Terrell Orr (MA History 2016) has won the 2016 Gov. LeRoy Collins Award from the Florida Historical Society for his MA Thesis titled “Conflict and Modernity in New South Florida’s Phosphate Mines, 1900-1930.” You can read the abstract for Orr’s thesis here. Named in honor of the late Gov. LeRoy Collins, a distinguished Floridian connected… Read more »
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Read on Dr. Shofner’s career at UCF in the Orlando Sentinel by clicking here.
On Tuesday, April 4th, seven History graduate students showcased their research at UCF’s 2017 Graduate Research Forum. The Graduate Research Forum allows students from all disciplines to share their research and projects through academic posters. Along with creating a poster that showcases their work, students are given the opportunity to explain their research, answer questions… Read more »
Seminole Tribe of Florida former Chairman and current Council member and tribal historian Max Osceola recently spoke to students in Bob Clarke’s AMH 2010 class. Covering a wide range of topics from Indian Removal to modern Seminole culture, Max helped student’s understand different perspectives on U.S. History and answered a variety of questions from the… Read more »
Visitors to the Florida Historical Quarterly offices on the fourth floor of Colbourn Hall will soon find displayed there a 3D data sculpture representing 100 top key terms from the journal’s 85-year run of digitized back issues, courtesy of Ohio State University historian David J. Staley. The sculpture resembles a topographical map, with peaks and… Read more »
UCF History Department’s Dr. Olivia Sohns has recently published an article entitled “The Future Foretold: Lyndon Baines Johnson’s Congressional Support for Israel” in a recent issue of Diplomacy & Statecraft. Click here to read the article.
Professor Martínez-Fernández was recently published in the Orlando Sentinel. His article, “Are Latinos invisible? Watch TV and you’ll believe it’s so”, delves into the invisibility of Latinos on television. To read Professor Martínez-Fernández’s article, please click here.
Dr. Lori Walters was honored by the Center for Success of Women’s Faculty this month for Women’s Month. See Dr. Walter’s profile by clicking here.
A University of Central Florida team of scholars has been awarded a $290,000 contract from the national Cemetery Administration (NCA), an agency of the Veterans Administration, to bring the stories of veterans buried in the Florida National Cemetery to life for a new generation of students. UCF is one of three universities selected to launch… Read more »
Preserving the legacy of Dr. Thomas Greenhaw, the Dr. Thomas Greenhaw History Scholarship was awarded to graduate student Tyler Campbell and undergraduate Rachel Rothstein-Safra during the Phi Alpha Theta Distinguished Lecture Series. The scholarship is a worthy monument to preserve the historical legacy of Dr. Greenhaw’s self-less giving and influence in the lives of students,… Read more »