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Congratulations to Maria Botero (BA F17)! This fall, Maria will be starting an MA in Strategic Communications, with a concentration on advocacy and social impact, at American University in Washington DC. We wish her the best!

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Three History Department faculty have been recognized by the university as Top Scholars. This designation is the result of a competitive process whereby faculty are assessed for academic impact in their respective fields by a committee of their peers. Dr. Bianca Premo won the award in the category of ‘Notable Academic Appointments’ while Drs. Jenna Gibbs and Kenneth Lipartito secured recognition under the category of ‘Major Grants’. Congratulations to all three awardees.

Dr. Jessica Adler, a joint professor in the Department of History and the Robert Stempel College of Public Health, has been awarded a most prestigious NEH grant amounting to more than $90,000 for the development of her public history project "War and Healing: A Century of Veterans’ Reintegration." This is a significant project within the NEH's larger "Dialogues on the Experiences of War" supporting humanities-based programs for military veterans and their families.

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On Thursday, April 12t,h Ph.D. graduate Jordan Malfoy received the annual departmental best Dissertation award at the Green School of International and Public Affairs ceremony. The Department of History had a bumper crop of six completed Ph.Ds in 2017/18 so Jordan’s achievement is particularly commendable.

On March 23rd, 2018, FIU's chapter of the history honor society, Phi Alpha Theta, held an induction ceremony and inducted 10 new members.

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The Writing in History Undergraduate Essay Contest is designed to recognize the quality research and scholarly writing of students in history courses at Florida International University. Any current undergraduate at Florida International University is eligible to submit a piece of historical scholarship written during the 2017-8 academic year. Deadline for submission is April 20. Click For More Information for writing guideline and prizes.

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The History Department and FIU Online are pleased to announce the launch of a new fully online BA degree. Students can now register for classes under this new, convenient option that allows them to obtain their History degree in a way that fits in with the hectic pace of modern life. Please click for more information.

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The FIU History Department is pleased to announce the digital release of the FIU History Newsletter's second volume: Yesterday Today. Physical copies to follow at a later date. Please click for more information.

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Congratulations to Maria Laura Rodriguez (BA 2016). This fall, she will start an MA program in German and European Studies at School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University. We wish her all the best!

The Department of History is pleased to announce a competition for two (2) PostDoctoral Fellowship positions open to all FIU History PhDs graduating in the two previous academic years, to begin Fall 2018. The two positions include consideration of potential applicants requesting renewal of their FIU postdoctoral position for up to a second year. APPLICATION DEADLINE: Friday, April 27, 5:00 PM. Click For More Information.

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