OSU Alum Pat Stone reflects on the value and unexpected benefits of a history degree.
Find out how a history degree made such a big impact on his life.
Award Winning Faculty
Dr. Nichols was named an Organization of American Historians Distinguished Lecturer
Certificate in Medical Humanities
The undergraduate Certificate in Medical Humanities offers OSU students a multi-disciplinary integrated program to study health, medicine and the healing professions.
History of Science Graduate Program
The History of Science graduate program provides professional training in the interdisciplinary subject of history of science, technology, and medicine.
A FUTURE IN HISTORY
Jennifer Meissner always loved learning about the past, but when she was in high school she couldn’t picture what a career in history would look like.
New SHPR Faculty Publications
We stand with learned societies, colleges and universities, and others around the world in calling on the President and Congress to reverse this executive order and to denounce religious intolerance in all its forms.
The grant will support a hybrid project involving research as well as infrastructural development, the latter being a collaboration with SCARC to develop the Downwinders historical collection at OSU. Graduate students will help to conduct oral histories of scientists, victims, … Continue reading →
Over the past 20 years, warnings from a variety of sourcesfrom career counselors to administrators to government officialshave convinced many prospective college students (and their parents) that the only safe path to a well-paying job is through a STEM major. … Continue reading →
In this talk Matheis discusses "philosophical retrofuturism," the
activity of purposeful, fictional embellishment of historically
significant scholars and their intellectual projects, and the ways
this kind of imaginal labor helps to…
Constitution Day is federally mandated and commemorates the
formation and signing of the U.S. Constitution on September 17,
1787. What powers does the Constitution invest in the president?
What is the…
The School of History, Philosophy, and Religion provides students with a richly connected series of lenses though which they can examine the universe and their place in it. Our students learn to research, analyze, and contextualize the changing roles of religion, science, politics, and thought in both ancient and modern cultures. They also develop ethical, moral reasoning, and critical thinking skills in the service of an engaged life.
This foundation has enabled our graduates to find careers delving in the archives at the Library of Congress, working as ethical consultants for international corporations, opening and operating their own businesses, serving in government, nonprofits, and the military, and even becoming teachers, ministers, and professors themselves.