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The Masonic Lodge and Schoolhouse at Bannack State Park, Montana.

February 26, 2021

New Article Explores Regional Park System

Geographer Rob Briwa shines some light on state parks, which are often an understudied feature of United States cultural landscapes, but a treasure trove cultural and heritage.

Cover of Peregrine book

February 26, 2021

Geography Professor Reflects on Reading

Geographer Rob Briwa hasn’t let the trials of the last year impede on his research, recently publishing the article, “Bird Watching with The Peregrine: Towards Literary Geographies of Comfort Reading.”

(L to R) Dr. Tony Bartl, Dr. Ken Heineman, Dr. Jason Pierce

September 4, 2020

Three Profs Contribute to First Open-Source AP U.S. History Textbook

Three Angelo State University professors have joined with other faculty from colleges and universities across the country to produce the first Open Educational Resource digital textbook for U.S. history that aligns with College Board Advanced Placement (AP) standards.

November 20, 2019

Fort Concho Elementary Students Texas History Course

On Nov. 20, 2019, 85 Concho Elementary 5th graders’ visited Dr. Powers’ History of Texas class. The Education Majors in History of Texas led a mini-Texas history lesson plan with groups of eight 5th graders. It was a great learning moment for both the college students as well as the Concho students! 

November 12, 2019

Anonymous Gift to Fund New World War II Archive at Angelo State

Angelo State University’s College of Arts and Humanities has received a grant from an anonymous donor to fund the formation of a new George Ricks Memorial World War II Archive that will be housed in the ASU West Texas Collection.

NCHC Conference in New Orleans

November 4, 2019

Angelo State Honors Students to Present Research at National Conference

Ten students in the Angelo State University Honors Program have been selected to present their research projects at the 54th annual National Collegiate Honors Council (NCHC) Conference Nov. 6-10 in New Orleans, La.

October 1, 2019

Prof. Dickmeyer Named NEH Summer Scholar

Prof. Dickmeyer won a competitive fellowship from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) to attend the 4-week 2019 summer institute “Colonial Experiences and Their Legacies in Southeast Asia.” She is incorporating this material into several Asian history courses at ASU.

October 1, 2019

Prof. Lynch Publishes a New Book

Prof. Sarah Lynch published a new book, Medieval Pedagogical Writings: An Epitome, Fall 2018, which is out now in paperback and downloadable e-book. Check it out here.

Prof. Ostrofsky

December 17, 2018

Prof. Ostrofsky Publishes on CNN

Prof. Kathryn Ostrofsky has just published an opinion piece for CNN about Sesame Street’s latest storyline tackling homelessness. Her expertise is based on her research on “Sesame Street.” Read the article here. 

Angelo State University Department of History, Fall 2018

December 3, 2018

Angelo State History Department In the Top 10 of National Universities With Increasing Majors

In recent years, the numbers of history majors has been on the decline nationwide.