Scholarship to study Arabic brings UAH history major closer to career goal

Sep 14, 2016

Adam Goodson already knows exactly what he wants to do when he graduates from UAH: serve in the Middle East as a member of the U.S. Army's Special Forces. That's why the senior history major spent this past summer in Meknes, Morocco, studying …


Internship experience confirms UAH history student’s future is in the past

Jul 25, 2016

Most people would not relish the idea of spending the summer in a 150-year-old house with no air conditioning. But for Jessica Brodt, it's the opportunity of a lifetime. That's because the master's student in history at UAH is currently …


Past and present come together for UAH history alumna

Jun 16, 2016

The Tuscaloosa County Preservation Society (TCPS) knew it would take a special person to tackle the immense job of restoring the historic Drish House to its former 19th century glory. It would have to be someone with both the vision to see past …


UAH history student once again nabs best paper award at regional honor society meeting

Apr 29, 2016

History students at The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) are making quite a name for themselves at the annual Phi Alpha Theta (PAT) Alabama Regional Meeting. In three of the last four years, they have won an award for the best …


New book co-edited by UAH history professor expands, advances field of slave studies

Apr 13, 2016

A few years ago, Dr. Christine Sears published a nonfiction book about American slaves and African masters whose tales of high-seas misadventure sounded more like a Patrick O'Brian novel than a depiction of real life. Now the associate …


UAH graduate student founds non-profit outreach organization to share love of history

Apr 11, 2016

This past fall, Kelly Fisk Hamlin became the executive director and principal educator of Wolf Gap Education Outreach, which makes history education accessible and affordable to public and home-schooled students in the Tennessee Valley. It's …


Holocaust workshop hosted by UAH draws teachers from across Northern Alabama

Jan 21, 2016

Last week, The Department of History and the College of Professional Studies at UAH hosted a professional development workshop entitled "Teaching the Complexities of the Holocaust" for 75 middle and high school teachers from across northern …


UAH to host Holocaust workshop for local educators

Oct 08, 2015

The Department of History and the College of Professional Studies at UAH are pleased to present "Teaching the Complexities of the Holocaust," a free professional development workshop for North Alabama teachers in grades 6-12. The workshop will be …


UAH student helps preserve town’s past for future generations

Sep 11, 2015

With Alabama just a few years from its 200th anniversary as a state, the Alabama Bicentennial Commission (ABC) is laying the groundwork for a celebration worthy of such a momentous milestone. And helping in that effort is Hannah Delp, a senior …


Unique double major yields twice the recognition for UAH student

Apr 10, 2015

Rare is the student who chooses two majors that combine science and the arts. Rarer still is the one who succeeds equally at both. That's why senior Erin Looney, an Honors student double majoring in history and mechanical engineering at UAH, is …