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Honors College Student Receives Runner-Up in 2014 Ali-Zaidi Award for Academic Excellence

Gretchen Heine, a dual major in Spanish and history, received $500 as a runner-up for the 2014 Syed R. Ali-Zaidi Award for Academic Excellence.

Posted on 4/17/2014 3:59:11 PM

Arpaia Elected Vice President of American Academy in Rome Council of Fellows

Paul Arpaia, Department of History, was elected to a two-year team as a vice president of the Council of Fellows of the American Academy in Rome.

Posted on 2/24/2014 8:51:18 AM

Whited Participates in Environmental History Program

Tamara Whited, Department of History, traveled to Lavin, Switzerland, in mid-August 2013 to participate as a faculty instructor in an environmental history summer school geared toward the needs of mid-level graduate students from Europe and North America.

Posted on 9/20/2013 9:24:19 AM

Mannard Presents on Antebellum Visitation Convents at History of Women Religious Conference

Joe Mannard of the History Department attended the ninth triennial meeting of the Conference on the History of Women Religious, held at St. Catherine University, St. Paul, Minnesota, June 23–26, 2013.

Posted on 7/2/2013 1:34:54 PM

History Graduate Student Featured in Newspaper

A History Department graduate student, Joshua McConnell, is doing an internship at the Altoona Area Public Library. His discovery of rare finds in a storage area is featured in the Altoona Mirror.

Posted on 4/8/2013 1:00:13 PM

History Professor Emeritus Tom Goodrich Honored with Journal Issue Dedication

The Journal of Ottoman Studies has dedicated two issues to Tom Goodrich, history professor emeritus, in honor of his significant contributions to research in this field.

Posted on 2/2/2013 7:51:55 PM

Botelho Interviewed on English Radio

Lynn Botelho, who is currently on sabbatical from the Department of History with a Fulbright–King’s College London Scholar Award, was recently interviewed by Mike Stonard of Future Radio about her current research project.

Posted on 10/5/2012 9:35:24 AM

Arpaia Discusses Anti-Semitism Through the Fall of Mussolini

Paul Arpaia, Department of History, delivered a lecture, “Antisemitism, Italian Style: The Italian Royal Academy, 1938–1943,” at the New York Public Library on May 18, 2012.

Posted on 8/27/2012 6:44:05 PM

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