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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.

Spring 2024
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History Major/Minor Guide

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History Advising & Enrollment Fair

Attention History Majors & Minors!

Please plan to attend one of the upcoming History Advising & Enrollment Fairs. Grab some free pizza for lunch while you meet with a History faculty advisor to choose your Spring 2024 History classes and plan the shortest path to graduation. Enrolling early is imperative to ensure your History courses of choice run this spring semester. History minors should also attend.

Wednesday, October 25, 11:00-1:00
Thursday, October 26, 12:00-1:00
Sage 3206

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.

UWO Department of History

Sage Hall, Room 3003 and 3464
Phone: (920) 424-2456


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