Guest Post: Izzy Perman ’16 on Copeland Research

In the 2015 spring semester, I received Copeland Grant money to take a summer trip to the Shenandoah River Valley in Virginia in order to conduct research for my Senior Independent Study. I wrote my Junior I.S. in the spring as a prospectus that would lay the foundation for my senior thesis. This was a… Read More

Course Advising for Spring 2015

A note for First-Years interested in History: Hello and welcome to your first on-your-own registration! My name is Jeff Roche and I’m chair of the History Department. I understand that these next few days can be a little overwhelming. Since you have indicated an interest in the History Department and its courses in the past,… Read More

Tuesday I-Seminar: Black Student Activism & Experience at the College of Wooster

You’ve seen the general announcement of events this week in commemoration and reflection on the life of Rev. King.  Take the time to participate! If you want a full run-down on events, see the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 2014 Celebration page. We want to be sure you know about one of these events that… Read More

A Brief Report on the Year Gone By

  Dear Students, Colleagues, and Friends! July 1 is a minor landmark in the summer, but it does mark a turnover in leadership of the History Department. Jeff Roche assumes the Chair of the Department, on a three-year term, as of this day. I passed along to him the Departmental gavel and regalia and secret… Read More