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Honoring Dr. Noble David Cook in Peru

05/16/2017

In the course of the 2017 Latin American Studies Association Congress in Lima, FIU's Department of History celebrated the longstanding connections to Peru and its Pontifícia Universidad Católica del Perú, fostered by Dr. Noble David Cook. Click here to learn more about the event honoring him.

FIU grads head off to Top Law Schools

04/19/2017

The history department would like to congratulate three of our BA grads who will head off to law school in the fall. Richard Delgado (BA S17) will be attending FIU Law, Alessandra Siblesz (BA F16) will start at the University of Florida, Sophia Gonzalez (BA S17) will start at the University of Michigan, and David Nabors (BA F16) will enroll in Harvard Law. Congratulations to all of them on their very hard work over the last few years.

Congrats to our 2017 Phi Beta Kappa Inductees

04/19/2017

The history department extends a proud congratulations to the six 2016-17 BA graduates who were inducted into Phi Beta Kappa on Sunday, April 2. Phi Beta Kappa, founded in 1776, is a highly selective, nation-wide honor society. Well done, Sophia Gonzalez, Juan Heredia, Todd Jolly, Erin McNulty, Ari Sandler, and John Settles!

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For undergraduate history majors or minors, working with an academic advisor is an important part of completing your coursework. Please contact Academic Advisor Keaton Lora or Faculty Advisor Shane Landrum.

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History Happenings

An exciting opportunity

FIU is partnering with the Historic Hampton House on a two year project which offers graduate students and undergraduates a chance to gain real world skills, serve the community, earn internship credit, and produce a historical exhibit.

During the segregation era, the Hampton House was the premier hotel for African Americans visiting Miami. Unable to stay at the fancy hotels on Miami Beach, where they often performed, great American musicians stayed at the Hampton House during their time in Miami: Sam Cooke, Aretha Franklin, Dizzy Gillespie, and other jazz, blues and soul performers.

We are looking for two to three undergraduates and graduate students for internships and class credit, starting this summer and continuing through next year.

For undergraduates and graduate students not on funding, there are also stipends available.

For more information, please contact Prof. Ken Lipartito at lipark@fiu.edu.

Other news

Volume 1, Issue 1 of Yesterday Today, the FIU history department's newsletter, is now available.

Famous History Majors
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Read some of our graduate placement successes stories: Graduate Placement

Read stories about the successes of some of our terrific recent MAs and PhDs: Graduate Student Successes