S.  invasion of Grenada  (Operation URGENT FURY) within the global context […]

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July 11, 2019 at 1:31 pmNews Research

Alumni News | Dispatch Features Marchbanks’ Passion for Jazz, Radio

Jack Marchbanks

The Columbus Dispatch writes about Ohio University alum Jack Marchbanks in a feature article headlined “ODOT director Jack Marchbanks’ knowledge, passion drive jazz radio program.” Marchbanks, who earned a Ph.D. in History (with a Certificate in Contemporary History) in 2018 from the College of Arts & Sciences, was named the […]

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July 5, 2019 at 10:47 amAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

History Announces 2018-19 Scholarship, Grants, and Essay Competition Winners

History Announces 2018-19 Scholarship, Grants, and Essay Competition Winners

The History Department announces the 2018-19 winners of the department’s scholarship, research grant, and essay competitions. While many of these awards are designated for History majors, several of them are available to all OHIO undergraduate students. The department offers an array of annual scholarships and grants that range in amount from […]

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July 5, 2019 at 10:36 amAnnouncements Research

Pach Quoted on Eisenhower’s View of Military Parades

Dr. Chester Pach

Dr. Chester Pach, Associate Professor of History at Ohio University, was quoted in a PolitiFact story headlined “Did Eisenhower say a military parade would make U.S. look weak? Not in so many words.” As President Donald Trump was preparing a July 4 celebration in Washington, with tanks and other armaments […]

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July 5, 2019 at 7:49 amFaculty in the News In the News

Six OHIO Students Selected as Fulbright Students

Max Annable at West Point Academy

Six Ohio University students have been selected as recipients for the Fulbright U.S. Student Program and will spend eight to 12 months working to promote international education and cultural exchange in host countries across Asia, Europe and South America, according to an Ohio University news release. The Fulbright U.S. Student […]

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June 6, 2019 at 1:22 pmNews