Congratulations Are In Order!

Congratulations are in order for some faculty and students in the History Department. Here are a few!

***Department graduate (B.A. and M.A.) and current Departmental Lecturer Amy Haines received an award from the Pike’s Peak Arts Council for COSTUME DESIGN!– one of a handful of awards given each year by the Pikes Peak Arts Council (at their 15th Annual ceremony held at Fine Arts center a few weeks ago).  Here’s the program note: Theatre:  Clothes Make the Character Award
 Amy Haines
 For costume design in the shows Psycho Beach Party, The Lying Kind, The Shadow, Detroit, Happy Days

***Yang Wei, Assistant Professor of History, and Patrick Lee, UCCS undergraduate student, have received a joint faculty/student research award, for Patrick’s work on a project (to be overseen by Prof. Wei) entitled Shifting Forces and Shifty Trade: The British East India Company’s Opium Trade in China and India as Origin of the Opium War

***M.A. students Jami Wilson and Julie Doellingen each have received travel grant awards from the Department (for $350 each), plus Julie received $400 from the Graduate School office, for research and conferences they will be attending. Julie will be using the funds to attend a special workshop at the Eastman Kodak House in Rochester, New York, in early December, for work towards her ongoing training in archival work with historic photographs

***Associate Professor Brian Duvick is one of two nominees from the College of LAS for a major research award from the National Endowment of the Humanities.


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