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UNC Endeavors features Sweet

November 18, 2023

Dr. John Wood Sweet, author of the award-winning book, The Sewing Girl’s Tale, was featured in a piece by Alyssa LaFaro in UNC’s “Endeavors” series! Endeavors highlights the people and personal stories behind important and groundbreaking research being done at … Read more

Thomas-Patterson’s Summer Research leads to new conclusions

November 1, 2023

MA Candidate Mark Thomas-Patterson was the recipient of the Rose Library Short-Term Award Fellowship from the Rose Library at Emory University to conduct research over the course of summer 2023. With the support of this grant, Thomas-Patterson was able to … Read more

Undergraduate Henderson featured in Smithsonian Voices

October 10, 2023

Over the past summer, UNC undergraduate student and History and Business Administration double major Maddie Henderson (Ojibwe/Chippewa) completed an internship with the Smithsonian. As part of that work, she learned about “the Indian boarding school era and how forced assimilation … Read more

Turk in The Atlantic

October 10, 2023

Using research from her new book, The Women of NOW, Dr. Katie Turk has recently published an engaging article in The Atlantic about the benefits and drawbacks of donation-driven fundraising. This is a fascinating article and a great example of how our … Read more

Piskačová wins Jung Paper Prize

October 10, 2023

UNC PhD student Zora Piskačová has been awarded the prestigious Anthony Jung Award for Best Graduate Student Paper at the 48th Annual European Studies Conference, sponsored by the Unviersity of Nebraska at Omaha. Piskačová, who studies modern East Central Europe … Read more

UNC PhDs Offer Support for Rob Waters’ Groundbreaking Book

October 9, 2023

Dr. Rob Waters, a historian of Modern Britain at Queen Mary’s University in London, has just published his second monograph with Oxford University Press: Colonized by Humanity: Caribbean London and the Politics of Integration at the End of Empire. In 2021, … Read more

3 UNC PhDs win Michie Award

September 21, 2023

This year, three UNC History graduate students have been selected to receive the Sally Markham Michie Award from the Orange County chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution. Cristian Walk, Nick Sifford, and Skye Brenner will be honored at … Read more

PhD Candidate Mira Markham Awarded Konrad H. Jarausch Essay Prize

July 11, 2023

Congratulations to Mira Markham, 2023 recipient of the Konrad H. Jarausch Essay Prize for Advanced Graduate Students in modern Central European history, awarded by the North Carolina German Studies Seminar and Workshop Series (NCGS). With her submission entitled “Operation Velehrad, … Read more