RICHES of Central Florida

Highlights

The Committee Wins International Jury Award for Best Documentary

August 2014

photoA documentary by University of Central Florida students and professors won the International Jury Award for Best Documentary at the Durban Gay & Lesbian Film Festival in South Africa.

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RICHES Rated Among Best Resources for Historical Research

July 2014

Each year, the RUSA/CODES History Section Historical Materials Committee selects an assortment of resources that reflect the best resources for historical research. RICHES of Central Florida made the 2013 list.

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UCF Researchers Compile Histories of Assisted-Living Residents

July 2014

UCF student and faculty researchers recently compiled oral histories from residents in retirement facilities. The results are published in Gerontology & Geriatrics Education.

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UCF’s History Students Hone Skill – Set with Local Internships and Projects

July 2014

photoHistory majors, it seems, have not always received the recognition they deserve in the job market for the broad package of skills they have honed while earning their college degree.

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Pauley Recounts History on Two Continents

July 2014

photoBruce Pauley, Professor Emeritus of History at UCF, just published his latest book Pioneering History on Two Continents. This autobiographical work draws on his family and personal history to tell a story that examines the lives of Volga Germans during the eighteenth century, the pioneering experiences of his family in late-nineteenth-century Nebraska, and the dramatic transformations influencing the history profession during the second half of the twentieth century.

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Excellence in Academic Partnership Awarded to Rosalind Beiler

February 2014

Dr. Rosalind Beiler, Director of Public History was recently honored with the Life @ UCF Women Faculty Excellence in Academic Partnership Award. The award honors faculty who are currently running academic partnerships in the Central Florida region.

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Architecture Students Design Public History Center Expansion

December 2013

photoUCF Architecture students, under the guidance of Mike Lindsey and Kourtney Baldwin, recently completed a semester-long project in coordination with the Department of History’s Public History Center in Sanford.

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RICHES' Senior Programmer Analyst Invited to Speaking in Code Symposium

October 2013

RICHES' Senior Programmer Analyst Connie Harper was selected as one of 20 digital humanities software developers invited to participate in the Speaking In Code symposium and summit.

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Veterans History Project Awarded $11,000 Grant

August 2013

photoThe UCF Community Veterans History Project received a $11,000 grant from the Anne J. Caudal Foundation this week. The award will support efforts to collect, share and preserve the oral histories of veterans in the Central Florida community, and to make them available on online database.

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Contact

RICHES of Central Florida
Department of History

Building: CNH 551
4000 Central Florida Blvd.
Orlando, FL 32816-1350

407-823-0242
Fax: 407-823-3184

riches@ucf.edu

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