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History Student Careers Panel with Alumni

October 15, 2017

Join Department of History alumni as they discuss career options and opportunities with undergraduate history students.

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The Half Life of Communism: Radioactive Boars and Strip Mining in Post-Unification Germany

October 14, 2017

The Department of History's Thomas Fleischman, will deliver a talk on his path-breaking research into the environmental and animal history of East Germany.  A reception with refreshments for alumni, students, faculty, and friends will follow.

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Stories from Class: Rochester Historians Discuss Their Teaching

October 13, 2017

History Department faculty Laura Smoller, Matthew Lenoe, and Stewart Weaver will take part in an informal discussion of "aha moments" from their classroom work. Refreshments will follow the discussion.

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Salted & Cured: Savoring the Culture, Heritage, and Flavor of America's Preserved

October 11, 2017

Jeffrey Roberts BA'68 recently published a new book: Salted & Cured: Savoring the Culture, Heritage, and Flavor of America's Preserved. Read more about this book here.

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Debating Modern-Day Japan

September 11, 2017

Students in HIS145: Modern Japan, taught by assistant professor Elya Zhang,
competed in teams against each other to debate hot button issues facing modern-day
Japan such as whether the country should restart its nuclear power plants that had
been switched off in the aftermath of the 2011 earthquake and subsequent tsunami,
after a massive radioactive fallout at the damaged nuclear power facility Fukushima Dai-
ichi.

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A new way to teach history in the 21st century

April 10, 2017

Learn about Professor Jarvis's 3D mapping techiques in this article from Newcenter.

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History Department Blog

September 1, 2016

https://historydepartmentuniversityofrochester.wordpress.com/

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