Sam Ginty presented his award-winning thesis at the McNeil Center for Early American Studies Undergraduate Research Workshop in April.

Professor Ira Berlin’s "The Long Emancipation: The Demise of Slavery in the United States" is the lead review in the current issue of the Times Literary Supplement, written by Ari Kelman.


The Samuel Gompers Papers constitute a remarkable achievement; by demonstrating the central role played by working people and the labor movement they built, it has helped reframe our understanding of U.S history.--Richard Price and Philip Soergel. Professor and Chairs, UMD Department of History.

Each year, the Nathan and Jeanette Miller Center for Historical Studies and the University of Maryland Libraries invite applications for grants to support research in the Libraries' Gordon W. Prange and East Asia Collections.

TerpTalks: Jobs and Freedom: How Far Have We Come?
TerpTalkers spoke for 15 minutes followed by the opportunity for audience members to ask questions in the Civil War to Civil Rights: The Well-Being of a Nation Symposium.

Congratulations goes out to the Department of History for their first place win at the Terrapin Triathlon relay race!


The College of Arts and Humanities welcomes new faculty cohort to UMD.

UMD’s Center for the History of the New America takes a new look at a subject that has shaped America: immigration.


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