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History in the News

Church Tragedy Inspires Many to Learn more About Charleston's History (NPR, 23 June 2015)

Depression-Era Photos Make a Mark in American Photography (NPR, 2 September 2014)

Ghost Cats and Musket Balls: Stories Told By Capitol Interns (NPR, 29 July 2014)

A Century Ago in Sarajevo: A Plot, A Farce and a Fateful Shot

How did the Meter Get its Length? (NPR, 23 June 2014)

Author: 2nd Amendment's Only Sentence Generates Recurrent Debate (NPR, 10 June 2014)

Gerry Adams' Arrest Calls Educational Privacy into Question (NPR, 3 May 2014

New Look at the Man Behind Black Power (NPR, 10 March 2014)

Heinrich Himmler's Private Letters Published in German Newspaper (NPR, 26 January 2014)

Behind the Movie, Tales from the Real-Life 'Monuments Men' (NPR, 7 February 2014)

'Founding Mothers' Helps Kids 'Remember the Ladies' (NPR, 28 January 2014)

World War I British Diaries Digitized (16 January 2014)

Piecing Together 'The World's Largest Jigsaw Puzzle' (posted 9 Oct 2012)

Did Man who armed Black Panthers Lead Two Lives (posted on 9 October 2012)

Wikipedia Policies Limit Editing Haymarket Bombing (posted on 9 October 2012)

Drew Faust on the 'Shared Suffering' of the Civil War (posted 9 Oct 2012)

Careers in History

What skills do history majors develop? (pdf)

Careers in Advocacy (pdf)

Careers in Business (pdf)

Careers in Information Management (pdf)

Careers as Researchers (pdf)

Careers as Teachers (pdf)

Careers as Writers and Editors (pdf)

The Job Market

Orhan's Inheritance is the Weight of History (In this news story, learn how historical research prompted an author to explore the Armenian genocide through a novel.) NPR, 18 April 2015)

To Understand Science, Study History (Chronicle of Higher Education, Commentary, 24 February 2014)

This is Irrefutable Evidence of the Value of a Humanities Education (Huffington Post, 28 January 2014)

Liberal Arts Grads Win Long-Term (Inside Higher Ed, 22 January 2014)

Heating Up History at the AHA (Prof Hacker, 16 January 2014)

Talking about the Humanities: Value v. Meaning (Inside Higher Ed, 8 December 2013)


History is philosophy teaching by examples.

Thucydides, The History of the Peloponnesian War 


Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.

Nelson Mandela