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History Major Logan Woods, '14, Earns Fulbright Award to Romania

Logan Woods, '14, is a Fulbright Award recipient for 2014. He will teach English in Romania for nine months beginning this fall.
As a middle-school student, history and English education major Logan Woods randomly chose the country of Romania for a social studies project. It's the kind of story that warms a teacher's heart: From that assignment, Woods gained an abiding interest in the country. Now, as the recipient of a 2014-15 Fulbright Student Award, Woods will spend nine months in Romania, teaching English in a school setting.


History Professor Sacks Quoted in NY Times

Marcy Sacks, chair and professor of history, Albion College

Marcy Sacks, chair and professor of history, Albion College
Albion College professor of history Marcy Sacks was quoted in today's edition of The New York Times in a story describing what writer Rachel L. Swarns calls a "mostly forgotten slice of history" following one of New York City's—and America's—ugliest civil disturbances: the 1863 draft riots.

History Major Presents 'My God, a Woman!'

History Major, Nathaniel Arndts, '14 presents  

My God, a Woman!  (Gwen Dew, Pioneer Reporter) during The Odd Topics Society Luncheon.

My God its a woman

Wednesday, February 26, 2014
Noon - 1 pm
Mary Sykes Room
Albion College


Yinger Lecture Explores Britain's Naval Battle Against Slave Trade

ALB-130x110  0009 ShieldBarry Gough, distinguished Canadian maritime and naval historian, will explore a crucial chapter in world and naval history: Britain’s campaign to end the African slave trade and in particular the Royal Navy's long, costly, and not always successful struggle to strangle the trade at its source.

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