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  • Building Critical Thinking Skills in an Introductory World Civilizations Course

    January 1, 1989

    I have taught the required history survey course for twenty-five years with mixed results. During this time, both its content and the background of the students to whom it was offered have changed mar...

  • Notable Achievements by Members, January 1989

    January 1, 1989

    Peter Boyle, University of Nottingham, England, was selected as Wayne Aspinall Lecturer at Mesa College, Colorado. Professor Boyle will deliver a fifteen-lecture series on the history of U.S.-Soviet r...

  • Like a Fireball in the Night ...

    January 1, 1989

    Groggily I groped in my sleep to still the persistent ringing of what I thought was my alarm arousing me for my 8:00 a.m. class, but in fact it was the telephone! Who in the world could be calling at ...

  • Statement on Plagiarism

    January 1, 1989

    Editor's Note: This statement of plagiarism is a reprint of policy adopted by the AHA Council as part of the AHA's Statement of Professional Conduct. Currently, the Association has been asked to addre...

  • Washington Notes, January 1989

    January 1, 1989

    The last of the three divisional committees of the Association to hold its fall meeting was that of the Professional Division. It convened on November 18 to consider a heavy agenda that required a num...

  • News from Affiliated Societies, January 1989

    January 1, 1989

    Society for History in the Federal Government The Society for History in the Federal Government held its ninth annual dinner meeting in Washington, D.C. on September 22, 1988. Heather Huyck, professio...

  • 1988 Nominating Committee Report

    January 1, 1989

    (Elected candidates are indicated with an asterisk) On behalf of the Nominating Committee, I am pleased to report the results of the 1988 election for AHA offices. President (one-year term) *Louis R. ...

  • News from Affiliated Societies, December 1988

    December 1, 1988

    Association of Ancient Historians Jack Cargill, associate professor, Rutgers University, New Brunswick has become secretary-treasurer of the Association and has also assumed the editorship of the Asso...

  • Using Your Research in the Survey Course

    December 1, 1988

    A good professor should be a good teacher and a good scholar, yet scholarship and teaching are often in competition. Academic prestige is based on publishing and as a result, the delicate balance betw...

  • Washington Notes, December 1988

    December 1, 1988

    This issue of your favorite newsletter covers events during the latter part of October and the first part of November, while it is still reaching members' mailboxes by mid-December. This period of tim...