Resources for Undergraduates
History, Economics, and Food
Rachel Snyder | Nov 21, 2016
Humanizing Data: Making Sense of Research on Tuberculosis
Courtney Howell, Victoria Irvine, Luis Villavicencio, and Ian Criman | Nov 14, 2016By Courtney Howell, Victoria Irvine, Luis Villavicencio, Ian CrimanIntroductionOver the course of the summer, our team of eight undergraduate researchers...
Who Died of Consumption?
Rachel Snyder, Sarah Tran, Scott Saunders, and Jay Pandya | Sep 12, 2016In summer 2015, a project team of eight students from Virginia Tech, the University of Virginia, and George Mason University...
Survey Finds Fewer Students Enrolling in College History Courses
Julia Brookins | Sep 1, 2016News
Thinking Like a Historian in Scrubs
David Glenn | Aug 30, 2016Twenty seven years ago, I was a newly declared sophomore history major. I’d fallen hard for labor history. I wanted...
Kamarin Takahara | Jul 11, 2016“What do you want to be when you grow up?” Because I spent most of my time surrounded by teachers,...
What I Learned from Visiting a Historical Site: An Undergraduate’s Experience at Gettysburg
Ryan Baldwin | May 17, 2016A recent report from Humanities Indicators, a project of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences, showed that less than...
How About Some Optimism?
Jason Steinhauer | Apr 27, 2016In February I had the privilege of visiting a public university in the Midwest and meeting with students from its...
How A Major in History Gives You the Intangible Edge
Jacob Anbinder | Mar 28, 2016It’s no secret that many departments use job prospects to lure undergraduates trying to pick a major. History departments in...
From Carlisle to Normandy: A Student’s Reflections on the National History Day’s Normandy Institute
Kritika Agarwal | Feb 17, 2016Editor’s Note: The February issue of Perspectives on History carried an article by Carlisle High School teacher Kevin Wagner, winner...