Monthly Archives: November 2012

NIU History Student wins Lincoln Laureate Award

NIU History student Wayne Duerkes has won a Lincoln Laureate Award, a major undergraduate award given in the State of Illinois. Lincoln Laureate Awards are given to one senior from each of the public and private universities in the State … Continue reading

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Get Out the Vote!

Election day in the United States is 6 November 2012. University students are often very busy during the middle of the semester, but it is important to exercise your citizenship and vote. Many people think that their votes don’t count. … Continue reading

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Careers for Ph.D.s in History

Anthony Grafton published an article last year on the need for doctoral programs in History to prepare their Ph.D. candidates for the possibility of careers outside of academic positions. The article went viral, prompting an extended debate online over the … Continue reading

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Ecole des Chartes Fellowship

École Nationale des Chartes Fellowship Application deadline: December 1, 2012 This fellowship, which has existed since 1979, provides auditor tuition and a portion of living expenses for an American or Canadian graduate student who has advanced to PhD candidacy to … Continue reading

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