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    The Department of History is pleased to announced the Jo Ann Carrigan Scholarship for incoming graduate students!

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  • We are now accepting applications for the Dunning Scholarship! Applications due March 3, 2022.

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  • Mark Celinscak and Artistic Representations of Suffering

    Congratulations to Dr. Mark Celinscak on the publication of Artistic Representations of Suffering: Rights, Resistance, and Remembrance

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  • What can you do with a history degree?

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  • Check out spring 2022 course offerings in History.

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Welcome to the UNO Department of History website, where you can learn more about our unique course offerings, innovative and award-winning faculty, and student opportunities.


The Department of History is a critical component of a liberal arts education, as our faculty engage students in learning historical perspectives from all places and periods of time. The undergraduate and graduate history programs offer a variety of courses that cover diverse parts of the globe and innovative research methods.

Students can take courses on Native American and Indigenous history, Ancient Mediterranean, the American West and Great Plains, Medieval Europe, Material Culture, Historical Methods, Immigration and Foreign Policy, Professional Internships, Latin America, and Holocaust and Genocide Studies. 

UNO graduates who major or minor in history develop an extraordinary sense of contextual knowledge, intellectual experience, and cultural awareness. Studying history is valuable for students to gain analytical, critical thinking, and research, writing, and communication skills that prepare them for a diverse array of internships and career opportunities

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