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Check out Dr. Marisa Chappell’s contribution to this new book Democracy and the Welfare State: The Two Wests in the Age of Austerity

After World War II, states on both sides of the Atlantic enacted comprehensive social benefits to protect working people and constrain capitalism. A widely shared consensus specifically linked social welfare to democratic citizenship, upholding greater equality as the glue that … Continue reading

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Life and Death Choices

Medical ethicist Courtney Campbell deals in thorny questions. If there’s a shortage of chemotherapy drugs, for example, how do you ration them? Who receives a flu vaccine if there isn’t enough to go around? When should medical treatment be stopped … Continue reading

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Married scholars explore Jewish masculinity, femininity

Check out this article featuring Dr. Rena Lauer & Dr. Kevin Osterloh about their participation in the 12th Annual Weekend in Quest coming up March 2-4, 2018, in Astoria. Married scholars explore Jewish masculinity, femininity

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Dr. Stacey Smith discuss her role in the Oregon building names project

Stacey Smith will appear alongside OSU VP Steve Clark on Oregon Public Broadcasting’s Think Out Loud program today 11/29 to discuss the historical research into OSU building names and President Ray’s naming decisions. Tune in from 12:30 to 1 pm … Continue reading

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Philosophy School of Phish

In her innovative “Philosophy School of Phish,” Prof. Stephanie Jenkins gets students and artists in touch with philosophical questioning. http://www.engagedphilosophy.com/2017/11/25/2031/

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National Science Foundation awards Dr. Jacob Hamblin, Professor of History and Dr. Linda Richards, Instructor of History a three-year grant.

The grant will support a hybrid project involving research as well as infrastructural development, the latter being a collaboration with SCARC to develop the Downwinders historical collection at OSU. Graduate students will help to conduct oral histories of scientists, victims, … Continue reading

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Peace march begins at OSU

Linda Richards, hosted a group participating in the 13th annual Pacific Northwest Interfaith Peace Walk. Full article

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History Is Not a Useless Major: Fighting Myths with Data

Over the past 20 years, warnings from a variety of sources—from career counselors to administrators to government officials—have convinced many prospective college students (and their parents) that the only safe path to a well-paying job is through a STEM major. … Continue reading

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Check out the new spring edition of Terra magazine, featuring Profs. Mutschler, Guerrini and Osborne

Medicine and the State Historians shed light on science, illness and government

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Mike Osborne was elected to full membership in the International Academy of the History of Science in December 2016

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