Liber Lends Ukraine Expertise to Local News

Professor George Liber's expertise in Soviet, post-Soviet, and East European history has been in demand by local news media ever since the crisis in Ukraine began in February 2014. Recently he gave his thoughts on the downing of Malaysian Airlines Flight 17, which was shot down over contested Ukrainian territory on July 17.

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Fall 2014 Special Topics Class: World War II

Graduate students will be able to take a unique World War II class this fall. HY 693 covers events of the war exactly 70 years after they occurred, which means it will cover the events of August to December 1944 — one of the most important and dramatic periods of the war.

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Polishing the Diamond: Alumnus David Brewer

Entrance to Rickwood Field. As the oldest remaining professional baseball park in the country, Birmingham’s Rickwood Field has seen its fair share of Hall of Famers. Babe Ruth, Ty Cobb, and Willie Mays all suited up inside the local landmark. With its familiar forest-green facade, unique architecture, and rich legacy, Rickwood is a dream for baseball nuts and history buffs.

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Congratulations to our Faculty!

It is with great pleasure we celebrate the awards that our colleagues have won this semester: Raymond Mohl, Carolyn Conley, Glenn Feldman, and Andrew Demshuk.

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