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Northeastern University History Department: Institutional Home of the World History Association

In summer 2015, the World History Association moved its institutional headquarters to Northeastern University’s History Department, home to one of the oldest and most successful World History Ph.D. programs in the country. The Department is pleased to enter into this partnership with the premier World History  organization in the world.

History News

Humanities Action Lab, National Collaboration Featuring Northeastern University, Awarded $150,000 Grant By Whiting Foundation

NEW YORK, June, 2015 – The Whiting Foundation has announced a $150,000 grant to the Humanities Action Lab (HAL), a coalition formed by Northeastern University and 19 other universities from across the country, coordinated from The New School in New York City, to foster public engagement on urgent social problems. The funds will bolster the…
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Sarah Hudson named one of Northeastern’s Huntington 100

Sarah Hudson, a History major, was named one of the Huntington 100. The Huntington 100, formally the Most Influential Seniors program, recognizes Juniors and Seniors who excel at both academics and service to their community.

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