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O'Malley in Newsweek: Proposed Currency Face-Lift

In a story on Newsweek's site, Michael O'Malley, faculty member in the Department of History and Art History and associate director, Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media, discusses the relationship between "currency face-lifts" and public confidence, in reference to proposed Harriet Tubman twenty dollar bills.

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New GMU professor Rethinking Native American History

Joseph Genetin-Pilawa, an author and scholar of Native American studies, is a new history professor at George Mason. This fall, he will teach a section of HIST 389, Topics in U.S. History, on Native American history, and HIST 615, Problems in American History, on the topic of “Decolonizing Museums,” a graduate course on the representations of native peoples in museums.

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Students Earn Department Awards

At its annual student ceremony on April 20, the Department recognized the achievements of more than two dozen students and inducted thirty students into the Phi Alpha Theta History Honor Society.

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