Achievements for June 16, 2017
William G. Thomas III, professor of history, earned the 2017 Hubbell Prize for best article published in "Civil War History" during 2016. His study, “Places of Exchange: An Analysis of Human and Material Flows in Civil War Alexandria, Virginia,” examined geographic, military and topographical conditions in Alexandria during the Civil War. Thomas co-authored the work with Kaci Nash, a research associate fellow at the Center for Digital Research in the Humanities at Nebraska, and Robert Shepard of the University of Iowa.
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Lauren Brown-Hulme, a journalism and political science major, received an Article of the Year award for “Shepherd of the Streets, which is part of a student-led “Wounds of Whiteclay” depth-report, and finished in second place in the writing category. She was recognized at the 2017 Hearst National Championships, which were celebrated June 1 in San Francisco.