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History Extravaganza
Join us for presentations from the Internship and Independent Study Program!
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HISTORY CLUB
The History Club at Valparaiso University is commencing - and it's not just for History majors!
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What Can You Do With A History Degree?
Join us and get answers to your questions!
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Meet Professor Robert Elder
Valpo is a very special place, a true community where students and faculty live and work and learn together.
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Meet Professor J. Luis Ramos, Ph.D.
I encourage students to travel and explore, whether informally or via the numerous opportunities (Fulbright, Teach for America, etc.). Few activities are as rewarding.
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History Goes To The Movies: 12 Years A Slave
Professor Carter took some history students to see the film Twelve Years a Slave. Here are reviews from two seniors.
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History Goes To The Movies: The Butler
The great thing about this film is that it gives the audience an idea of what it was like for African Americans during the Civil Rights Movement.
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Making History In Shanghai
Professors Yun Xia and Kevin Ostoyich won an ASIANetwork grant to take students on a summer research trip to Shanghai.
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Commemorating Civil Rights
During the first week of spring break 2013 Professors Bloom and Carter led a group of 23 students on a Civil Rights trip.
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Professor Rittger’s Latest Book
"The Reformation of Suffering: Pastoral Theology and Lay Piety in Late Medieval and Early Modern Germany" has been exceptionally well received.
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Welcoming New Colleagues
In the 2012-2013 academic year the department welcomed two new colleagues: Professor Yun Xia and Professor Heath Carter.
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