Blog Archives

Hirsch Earns Excellence in Education Award

April 28, 2015

Jerry Hirsch, professor of history, received the 2015 Governor’s Award for Excellence in Education from Gov. Jay Nixon, April 7 in Jefferson City. Hirsch was one of the 15 outstanding faculty members, each representing a Missouri college or university, to be recognized at a luncheon hosted by the Council on Public Higher Education for their […]

HIST 319 presentations

April 16, 2015

The HIST 319 presentations at the SRC were very successful and the students did a terrific job!

Early-Vreeland Lecture

March 12, 2015

20 April 2015, Little Theater, BH 176, 7pm Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz, “Forty Years of Indigenous Peoples at the United Nations”

Interracial marriage and transnational/transracial adoption

February 23, 2015

Constitution Day Lecture

September 11, 2014

Join us for “Equality as the Foundation for Liberty: Reading the Declaration and Constitution Together,” a lecture that will be presented by Prof. Danielle Allen, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, on Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014, at 1:30 p.m. in the Little Theater, Baldwin Hall. The Declaration and Constitution are often thought to stand in tension […]

David Hutchinson

May 12, 2014

The Che Talking Hour

May 8, 2014

Che Guevara Final Project film from Che at the Movies (HIST 365), Truman State University, May 2014.

Class trip to Truman Home

April 15, 2014

On April 12, 1945, Harry S. Truman became president of the United States following the death of his predecessor, Franklin Roosevelt.  On the 69th anniversary of that event, the weekend of April 12, 2014, students from Truman State University toured sites related to Truman in the greater Kansas City area. The students were members of […]

Is a 21st-century Federal Writers’ Project Possible?”

March 26, 2014

The Truman Faculty Forum presents: Dr. Jerrold Hirsch, History “FWP 2.0: Is a 21st-century Federal Writers’ Project Possible?” Wednesday, April 2, Baldwin 156 at 7p.m. Dr. Hirsch will explore the renewed interest in the New Deal’s Federal Writers’ Project since the economic implosion that began at the end of 2008. This renewed interest reflects seemingly […]

Ling Recognized for Distinguished Professorship in China

May 20, 2013

Huping Ling, professor of history, was honored with the distinguished Changjiang Scholar Chair Professorship by the Central China Normal University, May 7. Huping Ling accepts a certificate recognizing her professorship from He Xianglin, the Party Secretary General of the CCNU. The New Changjiang Scholar Program, which began in 2012, is funded and administered by the […]