WSU Undergraduate Education scholarship applications are due Feb. 29, 2016. See the Undergraduate Research poster.
SURCA abstract deadline is February 22 at 5:00 p.m. See the SURCA Poster.
The George and Bernadine Converse Historical Endowment, the School of Politics, Philosophy, and Public Affairs, and the Foley Institute are sponsoring a lecture presented by Dr. Joris Kila. The lecture will be on February 24, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. in the CUB. For more information, see the Foley Institute flyer.
A panel discussion featuring the Department of History’s Professors Jennifer Thigpen, Frank Hill, and Lawrence Hatter will speak on how getting an education in history can be beneficial far beyond the classroom. Topics for discussion will include careers in the modern world of history as well as how the impact a historical education could have in our daily lives. This will be a very productive event as well as being highly informative for all who are able to attend. The panel will take place in room Smith Center for Undergraduate Education (CUE) 207 at 3 p.m. on Monday, February 8, 2016. See the 2016 2 8 History Club flyer
Brian Stack, PhD candidate and whose adviser is Dr. Peter Boag, has won the Charles Allen Award for his MA thesis, completed in Spring 2015, entitled “Sodomists and Citizens: The Washington State Sodomy Law at the Turn of the Twentieth Century.” The award is made to a student in the arts, humanities, and social sciences. This is some information about the award from the graduate school website https://gradschool.wsu.edu/scholarships-2016
Reed Simock will be working in Senator Andy Bilig’s office for the duration of the 2016 legislative session. He’ll be responsible for tracking legislation for the Senator, attending committee hearings and legislative meetings, and helping answer constituent questions and concerns.
WSU History Club presents Dr. R. Charles Weller speaking on Muslim Collaboration with Nazi Germany, Tuesday November 10th at 4 pm in CUE 316, snacks will be provided!
Amy E. Harrington Canfield (’04, History) has had an article published in the Pacific Northwest Quarterly, entitled “Irrigation and the Fort Hall Indian Reservation, 1902-1920.”
Amy’s PhD dissertation title was ‘Pocatello Land Rush of 1902 and the Fort Hall Indian Reservation: A study of Allotment, “Surplus Lands,” and Trust-Fund Violations, 1867-1907.’ Her thesis committee consisted of Professors Orlan Svingen, Susan Armitage and LeRoy Ashby.