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  • Congratulations to our 2021 History award winners and graduates!

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  • Charles King and The Ancient Roman Afterlife

    Congratulations to Dr. Charles King on the publication of The Ancient Roman Afterlife: Di Manes, Belief, and the Cult of the Dead

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  • During this time of remote learning, we want to ensure that you have the information you need to be successful. Use this page as a resource for contacts and other information.

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  • Check out fall 2021 course offerings in History.

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  • What can you do with a history degree?

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  • Congratulations to Dr. Danielle Battisti on the publication of 'Whom We Shall Welcome': Italian Americans and Immigration Reform, 1945-1965.

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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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