July 13, 2020
Sarah McNamara is one of ten Mellon Emerging Faculty Leaders for 2020 at the WW National Fellowship Foundation
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.
August 25, 2019
History professor Elizabeth Cobbs resurrected the story of women soldiers in WWI with her book “The Hello Girls: America’s First Women Soldiers.”
May 4, 2019
On Star Wars Day, a history professor highlights the brains and brawn of the Star Wars franchise and how close we might be to droid and force technology.
February 11, 2019
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.