Application site open for HIST 228 / Wooster In Israel and Palestine

The online application site is now open for Wooster In Israel & Palestine/History 228 at For more information, see the program page at The application deadline is September 30.  Accepted students will be notified by October 10 and must commit either by October 21 (Class of 2012) or October 28 (Classes of 2013 and 2014).   Please… Read More

Senior I.S. Copeland Fund Trip to Vietnam

In August of 2011, I traveled to Vietnam on a generous grant from the Copeland Fund. My Senior I.S. is an oral history of the South Vietnamese civilian experience during the Vietnam War, roughly between 1968 and 1975. I conducted interviews with a FlipCam borrowed from the Office of Instructional Technology. Among the eight individuals… Read More

How to Apply for Lilly Summer Grants

This Tuesday, November 30 at 7:00 in Severance 009, representatives from the Lilly Program will be holding an information session on “How to Apply” for (funded) Summer Vocational Exploration Fellowships. At this session, you’ll receive a handbook, hear helpful suggestions on how to apply, hear expectations from representatives of the selection committees, and get a… Read More

Kendall-Rives Latin American Research Grant

The Kendall-Rives Latin American Research Grant for Sophomores and Juniors makes approximately $2,000 available each year to one or more Wooster sophomores or juniors to support a research project on some aspect of United States-Latin American Relations. Funds are to be used during the current academic year, including the summer months. Research projects must be… Read More

Christopher Culbertson’s Work with Fundación Chol-Chol

Christopher Culbertson (Cultural Area Studies: Latin American History) has always had an intensely personal interest in Chilean culture and history.  Christopher was born in Santiago to a Mapuche woman, but has lived in the United States since he was six months old.  He and his North American family have traveled to Chile in the intervening… Read More