Monthly Archives: September 2012

from the Chronicle Review

Be sure to see Professor Harvey’s piece inThe Chronicle Review — “The Contested Color of Christ: How the image of Jesus has been made and remade in American history.”

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We are building it!

We are building it!

Reminder: The Historical Engineering Society (which is designing and building a 20% scale model of a trebuchet) meets on Wednesday, September 19, from 6 to 8pm at SENG Room A-327 (the main engineering building next to the library). We hope to see you there.

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Ancient Greek Computing Power

Sean Potter, an undergraduate history student who is enrolled in HIST 4150: Astrolabes, Arms, and Azulejos: Medieval Science, Technology, and Material Culture, located a web posting relating to a modern LEGO reproduction of the Antikythera mechanism. This posting is particularly intriguing as several … Continue reading

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Originally posted on UCCS Historical Engineering Society:
First off, thank you to everyone who came to the meeting! We really appreciate your interest in, and support of, the trebuchet project. The first order of business at last night’s meeting was…

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Why Study History? Lessons Learned from an 8th Grade Open House

Why Do We Study History? Lessons learned from an 8th grade Open House by Amy Haines, Graduate Student in History, UCCS There are times when as a historian I question why I want to be one.  The questions I ask … Continue reading

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UCCS History Graduate Student Happy Hour!

UCCS History Graduate Students Please join the History faculty for an informal Happy Hour (no host) When: Sept 12, Wed, 4:30-6pm. Come for as long/short as you would like. Where: BJs, just across N. Nevada in University Village shopping center … Continue reading

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