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Michael Bliss is first historian to be inducted into the Canadian Medical Hall of Fame

On the 14th April, 2016, University Professor emeritus Michael Bliss was inducted into the Canadian Medical Hall of Fame (CMFH), the first time that this organization has so honoured an individual who...

Banana workers stand in line during the 1954 strike in Honduras.

Prof. Kevin Coleman's work featured in Slate Magazine

Slate Magazine has published a story on Department of History Prof. Kevin Coleman’s book, A Camera in the Garden of Eden. Slate interviewed Prof. Coleman to ask about his formulation of the United F...

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Congratulations to Melanie Newton on Outstanding Teaching Award!

We are very pleased to share the news that Professor Melanie Newton has won the FAS Outstanding Teaching Award for 2015-2016. This award recognizes Professor Newton’s excellence in undergraduate tea...