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Happy 60th Anniversary, Disney and UCF!

November 20, 2023  James Clark, senior lecturer of history, discusses the two events that changed the landscape of Orlando.

The History of Army Combat Veteran Walt Napier ’15 ’16 ’20MA

November 20, 2023  Walt Napier ’15 ’16 ’20MA recently returned to UCF for Veterans Month to share his experience as historian at the US Army Command and General Staff College & Combined Arms Center in Fort Leavenworth, KS. 

UCF hosts Veteran’s Salute to honor alumni veterans

November 16, 2023  The UCF community gathered to salute and celebrate alumni veterans. The salute was planned in a joint effort by Military and Veteran Student Success, the Department of History and the UCF Community Veterans History Project.

UCF’s historians capture veterans stories for Veterans Legacy Program

November 03, 2023  UCF’s historians are working with the National Cemetery Administration to collect the stories of individuals buried in the cemeteries as part of the Veterans Legacy Program.

UCF hosts 11th annual Jerrell Shofner Lecture Series

October 26, 2023  Nearly 80 seats were occupied with attendees at UCF’s 11th annual Jerrell H. Shofner Lecture Series as guests sat in for the Puerto Ricans in Florida lecture.

Interview: Honoring Indigenous Cultures While Acknowledging Struggles

October 25, 2023  Associate Professor of History Daniel Murphree spoke with News 4 Jacksonville about how to celebrate the rich traditions and contributions of Indigenous Peoples while also acknowledging the ongoing struggles they endure.

Bruce Pauley, UCF Professor Emeritus, Pens “Portrait of a City”

October 11, 2023  Bruce Pauley, UCF professor emeritus of history, is the author of “Portrait of a City,” his newest book in which he highlights his hometown of Lincoln, Nebraska, during a period of rapid social and technological change between the 1890s and 1920s.

Welcoming New Faculty Members to the College of Arts and Humanities

August 22, 2023  The UCF College of Arts and Humanities welcomes new faculty members joining our college this upcoming fall semester!

Peter Larson Appointed Associate Dean of UCF College of Arts and Humanities

August 04, 2023  In his new role, Larson will initially be responsible for overseeing the college’s research, program assessment, faculty qualifications management and certification (FQMS), faculty evaluations (SPOIs) and SACS-COC accreditation activities.

UCF Student Film Receives Suncoast Regional Student Production Awards

July 18, 2023  The newest Honors documentary, Jewel of Parramore: The Wellsbuilt Museum, has received a Suncoast Regional Student Production Award.

Research in 60 Seconds: WWI’s Psychological Impact on Nurses

July 17, 2023  UCF history alum Kayla Elizabeth Campana ’15 ’22MA’s research focuses on the origins of psychological trauma and how treatment for it has changed over time.

CAH Faculty Honored with Promotion and Tenure in 2023

July 14, 2023  UCF awarded promotion and/or tenure to faculty members in the arts and humanities. Consideration for promotion and tenure takes nearly an entire academic year as faculty members are evaluated on three main areas: research, teaching and service.

Historian David Head Says Remember the “Founding Scoundrels”

July 07, 2023  Self-interested men like William Blount, Aaron Burr, and James Wilkinson helped build America, too, says historian David Head.

Florida-France Soldier Stories Memorializes Veteran Experiences

June 21, 2023  History professor Dr. Amelia Lyons has created a classroom research experience that impacts undergraduate students, graduate students and a global community of veterans. 

Kibibi Mack-Shelton Shares Lesser-Known Facts on Juneteenth

June 19, 2023  Kibibi Mack-Shelton, program coordinator of Africana Studies at UCF, spoke with Ivanhoe Newswire to share lesser-known facts about Juneteenth.

UCF Library Acquires Esteemed Translation of the Laws of Hammurabi: How Open Educational Resources Make Scholarship Accessible

May 30, 2023  UCF Special Collection “Open Educational Resources for the Ancient Near East,” curated by Tiffany Earley-Spadoni, gains Martha Roth’s highly esteemed translation of the Laws of Hammurabi.

CAH Staff Awards Honor Excellence and Service

May 12, 2023  The UCF College of Arts and Humanities’ annual staff awards recognize employees who have delivered exemplary service to their department, the university and the community.

PHOTOS: Reflecting on UCF Celebrates the Arts 2023

May 12, 2023  UCF Celebrates the Arts 2023 welcomed audiences of all ages, abilities and interests with more events than ever before.

UCF Researcher’s Work Reunites Descendants with Ancestors

May 09, 2023  Associate Director of the Center of Humanities and Digital Research, Amy Larner Giroux, discusses her research with the audience.

Historian Jim Clark on Cost of Florida Toll Roads

April 25, 2023  Historian Jim Clark joins ClickOrlando’s Florida’s Fourth Estate to talk about why traveling on so many of Florida’s roads comes at a cost.