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History Alumni Talk About Careers with Undergraduates

Participants in the alumni panel from the opening event of the 10th Annual Undergraduate History Conference

The opening event of the 10th Annual Undergraduate History Conference (April 14-15) featured reflections by History alumni on their time in the department and how it helped prepare them for their post-college careers. The panel included Sara Fisher (The Lakewood Historical Society), Chrissy Matzen (Department of History at the University […]

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July 14, 2016 at 1:24 pmAlumni

You’re Invited | Ohio Civil War Symposium, Aug. 13

General William Tecumseh Sherman Bronze Bas Relief Marching Through Georgia Civil War Memorial Pennsylvania Avenue Washington, D.C. Statue dedicated 1903, artist Carl Rohl-Smith. Located in back of Treasury where President Andrew Johnson and Ulysses Grant reviewed the Army at the end of the Civil War. General Sherman led the review at the head of the Army of Tennessee.

The History Department is hosting an Ohio Civil War Symposium at the Sherman House Museum in Lancaster on Saturday, Aug. 13, 2016. The Ohio Civil War Symposium is for Ohio University alumni and anyone interested in the history of the civil war. The cost is $30 and includes admission to […]

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July 2, 2016 at 7:00 amEvents

Pach Wins Grasselli Brown Faculty Teaching Award in the Humanities

Dr. Chester Pach

The College of Arts and Sciences Awards Committee recently selected Dr. Chester Pach, Associate Professor of History at Ohio University, as the recipient of the 2015-16 Jeanette G. Grasselli Brown Faculty Teaching Award in the Humanities. The award recognizes “superior classroom performance,” “involvement with students beyond the classroom,” and “contributions to a department’s curricular […]

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May 4, 2016 at 3:57 pmNews

Clouse Wins University Professor Teaching Award

Dr. Michele Clouse

The University Professor Selection Committee recently selected Dr. Michele Clouse, Associate Professor of History at Ohio University, as one of the four annual University Professor Award recipients for 2016-17. The award recognizes “outstanding teaching at the university.” Students initially nominated Clouse as part of a university-wide open call by the Center for Teaching and Learning […]

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May 4, 2016 at 8:15 amNews

History Wraps Up 2015-16 with Successful Job Placements, Student Awards

History's Dr. Miriam Shadis and Dr. Mariana Dantas, with graduating senior Michael Lynch

The History Department at Ohio University recently marked the end of the 2015-16 academic year by recognizing the academic accomplishments of undergraduate majors and the graduating class of history majors. On Friday, April 29, 2016, the History Department convened its annual reception for graduating undergraduate seniors. The department chair, Dr. Katherine […]

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May 3, 2016 at 11:28 amNews

History Grad Students Selected for RAND Corporation Summer Associate Program

Rand Corporation Logo

Matt Johnson and Adam Givens, both Ph.D. students in the History Department at Ohio University, have been selected as 2016 Graduate Summer Research Associates at the RAND Corporation. RAND is a non-profit non-partisan research organization that provides research and analysis to the United States Armed Forces. The Summer Research Associate Program […]

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April 26, 2016 at 9:16 pmAlumni News

History Alumni Spotlight: Guy Aldridge Starts Ph.D. at University of Maryland

Guy Aldridge

Guy Aldridge ’15M, an alumnus of the M.A. program in the History Department at Ohio University, will be starting his Ph.D. studies in the History Department at the University of Maryland in fall 2016. Aldridge graduated from Ohio University in spring 2015, after completing his master’s degree under the supervision of Assistant […]

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April 25, 2016 at 3:19 pmAlumni