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