Featured Courses for Fall 2016
HI 482: Darwinism in Science & Society
This course meets on M-W, 11:45-1:00 pm in Daniels Hall, Room 216
Prerequisite: 3 hours of history. Non-majors are welcome and can expect to do well!
This course satisfies GEP-Interdisciplinary Perspectives
HI 307: Jewish History
This course meets on Tu-Th, 3-4:15 pm in Tompkins Hall, Room 109
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Join us in the History Department
Apply to our programs. We offer three undergraduate degrees: the History B.A., the History B.A. (Teacher Education Concentration), and the History B.S. — as well as a History Minor, the History Honors Program, and an Accelerated B.A./M.A. Program. We also offer three graduate degrees: the History M.A., the Public History M.A., and the Public History Ph.D.
With more than 25 full-time faculty members who cover a range of historical specialties, our degree programs allow students the flexibility to explore their historical interests while preparing for the future.
Taking the Museum to the People
Public history graduate students Sarah Soleim and Abigail Jones have seen the challenge of attracting visitors to the Pope House Museum firsthand. They worked at the house in the summer of 2015 during internships with the City of Raleigh Museum, the home’s current owner. So as a way to increase public engagement, they worked with museum staff to brainstorm ways to bring the Pope House to the people.
Public History Doctoral Students Named Lead Peer Mentors
Public History Ph.D. students Cheryl Dong and Sarah Soleim have been named Lead Peer Mentors in the Lead Graduate Professional Skills (GPS) Collaborative for the 2016-2017 academic year.
Professor Bassett speaks on his new book in India
Over spring break, Associate Professor Ross Bassett gave a series of talks in India on his book, The Technological Indian.
NC State Backs Effort to Advance Research on Women, Girls of Color
NC State is part of a growing national initiative to advance research on women and girls of color. By joining the Collaborative to Advance Equity through Research, the university has committed to supporting existing research about women and girls of color while also developing new opportunities for scholarly inquiry.
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May 12, 2016
History Grads Admitted to Premier Ph.D. Programs
Many Ph.D. programs are discovering what the NC State History Department already knows: NC State history graduates rank among the best prepared for studies at the doctoral level. Our graduates have continued on to excellent Ph.D. programs across the country, from Stanford to Columbia.
May 1, 2016
Undergrad Combines Majors, Presents Research across US
Undergrad Tori Williams has been busy this spring. Tori – a University Scholar, tutor, and double major in history and biological sciences – added presenting at multiple conferences to her hectic schedule, traveling from coast to coast this April.
Apr 30, 2016
Rethinking Museum Accessibility
Public History grad student Jeanette Shaffer's plan to develop an audio guide script for visually impaired visitors to the Museum of Durham History leads to the creation of a museum task force with the goal of improving accessibility for audiences with different disabilities. Jeanette presented on her research and engagement with the museum at the Georgia State's Graduate Student History Conference in March.
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