ACADEMICS

  • History and Political Science Applied Learning

    At Worcester State University, we understand that the best learning includes doing. We offer you the opportunity to hone your knowledge and skills by working on faculty-led undergraduate research exploring topics like women’s history, the U.S. Civil War, and immigration. Many of our students have presented their research at such venues as the UMass Statewide Undergraduate Research Conference, the national Phi Alpha Theta conference, and the New England Historical Association conferences. We recognize these remarkable student-faculty collaborations at our annual Celebration of Scholarship and Creativity. Recent projects include:
     
       • The Women of the Beat Movement
       • The Invisible People of the 1950s: Explaining the Cause of Poverty During Prosperity

    As a high-achieving history major, you also may be eligible to participate in an American Studies Seminar hosted by the American Antiquarian Society. AAS is a world-class academic research library located near the Worcester State campus. AAS’s annual fall program includes weekly seminars on a theme chosen by a visiting scholar. As a seminar participant, you’ll prepare an original research paper using AAS’s vast primary source collection.