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Student prizes

This year again, we have had some fantastic students in the History Department, and we would like to recognise their accomplishments: The McCarthy Prize for best 4th-year student goes to Alexandra Fox. The IODE Prize for outstanding student in Canadian History is shared between Joshua Adams and Kelly Ferguson. The Nature of History Prize is […]

STU History students present at the AUUHCC

Four students from the STU History Department shared their research at the 2014 Atlantic Universities Undergraduate History & Classics Conference (AUUHCC) held at UPEI on 7-9 March. – Kathleen King, “Disney Meets the Powerpuff Girls: Race, Gender and ‘Girl Power’ in the 1990s” – Michael F. Maloney, “Barometers of Nineteenth-Century Agricultural Transformation: Evolution of Single-Furrow […]

Matthew Pain en route to present work at St. Thomas in Houston

Congratulations to Matthew Pain, a History Honours student in his final year at STU, who will represent the university at the Research Symposium at the University of St. Thomas in Houston, Texas this year. He will present “Policy in Israel Before and After 1948: How Agricultural Management Has Shaped a Collective Palestinian Identity.”

History students present at Research & Ideas Fair

Several History students are presenting their work at today’s Research & Ideas Fair. 1PM, BMH 108 Andrew Knowles, “Meiji Japan: Striving for Westernization through Banquets” Michael F. Maloney, “Barometers of Nineteenth-Century Agricultural Transformation Evolution of Single-Furrow-Walking Ploughs in West-Central New Brunswick” 2:50PM, BMH 102 Kelly Ferguson, “Light it up: Kerosene Oil and the Changing Lives […]

Launch of The Astrolabe

Last week, the Saint Thomas University Society for History (STUSH) launched its journal _The Astrolabe_ This is a peer edited journal that has been two years in the making. The launch theme was “Victorian Tea Party.”

Awards to outstanding History students

At the end of each year, the History Department recognises outstanding students we have had the chance to teach in our classes. Congratulations to the recipients of the following awards: Chuddy McCarthy Memorial Prize for History in Fourth Year: Nathalie Cormier Senator John J. Connolly Prize for History in Third Year: Alexandra Fox and Cindy […]

Fin MacKay-Boyce (Honours ’13) wins the Tom McCann Award

This year, Fin MacKay-Boyce (Honours ’13) is the worthy co-recipient of the Tom McCann Award, which is presented to a senior student who best portrays the spirit of St. Thomas University with his or her contributions to university and student affairs, and who demonstrates outstanding leadership, character and personality.  [more…]     Source: Campus News

Kayla Blackmore (Honours ’12) receives the Marion Hilliard Award

We are delighted to report that Kayla Blackmore, who graduated with History Honours in 2012, received national recognition for her accomplishments as an athlete, student and community organiser. [more…]     Source: Campus News

Kimberley Maguire to present at the AUUHCC

Congratulations to Kimberley Maguire whose paper has been accepted by the selection committee of this year’s Atlantic University Undergraduate History and Classics Conference (AUUHCC). Her paper’s working title is “‘New’ English Identity?: The Creation of a New English Identity Around the 2004 Commemoration of St. Croix Island and How it was Rejected by Passamaquoddy and […]

Do you wish to publish your paper in Astrolabe?

“The Saint Thomas University Society for History (STUSH) is looking for submissions to the Astrolabe, STU’s student produced history journal. Students are encouraged to send us their history papers that received a grade of A- or higher. Students from all years are encouraged to make a submission. Submissions can be sent to before December […]