How to Apply for the UR ProgramStudents of a sophomore or higher standing with a GPA of 2.75 or above are eligible to apply to the program. Students must have their project approved by a faculty mentor and the student must be enrolled as a full time undergraduate during the project. If you are interested in participating in the program, please visit the Undergraduate Research Program website or talk to your history department advisor or any individual professor with whom you would like to explore a research topic. For further inquiries about the program, contact Professor Seth Meisel, Undergraduate Research Director, at 262-472-5150 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Public History Major
Public History students visit the Pabst Brewery in Milwaukee, WI.
What is Public History?
Public History is for students interested in pursuing a career in history beyond teaching. Public Historians work in museums, archives, the fields of historic preservation, film and digital history, historical consulting, oral history, among others.