History Department


What Can I Do with a History Degree?

Most history majors become teachers, lawyers, librarians, businesspersons, writers, archivists, politicians and even entertainers.

History Major Selected for Prestigious Summer Fulbright Institute


Two Nebraska Wesleyan University students have been selected for one of the most prestigious selective summer scholarship programs in the world.

History Class Uses Service Experience to Enhance Lessons


When Professor Meghan Winchell’s African American History class switched from three credit hours to four, she didn’t add more reading assignments.

History Professor Honored for Internationalizing Campus


Nebraska Wesleyan University history professor Meghan Winchell has been awarded the White Award for Internationalization.

Georgetown Professor to Discuss How Past Labor Disputes Haunt Today's Workforce


A Georgetown University history professor who says the country’s most momentous labor dispute has altered the course of American labor relations will speak at Nebraska Wesleyan University on Tuesday, April 23.

Screening of "Lost Nation: The Ioway 2 & 3"

04/24/2013 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm
Olin A Lecture Hall

Nebraska Wesleyan and the Nebraska Humanities Council will host a screening of the new critically-acclaimed documentary, "Lost Nation: The Ioway 2 & 3."

New Documentary on Ioway Tribe Features Retired NWU History Professor Ron Naugle; Screening on April 24


Nebraska Wesleyan University will host a screening on Wednesday, April 24 of the new critically-acclaimed documentaries Lost Nation: The Ioway 2 & 3.

Lecture: "The Accidental Reagan Revolution: How a 1981 Strike Still Haunts American Workers & Politics"

04/23/2013 - 7:00pm
Olin B Lecture Hall

Georgetown University history professor Joseph A. McCartin will deliver this lecture, sponsored by Forum and the History Department.

Historical Society of New Mexico to Honor NWU History Professor


A Nebraska Wesleyan University history professor will be honored May 5 by the Historical Society of New Mexico.