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Department News

    Spring 2020 Graduate Annie Spencer to Attend Western Michigan University

    The History Department is delighted to announce another student success. Annie Spencer will graduate this spring with a BA in English and History and an Emphasis in Classical, Medieval, and Early Modern Studies. Annie was accepted to a number of graduate programs in the US and UK and plans to attend Western Michigan University for an MA in Medieval Studies in the fall. Congratulations, Annie! We are so excited for you!


    IPhD Student Matthew Reeves Defends Dissertation

    The History Department is proud to announce that Matthew Reeves has successfully defended his interdisciplinary doctoral dissertation. Entitled "Making the Frontier's Anatomical Engineers: Osteopathy, A. T. Still (1828-1917), his Acolytes and Patients," his dissertation was written for a committee including Dr. Lynda Payne and Dr. Christopher Cantwell. Congratulations, Dr. Reeves!


    UMKC History Alum Earns Merit Scholarship to MA Program at Hebrew University of Jerusalem

    The UMKC History Department is proud to announce another alumni success. Makay Bergthold graduated magna cum laude in Fall 2019 with a BA in History and a minor in Classical and Ancient Studies. She has been accepted into the MA in the Bible and Ancient Near East program at the Rothberg International School at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. She also received a full tuition merit scholarship for the duration of the program. Congratulations, Makay, on this achievement!