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

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    USD students have landed national scholarships and fellowships including Truman, Fulbright and Goldwater.

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    Stay up to date with what's happening in the Department of History.

  • As recent national conversations about the causes of the Civil War (short answer: slavery) demonstrate, knowing and understanding history is more important now than ever. As you continue to plan your academic program for 2017-18, think about what YOU want to learn more about...

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


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