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International Security/Internal Safety (IS/IS) becomes EPIC-Empire, Power, Identity, and Conflict

February 12, 2015

MSU History has rebranded one of its three Nodes of Excellence. What had been known as IS/IS will now become EPIC. True, world events had made the old acronym troubling. But the real genesis for the rebranding came from the recognition that IS/IS no longer adequately reflected all of what we did. EPIC-Empire, Power, Identity, and Conflict—acknowledges an expansion of faculty and student endeavors. International Security and Internal Safety and all what they connote remain at the heart of EPIC but the reconfiguration permits us to embrace additional possibilities.

History Announces Super Graduate Assistantships for 2015-16 Academic Year

January 28, 2015

Starting in Fall 2015, several entering graduate students will receive Super Graduate Assistantships. Reserved for our very best new students, recipients will serve as teaching assistants with a stipend of at least $19,000 for the academic year. These Super Assistantships are recognition from the Graduate School of MSU History’s excellent program and the desire to attract ever better students. Each of these awards covers almost all tuition and fees in addition to the $19,000 stipend. Ph.D students will be favored for these awards but Masters students are also eligible for consideration.

Sally McMurry CHASE's Lecture Now available

January 26, 2015

Sally McMurry's Center for the History of Agriculture, Science and the Environment lecture, originally presented on January 16, 2015 at Mississippi State University is now available online. Titled Agricultural History on the Ground, McMurry's presentation discusses preservation of agricultural landscapes. It can be found https://vimeo.com/117936600 here.

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