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Latest News from the History Department


Holocaust book by Dr. Waitman Beorn Receives Prestigious Award

Dr. Beorn's research of the German Wehrmacht's role in the 1941 murders of villagers in the Belarus community of Krucha has been awarded the Thomas J. Wilson Memorial Prize. Each year, Harvard University Press, publisher of Dr. Beorn’s book, presents the Thomas J. Wilson Memorial Prize to the first book manuscript by an author whose work is judged to be outstanding in content, style, and mode of presentation. Click above to learn more about the award.

Read a brief description of Marching into Darkness: the Wehrmach and the Holocaust in Belarus here.

Advising Changes Announced

Click above to learn more about the advising procedures for History majors.


UNO History Students Featured in Magazine

Lauren Kundert and Patrick De La Rosa created a graphic novel for their Holocaust history class with Dr. Waitman Beorn. To read their story, click on the above link.


Remembering Pat Kennedy, 1942-2013

The History Deparment honors the memory of colleague Patrick Kennedy.


For further information on any of the above stories, please contact either the history office at 402-554-2593, or Dr. Mark Scherer, department chair.