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Graduating Public History Major Already Working to Preserve History

Graduating Public History Major Already Working to Preserve History

By Tom McLaughlin Simply put, where others see an old building, Rachel Craft sees a treasure trove of historical information. Behind the facades, explains the graduating Rutgers University–Camden student, there is much more than meets the eye. “Buildings are very telling of history, so I appreciate the importance of preserving them,” says the graduate public […]

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Digging Deeper: Graduate Public History Student Gets Hands-On Lessons in Archeology

Digging Deeper: Graduate Public History Student Gets Hands-On Lessons in Archeology

By Tom McLaughlin Samantha Muller vividly remembers the day. In February 2017, the Rutgers University–Camden graduate student was showing some friends around Philadelphia when her phone rang. On the other end was Kimberlee Moran, an associate teaching professor and director of forensics at Rutgers–Camden, with whom Muller worked closely while earning bachelor’s degrees in anthropology […]

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Swan Historical Foundation Gift to Fund Annual Scholarship for Rutgers–Camden Public History Scholars

Swan Historical Foundation Gift to Fund Annual Scholarship for Rutgers–Camden Public History Scholars

At Rutgers–Camden, public history students fascinated with America’s past build upon their historical understanding, preparing them for the vast array of careers and doctoral-level studies in their field. Promising Rutgers–Camden scholars will now have added support in their pursuits, thanks to a $25,000 gift from the Swan Historical Foundation (SHF) to fund an annual scholarship. […]

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