History guest Dr. Isabela Morales speaks about her latest book

Sep 30, 2022

September 30, 2022     I     ANASTASIA SMITH (SOPHOMORE, POLITICAL SCIENCE & …


The UAH Department of History connects current students with alumni

Sep 16, 2022

September 16, 2022     I     Anastasia Smith (Sophomore, Political Science & History) 

The History Department’s Alumni/Jobs Dinner brought many current and former students together to discuss what can be done with a History degree …


History students create digital timelines

Aug 05, 2022

This past fall students in History 485/585 "Nazi Germany and the Holocaust" with Dr. Molly Johnson, Associate Professor of History, researched and created Timelines using a digital humanities tool called Timeline …


History Internship Spotlight with Jacob Winton

Jul 13, 2022

Student History Blog:  Jacob Winton, Senior History Major 

This summer, I had the incredible opportunity to spend ten weeks working at the Limestone Archives. While there, I digitized and created metadata for a correspondence collection curated …


UAH continues to discover the history of Avalon

May 16, 2022

The land currently occupied by UAH was a nineteenth-century cotton plantation called Avalon. Starting in the early 1800s, Avalon became one of the largest cotton plantations in Madison County. By 1860, 106 enslaved people worked the land and …


Never too young to start: a teenager’s passion for history

May 05, 2022

An interview with Vishal Rameshbabu - by Dr. Andrei Gandila, UAH Associate Professor of History 

At 10 years old Vishal took his first college-level class, Honors 103 – World History to 1500. He earned an A in that class. To be fair, he …


UAH History Phi Alpha Theta hosts new member ceremony

Apr 04, 2022

Dr. Dylan Baun, Assistant Professor of History and Phi Alpha Theta advisor, hosted a new member ceremony on April 1, 2021, at the Morton Hall Amphitheater. President-elect Mary-Elizabeth McFarlen (B.A., History) presided over the …


UAH Archives and Special Collections hosts students from CAHS for internships

Mar 24, 2022

The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) Archives and Special Collections hosted three College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences students for fall internships. You can now read more about each of the student's projects. For questions …


UAH Humanities Center Hosts Dr. Ussama Makdisi

Mar 22, 2022

As a part of a digital speakers series visit to UAH, history graduate student Amber Laxson interviewed Dr. Ussama Makdisi (Professor of History and first holder of the Arab American Educational Foundation Chair of Arab Studies at Rice …


An interview with Humanities Center guest Dr. Blake Ball

Feb 07, 2022

By: Greta "Gigi" Rhuberg (Secondary Education & History)

Dr. Blake Ball says that Peanuts works as a window to the public’s perception of the world. In his research for Charlie Brown's America: The Popular Politics of Peanuts, Ball came …