National History Day in Colorado cover story in the fall SRMA newsletter

Sept. 10, 2019

Highlighting the achievements of National History Day in Colorado (NHDC), administered in the History Department, the fall Society of Rocky Mountain Archivists (SRMA) newsletter will educate members about the 24,000 students across the state who participate in NHDC each year. The fall issue also highlights NHDC teacher workshop trainings, research...

Whitesides publishing and blogging

April 9, 2019

CT Clinical Assistant Professor of History Greg Whitesides recently published his latest book Science and American Foreign Relations since World War II ( Cambridge Studies in US Foreign Relations). From atomic energy and satellites to the green revolution, his book covers scientific advances central to American diplomacy in the early...

Finkelstein presenting in Italy

April 9, 2019

Gabriel Finkelstein, Associate Professor of History, has been invited to a history of science conference on "Mechanism, Life and Mind in the ‘Modern’ Era" at the Università Roma Tre, in Rome, Italy, this April. His talk will be on " The Intellectual Origins of the Ignorabimus ."

Noel and Zaidins speak at Triple Nine Society Conference

Sept. 6, 2018

This past weekend, CLAS was well represented at the Triple Nine Society Conference in Denver at the Brown Palace. History Professor Tom Noel presented Denver: Mining to Metropolis , a lighthearted overview of the ups and downs of the Mile High City from the 1858-59 Gold Rush to today. And...

The Immigration Studies Certificate

May 11, 2018

A 12-credit program with opportunities in immigration an/or refugee-related internships. Requirements: HIST 3345: Immigration and Ethnicity in American History HIST 3349: Internship (begin the internship process by registering for an Internship Workshop in the "Events" section on Handshake - ucdenver.joinhandshake.com Two approved elective courses (see https://clas.ucdenver.edu/history/certificates for a complete list...

Laird publishes on self-made success

Jan. 18, 2018

Pam Laird, History, published " How business historians can save the world—from the fallacy of self-made success " in a special issue on narratives in the British journal Business History in November. The article tracks the history of the self-making concept from its original sense of community-serving self-improvement to its...

Cruce speaks with Chancellor at Confluence Conference

March 16, 2017

On March 10, at the Confluence Conference (a day-long series presenting the best student papers produced in the past year at the Community College of Aurora), Micaela Cruce , a History Junior who transferred from CCA this past Fall, spoke alongside Chancellor Horrell.

Hunt Publishes Casper Chronicles II

Feb. 16, 2017

Rebecca Hunt, Clinical Associate Professor (C/T) of History, recently celebrated releasing her latest publication, Casper Chronicles II . Hunt traveled to Wind City Books in Casper, Wyoming for a special book signing on December 17th.

Laird on Self-Made Success Myth

Feb. 2, 2017

In December, Pam Laird, History, published " How business historians can save the world—from the fallacy of self-made success " as the lead article in a special issue on narratives in the British journal Business History . She tracks the history of the self-making concept from its original sense of...