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Exhibit celebrates a century of female suffrage in America

Feb. 8, 2020

One of those stories is Hazel Schmoll, an alumna who became the first CU Boulder graduate to land a Vassar faculty position.

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CU alumna becomes Idaho’s first woman state historian

Dec. 4, 2019

She was inspired partly by CU Boulder’s Patty Limerick, who has served as Colorado state historian

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Hong Kong rages against the dying light, expert says

Oct. 18, 2019

Historian to speak at CU Boulder Oct. 23 on protests against growing control by China.

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Immigration is central issue for new state historian

Aug. 31, 2019

The topic is timely and important, but discussions about it are mired in ideology and falsehoods, says William Wei, CU Boulder and state historian.

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Pulitzer-winning historian gets NEH award for book on Sacagawea

Aug. 29, 2019

CU Boulder’s Elizabeth ‘Lil’ Fenn is one of 15 intellectuals nationwide to receive a Public Scholar award.

Map of Oyo's Collapse, 1822

Maps of fallen kingdom shed light on Atlantic slave trade

June 13, 2019

New maps of pre-colonial Africa provide context on the slaves who departed from the Bight of Benin

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CU historians named American Council of Learned Societies fellows

April 11, 2019

Scholars to use awards to support research of imperial legacy on standardized testing in the Middle East and adult adoptions and family formation in Japan.

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Let Us Now Praise Famous Gullies

Feb. 6, 2019

Providence Canyon and the Soils of the South About the book : Providence Canyon State Park, also known as Georgia’s “Little Grand Canyon,” preserves a network of massive erosion gullies allegedly caused by poor farming practices during the nineteenth century. It is a park that protects the scenic results of...

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Prieto

Jan. 28, 2019

Yorùbá Kingship in Colonial Cuba during the Age of Revolutions About the book : This Atlantic world history centers on the life of Juan Nepomuceno Prieto (c. 1773–c. 1835), a member of the West African Yorùbá people enslaved and taken to Havana during the era of the Atlantic slave trade...

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Prof, others celebrate publication of Remembering Lucile

Jan. 17, 2019

Never officially recognized during her lifetime, the first African American woman to graduate from the University of Colorado was posthumously honored this spring. Now, a biography telling the long-overlooked story of Lucile Berkeley Buchanan has been published.

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