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Throughout the year, our department offers seminars at 4:00 pm on Fridays. These seminars feature guest lectures, faculty and our students. Please come back to view our updated schedule.


Each spring, our department selects undergraduate and graduate students to honor the outstanding achievements at the J. Fagg Foster Awards.

The 2014 J. Fagg Foster Awards will be held April 18, 2014 at 3:30pm in Sturm Hall 286.

Dr. Randall Wray, Professor at the University of Missouri- Kansas City and Senior Scholar at the Jerome Levy Economics Institute will present "The Reality of the Present and the Challenge of the Future: Fagg Foster for the 21st Century."

The 2013 award winners are:

  • Zachary Gonzales, Fagg Foster Award
  • Samuel Kauffman, Fagg Foster Award
  • Laura Newman, Alonzo B. May Award
  • Nichole Alexander, Satish Raichur Award
  • Sira Nukulkit, Satish Raichur Award

Please check back to find more information about the 2014 J. Fagg Foster Awards.

Save the Date: AHSS Admitted Grad Student Info Day, April 4

MA Applicants and Faculty: Please save the date for our divisional Admitted Graduate Students' Information Day, scheduled for Friday, April 4, 2014. More information to come!