Thursday, April 22, 2021

Cody Groat appointed to Indigenous Studies and History at Western

Cody Groat head shot

Cody Groat, a Tri-University History PhD Candidate based at Laurier, was recently appointed to a position with Western University's Indigenous Studies Program and History Department.

Tuesday, April 13, 2021

Tri-U's Rebecca MacAlpine awarded Waterloo Arts award for excellence in teaching

Rebecca MacAlpine in straw hat beside flowers

"An outstanding doctoral candidate in History, Rebecca MacAlpine is a dedicated, disciplined, and thoughtful student, and she brings those same characteristics to her roles as TA, instructor, and most recently departmental TA Mentor and Coordinator."

Tuesday, March 9, 2021

Tri-University 2021 essay prizes announced

Headshots of Dan Attrell (top left), Emily Kaliel (top right), and Georgia Gingrich (bottom)

The Tri-University History Program congratulates this year's Essay Prize winners announced during the annual conference on March 5-6 that was held virtually this year.

Thursday, December 10, 2020

Mary Anne Gonzales successfully defends PhD thesis

Mary Anne Gonzales head shot

On December 7, 2020, Mary Anne Gonzales, successfully defended her thesis, "Charitable Communities: Beguines and Charity in Later Medieval Douai, 1218-1360."

Thursday, October 1, 2020

Yelena Abdullayeva successfully defends PhD thesis

Yelena Abdullayeva head shot

Yelena Abdullayeva successfully defended her thesis, "Crafting the Modern Woman in Azerbaijan: Muslim Women, the State, and Modernity, 1900–1939," on August 18, 2020.

Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Sarah McTavish successfully defends PhD thesis

Sarah McTavish in front of two computer screens

Sarah McTavish successfully defended the thesis, "The Queer Eternal September: LGBTQ Identity on the Early Internet and Web," on September 15, 2020.

Thursday, September 17, 2020

Over $1M awarded to Professor Ian Milligan's Archives Unleashed

Stack of internet servers with logo Internet Archives

Congratulations to History professor, Dr. Ian Milligan and his interdisciplinary research team on the recent $1m grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

Thursday, September 10, 2020

Dr. Kevin James appointed Chair of Scottish Studies

James Fraser in front of Scotland map

Dr. Kevin James was appointed Director of the Centre for Scottish Studies in the Department of History at the University of Guelph, and as Scottish Studies Foundation chair on June 1, 2020.

Tuesday, September 8, 2020

Doing history locally

Hayden Bulbrook

Recently, Hayden Bulbrook, a Tri-U History University of Waterloo MA Student, was featured in his local newspaper, the Stratford Beacon-Herald. The article explains his creative response to the limitations brought about by the pandemic.

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