February 17, 2020
In honor of Black History Month, we reflect on what it means to be African American and how stories of unsung heroes and heroines can inspire us today.
February 11, 2020
Jonathan Coopersmith, professor in the Department of History, was elected as Chair-Elect, Chair, and Retiring Chair for the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Section for the History and Philosophy of Science
January 28, 2020
All students who attend Texas A&M have unique challenges as they navigate through college. Aaron Zajac '20, who has autism, had to overcome and adapt more so than most, and has flourished as a member of the Corps of Cadets.
December 2, 2019
Today is Cyber Monday, the Monday following Thanksgiving, promoted by online retailers as a day for exceptional bargains. The College of Liberal Arts sat down with a history professor to discuss how technology shapes our views on shopping.
November 26, 2019
The longtime professor has been designated a Distinguished Lecturer by the Organization of American Historians for his scholarly works on labor history and baseball.
October 31, 2019
Halloween exists beyond symbols of “Boo!” and scary movies. Two professors in the College of Liberal Arts trace Halloween’s historical and cultural beginnings and explain the concept of “liminal spaces” in our world and that of the ancients.
October 25, 2019
October is National Book Month, and the College of Liberal Arts will be celebrating all month long! For our last feature we talked with historian Elizabeth Cobbs about the national conversation surrounding Harriet Tubman and why American history is needed now more than ever.
September 30, 2019
Hispanic Heritage Month is from September 15 to October 15 each year. As we are in the middle of the month, it is important to remember what this month celebrates and how all histories should be shared.
September 26, 2019
Do you hear the shofar blast? From sundown September 29 to sundown October 1 marks the Jewish New Year, Rosh Hashanah. To celebrate these good tidings, the College of Liberal Arts sat down with three professors whose teaching focuses on the ever-expanding Jewish studies.
September 20, 2019
College of Liberal Arts professor Carlos Blanton was one of four faculty members named Southeastern Conference Academic Leadership Development Program fellows.