Dr. Larisa Veloz
Larisa Veloz to lecture at UAH on March 8, for International Women’s Day

Feb 19, 2018

Larisa L. Veloz, a professor at The University of Texas at El Paso, will be the guest speaker for The University of Alabama in Huntsville’s (UAH) celebration of Women’s History Month in …

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Reacting to the Past History classes at UAH

Feb 09, 2018

Imagine witnessing and participating firsthand in the trial and punishment of Anne Hutchinson, a pre-modern woman. Hutchinson, an English immigrant trained as a midwife and nurse was prosecuted for religious heresy in Bay Colony Massachusetts in …

Wendy Hazle
History is alive for alumna who is new Lawrence County Archives director

Jan 30, 2018

A lot of Lawrence County, Ala., history is now in the hands of a UAH …

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Historical archaeology students unearth 200-year-old artifacts buried on UAH campus

Dec 20, 2017

Ben Hoksbergen didn’t know for sure whether the students in his historical archaeology course at UAH would unearth evidence of the plantation that had once spanned half of campus. But while he had been prepared for them to be disappointed about …

John Kvach
UAH professor John Kvach named to two prestigious historical boards

Nov 21, 2017

John F. Kvach named to the board of the Alabama Humanities …

Alumna who was first female member of Huntsville police receives honor

Aug 28, 2017

The Huntsville City Council recently honored a UAH alumna who was the first female member of the Huntsville Police Dept. (HPD) with a proclamation and the retirement of her …

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UAH Department of History to offer new graduate certificate program in Comparative Cultures and Conflicts

Aug 02, 2017

The UAH Department of History in the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences recently established a new graduate certificate program in Comparative Cultures and …

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UAH History Department’s collaborative learning techniques bolstered by classroom upgrades

Feb 27, 2017

Faculty members of the Department of History were ahead of the curve when UAH introduced a campus-wide initiative to incorporate collaborative learning techniques into its curriculum. "Many of us had already been using these techniques before the …

Students in Dr. Molly Johnson’s history class visited Temple B’Nai Sholom to gain a deeper understanding of the history of Judaism in Huntsville
Temple visit gives UAH students insight into Huntsville’s Jewish history

Feb 21, 2017

Students in Dr. Molly Johnson’s upper-level history class on "Nazi Germany and the Holocaust" recently enjoyed an educational outing when they visited Temple B’Nai Sholom to gain a deeper understanding of the history of Judaism in Huntsville …

Meet UAH's new History Faculty Member Dylan Baun

Oct 10, 2016

Dylan Baun won a major chemistry award in his junior year of high school. It would seem his future was set. But Baun was more curious about the "connections" between premodern democracy and modern government than the properties of atoms or …