Fall 2014 Classes for the First Year students Welcome to the class of 2018! The History Department has a wide variety of classes that are designed to introduce students to the study of the past. Professor Tomás Summers Sandoval's Research Spotlighted in Recent Inland Valley Bulletin! The outstanding work of Professor Tomás Summers Sandoval and his oral history class was featured in a front-page article in last Sunday’s Inland Valley Bulletin! History Major and Current Senior Hong Deng Gao Selected as a 2015 Gilder Lehrman History Scholar Award Winner! Congratulations to History major and current senior Hong Deng Gao! Hong has been selected as a 2015 Gilder Lehrman History Scholar Award winner! Presenting The 2015 Ena H. Thompson Distinguish Lecturer: Greg Grandin Greg Grandin is the author of a number of prize-winning books, including most recently, Kissinger's Shadow.