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Blast from the past: How 2016 reflected movements and trends from American history

Blast from the past: How 2016 reflected movements and trends from American history

By Sarah Hallam | Dec. 29, 2016

As Mark Twain once said, “History doesn’t repeat itself, but it often rhymes.”

From a humble beginning to a gluttonous present

By Emma Veidt | Nov. 20, 2016

The “real” Thanksgiving may be different than what you would expect.

New book by history professor examines fragile masculinity in postwar America

New book by history professor examines fragile masculinity in postwar America

By Jackson Kinkead | Nov. 15, 2016

Professor Steven Watts: “What I began to discover was that Kennedy, in the public realm, offered a kind of antidote to that great fear of the weakening of American men.”

Interactive timeline: Campus demonstrations through the years

Feature: Interactive timeline: Campus demonstrations through the years

By Brendan Crowley and Brooke Collier | Nov. 9, 2016

On the one-year anniversary of top administrator resignations, a look back at MU’s history of student activism.

 Inside the legends of Jesse Hall

Inside the legends of Jesse Hall

By Libby Stanford | Oct. 26, 2016

Vice Provost for Undergraduate Studies Jim Spain: “This building, it speaks to the legacy and the history of who we are.”

Jay Sexton named inaugural Kinder Institute on Constitutional Democracy’s chairman

Jay Sexton named inaugural Kinder Institute on Constitutional Democracy’s chairman

By Megan Dollar | Sept. 6, 2016

Sexton has previously served as a lecturer and tutorial fellow at the University of Oxford.

Debate surrounding Thomas Jefferson statue continues

Debate surrounding Thomas Jefferson statue continues

By Thomas Oide | April 5, 2016

Students and professors discussed the merits of keeping his statue on Francis Quadrangle during a public forum Monday.

Two-time Pulitzer Prize winner David McCullough speaks on the importance of history and education

By Alyssa Bessasparis | Oct. 8, 2015

McCullough has also won two Francis Parkman Prizes, two National Book Awards, the Colonial Dames of America Annual Book Award, the Presidential Medal of Freedom and the Cornelius Ryan Award.

Column: Attempts to "patriotize" AP U.S. History cross the line

By Lily Cusack | Feb. 25, 2015

The goal of an American History course should be to provide an objective, well-rounded view of America as a whole, not just what Congress wants you to see.

In Print: ‘Living museum’ tells Boone County’s history: #MOVEgoeslong No. 3

By Taylor Ysteboe | Dec. 2, 2014

Village at Boone Junction is home to four historical Boone County structures.

Dusting off Miss Mizzou: Retro comic character struts into new book

In Print: Dusting off Miss Mizzou: Retro comic character struts into new book

By Taylor Ysteboe | Oct. 21, 2014

Cartoonist J.B. Winter delves into nonfiction to explain how Miss Mizzou captured hearts across the nation.

In Print: Traveling exhibit on Lincoln, Civil War comes to MU Law Library

By Esther Seawell | Sept. 30, 2014

The exhibit will include presentations and events through Oct. 31.

Pulitzer-winning author discusses education, Thomas Jefferson

By Isabella Alves | Sept. 16, 2014

MU also received an epitaph piece written by Jefferson to celebrate Loftin’s inauguration and MU’s 175th year.

In Print: MU professor Jonathan Sperber appears on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart

By Lisa Conley | April 5, 2013

Professor Jonathan Sperber promoted his recent novel on philosopher Karl Marx.