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August 30, 2019
“Mostly my summer has been devoted to monsters—dragons, revenants, werewolves, that sort of thing,” says Urbanski, a senior lecturer in the UW Department of History. Featured on The Whole U 
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August 7, 2019
Dr. Michael Aguirre receives the UW Graduate School's Distinguished Dissertation in the Humanities & Fine Arts Award for his dissertation, "The Wages of Borders: Political Economy, Labor Activism, and Racial Formation in the Imperial-Mexicali Borderlands, 1937-1979.” This award recognizes outstanding and exceptional research and writing produced by UW master’s students in any discipline.
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July 15, 2019
Her sweeping new book about the history of Silicon Valley has University of Washington history professor Margaret O’Mara on a busy national book tour this summer. Featured on UW News 
Margaret O'Mara on MSNBC
July 11, 2019
Margaret O'Mara appeared on MSNBC to discuss her new book, "The Code: Silicon Valley and the Remaking of America" and the role the government and entrepreneurs played in the transformation of Silicon Valley in light of tech executives testifying before congress for antitrust hearings. Dr. O'Mara's book is now available through Penguin Random House Publishers.
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July 11, 2019
Faculty members in Social Sciences and Humanities are recognized for their recently published books. Featured on UW News 
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July 10, 2019
Margaret O’Mara, Professor of History at the UW discusses her book "The Code" about the history of Silicon Valley and its complex relationship with Washington DC.
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July 9, 2019
NYT op-ed by UW Department of History Professor, Margaret O'mara. Featured on New York Times 
This Years Award Winners
May 30, 2019
This spring the Department of History was delighted to come together in celebration of some of our brightest members at the Annual History Awards Ceremony.
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May 16, 2019
"There's a lot these companies should have reckoned with earlier," argues History professor Margaret O'Mara.
Charity Urbanski
May 9, 2019
Big congratulations are due to Professor of Medieval Europe, Charity Urbanski, who was just announced as the co-winner of the 2019 Honors Excellence in Teaching Award.