“There have always been people talking about this,” W. Fitzhugh Brundage said of the conflict over Civil War markers and statues. “But this is obviously much more intense.” (Photo by Grant Halverson '93)
As a scholar of Southern history and collective memory, W. Fitzhugh Brundage has been thrust into one of the country’s most contentious debates: the fate of thousands of Confederate monuments on public land across the U.S.
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The University doesn’t track the beneficiaries of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals among its student body, but there are DACA students — and alumni — who qualify for the program President Donald Trump has ordered phased out.
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