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  • Terminal Does Not Mean Dead

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    Lauren Braun-Strumfels and Tim Herbert | Apr 20, 2021

    Historians must focus on terminal MA degree holders as part of the larger work of professional development and advocacy.
  • Making the Best of the Worst-Case Scenario

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    Jake Wynn | Apr 7, 2021

    The National Museum of Civil War Medicine managed to close, reopen, close again, and build new digital offerings that expanded its audience.
  • Fine Print

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    Sara E. Morris and Jenny Presnell | Mar 17, 2021

    Changes to newspaper collections are the proverbial canaries in the coal mines for the accessibility of standard library resources in the future.
  • Feeling Like an Interloper, But Claiming Space Anyway

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    Trishula Patel | Mar 4, 2021

    Minority graduate students in history programs often find themselves to be the "only one in the room."

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    Robert B. Townsend | Feb 23, 2021

    Although the total number of students earning BAs in history continues to decline, data from 2018-19 reveal that a slightly...
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    Jeffrey Mathias | Feb 17, 2021

    One year into the pandemic, what can we learn from mid-20th-century isolation studies?
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    Courtney E. Thompson | Feb 10, 2021

    A "Choose Your Path" assignment structure encourages graduate students to explore their professional interests while completing historical research.
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    David A. Varel | Jan 26, 2021

    Lawrence Reddick, an important figure in Black history during the mid-20th century, fought to center the work and perspectives of Black historians.
  • The 2021 AHA Jobs Report

    Dylan Ruediger | Jan 20, 2021

    The higher education faculty job market for historians grew a modest 0.9 percent in 2019–20, fueled by a 7 percent rise in tenure-track positions.
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