Check out Seeing Animals, the new podcast from Prof. Annie Berglund '13! Yesterday's debut featured Annie's interview with Jered Camp, co-founder of the Iowa Farm Sanctuary, and new episodes will drop each week this spring and fall, as Annie continues to talk with practitioners and researchers who work in fields related to animal rights. Seeing Animals … Continue reading Seeing Animals: The New Podcast from Prof. Berglund
Did you know that Bethel sent students on a month-long tour of Europe in the middle of the tumultuous summer of 1968? Led by longtime history professor Roy "Doc" Dalton, the trip started in London, moved on to Belgium, France, and Switzerland, then concluded with multiple cities in Italy. Retired social studies teacher Dan Johnson … Continue reading Bethel’s 1968 European History Tour
"What can you do with a History major?" Over the past couple of years, we've tried to help students visualize an answer to that question by creating three maps of what our alumni have gone on to do: continuing education in graduate or professional schools; teaching placements; and a master map of alumni working in … Continue reading Help Us Update Our Alumni Maps
Did you study history at Bethel University? What would you like to tell prospective and current students who are considering following in your footsteps? We're looking for some testimonials from our alumni, to be used on our department website, blog, social media, and admissions materials. Just take a few minutes to complete this survey and … Continue reading Share Your Bethel History Testimonial!
A week before the start of fall classes, Bethel's faculty gathered yesterday morning for its annual retreat. The keynote speaker was our own Prof. Sam Mulberry '99 — who was kind enough to let us post the text of his address. Not only will you learn a lot more about Sam's story, but you'll find … Continue reading “Teach Well”: Prof. Mulberry’s Address at Faculty Retreat
What can you do with a History major? Just read about our four alumni who have featured in Bethel media stories this month: • A social worker at the International Institute of St. Louis, Lauren Peffley '09 was profiled at Bethel's website last week. Here's how the story explains the connection between her undergraduate major … Continue reading What You Can Do With a History Major… As Seen in Bethel News
Today we conclude our roundtable discussion with History alumni-turned-attorneys Wade Adamson '09, Gina Schulz '07, and Aaron Thom '08. In part one they recalled how they decided to study law. Today: applying to law school, and how Aaron, Gina, and Wade got where they are in their careers. What advice would you give students who … Continue reading Alumni Law Roundtable: From Law School to a Legal Career
In addition to spotlighting individual alumni who have taken various career paths, occasionally we like to host a kind of roundtable discussion with alumni from a single field. In the past we've talked to former students who have gone into graduate school in history and into middle/high school teaching. This week we're excited to hear … Continue reading Alumni Law Roundtable: From Bethel to Law School
When HIS205U History of China, Korea, and Japan meets for the first time tonight, its professor will be making a return to our department: Annie Berglund graduated summa cum laude from Bethel in 2013 with a double-major in History and Social Studies Education. After teaching middle school for two years, Annie moved to Seoul in 2016 to earn a … Continue reading Welcome Back to Bethel, Prof. Annie Berglund!
This week I talked with Travis Hoaglund '91 about business and history. Mr. Hoaglund is the insurance president for Bremer Bank. What were things that you enjoyed about your history classes here at Bethel? I loved learning about more recent history… WWII and present. My most memorable times at Bethel were the friends I made and … Continue reading From AC 2nd to… Insurance and Banking