History

Retracing the dangerous road to common ground: 'Green Book' movie tells story of unlikely travel duo navigating segregated America, with ISU alum in key role

Fri, 01/25/2019 - 13:07

The introduction of the 1956 edition of the “Green Book” explained the publication’s necessity with subtle wording.

It aimed to give the African-American traveler “information that will keep him from running into difficulties, embarrassments and to make his trips more enjoyable.”

Humanities majors still relevant in a dynamic workforce, study finds

Fri, 12/07/2018 - 10:09

Facing cuts to its state appropriation and dwindling enrollment, the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point was forced to make a difficult decision: How to remove an $8 million structural deficit.

Is This the Hardest Course in the Humanities?

Thu, 11/29/2018 - 10:44

For most of my professional life, the future of the humanities was a conceptual matter. That’s no longer the case.

Rhodesia nostalgia ‘screams out extreme hatred,’ say Zimbabweans

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 10:17

I'm from Zimbabwe, and I know that when you walk the streets of Zimbabwe, even saying the word ‘Rhodesia’ is considered racist or prejudiced,” says Kay Layton, an artist and musician in Calgary.

“It brings up such a dark past, a dark history.”

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 10:17

Famous People Who Majored in History

Tue, 11/06/2018 - 14:17

You may not realize that many famous people began their careers with history degrees. Below are just some of the many notables.

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Tue, 11/06/2018 - 14:17

Professor of the Week: Dr. Barbara Skinner

Mon, 07/02/2018 - 13:48

Brief Bio: (From the Indiana State University Website)

Old-school Duke Energy exhibit unveiled at ISU ceremony

Tue, 05/01/2018 - 12:14

Will be placed in new Vigo History Center set to open later this year

STEM may be the future—but liberal arts are timeless

Tue, 05/01/2018 - 08:19

Recently I was part of a dinner conversation attended by a range of leaders in the tech world, from people running incubators and accelerators to ad agencies and design studios. The guest list included representatives from Facebook, Grand Central Tech, BetaWorks, IDEO, and Ipsos.

30 People With 'Soft' College Majors Who Became Extremely Successful

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 15:55

Carolyn Cutrone and Max Nisen
Dec. 18, 2012, 2:55 PM

Recently, venture capitalist Marc Andreessen said that he believed in the value of college, but mostly for math-based majors like engineering, rather than "softer stuff," like English.

10 CEOs Who Prove Your Liberal Arts Degree Isn't Worthless

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 15:02

By JACK LINSHI 
July 23, 2015

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 15:05