Spring Events

Join the History Department this spring as we welcome Shanghai refugee Gary Sternberg to Valpo on April 25, 2019, and again as we gather on April 30, 2019, for the students in the Internship and Independent Study Program to present their findings.  The public is welcome to attend both of these events.       […]

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“The Dealer’s Cards: How Gary Sternberg Has Made the Best of Them”

On April 4, 2019, The American Institute for Contemporary German Studies (AICGS) published Professor Kevin Ostoyich’s newest article, “The Dealer’s Cards:  How Gary Sternberg Has Made the Best of Them”, which tells the story of Shanghai refugee, Gary Sternberg.   You can read this story at AICGS.org. Pictured: History student, Morgan Peacha, with Gary Sternberg, in March, […]

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Engage, Express, and Explore Workshop 2019

Professor Kevin Ostoyich introduced the Engage, Explore, and Express Workshop to campus in 2016 to introduce students to the process of research.  The workshop is intended to help students get involved and ask questions about the world around them.         Professor Kevin Ostoyich leading one of four Engage, Express, and Explore Workshops […]

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Case Study of the Internship/Independent Study Course

The Society of American Archivists recently published a peer-reviewed case study written by Rebecca Ostoyich, Archivist at the Valparaiso University Archives and Special Collections, and Professor Kevin Ostoyich with respect to the Internship/Independent Study course that is run by the Department of History in partnership with the University Archives and Special Collections.  The case study […]

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Engage Vigorously

The History Department is proud to share this interview, entitled “Engage Vigorously” which thoughtfully considers the work and journey of our own Dr. Heath Carter.  Dr. Carter was recently named Redeemer University College’s 2018 Emerging Public Intellectual.  In January, Dr. Carter will travel to Ontario, Canada, to deliver the “World and Our Calling” lecture. […]

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