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Arthur and Mary Wright Prize, John Addison Porter Prize Awarded to U of U History Professor
Congratulations to Dr. ShawnaKim Lowey-Ball for winning two major dissertation prizes.
The Arthur and Mary Wright prize is for the "outstanding dissertation or dissertations in the field of history outside the United States or Europe." The John Addison Porter Prize is Yale's top dissertation prize, "awarded for a work of scholarship in any field where it is possible, through original effort, to gather and relate facts or principles, or both, and to present the results in such a literary form as to make the project of general human interest."

History Graduate Student Accepted to Yale Doctor of Philosophy Program
Congratulations to Beans Velocci, who has been accepted to Yale University! Beans will focus on the history of gender and sexuality in the modern United States.

Environmental Humanities Professor
Congratulations to Dr. Benjamin Cohen, who has been selected as the Environmental Humanities Professor for 2015-2016.

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