September 2021 Events and Deadlines

Upcoming Events Thursday 9/9: Model UN First MeetingBethel's Model United Nations club will hold its first meeting of the year this Thursday at 11:15am in CC 431. We'll be discussing activities on campus for the year, as well as our Chicago conference in November. Interested in joining us as we play the role of China? There's … Continue reading September 2021 Events and Deadlines

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Congratulations, Chris Pappadackis ’08!

This week Bethel is featuring a profile of Chris Pappadackis, a History and Social Studies Education major who graduated from Bethel in 2008. A social studies teacher for Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg schools, a couple hours west of Minneapolis, Chris was named Minnesota's 2020 participant in the James Madison Fellows program, which supports "the graduate study of American … Continue reading Congratulations, Chris Pappadackis ’08!

Apply for a Full Scholarship to Study History at Bethel

If you're a high school student who would like to study history or a related field at one of the best Christian universities in the country, check out Bethel's new Arts and Humanities Scholarships — one for full tuition, three more for $10,000 each, and all renewable for up to a total of four years. … Continue reading Apply for a Full Scholarship to Study History at Bethel

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The History Department’s First Edgren Scholars

On Friday Bethel revealed the 2014 roster of Edgren Scholars, and we're happy to announce that, for the first time, that list included a pair from the History Department: Fletcher Warren ('15) and Prof. Chris Gehrz. In its fourteenth year, the program — named after Bethel founder John Alexis Edgren — funds as many as four summer … Continue reading The History Department’s First Edgren Scholars

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James Madison Fellowships for History Teachers

For alumni and those about to graduate in December 2013 or May 2014 who are teaching (or planning to teach) middle school or high school history, government, or social studies... Consider applying for the James Madison Graduate Fellowship before the March 1, 2014 deadline. Founded by the U.S. Congress in commemoration of the Constitution's bicentennial, … Continue reading James Madison Fellowships for History Teachers

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Faculty Update, Fall 2013: Grants and Promotions

Today and tomorrow we want to share some news from our faculty: what they've been doing the past few months and what's coming up this year. Look for posts on recent and upcoming publications and conference presentations. Today we'll start with... Congratulations to the following members of the History Department faculty, recipients of external and … Continue reading Faculty Update, Fall 2013: Grants and Promotions

Scholarships for Studying Abroad

In the last couple of days we've received reminders about two scholarship programs that support American college students interested in studying abroad: For current students: The Institute of International Education offers the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarships  to U.S. undergraduates who receive federal Pell Grant funding and are seeking to study or intern abroad. Over … Continue reading Scholarships for Studying Abroad

Are you a Fulbrighter?

We're just about to begin a new semester at Bethel University.  For some of you that means you'll have your bachelor's degree in a matter of mere months, and you're already wondering how life after Bethel will look.  If you have done well academically, and have a passion for overseas service, you might consider applying … Continue reading Are you a Fulbrighter?

There’s Still Time to Honor G.W. by Making a Donation!

We're now just two weeks away from our reception honoring G.W. Carlson, professor of history and political science, who is retiring after serving on Bethel's faculty since 1968. That May 23 reception is open to all (including students and alumni), will be held in the Bethel University Library, and should run from 4:30-6:00pm. As part … Continue reading There’s Still Time to Honor G.W. by Making a Donation!