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September 20, 2018
Margaret O'Mara explores the impact of a December 1968 computer presentation that came to be called “the mother of all demos” in an episode of a new podcast series.
August 31, 2018
Take a look inside UW Libraries' Labor Archives of Washington — home to 3,000 cubic feet of materials — with labor archivist Conor Casey.
August 14, 2018
A new $250,000 fellowship at the UW Harry Bridges Center for Labor Studies has been named for labor leader Frank Jenkins
August 1, 2018
Professor Margaret O'Mara weighs in on the impact of Amazon on cities that bid to be the location of its HQ2. Featured on CNN
July 19, 2018
Jere L. Bacharach Endowed Professor in International Studies Jordanna Bailkin on how mass movements of refugees have turned into mass detention in many liberal democracies.
July 3, 2018
UW History Professor Margaret O'Mara is quoted in this op-ed comparing the reputations of Jeff Bezos and Bill Gates.
June 21, 2018
UW history professor, Jordanna Bailkin, on how Britain's past refugee camps shed light on today's global refugee crisis. Featured on Oxford University Press
June 4, 2018
Congratulations to Professor Joel Walker who recently received the UW Honors Program 2018 Excellence in Teaching Award. This student given award reflects the meaningful impact Professor Walker has had in the classroom in his nearly ten years of service to the Department of History.
May 28, 2018
Every Spring the Department of History gets to come together in celebration of some its brightest members at the History Awards Ceremony.
May 5, 2018
Department of History PhD candidate, Michael Aguirre recently sat down with UW Graduate School to discuss Cinco de Mayo and its' appropriation in US culture. In this piece Aguirre discusses the historical roots of the day and the effects of cultural appropration on indigenous cultures. Click here for the full interview.