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Association of American Publishers

Association of American Publishers Announces Finalists for 2019 PROSE Awards

January 16, 2019 History

"The Science and Politics of Race in Mexico and the United States, 1910-1950" by Karin Rosemblatt, is a finalist.

Expanding the Curriculum

January 08, 2019 School of Music

UMD School of Music alumna receives Music Education Innovator Award for Ethiopian Song Project.

KDKA Radio

How Accurate is Hamilton?

January 02, 2019 History

Richard Bell joined Joe DeStio to talk about the smash hit Hamilton.

Pittsburgh Post Gazette

In 1794, some Western Pennsylvanians despised Alexander Hamilton for creating the whiskey tax

January 02, 2019 History

The last time Alexander Hamilton visited Western Pennsylvania, frontier farmers despised him.

Harretz

Petition Demands Release of Classified Israeli Documents on 1950s Immigrant Transit Camps

January 01, 2019 History, Joseph and Rebecca Meyerhoff Program and Center for Jewish Studies

Association for Civil Rights in Israel wants information from security service about suppression of protests by immigrants from North Africa and Mideast.

The Globe Post

This Year Wasn’t Good for Journalists. Will 2019 Be Better?

December 28, 2018 Communication

The number of reporters killed and arrested was the highest in the last three years.

Scientific American

There Is No Such Thing as Conscious Thought

December 20, 2018 Philosophy

Philosopher Peter Carruthers insists that conscious thought, judgment and volition are illusions.

The Washington Post

How one of the party’s biggest losers offers Democrats a way forward

December 20, 2018 History

The opportunity for a political realignment

The Washington Post

When we fixate on technological firsts, we miss the real story of innovation

December 20, 2018 English

Evelyn Berezin is known as the inventor of word processing, but the story is much more complicated.