Congratulations to Lud Deppisch, a recent M.A. from the U.S. History Graduate Program, on the publication of his new book!

The White House Physician: A History from Washington to George W. Bush has just been released by McFarland & Company, Publishers. The book is a revised and extended version of his M.A. thesis, completed under the direction of Michael Schaller (with Roger Nichols and Katherine Morrissey also on the thesis committee).

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Christopher Bischoff has been chosen to receive the Colonial Dames of the 17th Century Award for 2007.


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Ms. Raven Johnson has been chosen to recieve the Department of History's Katheryn Anne Governal Perseverance Award for 2007.


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Dear students,

The deadline for applications for undergraduate History scholarships for the Spring semester is 5pm on Wednesday, November 15, 2006. Blank application forms can be found posted on the bulletin boards outside my office (Soc. Sci.
126), outside the History main office (Soc. Sci. 215), or online at the History Department's website.

Completed applications can be turned in to my office or my mailbox.

Thank you,
Vicki Parker

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Information on Writing Assistance and Honors Studies

Writing Assistance for History Majors

The History Department's writing assistance service offers writing aid and support to University of Arizona undergraduate students enrolled in one or more history courses. To utilize the service, visit the History Department website to find contact information and office hours for this semester’s writing consultant: ... Read more

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History Department Fall 2006 Scholarship award winners for both Undergraduate and Graduate Students.


Grace B. & Robert A. Cosgrove Scholarship

  • Anthony Pawelski

Loretta R. & Joseph F. Cummings Scholarship

  • Matthew Hesketh

William J. DeLong Scholarship

  • Angela Mallard

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PAT members and officers held elections for 2006-07 today for next year's officers. They are:

1. PRESIDENT: Chris Bischof [this year's vice-president]

2. VICE-PRESIDENT: Allison Salazar [this year's public relations officer]

3. TREASURER: Kim Nath


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Gail Bernstein's latest book, Isami's House, was chosen as one of five finalists (out of a field of 80) for the Kiriyama Prize, a book prize competition run by a Bay Area organization dedicated to encouraging cross-cultural understanding among countries in the Pacific Rim and South Asia. The winning book was about Siberian nomads who raise reindeer.


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I am writing to you from my internship at the British Museum. I am working for the British Museum Company in the BM. At the moment I am proof-reading a scholarly writing on some Egyptian papyrus called THE BANKES' LATE RAMESSIDE PAPYRI. Then I will edit the text and start laying it out along with the photo plates. It will be made into a book and I will get editor credit. It is one of hopefully three I will work on while I am here.

Thank you again for your support and for your help in... Read more

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The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum is sponsoring a traveling exhibition, "Varian Fry, Assignment Rescue: 1940 - 1941" which will be held at the Pima County Fairgrounds on April 3 - May 2, 2006.  In conjunction with the exhibition, the Museum is sponsoring a presentation by Dr. Severin Hochberg, senior historian at USHMM, on "The Role of Antisemitism and Nazi Policies 1933 - 1941."  This talk is free and... Read more

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