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Cynthia Prescott will appear on TLC’s Who Do You Think You Are? on April 5. Dr. Prescott, an expert on gender in the American West, guided actor and director Tony Goldwyn on his search to learn about his maternal ancestry. Premiers April 5, 2015 at 10/9c on TLC.

On Thursday, April 9, from 12:30-1:30 in O’Kelly 228, Andrew Reinhard of the American Numismatic Society will lead a discussion about careers in publishing and other career paths outside academia.  This installment of the UND History Workshop will be of particular interest to undergraduate and graduate students in History. As usual, free pizza and soft drinks will be provided.

From 4-6 p.m. on April 9 at the Gorecki Alumni Center, the Cyprus Research Fund will present a viewing of the documentary Atari: Game Over, accompanied by a round table discussion by the team of archaeologists who excavated the worst video game ever made.  An interactive exhibit of Atari consoles and games will be available beginning at 3:30 p.m. courtesy of the Working Group in Digital and New Media.


Congratulations to our own Tom Harlow, who will receive a UND 2015 Summer Doctoral Fellowship to support his research and the writing of his dissertation, “Beyond the Holy Trinity: Intersections of Politics, Class, Race, Evangelicalism, and the Social Gospel in the Mission Formation of the YWCA, 1906-1945.”


The final History Workshop for this academic year will be “How to Teach the Big Ideas: Role Playing as a Pedagogical Tool” – Wednesday, April 22 at 12 p.m. in O’Kelly 228.

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