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Uncover the past

All history majors at UWEC complete an independent research project for their senior capstone thesis. Many also participate in research collaborations with department faculty on national and international topics. Our majors present their research at local, state and national conferences. This wealth of research experience sets our graduates apart, giving them a competitive advantage when applying to graduate school and when pursuing careers in a variety of fields requiring research skills and independent initiative.

Current capstone research projects

Our current students are working on some amazing research projects. You can browse through research from previous years below. If you would like to find out more about our current research projects, you can read full projects at Minds@UW

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Read our graduate student research abstracts to find out what we do

Find out more about history through the abstracts of our graduate student research projects. Whether you are a current student looking for research projects ideas - you are in the right spot.

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students at historic site on Civil Rights Pilgrimage

Undergraduate History student capstone research

Summary of capstone research by students within the history department with area of research and except of entire research project.

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