William Wei

CU Boulder history professor named a 2022 Asian American Hero of Colorado

May 16, 2022

William Wei will be honored on May 21 for his contributions to the Asian American community.

Digital humanities icons and binary numbers

Grant to develop humanities, data-science courses

April 13, 2022

Interdisciplinary, cross-college team at CU Boulder wins National Endowment for the Humanities Award.

The first shot of the American Civil War was fired on April 12, 1861, in a bombardment of Fort Sumter, Charleston Harbor.

Historian harnesses the power of memory

Feb. 28, 2022

Lawrence-Sanders’ research looks at how Black memory exposes the ‘lost cause’ myth

Old Photo of Hellems

After 100 years of heavy use, Hellems gets OK for major renovation

Dec. 21, 2021

After long-awaited project gets state legislative OK, campus planners aim to revamp the historic site for a bright and long future.

Old Main

Four profs win Provost’s Faculty Achievement Awards

Sept. 16, 2021

This award recognizes outstanding achievements in research, teaching and service

Joyce Lebra

‘CU legend’ Joyce Lebra honored by Japanese government

June 7, 2021

First American woman to earn a PhD in Japanese history (and first female professor in CU Boulder history department) recognized for trailblazing scholarship

Map of Africa, 1828

Historian to bring more digital expertise to the digital humanities

April 23, 2021

CU Boulder scholar is one of the newest recipients of the prestigious Mellon New Directions fellowship, which promotes continued interdisciplinary training.

Patty Limerick

Patricia Limerick elected to American Academy of Arts & Sciences

April 22, 2021

Renowned historian honored for her work bridging the gap between academics and the general public.

Image of a buffalo statue on campus

Students, staff and faculty honored for diversity efforts

April 7, 2021

Recipients, chosen by faculty committee, ‘work tirelessly and most times in the dark’ for diversity and inclusion.

Destruction by Thomas Cole

Alumnus who loves to teach aims to ‘humanize’ history

Feb. 17, 2021

This year’s teacher of the year credits CU Boulder professors and his parents for the honor

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