Northeastern students from countries across the globe shared a meal together and learned about the American holiday’s history and traditions at the International Student and Scholar Institute’s annual Thanksgiving dinner on Tuesday.
Distinguished Professor William Fowler reflects on some of the most unusual gift exchanges between nations in modern history and how the symbolic practice has evolved.
The whoopie pie — whipped cream or frosting sandwiched between twin chocolate cakes — has a glorious but muddled history as a favorite treat throughout the northeastern United States. Several […]
William Fowler, Distinguished Professor of History, examines the intriguing history of the Declaration of Independence and the Fourth of July.
In the sixth edition of recent faculty books, we highlight works about the American Revolution, the complexity of human-animal relationships, and the importance of cash flow to corporate decision-making.
A Northeastern historian looks back at a bloodless battle that touched off America’s bloodiest war, 150 years ago today.
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