Category Archives: History in the News

Student Robin Lynch’s presentation to the El Paso County Pioneers’ Association

Congratulations to UCCS History student Robin Lynch, who (after a 25-year career in the military) came to our graduate program and has been doing some amazing work in discovering some previously untapped sources on the history of poor farms and … Continue reading

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Reacting to the Past: UCCS – PPCC Collaboration

Below is an article recently published in the Colorado Springs Gazette, detailing the exciting  and major grant for a collaborative project between UCCS and PPCC’s History Departments. Recently Roger Martinez of UCCS History and Glenn Rolfhing (M.A. UCCS, now Faculty … Continue reading

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Newberry Library Podcast of Harvey/Blum Lecture

Edward J. Blum and Paul Harvey’s presentation at the Newberry Library in Chicago on January 22, 2013 is now available for listening thanks to the public radio station WBEZ’s “Chicago Amplified” podcasting program. Click here for the program, and here … Continue reading

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Great Events on Feb. 21 and 22

Dear all: We’re just about to test a new system that can send out email to our current students and to our BA and MA alumni, which we hope can keep us better connected and let lots of people know … Continue reading

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Friends of the Fountain Cemetery: Fundraiser Followup

Here’s a great followup to a project that Barbara Headle of the History Department, Mike Larkin from Geography,and others have been running this year. Barbara Headle writes: The Communique ran a follow-up story on our students; since the presentation, our grand total … Continue reading

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Fountain Cemetery Crawl on KOAA Evening News.

Just a quick followup to our last post: KOAA evening news ran a story featuring the Fountain Cemetery Crawl, which resulted in raising over $2,000 for repairs and installation of security equipment at the cemetery. Read all about it here. … Continue reading

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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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