Department of History

By studying history, you will explore people, events, institutions and values as old as the ancient world and as new as yesterday's headlines. 

News in Brief

  • Image Steven Bucklin

    A University of South Dakota history professor wrote the feature article in the quarterly journal of the State Historical Society that features the state's colorful aviation history, from the barnstorming era to the Space Age.

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    Stay up-to-date with what's happening in the Department of History.
  • Students who earn a liberal arts degree in disciplines like History learn to think broadly and creatively even as they acquire essential analytical and communication skills. Those talents and skills are increasingly being recognized as important by a variety of industries, as this blog post eloquently explains.

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Department of History
East Hall
414 E. Clark St.
Vermillion, SD 57069


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