History Hero

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

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  • Photo of Kolby Reinke.
    VERMILLION, S.D. – Kolby Reinke, a junior history major at the University of South Dakota, will spend two months this summer in Quantico, Virginia, as an intern in the U.S. Marine Corps’ History Division.
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  • Recent analysis of LinkedIn data reveals what we've known all along: that the skills developed by a liberal arts major like History are becoming even more important in a rapidly evolving workplace.