University of Notre Dame
History Matters - Inside the Department of History
University of Notre Dame, College of Arts and Letters
Winter 2014-15
Patrick Griffin
AOV Program Funds Strategic Hiring in Department of History

The University of Notre Dame selected the Department of History as one of 10 essential research areas to receive funding through a new strategic hiring initiative—a key component in the University’s Advancing Our Vision (AOV) program. Read More

Anastasia Wright
VIDEO: History Major Studies “Great Telescope” in Ireland

Notre Dame senior Anastasia Wright spent three weeks in Ireland last summer, studying the 19th-century astronomer William Parsons, the third Earl of Rosse. Lord Rosse is best known for building a 72-inch telescope, the largest in the world until the early 20th century. Read More

David Morris
Medieval History Graduate Student Awarded Rome Prize

David Morris, a Ph.D. candidate in Notre Dame’s Department of History, has been awarded a prestigious Samuel H. Kress Rome Prize fellowship in medieval studies by the American Academy in Rome for the 2014-15 academic year. Read More

Emily Dore Yuhas
From Startups to Fortune 500 Companies, History Graduates Find Success in Varied Fields

University of Notre Dame graduates Jimmy Bettcher ’07 and Emily Dore Yuhas ’10 are just two examples of the many ways history majors can thrive in the business world. Read More

Also in This Issue

  Two New Hires Bring Expertise in Chinese History  

  Department of History Fosters Learning Outside Classroom  

  Alexander Martin Awarded Book Prize  

  Catherine Cangany Explores Detroit, the Frontier Seaport  

  History Professor to Lead New School of Global Affairs  

  Recent Faculty Books  

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