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Westminster College presents author Gene Barr for Lecture and Book Signing

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

The history program at Westminster College will welcome author Gene Barr to campus to lecture and sign copies of his book, A Civil War Captain and His Lady: A True Story of Love, Courtship, and Combat.

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College Factual Rankings Boast Westminster College as the “Best College for the Money” in PA

Thursday, August 31, 2017

USA Today reports that Westminster College ranked #1 in the Middle Atlantic and Pennsylvania offering the “Best Colleges for the Money,” according to College Factual.

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Westminster Students and Faculty Present at the National Conference for Undergraduate Research

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Eight Westminster students attended and presented at the National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR) at the University of Memphis in Tennessee the weekend of April 6-8th. The students all received funding from the Drinko Center for Undergraduate Research to attend the conference.

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History Majors Present at Regional Phi Alpha Theta Conference

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

History majors Lexie Quigley and David Waldschmidt presented their research at the 2017 Western Pennsylvania Regional Phi Alpha Theta Conference and Undergraduate History Forum held at Thiel College on April 1.

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The History Club Visits the Frick Center and Speaks with a Westminster Alumna

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

On Saturday, February 25, the Westminster History Interest Group (WHIG) sponsored a trip to the Frick Art and Historical Center. Students toured Clayton, the restored Pittsburgh home of Henry Clay Frick, and spoke with Westminster alumna Lynn Rice '10 about her public history work as Systems and Data Manager.

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Cuff to Chair SSHA's Presidential Book Award Selection Committee in Montreal, Quebec Canada

Friday, January 20, 2017

Dr. Timothy Cuff, professor of history and chair of the division of social sciences and humanities, has been chosen by the Social Science History Association's (SSHA) publication committee to chair the SSHA’s Presidential Book Award Selection Committee in 2017.  This is Cuff’s second time to hold this position in the organization. 

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Honors Students Experience the Rigors of Monastic Life

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Westminster College honors students spent a weekend at a Monastery in Mohawk, New York this past November learning more about monastic life. The trip was part of an honors course that Dr. Russell Martin, Professor of History, is teaching this semester on Eastern Orthodox Christianity.

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Westminster College Professor to Present on Constitution Day

Sunday, September 18, 2016

In honor of Constitution Day, Dr. Edward Cohen will lecture on the meaning and history of the Constitution at 12:40 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 20 in Patterson Hall 207.

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Westminster College Alumnus to Discuss the “Voices in his Attic,” Sept. 19

Thursday, August 18, 2016

The history program at Westminster College will welcome alumnus Carleton Young ’73 to campus to discuss the 250 Civil War letters he discovered in the attic of his childhood home.  

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Autocracy, Marriage, and Power in Early Modern Russia

Monday, May 23, 2016

Autocracy, Marriage, and Power in Early Modern Russia

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