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NYC History in the Spotlight

Exploring New York City's rise from a Dutch settlement some 400 years ago to the international metropolis it is today, students taking History 111, "Topics in Introductory American History: The History of New York City," are getting an in-depth look at the city's dynamic framework through lenses such as economic development, social arrangements, culture and suburbanization. Taught by Clifton Hood...  More >>

Jones '17 Interns at Women's Hall of Fame

This summer, Kayla Jones '17 has been working as a research, history and education intern at the National Women's Hall of Fame in Seneca Falls, N.Y., the birthplace of the Women's Rights Movement in the United States. "I'm excited to blend my passion for communications and civic engagement through this internship," Jones says. "In one of my media and society classes, we discussed the power that m...  More >>

Covert '15 interns for National Park

Interested in the study of human history through recording and interpreting survey sites, Alexandra Covert '15 accepted an archaeology internship at Petrified Forest National Park near Holbrook, Ariz., this summer. Though far from her home in Saranac Lake, N.Y., Covert notes that it is not the first time she has traveled around in pursuit of her interests. "I participated in archaeology field sch...  More >>

Dixon '98 Hired by Fox Sports

Charlie Dixon '98 was recently hired by Fox Sports as executive vice president of content and production at sports-cable outlets Fox Sports 1 and Fox Sports 2. In the newly created position, Dixon will oversee all content and production on the channels and will report directly to Jamie Horowitz, president of Fox Sports National Networks. Dixon previously ran the digital media department at IMG, a...  More >>

Berry '16 Joins AmeriCorps History Project

Susannah Berry '16 is spending her summer at the historically-rich site for the Underground Railroad History Project of the Capital Region (URHPCR) in Albany, N.Y. This internship is part of the larger AmeriCorps Summer Service Scholars program, which offers individuals the opportunity to become engaged in a community through an existing Volunteers in Service to America (VISTA) project for eight ...  More >>

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