Category Archives: Undergraduate Work in History

Cost of Living is the Big Problem Facing College Students

The rising cost of living, not tuition and fees, is the big problem facing most college students in the United States. “Living expenses are an ‘under discussed’ aspect of college affordability,” according to an article entitled “Forget the Rise in … Continue reading

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The Problem with Bill Gates and ‘Big History’

When Bill Gates heads to the gym, he gets big ideas. One day at the gym, Bill Gates was watching a DVD on Big History by Professor David Christian. “As Gates sweated away on his treadmill, he found himself marveling … Continue reading

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Museum Summer Internships

The Missouri History Museum is accepting applications from students who are interested in oral history internships (paid positions) with our Exhibitions and Research department. Two interns will be selected and will report to the Director of Exhibitions and Research. The … Continue reading

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Undergraduate Research at NIU

The 5th annual Undergraduate Research and Artistry Day at Northern Illinois University will be held on Tuesday, April 22, 2014 in Holmes Student Center, Duke Ellington Ballroom from 9:00am-3:30pm. Any undergraduate student who has participated in a faculty-mentored research or … Continue reading

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Rising Cost of Not Attending College

A new research survey by the Pew Research Center demonstrates the rising costs of not attending college. “On virtually every measure of economic well-being and career attainment—from personal earnings to job satisfaction to the share employed full time—young college graduates are … Continue reading

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High School History Teacher Position

History Teacher – Part-Time – High School The University of Chicago About The Unit: The Laboratory Schools is among the largest independent schools in the country with a history dating to 1896 under the auspices of John Dewey and the … Continue reading

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Study Abroad Funding

Originally posted on Center for the Study of Religious Violence:
Northern Illinois University’s Study Abroad Office is holding a meeting to assist students in finding funding to support their international studies. “How to Find Money to Study Abroad” Thursday, February…

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