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Fallen Cougars Presentation

Ray Sun and graduate students Jordan Bergstrom, Kyley Canion-Brewer, Cassie Crisman, and Samantha Edgerton will be giving another Fallen Cougars presentation on Thursday 11/9 from 7pm-8pm at the Pullman Depot Heritage Center.

PhD Student Drew Gamboa Chosen as State Humanities Fellow

PhD student Drew Gamboa was chosen to be a state humanities fellow:
Humanities Washington’s Public Humanities Fellowship program supports early-career scholars and professionals who wish to design and implement innovative projects for underserved communities. 

Aaron Jesch Invited to Present

Aaron Jesch has been invited to present (and sing) at the upcoming Pacific Northwest Labor History Association conference to be held at the Washington State Historical Society in Tacoma, May 6, “Songs and Poems of the Industrial Workers of the World.” Last summer Jesch received a competitive Sam Fishman Travel Grant from the Walter P. Reuther Library at Wayne State University.

Alicia Callahan Wins Crimson Award

History major Alicia Callahan won the Crimson Award (1st place) in the Arts and Humanities category at SURCA. Her poster presentation, which was based on her Honors thesis, was about the combat experience and traumatic personal memories of the soldiers of the 6th Armored Division, who fought continuously for nine months in the European Theater of WW2 and liberated the Buchenwald concentration camp. Her faculty advisor is Ray Sun. More information may be found here.