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Washington Post: History Alum Who Exposed Nazi Theft of Jewish Property Dies at 84

“William Z. Slany, a top State Department historian who helped oversee a study in the 1990s that exposed Nazi looting of Jewish property and that led to $8 billion in belated compensation for Holocaust victims and their families, died May 13 at his home in Reston. He was 84,” reported […]

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June 27, 2013 at 8:55 amAlumni in the News In the News

Student Gets Naval History Grant to Study Reagan Administration

The Navy History and Heritage Command recognized four individuals—one of them a doctoral student in history at Ohio University’s College of Arts & Sciences—on June 17 for works they are proposing to publish that will further the understanding and application of current U.S. Navy strategy through historical context. They will […]

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June 18, 2013 at 3:15 pmIn the News Research Students in the News

Miner: ‘A War-Winning Weapon: Soviet Women During World War Two’

Dr. Steve Miner, Professor of History and Director of the Contemporary History Institute at Ohio University’s College of Arts & Sciences, presented a paper at a conference on Women in Warfare: From Troy to the Trenches in June at the University of Edinburgh’s Centre for the Study of Modern Conflict […]

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June 18, 2013 at 1:06 pmFaculty in the News Research

Two World Religion Students Get Weckman Prizes

Two World Religion Students Get Weckman Prizes

By Jennifer (Shutt) Bowie In 1968, Dr. George Weckman became an assistant professor in Ohio University’s Department of Philosophy. This spring semester, some 45 years later, two undergraduate students were recognized with special prizes that honors Weckman’s years of teaching in the College of Arts & Sciences. Weckman was instrumental […]

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June 18, 2013 at 10:01 amNews

Yellowstone, Bears, Fly Fishing—History Alum Brings Park to Life

Yellowstone, Bears, Fly Fishing—History Alum Brings Park to Life

“On a sunny and memorable day in 1979, I stood in the post office in Manchester Center, Vermont, and unwrapped the package containing the advance copy of my first book, Old Yellowstone Days. As I stood there staring at it in wonder, I realized that with its publication I had […]

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June 17, 2013 at 3:21 pmAlumni in the News News

Brown: A Look at Obama’s Red Line and Sen. McCain’s Crusade

“Now that the White House has acknowledged that the Assad regime in Syria did use sarin gas on several occasions in March, killing 100-150 people, a couple of questions are immediately obvious. What will Obama’s next step be? What role should the United States play in this increasingly bloody conflict?” […]

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June 17, 2013 at 12:59 pmIn the News Students in the News

History Organizations Bring Awareness Through Journals and Lectures

By Kristen Spicker From Compass, April 15, 2013 Flip through the content of The Ohio University Undergraduate Journal of History and one quickly discovers this isn’t a standard undergraduate journal. Featuring articles covering topics from attitudes toward malaria in the US-occupied Philippines, 1916 Ireland and the Hungarian Revolution, it’s not […]

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May 30, 2013 at 9:04 amNews