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Studying History at WIU - The Past, The Present, and Your Future

History. What good is it? Entrepreneurs Peter Diamandis and Steven Kotler assert in Bold: How To Go Big, Achieve Success, and Impact the World (2015) that success derives from mastering the four fundamental skills of “looking, reading, writing, and integrating knowledge” (p.54). There is no better way to learn these crucial ways of communicating and sharing information than by studying History. History: good for your future.

To learn more, follow the links on the left side of this page for information about our History degrees and courses, our faculty, and the study of this fascinating subject. Feel free to contact us by telephone at 1-309-298-1053, or by email at  TM-Roberts@wiu.edu . The Department of History is part of the College of Arts and Sciences.

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