History

ISU alumnus honors his late wife with $1 million gift for scholarships

Tue, 06/29/2021 - 14:33

A Terre Haute native and Indiana State University alumnus, Dr. Kenneth L. Smith, has given $1 million to the university to honor his late wife and support scholarships in accounting, economics, finance, and history.

Tue, 06/29/2021 - 14:33

Opinion: America and the world need history majors

Wed, 03/03/2021 - 11:05


Local professor see educational opportunities after US Capitol protests

Wed, 01/27/2021 - 16:19

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTHI) - Local professors are looking for ways to educate students about the historical events that recently took place at the United States Capitol.

ISU offers free online course to incoming freshmen Students choose between COVID-19 or climate change and get 1-hour credit

Fri, 05/01/2020 - 22:10

Indiana State University is using a new tool to enroll first-time freshmen for fall term — a free, online course.

HIGH SCHOOL HISTORY CLUB GOES BACK IN TIME IN HISTORY FAIRE

Tue, 02/25/2020 - 11:27

SULLIVAN, Ind. (WTHI) - Local High School students are going back in time to learn about influential moments and people in our history.

Former Franklin County resident named Hoosier German-American of the Year

Wed, 10/09/2019 - 22:48

The Indiana German Heritage Society will recognize William Selm as Hoosier German-American of the Year d

'Moby Dick' release party set for Aug. 17

Tue, 07/30/2019 - 22:29

On Aug. 17, the Swope Art Museum will host a book release party from 1 to 3 p.m. for a new edition of “Moby-Dick”  illustrated with the art of Terre Haute native Gilbert Wilson.

Governor Holcomb appoints two new members to ISU trustees, re-appoints two others

Fri, 06/28/2019 - 09:58

Gov. Eric Holcomb has appointed two new members to the Indiana State University board of trustees.

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.

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