The W. GALEN WESTON FUND FOR BRITISH HISTORY AT HURON is a generous endowment that supports the teaching of British History in courses offered by Huron’s History Department.
In 2018-19, the Weston Fund supported Huron History Day in October, and the return of the Phantoms of the Past research collaboration with Bath Spa University.
In 2017-18, the Weston Fund supported the following initiatives:
HURON HISTORY DAY, OCTOBER 5, 2017
HISTORY 3497F CRIMINALS, CRIME SCENES AND PUNISHMENT IN MEDIEVAL BRITAIN
WRITING RIGHTS, RIGHTING WRONGS: TRANSATLANTIC NARRATIVES OF RACE–an international undergraduate research conference at Huron, April 11, 2018
HURON STUDENT RESEARCH TRAVEL AWARD IN BRITISH HISTORY: Matt Patterson, inaugural recipient of the travel fellowship valued at $2500, spent reading week 2018 at the National Archives in London, UK. His research project, “Purely Politics”: Reactions of the British Government to German Espionage in the First World War, was presented at the CURL Conference on April 12, 2018. (full schedule here)