History Blog

  • Study Abroad Fair

    September 23, 2016

    12-4 p.m. Oct. 11 Student Union Building Georgian Room Students can talk with program sponsors, advisors and students who have previously studied abroad. Advisors can help students find out which program is best suited for their goals.

  • Historical Society Meeting

    September 21, 2016

    Truman’s Historical Society will meet Thursday, 22 September in Violette Hall 1408. On the agenda is the 4-credit-hour course History major proposal. If you have questions about how this proposed revision will (or will not) affect you plan to attend. All are welcome.

  • Global Issues Colloquium Sponsors Presentations

    September 6, 2016

    This fall, the Global Issues Colloquium will feature five events to help raise campus awareness of current international issues. The first event of the colloquium, “Transnational Latin American Revolutionary Solidarity with the Puerto Rican Nationalist Party in the 1950s and Beyond,” will take place at 7 p.m. Sept. 15 in Magruder Hall 2001. This presentation […]

  • Museum Studies Exhibit

    May 2, 2016

    A number of History majors participated in the creation of the exhibit. Go and see their great work.

  • Senior Seminar 2016

    April 28, 2016

    Presenters did a great job. For a list of the project titles click here.

  • Job/paid internship opportunity

    April 14, 2016

    A group of community members from Scotland County, working with Chris Kempke from the Missouri Extension Office there, want to preserve an old school house and get it listed on the National Registry for Historic Places. They would like to identifyi a student who might be interested in helping them do the historical research, mapping, and paperwork […]

  • What Happened to the Mammoths?

    March 22, 2016

    Dr. Todd Surovell, Director of the George C. Frison Institute of Archaeology and Anthropology at the University of Wyoming,  will present two talks to the Kirksville community: Tuesday, 29 March at 8pm in SUB Alumni Room: Ethnoarchaeology of Mongolian Dhuka Reindeer Herders   Wednesday, 30 March at noon in Gutensohn Clinic, Room 357, ATSU What […]

  • WWI Workshop and Talk

    March 17, 2016

    Dr Shawn Faulkner’s recent visit to Truman as the 2016 Kohlenberg-Towne Lecturer was great success. Students got a hands-on feel for what it was like to be a soldier in the trenches and the evening lecture was standing room only.

  • Women’s History Month Speaker

    Truman alumna Karianne Jones JD, will present Finding Women:  An Examination of the Women’s Rights Movement in the Supreme Court on Wednesday, March 30, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. in the SUB Activities Room. This event is a collaboration between the Multicultural Affairs Center and the Women and Gender Studies Committee.

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