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Announcements and Events 

Congratulations to Dr. Seth Archer, who was chosen by students in the USU Honors Program as Outstanding Honors Professor for 2020!

All in-person events are currently cancelled and the department recommends the university's page on COVID for up-to-date information:

Voting Rights 1870~1920~1965~2020 Symposium

Utah State University will host an interdisciplinary symposium in Fall 2020 that commemorates the historic events that gave political rights to women. 

Why study history?

A degree in history provides valuable research, writing, and critical thinking skills that prepare students for a variety of careers. Read more about how you can use a degree in history, and what our undergraduates and graduates have gone on to do.

Funding opportunities

The Department of History provides many resources to help undergraduate and graduate students fund their education. Click for more information on our scholarships, internships, student employment opportunities, travel awards, and annual writing awards. 

History department news

A Wondrous and Hairy Disease

A Wondrous and Hairy Disease


Grad student links modern medicine and obscure 17th century autopsy

A deep dive into the works of Patrick Mason

A deep dive into the works of Patrick Mason


New Arrington Chair is a scholar of American religious history first.

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