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6/20/14 – SHRA Spring 2014 Newsletter

Editor’s note:  We recently mailed our Spring 2014 newsletter.  Below you will find an expanded version of our feature article, as well as a link to the full newsletter. Environmental historians are just beginning to analyze the ties between war and the environment. SHRA’s recent finds in the archives demonstrate firsthand the significant historical impact of government… Read the Rest »

8/30/13 – SHRA’s Engagement with Boise State University

SHRA’s Dr. Jennifer Stevens has been invited back as an adjunct faculty member at Boise State University.  She will teach courses in Fall 2013 and Spring 2014. This session, she is teaching an upper division course in North American Environmental History for the Department of History in the College of Social Sciences & Public Affairs. In the… Read the Rest »

7/19/13 – SHRA’s Summer 2013 Newletter

Recently, SHRA mailed our Summer 2013 newsletter.  Our cover article was on a boat railway that was proposed in the 1880’s to help navigate the mighty Columbia river.  This article is part of our newsletter series called “Archive Archaeology,” which highlights lighter or curious finds made in the course of our research.  A link to… Read the Rest »

2/15/13: SHRA on Social Media

By now, you’re familiar with our website and this blog, but did you know that we are also on Facebook and Twitter?  We love the more informal and interactive platforms that social media offers us, and we’d love for you to join the conversations.  Click through and like the SHRA Facebook page, and follow us… Read the Rest »

2/1/13: The Business of History, Part 2

Last week, we shared the AHA’s summary of “The Entrepreneurial Historian” panel from the organization’s 2013 conference. This week, we invite you to read a guest post from SHRA’s Jennifer Stevens on the History@Work blog. Dr. Stevens was invited by the National Council on Public History to blog about her own impressions at the AHA… Read the Rest »

1/25/13: The Business of History, Part 1

Earlier this month, SHRA’s Jennifer Stevens participated in the “The Entrepreneurial Historian” panel discussion at the 127th Annual Meeting of the American Historical Association in New Orleans, LA.  The panel included professionals that spoke to alternatives to academia for historians. The AHA posted a summary of the session on their blog, where you can read… Read the Rest »

1/4/13: SHRA Sponsors Scholarship for Local Historian

This past fall, SHRA had the opportunity to support a scholarship for a deserving historian to attend the National Trust for Historic Preservation’s 2012 Historic Preservation Conference in Spokane, Washington. Collaborating with Preservation Idaho to fund the scholarship, SHRA’s contribution allowed the recipient not only to travel, but also to participate in the conference’s orientation,… Read the Rest »

12/28/12: Fall 2012 Newsletter

We’re taking a break from our blog this week, but we’d like to share our Fall 2012 Newsletter for those of you who haven’t seen it before.  SHRA wishes you and yours all the best in 2013.  Happy New Year! Posted 12/28/12    

8/23/12: SHRA’s Stephanie Milne Shares Her Path to a Career in Public History

“What are you going to do with that?!” It’s the question I was asked most often while attending graduate school. Fortunately, the Master in Applied Historical Research (MAHR) Program at Boise State University allowed me to answer that skeptical question. The Boise State University History Department has innovatively developed a two-prong approach to the study… Read the Rest »

8/1/12: SHRA’s Spring 2012 Newsletter

SHRA SPRING 2012 NEWSLETTER Clink on the link above to take a look at our latest newsletter that was mailed in June. Our Facebook fans already know that the National Archives at Seattle highlighted our “Archive Archaeology” story on their Facebook page today, August 1; the story that sparked their post can be found on… Read the Rest »

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