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The UVM Alumni House is seeking highly motivated interns to research the history of this historic building and produce written/visual/digital content that can be presented to guests of the house. An array of project opportunities are available which may include: Engaging in new research on the building and its architecture through archival work at UVM […]

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Please join us next week for the opening reception of “Contesting Race and Citizenship in the Gilded Age,” an exhibit of political cartoons assembled by students in Professor Nicole Phelps’ TAP seminar on the Gilded Age, at Bailey-Howe Library.

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We are pleased to announce that Natalie Coffman, who is finishing her MA in our department, was awarded the Graduate Student Senate’s Most Innovative Research Award for her thesis and presentation at the Student Research Conference this week. Natalie’s MA thesis, entitled “The Mormon Battalion’s Manifest Destiny: Expansion and Identity during the Mexican-American War,” examines […]

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Professor Sean Field recently presented some of his work at the annual meeting of the Medieval Academy of America, held at the University of Notre Dame 12-14 March 2015.  But for Professor Field the highlight of the meeting was the fact that three of his former honors students, now all completing or having completed doctorates […]

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When does a memorial become an important piece of history itself? In the case of Canada’s National War Memorial in Ottawa, the transformation occurred this past October when a masked gunman obsessed with radical Islam shot and killed in cold blood one of the memorial’s honor guards, Corporal Nathan Cirillo, before storming into Parliament up the […]

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By Andria Cubero, history major, UVM class of 2015 On my last day of fieldwork in Potolo, Bolivia- a small village outside of Sucre, I shared a brief tearful goodbye with the woman I had been staying with, and quickly settled myself into a small van alongside 10 or so other passengers from the village […]

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Earlier today, MA students in the Historic Preservation program presented on their recent internships in the old Billings Library. For more information on the Historic Preservation program, please visit:  http://www.uvm.edu/histpres/    

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