Jeremy Best recently appeared on KHOI Community Radio in Ames, Iowa on the program Local Talk. Kay Puttock interviewed Jeremy as part of a program entitled Mind Body Medicine about the Bruno Groening Circle of Friends, an organization of spiritual healers with origins in post-World War II Germany. Jeremy’s comments provided the program with historical … Continue reading Jeremy Best interviewed on KHOI Local Talk
Maria Howe, a PhD candidate in History, has won two awards to fund her research this summer on water policy in the American West. One is a James H. Bradley Fellowship from the Montana Historical Society. It funds four weeks of research in the Historical Society’s collections. The other is the Gordon Morris Bakken Scholarship … Continue reading Maria Howe wins two research awards
Eight history majors were among the sixteen ISU students who went to Italy in May as part of the study abroad course History/Classical Studies 385 (Roman Italy: Building the Empire). Based in Rome and jointly taught by Professors David Hollander (History) and Rachel Meyers (World Languages and Cultures), the class visited archaeological sites and museums … Continue reading Summer 2016 study abroad in Rome
Brittany Grosskopf is a geology major with a quest for adventures. Her Iowa State education has offered her many opportunities, the most recent of which was travel to Rome with David Hollander’s Study Abroad trip in summer 2016.Œæ Read more about her ISU experiences here.
Since last spring, the History Department has been hosting a Chinese visitor. Dr. Yidan Yang is an associate professor in the College of Humanities, Northwest A&F University. He is an expert in agricultural history, Chinese economic history, and rural social history of China, and has been pursuing research in these areas using library and other … Continue reading Chinese visitor hosted by department
What began as a hobby has now turned into a prominent humanities research award for John Warne Monroe, associate professor of history. Monroe began collecting African sculpture in his free time a decade ago, and his interest in the art’s history has led to a 2015-2016 National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Fellowship.
The History Department is pleased to recognize the latest group of our majors to be inducted into the prestigious Phi Beta Kappa Society. Congratulations to: Benjamin Davis, Jill Foley, Melissa Grunder, Justine Hagedorn, Adam Kenaragni, Jacob Peters, Coreen Robinson, Kyle Steingreaber.