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February 15, 2022

2022 Campus Read Writing Contest now open, deadline March 11

In conjunction with our Campus Read author and text (Joy Harjo, An American Sunrise), we offer the 2022 Campus Read Writing Contest.

Joy Harjo is the incumbent Poet Laureate of the United States. A member of the Muscogee Nation, Harjo’s work often recalls the legacy of forced removal, and the “Trail of Tears” which saw her people driven from the Southeast U.S. to Oklahoma. In keeping with this topic, the theme of the Writing Contest is “displacement,” broadly understood. Works [...]

Bill Knoblauch
May 3, 2018

Dr. William Knoblauch wins Board of Trustees Distinguished Faculty Award

Dr. William Knoblauch was honored as the Board of Trustees Distinguished Faculty Award recipient at the 2018 Commencement on Sunday, April 29.

Knoblauch, an assistant professor of history, joined Finlandia in 2012. He teaches 17 courses including History of Rock & Roll, Energy and World Power, and Rise of American Capitalism. He also chairs the History department.

“Winning this award is really nice because my peers nominated me and that feels good,” said Knoblauch.

Knoblauch said his peers told him they nominated [...]

October 19, 2017

Dr. Knoblauch presenting in Marquette on November 9

Dr. Bill Knoblauch will be lecturing in Marquette at the Beaumier U.P. Heritage Center on Thursday, November 9 at 7 p.m. The title is “Reagan’s Strategic Defense Initiative and Project Elf.” 

About Dr. Bill Knoblauch

Dr. Knoblach grew up in Ashland WI, where he attended Northland College, earning degrees in Business & Economics (2002), and History (2003). He began his Masters program at the University of Hawai’i at Manoa, but transferred to Northern Arizona University, earning (w/distinction) an MA Degree in the [...]

May 23, 2017

History Professor William Knoblauch releases first book

Nuclear Freeze in a Cold War touches on topics relevant in 2017

Finlandia University Assistant Professor of History Dr. William Knoblauch has released his first book, Nuclear Freeze in a Cold War: The Reagan Administration, Cultural Activism, and the End of the Arms Race.

“Academics publish books all the time, and we don’t always see them gain traction publicly,” Dr. Knoblauch said. “This book has so far been different. People are already starting to talk about it, which is rare [...]

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