photo of venue from CWAM conference

Kelly Jones, Kaylyn Mercuri, and Mary O'Neil Present at CWAM Conference 2018

Graduate students, Kelly Jones, Kaylyn Mercuri, and Mary O'Neil presented on the re-interpretation of The Fort Vasquez Museum at the Colorado-Wyoming Association of Museums Conference (CWAM) in April 2018. Their presentation detailed the work they did inside and outside of the classroom. They provided detailed timelines and notes regarding their...

Mary giving presentation at conference

Saving Places Conference, Mary O'Neil

Mary O'Neil, master’s student, presented research on the efforts to preserve the cemetery at Loretto Heights College at the Saving Places Conference in February of 2018. Mary is originally from Pennsylvania, but with a father in the military she moved around frequently. Her family settled in Denver when Mary was...

Dr. Crewe announcing MA grads

Spring Semester and Graduation Party

The History Department gathered to celebrate the students and soon-to-be graduates with refreshments and a short program in May of 2018. Professor Chris Agee recognized undergraduate students graduating with honors (left). Professor Ryan Crewe announced and introduced several graduate students who completed the M.A. program (right). Each graduate was given...

Student Feedback

The History Department recognizes how important student feedback and public raport are when it comes to serving future students. In an attempt to capture a few of the great things about our undergraduate and graduate programs, we asked graduating students to share their experiences. Here are some of the results:...

Dr. Crewe presenting at event

Celebrating the End of Fall Semester and Fall Graduation

The Histroy Department holds a gathering at the end of every semester to celebrate student accomplishments. At this event, faculty acknowledged students who completed their comprehensive exams, finished their theses, or were expecting to graduate in December 2017. Dr. Ryan Crewe honored the graduate students who were graduating. Dr. Chris...

dancers at the ball

Phi Alpha Theta Assists with Annual Victorian Ball

The National History Honor Society, Phi Alpha Theta on CU Denver’s Campus joined with the westerners group to offer a night out like no other. The event transported students and friends to the past as a dance instructor taught them the moves of the Victorian Era. Immersive history in action!...

Award ceremony 2018

History Department Award Ceremony 2018

Each year, the History Department recognizes students for their outstanding research and work with an informal ceremony and gathering. The 2018 award ceremony was hosted by Dana Crawford in her LoDo Loft. Students, faculty, and friends joined together for this special event. The History Department is very grateful to the...

Dr. Kariann Yokota

Research on the U.S. encroachment into Asia, Dr. Kariann Yokota

Kariann Yokota, Department Chair and Associate Professor of History, was awarded a sabbatical leave for Fall 2018 to work on her second book entitled Pacific Overtures: Early American Encounters in the Transpacific World, 1776-1898 . This study traces the growth of the U.S. global dominance to its increasing encroachment into...

Dr. Tom Noel

Dr. Tom Noel Presented with 2018 Colorado Authors' League Lifetime Achievement Award

Tom Noel, Professor of History and Associate Chair of the History Department, received the 2018 Colorado Authors' League Lifetime Achievement Award at the Arvada Center for the Arts & Humanities on Friday, May 4, 2018. Noel, known as Dr. Colorado, was honored for the 53 books he has authored or...

Marjorie Levine-Clark

New Research, Dr. Marjorie Levine-Clark

Marjorie Levine-Clark, Professor and Associate Dean, is pursuing a new research project tentatively titled Unemployment, Health, and the Body in Britain: From the New Poor Law to Thatcher. Levine-Clark is interested in examining how unemployment effects people’s health; how the relationships between unemployment and health shape identities in terms of...

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