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There's still plenty of time for liberal arts students to enroll in the IE Pre Grad Internship for the fall. And be sure to check out the $1,000 Kuhn Awards.

Jacqueline Jones Named a Finalist for Pulitzer in History

Jones Finalist

History Professor Jaqueline Jones was named a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize this week for her book A Dreadful Deceit: The Myth of Race from the Colonial Era to Obama's America. Read more about her book and recognition here.

Alexandra Wettlaufer Awarded Guggenheim Fellowship

Jones Finalist

Alexandra Wettlaufer, a professor of French and comparative literature and a 2012-13 recipient of the college’s Humanities Research Award, was recently awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship. Wettlaufer, who is also an associate director for Plan II Honors, plans to complete a manuscript on George Sand. For more information, visit the Plan II Honors website.

Like History? You'll Love Not Even Past

History leaves no life untouched and the story of every life derserves to be told. Not Even Past is, first and foremost, a home for these stories. Featuring the popular 15 Minute History podcast, the Our/Stories blog to let everyone write their own histories, spotlights on faculty research and more. Visit to experience these fascinating stories.

Life & Letters Spring 2014