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David Oshinsky to Join Bill Gates for Conversation on Polio Eradication

Event: University of Texas at Austin History Professor and Pulitzer Prize-winning author David Oshinsky will join Bill Gates, co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and other global leaders to discuss "Polio Eradication and the Power of Vaccines." The panel discussion will coincide with the release of Gates' third annual letter, which will highlight…   » Continue Reading

Pulitzer Prize-Winning Historian Releases Book on Capital Punishment

Pulitzer Prize-Winning Historian Releases Book on Capital Punishment

In a year when the death penalty continues to stir passions from Texas to Connecticut and beyond, Pulitzer Prize-winning historian David Oshinsky's new book will help Americans better understand the history, politics and role of capital punishment in the United States.

Oshinsky Awarded Cartwright Prize for Book on Polio

University of Texas at Austin History Professor David Oshinsky has been awarded the Cartwright Prize from Columbia University Medical Center for his research into the history of polio.