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Congratulations Class of 2020!

  Congratulations #classof2020, from the UW-Milwaukee History Department. Here's a little something just for you to end the semester and an incredible chapter at #uwmilwaukee! Posted by UW-Milwaukee Department of History on Wednesday, May 20, 2020  

Graduate Student Excellence Awards

The department wishes to congratulate Martin Kozon, Kitonga Alexander, and Patrick Hall, recipients of the Graduate Student Excellence Awards for 2020-2021! These awards are funded by private donors and the department is grateful for the opportunity to recognize these students… Read More

2020 Department Awards Announced

Every year, the History Department’s Awards Committee has the pleasure to review the records and accomplishments of the many undergraduate and graduate students who are such a vital presence in the department. It is with great pleasure that the Committee… Read More

Fall 2020 Graduate Courses

The department has posted its list of graduate courses for the fall 2020 semester.  Unlike the generic course descriptions used in the official campus catalog, the descriptions posted here are prepared by the faculty every semester to give the students a… Read More

Fall 2020 Undergraduate Course Descriptions

The department has posted its list of courses for the fall 2020 semester.  Unlike the generic course descriptions used in the official campus catalog, the descriptions posted here are prepared by the faculty every semester to give the students a… Read More

Spring 2020 Course Descriptions

Check out the course descriptions for undergraduate and graduate courses for the upcoming Spring 2020 semester!

Dr. Chia Youyee Vang discusses her new book at Concordia University, St. Paul

Chia Youyee Vang has just published, “Fly Until You Die: An Oral History of Hmong Pilots in the Vietnam War.” The book is written from the perspectives of the Hmong Pilots themselves, who reached out to Chia to help them tell these stories that have long been kept secret.

Chia Youyee Vang participants in panel discussion at Harvard University

Professor Chia Youyee Vang presented on a panel late last month as part of the Unsettled Citizens conference. Her particular panel discussion, Citizenship and It’s Gate
Keepers, explored how states, tribes, and other communities regulate belonging.

John Harry lands internship at Smithsonian National Museum of American History

UWM History student John Harry has landed an internship with the Smithsonian National Museum of American History. He will be working for Theresa McCulla, a beer historian the museum hired to aid with the Smithsonian’s American Brewing History Initiative.

The Orange Story recieves Honorable Mention for Outstanding Public History Project Award

The Orange Story has just been announced as the 2019 NCPH Outstanding Public History Project Award, Honorable Mention. Congratulations to Jasmine A Alinder and Patrick Hall on the success of this amazing project!