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CLAS Presents Dr. Ryan Crewe with Diversity in Teaching Award

April 29, 2019

Dr. Ryan Crewe was presented with the Diversity in Teaching Award by the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences in May of 2019. A formal presentation ceremony was held on May 3rd. Dr. Crewe, who teaches a myriad of courses ranging from History of Modern Mexico to Oceans in History,...

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Commemorating the Centennial of National Women's Suffrage

April 9, 2019

August 26, 2020 marks the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment that gave women the right to vote in the United States. Colorado women advocated for their right to vote on state issues as early as 1877. Their efforts were not successful until 1893 when women were allowed to vote...

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Introducing the new Chair of the History Department, Dr. Chris Agee

April 9, 2019

It is with great excitement that I write to you—our alumni and friends—from the halls of the History Department. In January of this year, I took on the role of Department Chair. Previously, I served as History’s Undergraduate Advisor. My research and teaching focus on urban and modern US history,...

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Dr. William Wagner Awarded Two Teaching Awards

April 9, 2019

Dr. William Wagner received two teaching awards this year from the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and the University of Colorado Denver. The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Teaching Award was awarded to him on May 3, 2019. The CU Denver Excellence in Teaching Award for the Denver...

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Dr. Greg Whitesides' New Book and Blog

April 9, 2019

Dr. Greg Whitesides celebrated the release of his new book, Science and American Foreign Relations Since World War II (Cambridge University Press) in December of 2018. The sciences played a critical role in American foreign policy after World War II. From atomic energy and satellites to the green revolution, scientific...

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Dr. Pam Laird Selected for Digital Edition Grant

March 18, 2019

Johns Hopkins University Press, in partnership with the Johns Hopkins Sheridan Libraries, has received a $200,000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and the National Endowment for the Humanities to create digital editions of more than 200 significant but currently out-of-print scholarly books published by the Press. The grant...