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History comes alive at The Ohio State University. In today’s world where war, pandemics, racial strife, and social upheaval occur with frightening regularity, we know history is the key to understanding these crises.

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August 4, 2021

History alum Lauren Kennedy (B.A. 2020) is currently working on meteorological records with the American Philosophical Society in Philadelphia as a Levitt Fellow.

Lauren says, "The Levitt…

August 3, 2021

Prof. Mytheli Sreenivas was recently a guest of The Swaddle podcast. She was in conversation with Shrishti Malhotra, producer at The Swaddle, on the complicated impact of modern property laws, and…

July 21, 2021

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Kenya Prime Minister Jomo Kenyatta, left, laughs with U.S. Federal Judge Thurgood Marshall in Nairobi, Kenya, on July 11, 1963. Photo…

July 20, 2021

Emily Arendt [Ohio State History Ph.D. 2014] has won the Society of Historians of the Early American Republic Ralph Gray Prize, for the best article in the 2020 volume of the Journal of the Early…

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