One of the aims of the National History Day contest is to promote critical inquiry among 6-12 grade students into historical topics related to an annual theme that is both broad in its scale and scope. This year’s theme, Communication in History: The Key to Understanding, asked students to think about and explore how the methods and modes of communication have changed over time … [Read more...] about 2021 Winners of the Virtual History Day Contest in Springfield
Graduate Course Offerings for Summer and Fall 2021 Summer Course Professor Format Additional Information HST 621 Early American Republic Miller, FT Online Counts as US History HST 629 Plagues and Pandemics Dicke, T Online Counts as World History or US History HST 632 History of Ancient Egypt Troche, J Online Counts as … [Read more...] about Graduate Course Offerings for Summer and Fall 2021
The Department of History would like to congratulate the following students upon the completion of their History MA degrees. Jenna Anderson, Patrick Bloemen, William Brazeal, Michael Castor, Anna Fisher, Garrett Hinner, Garrett Holtz, Aaron Loker, Emmanuel Ofori-Yeboah, Carter Quirk, Miguel Rizo, Ryan Schroeder, Camilla Sisk, Ryan Sowa, and Bethany Stewart. We are all … [Read more...] about Congratulations: Graduate Students
When not teaching inside the classroom, our professors are busy in the community. For nearly four years now, Assistant Professor of Ancient History Dr. Julia Troche has been working to make ancient Egypt more accessible and visible in the Ozarks. To this end, she recently co-founded a non-profit, Missouri chapter of the American Research Center in Egypt (ARCE), which is an … [Read more...] about Ancient Egypt in the Ozarks
2020 has been a tough year so far. However, is it the worst year in history? Professor Jeremy Neely speaks to Ozarks First on just this topic! The answer might surprise you. … [Read more...] about 2020 Worst Year Ever?