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Welcome! Building on more than a century of distinguished scholarship and teaching, our faculty and staff serve over 400 undergraduate majors along with many other students passionate about history. We are also home to a vibrant community of some 130 graduate students in both History and the History of Science, Medicine, and Technology.

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History in Summer

With 20 online, asynchronous courses to choose from, you can learn history anywhere this summer! More here…

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History SOAR Gateway

The History SOAR Gateway is intended for incoming first-year and transfer students interested in the History Major or Certificate or in exploring course options in History and History of Science.

History Newsletter

History Department Newsletter

The 2022-23 History Department newsletter, “The Past In The Present” is available now! More here…