History Paper Presented in Scotland

Professor of History Dallett Hemphill  presented a paper at the meeting of the British Group of American Historians at the University of St. Andrews, Scotland Sept. 7. The paper was a study of the mixing of different church leaders in Revolutionary-era Philadelphia, from her current book project, a collection of mini-biographies of early Philadelphians.

Professor’s Book Receiving National Attention

Carlin Romano

Professor of Philosophy and Humanities Carlin Romano has been receiving a great deal of attention for his new book, America the Philosophical. It has been reviewed by more than 10 national newspapers, including the Wall Street Journal and The New York Times, and Romano has appeared on WHYY’s Radio Times and Book TV on C-SPAN. Read More»

Boren Scholarship Awarded to Sophomore Grace Buchele

Grace Buchele’s high school experience was a little bit different than that of most American teenagers. Her parents taught in Ghana, West Africa, and she attended a boarding school in Japan. Now exciting news that she has been awarded a prestigious Boren Scholarship means she will return to study in Japan. Read More»

Professor Melrose Receives Honorary Degree

Ambassador-in-Residence and Professor of International Relations Joseph H. Melrose was honored with an honorary degree from Francis Marion University May 5. Francis Marion University is one of South Carolina’s 13 public, coeducational universities. Read More»

Three Students Present at History Conference

UC history majors Lindsay Hogan 2012, Nathan Schmalhofer 2012 and Julia Glauberman 2014, presented their research at the Phi Alpha Theta Regional Conference April 21 at Kutztown University, accompanied by their faculty mentor, Assistant Professor Susanna Throop. Read More»

Two Poems from English Professor to be Published

M. Nzadi Keita

Two poems from M. Nzadi Keita’s new manuscript-in-progress, Second Person, will appear soon in print. Apiary Magazine will publish “Number 8,” and “Number 80” will appear in volume 3 of the journal Mission At Tenth, along with “streak.” Read More»

Dr. Throop Speaks at Fordham U.

Susannah Throop

Assistant Professor of History Susanna Throop spoke at Fordham University on “Christian Vengeance and the Crusades in the Twelfth Century.” Her April 10 talk was co-sponsored by the Fordham History Department and the Fordham chapter of Phi Alpha Theta, the national history honors society.

Spanish Lecturer awarded OPI certification

Giovanna Steyaert, Visiting Lecturer in Modern Languages, was awarded a Certification as an Oral Proficiency Tester in Spanish by the American Council for the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL). Read More»