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In School in Germany: Immigration
Heres a question for all teachers in the German school system and social studies/ history teachers in the American schools: How much do you teach your pupils about the history of immigrants- in part...
4/8/14 at 2:30 PM In School in Germany: Teaching Infrastructure History in School 4/4/14 at 8:06 AM
In School in Germany: The Guessing Quiz 4/1/14 at 9:16 AM
Interviewing a Special Woman in the "Real" Village
A few weeks ago I wrote an article about life here in my village, Magulilwa. Soon after, I got an email of my school founder, and native Magulilwan, Evaristo Sanga. You wrote about the new part of M...
4/6/14 at 6:47 AM The Donner Party 11/14/13 at 11:33 AM
Education Is Bigger Than Schools 10/28/13 at 8:34 AM
UND alumnus Bill Harwood to give Department of History's 2014 Wilkins Lecture April 1
William Bill Harwood, a native of Grand Forks, will serve as this years Department of History Robert Wilkins Lecturer. He will present From a Writer's Perspective: My Life in the Foreign Service from ...
3/19/14 at 5:13 PM Hathaway’s historical research wins Merrifield Competition at UND 5/29/13 at 8:49 AM
Black History Month under way at UND 2/6/13 at 3:06 PM
When Orthodox Were Told to Become Episcopalians:
One of the Orthodox responses against ecumenical relations that one hears now and again may be that "all of church history" or "all of the tradition" weighs against joint "non-sacramental" services (e...
3/17/14 at 12:17 AM Orthodox Easter and Church History 5/7/13 at 9:56 AM
Archaeology, History, Tourism, and Ideology 2/18/13 at 12:56 PM
Get Your Beads Out for Thursday's Opening
I love theme exhibits and I love searching to find some kind of exhibit themed garment to wear to the exhibit opening. Thursday's opening ofDancing Dazzling Beads will be a fun challenge. We invite ...
3/5/14 at 12:29 PM A Shout Out to Kuchen Makers 11/6/13 at 4:40 PM
Upcoming Season of Exhibits 10/11/13 at 10:51 AM
The Land of Chief Joseph
The story of this painting, Land of Chief Joseph, by Steve Henderson of Steve Henderson Fine Art: Among the Nez Perce Indians of the Pacific Northwest, there were two Chief Josephs: "Old Chief Josep...
2/17/14 at 4:45 PM The Problem with U.S. History 1/23/14 at 2:39 PM
Is the Bible Boring? 8/21/13 at 2:28 PM
The first Social Security payment
Last week I noted that the first monthly recurring Social Security retirement check was issued to Ida May Fuller of Ludlow, Vermont, on January 31, 1940. Ms. Fuller received the first monthly Social ...
2/5/14 at 11:14 AM The first Social Security retirement payment 1/31/14 at 10:25 AM
January 17,1935: Proposal for Social Security sent to Congress 1/17/14 at 10:04 AM
Before the music died in 1959, it lived in Duluth
A copy of the poster for the Winter Dance Party concert that was held on Jan. 31, 1959, from an ad in the Duluth News Tribune at the time. (News Tribune file image) Before it died, the music lived ...
1/31/14 at 10:04 AM Chinese Lantern fire was 20 years ago 1/16/14 at 8:45 PM
Remembering the Spalding Hotel 12/13/13 at 6:35 AM
SAFE SCHOOLS, SAFE KIDS: Sobriety Monitoring Program
By School Resource Officer Wes Libner, Soputh HighSchool Wes.Libner@fargo.k12.nd.us Recently, I attended a meeting at Juvenile Court, where I became aware of an alternative sentencing program associat...
12/11/13 at 9:30 AM 55 years ago and today...the Davies legacy 9/19/12 at 11:39 AM
Judge Davies curriculum project receives Phase II funding 5/31/12 at 11:49 AM
Wistful Wednesday : 1932
In 1932 Far Guys Dad graduated from High School. That is his Dad Marvin in the third row. Down a row and toward the middle is Gene, that is the guy that Far Guy is named forI will just let you guess ...
8/21/13 at 8:23 AM Wistful Wednesday : 1924 or thereabouts 8/3/11 at 6:26 AM
Wistful Wednesday : 1953 6/15/11 at 6:13 AM
What Should a Princess Look Like?
I had the best princess role model when I was a child. Although she had beautiful dresses and ornate, stylish hairdos just like the Disney lineup of princesses, she also carried a blaster, didn't ta...
7/12/13 at 10:51 PM Dungeons and Dragons Lovers Need to Visit Jamestown 6/18/13 at 2:37 PM
Historical Snowstorms and Blizzards 1/13/13 at 7:20 PM
Artifact history of disability in America now offered online
Check out a new national online exhibit -- EveryBody: An Artifact History of Disability in America (http://everybody.si.edu/) -- from the Smithsonian's Natural Museum of American History. Many storie...
7/12/13 at 11:59 AM
Diabetes: are you at risk
Do you have a family history of diabetes or do you have any of following symptoms? urinating often being more thirsty than usual being hungry more often than usual unusual weight loss tired more...
7/7/13 at 6:25 AM Your DNA Could Be Good or Bad 10/23/12 at 2:13 PM
Historical Video by Wendy Grethen 5/14/11 at 6:00 AM
A Lesson in Family History (Part 3)
continuation of A Lesson in Family History Lead cups were used to drink ale or whiskey. The combination would sometimes knock the imbibers out for a couple of days. Someone walking along the road wou...
4/3/13 at 9:32 AM A Lesson in Family History (Part 2) 3/31/13 at 10:22 AM
A Lesson in Family History 3/28/13 at 10:51 AM
"Not in the right sport"
I know a lot of hockey players and fans make fun of basketball, but as someone who grew up playing and watching a ton of basketball, I still love everything about March Madness. The first four days o...
3/27/13 at 12:10 AM Battles on Ice: Continuing the outdoor hockey trend 2/9/13 at 6:00 AM