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Department News

The Department's newsletter, History on the Hill, is published every fall. Alumni and friends are encouraged to subscribe. Please see below for more news articles regarding our faculty and students.

Recent News Articles

Professor Andrew Denning uncovers how Alpine skiiing fundamentally altered Europe's economy and challenged its environment (10/1/15)

Professor Emeritus Norman Saul chronicles forgotten education exchange with Soviets (10/5/15)

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences welcomes new faculty, Professors Beth Bailey, David Farber, and Andrew Denning (9/11/15)

Professor emeritus Norman Saul publishes new collection on Russian-American relations (9/9/15)

Professor David Roediger wins Hall Center non-fiction book award (8/31/15)

Ph.D. candidates Gwyn Bourlakov and George Klaeren awarded Fulbright scholarships (7/31/15)

Holocaust researcher details lives of female Nazi guards (6/17/15)

Outstanding history graduate students receive Hall Center research awards, internships (5/15/15)

Professor Ed Russell details how Native American cotton selection led to Industrial Revolution (5/15/15)

Professor Paul Kelton's new book dispels assumptions on disease and colonization in North America (5/6/15)

Professor Gregory Cushman named one of the first Carnegie fellows (4/22/15)

Professor Beth Bailey joins History Department as one of University's Foundation Professors (3/31/15)

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Professor Hagith Sivan participant in project that seeks to discover aspects of early Jewish childhood (11/13/14)

Distinguished Professor Victor Bailey named recipient of Higuchi-KU Endowment Research Achievement Award (11/10/14)

Foundation Professor David Roediger links slavery emancipation to other social movements (11/5/2014)

Three history graduate students win Hall Center awards (10/23/2014)

Assistant Professor Sheyda Jahanbani explores origins of 'War on Poverty,' new challenges (9/10/2014)

Associate Professor Jacob Dorman cited in 'Tablet' article on Black Judaism (9/9/2014)

Two history graduate students win Fulbright awards (8/4/2014) ​

Outstanding history graduate students receive Hall Center research awards (6/26/2014) 

Associate Professor Gregory Cushman tracks unlikely source to unlock Pacific environmental history (5/20/2014)

Assistant Professor Erik Scott wins book publication award (4/21/2014)

Professor Luis Corteguera's book details inner workings of Spanish Inquisition (4/7/2014)

"Pivotal Events in History:" Historian to discuss how war changed worldview of Europeans (4/1/2014)

KU experts can provide insight on 100th anniversary of World War I (3/27/2014)

Distinguished Professor Edmund Russell to lecture on 'co-evolutionary' history (2/10/2014)

David Roediger named first Foundation Professor (1/10/2014)

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