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Jane Laurent Prize for Undergraduate Research

The UNC-Charlotte Department of History is pleased to announce the 2015-2016 winners of the Jane Laurent Prize for Undergraduate Research.  This prize, named for a beloved colleague who spent her life fostering undergraduate research and development, awards the students who write the best research paper in the sophomore research and writing seminar $200.  The instructors of the seminar nominate... Jane Laurent Prize for Undergraduate Research Read more >>

Museum Studies Class to Present Exhibit Proposal Ideas for JCSU James Peeler Exhibit

On Thursday, December 3rd, student groups in Dr. Shapiro's Museum Studies class will present their exhibit proposal ideas for the Johnson C. Smith James Peeler Photography Exhibit. James Peeler was a prominant African American photographer in Charlotte's Biddleville area. Johnson C. Smith's collection of his photographs includes thousands of images taken over Peeler's career that capture moments... Museum Studies Class to Present Exhibit Proposal Ideas for JCSU James Peeler Exhibit Read more >>

Graduate Program News

NEWS: Heritage Tourism Graduate Students Learn From Research Trip Before graduate students in Karen L. Cox’s heritage tourism class traveled to Charleston in March to experience how tourism companies and historic sites portray the city’s heritage, they read Stephanie Yuhl’s book A Golden Haze of Memory: The Making of Historic Charleston. Written in 2005, Yuhl’s book... Graduate Program News Read more >>

Congratulations

--Midwestern History Association Confers Honor on Aaron Shapiro-- Sioux Falls, SD – The Midwestern History Association today announced the winner of its annual Jon Gjerde Prize for the best book authored on a Midwestern history topic during a calendar year. The honor was conferred upon Aaron Shapiro for his book entitled The Lure of the North Woods: Cultivating Tourism in the Upper Midwest (... Congratulations Read more >>