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8 CAH Faculty Members Honored at UCF’s 3rd Authors Celebration

March 03, 2022  Eight faculty members with the College of Arts and Humanities were honored for their works, which ranged from novels to textbooks.

Africana Studies Student Receives John T. Washington Scholarship Award and Community Service Award

March 02, 2022  Africana Studies minor Dalaya McFadden was awarded the John T. Washington Scholarship Award and the John T. Washington Community Service Award.

History Alumni Win Awards for Master’s Thesis, Work as Graduate Teaching Associate

March 01, 2022  Rhiannon O’Neil ‘21MA and James Stoddard ‘20MA were awarded for their master’s thesis and work as a graduate teaching associate, respectively.

Jacksonville Florida Times Union: Professor of Military History Fights to Honor the Dead of Olustee

February 21, 2022  Barbara Gannon, associate professor of military history, is on a quest to honor the Union soldiers who were killed in Florida’s largest Civil War battle.

Knights Do That: The Importance of Preserving Black History

February 21, 2022  Brandon Nightingale ’16 ’19MA, archivist at Bethune-Cookman University, discusses how his journey starting at UCF as an electrical engineering major has led him to now working to preserve Black history, and how slowing down to study the past is the best way to look forward.

Amy Foster on Europe’s Need for a Crewed Spaceship

February 21, 2022  Associate professor of history Amy Foster spoke with “The Galaxy Reporters” about Europe’s growing need for a crewed spaceship.

PRINT Workshops Provide a Hands-On Opportunity to Investigate the Past

February 11, 2022  Housed in the UCF Department of History, PRINT provides access to historical correspondence between Anabaptists, Quakers and Pietists and allows users to create custom visualizations of the connections sparked by these letters.

Spectrum News 13: Navy Veteran and History Student Launches Free School Supply Vault at UCF

February 07, 2022  History student and Navy veteran Michael Richardson helped launched UCF’s Supply Vault for Student Veteran Success in November.

Book Talk to Feature UCF History Faculty

January 25, 2022  Associate professor John M. Sacher will discuss his new book, “Confederate Conscription and the Struggle for Southern Soldiers,” at an upcoming Faculty Book Talk hosted by the UCF History Department.

UCF History Professors Research Round-Up

January 14, 2022  UCF history professors have published a wide variety of work in the past several months

2022 ZORA! Festival Season Highlights: New Venue, a Year-round Calendar, and a Bold Vision for the Future

January 10, 2022  This month, the Zora Neale Hurston Festival of the Arts and Humanities (ZORA! Festival) enters its 33rd season with an expanded, year-round calendar of in-person and virtual events.

Orlando Sentinel: 70 Years After Brevard Bombing, Legacy of Civil Rights Movement’s 1st Martyrs Lives On

December 22, 2021  Seventy years ago this week, Harry and Harriette Moore were assassinated when a bomb hidden under their house was detonated. The bombing demonstrates how Florida played a significant role in Black Americans’ fight for civil rights — more so than is often acknowledged.

WMFE: UCF Professor of Military History Says Today’s Students Can Learn Resilience From World War II Veterans

December 08, 2021  Barbara Gannon, associate professor of military history, spoke with WMFE’s Joe Byrnes about what students can learn from World War II veterans.

UCF Students Honor World War II Veteran Through Digital Preservation Projects

December 06, 2021  As we approach the 80th anniversary of Pearl Harbor, we remember Capt. Richard S. Roberts through oral interviews and a digital exhibit developed by UCF students.

UCF History Professor Shares the Significance of Hanukkah

November 29, 2021  UCF associate professor of Judaic studies Ken Hanson shares the significance of the eight-day celebration and its customs.

Pegasus Professor Luis Martínez-Fernández a Finalist for Don Quijote Award

November 17, 2021  Professor of history Luis Martínez-Fernández is a finalist for a 2021 Don Quijote Award, an honor that recognizes visionary, courageous Central Floridians

Supply Vault for Student Veteran Success Launches at UCF

November 12, 2021  UCF’s Supply Vault for Student Veteran Success officially launched earlier this week.

WESH-Channel 2: Stephanie Murphy Visits UCF to Kick Off Veteran’s Day Week

November 10, 2021  On Tuesday, November 9, Congresswoman Stephanie Murphy attended and spoke at UCF’s Veterans Salute, a ceremony honoring veteran students and staff.

WMFE: Associate Professor of History Discusses the Roots and Trauma of Native American Boarding Schools

November 01, 2021  Associate professor of history Daniel Murphree spoke with WMFE about Native American boarding schools and the generational trauma that they caused.

UCF History Professors on What It’s Like Serving as Fellows for the Royal Historical Society

October 29, 2021  As fellows of the Royal Historical Society, Assistant Professor Duncan Hardy and Associate Professor and Department of History Chair Peter Larson strengthen their research through the collaborative community.