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  • Christy Chapin wins book prize

    Prof. Christy Chapin's new book, Ensuring America's Health: The Public Creation of the Corporate Health Care System (Cambridge University Press, 2015) won the 2016 Ralph Gomory Prize from the...
    Posted: April 5, 2016 12:47 PM
  • New Historian of China hired!

    The Department of History is pleased to announce that Dr. Nianshen Song will join the department as an Assistant Professor in August 2016.   Dr. Song holds a BA in Chinese...
    Posted: January 26, 2016 5:59 PM
  • Profs. Chapin and Oyen publish books

    Assistant Professors Christy Chapin and Meredith Oyen both recently published books.   Prof. Chapin published Ensuring America's Health: The Public Creation of the Corporate Health Care System...
    Posted: October 10, 2015 8:36 AM
  • Prof. Kate Brown wins AHA Dunning Prize

    Kate Brown recently won the John H. Dunning Prize for the Best Book in American history.  The prize is awarded every two years.  Close to 1500 books were submitted for consideration.  For more on...
    Posted: October 10, 2015 8:26 AM
  • Prof. Denise Meringolo wins Dresher Fellowship

    Fellowship for Public History Research Project
    Prof. Denise Meringolo has won a Dresher Residential Research Fellowship for 2015-16 for her project, "Radical Roots: Civic Engagement, Public History, and a Tradition of Social Justice Activism."...
    Posted: August 21, 2015 12:41 PM
  • Prof. Susan McDonough wins fellowships

    studying prostitution in medieval Spain
    Prof. Susan McDonough was accepted into the prestigious 2015 NEH Summer Institute on “Negotiating Identities: Expression and Representation in the Christian-Jewish-Muslim Mediterranean," to be...
    Posted: May 23, 2015 7:48 AM
  • Prof. Amy Froide wins summer grant

    Prof. Froide won a MIPAR/CAHSS summer faculty fellowship for the summer of 2015 for her new project, "Eighteenth Century England's Charitable Corporation: A Cautionary Tale of Microfinance, Fraud,...
    Posted: May 22, 2015 7:39 AM
  • Prof. Tatarewicz quoted in Christian Science Monitor

    Dr. T is the Hubble go-to-guy!
    Prof. Joseph Tatarewicz was the most quoted expert in a major science story on the Hubble telescope in the Christian Science Monitor on April 19.  Read his pithy quotes (how do you like...
    Posted: April 21, 2015 1:29 PM
  • Prof. Anne Sarah Rubin on NPR

    Through the Heart of Dixie: Sherman's March and American Memory On this installment of ST, an interesting conversation with Anne Sarah Rubin, an associate professor of history at the...
    Posted: April 6, 2015 10:34 AM
  • Profs. Anne Rubin & Marc Olano Innovate on Gaming to Learn

    President Hrabowski Lauds Civil War Project in CNBC Article
    In a recent CNBC commentary, UMBC President Hrabowski charges, “American education, from pre-K to college, must find ways to inspire similar dedication and to bring content to life. Digital...
    Posted: April 1, 2015 3:27 PM