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Through its Honors Program, the Department of History offers students who have demonstrated very strong academic ability the opportunity to engage in more advanced research and writing than the regular major program requires. Students who write a senior honors thesis work closely with a faculty adviser and faculty committee on a research project they design.

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Wright State history professor talks about history of beards on ‘CBS Sunday Morning’

Christopher Oldstone-Moore, senior lecturer and researcher in the Department of History, discussed trends in facial hair during a story on beards that aired June 19 on “CBS Sunday Morning.” Watch the story, “Letting one’s hair WAY down.”
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‘CBS Sunday Morning’ puts Wright State in the spotlight for story on beards

A crew from “CBS Sunday Morning” traveled to Wright State to interview Christopher Oldstone-Moore, senior lecturer of history, about his research on the history of facial hair.
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