Name change! The Public Lands History Center changes its name to Public Environmental History Center to better reflect the connection between humans, their environment, and public lands, acknowledging 16 years of great work and an exciting future ahead.
To the experts and enthusiasts of early North American history, Ann Little, Ph.D., is perhaps best known for her work as a CSU professor of 21 years and as an award-winning author. But to the viewers who tuned into the July 31 episode of NBC’s “Who Do You Think You Are?”, Little was the expert […]
A new documentary film by Dr. Thomas Cauvin, Theo’s Choice/Le Choix de Theo, takes viewers into French immersion classrooms of southwest Louisiana. The film explores the complex Cajun identity through the idea of choice – the choice to speak, learn, and sometimes even teach, the French language in modern Louisiana.
CSU Senior, Quinn Malone shares his experience of studying WWII in Europe. An impulse decision proved a rewarding and memorable experience.
The Parks as Portals to Learning Program uses repeat photography to help Rocky Mountain National Park staff assess resource management.
Lisa Schnirel earned her undergraduate degree in Social Studies Teaching and her Master’s in History from CSU. She is a social studies teacher at STEM School and Academy in Denver. She attended the American Historical Association’s annual conference in Denver. It has almost been two years since I graduated with my master’s degree in […]
Associate Professor Deborah Yalen has been awarded a National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship for University Teachers for the 2017 academic year. Funding will support Dr. Yalen’s own scholarly contribution to an international research project entitled “Ideologies on Display: Jewish Ethnography in the Age of Lenin and Stalin.” This project explores the role of ethnographers in documenting the […]
There have been notable upsets in recent world history — the Cleveland Cavaliers winning the NBA Title, the Chicago Cubs winning the World Series, and Donald Trump winning the presidential election — but none of them compares to what happened in Clark Hall on November 11, 2016. The “Make America Rage Again” team, led by […]
Will Wright, M.A. 2016, appeared on PBS’s “Colorado Experience: Big Thompson Flood.” The episode aired on October 2, 2016 and discusses the conditions that led to this traumatic disaster, the ramifications to the road, property, and residents of the canyon, and the equally cataclysmic flood that occurred in 2013. Wright is currently a doctoral student […]
The Department of History’s new Academic Success Coordinator, Kim Daggett, is getting geared up for fall advising. She began her duties at CSU on August 29 and now, less than two months later, she is ready to see a steady stream of History majors in her office in Clark C207. In her short time at […]