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This history department of UWO is dedicated to teaching and researching the history of the world. We believe that obtaining a nuanced and informed historical perspective can help every citizen think critically, clearly and creatively.

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Summer/Fall 2023 Thomas J. Rowland African American History Grant

The Thomas J. Rowland African American History Research Grant provides up to $600 in support of collaborative student/faculty research in fields relating to African American history. Grant funds may be used for supplies and expenses (including travel) incurred during the Summer and/or Fall of 2023. This opportunity has been provided by former UW Oshkosh History lecturer Dr. Thomas Rowland, and it is aimed to support UWO students who will be enrolled full time in the Fall 2023 semester.

Students apply online: by 5 p.m. on April 14, 2023. Applicants must be full-time undergraduate students in good academic standing.

Please direct questions to Stephen Kercher (, Director of University Research & Creativity.

UKRAINE: One Year of War Panel

Join Us for a Discussion: Ukraine: One Year of War

Featuring Panelists:
Michelle Kuhl, History – moderator
Oksana Katsanivska, Anthropology
Jordan Karsten, Anthropology
Karl Loewenstein, History
Tracy Slagter, Political Science

When:  Thursday, March 9, 2023 6:00 p.m.
Where:  University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, Sage Hall, room 1210, 835 High Avenue, Oshkosh
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