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November 18, 2016
Leo Diaz, '17
Senior connects his life experience to his research
Former Marine Leo Diaz studied the emotional impact of war during the Crusades.
November 10, 2016
A Conversation with American Studies Program Coordinator Dr. Nicole Sackley
A Q&A on community-based learning
UR Downtown educational programming coordinator Alexandra Byrum talked with Dr. Nicole Sackley, associate professor of history and American studies, about community-based learning at UR and more.
June 21, 2016
Katherine Simmons, '16
History major researches at Mount Vernon and Monticello
Senior explores changing interpretation of slavery at two presidential estates.
May 11, 2016
Rebecca Robinson, '16
Senior's passion for music helped shape history research project
Senior studied Berlin opera companies post-Cold War to better understand the legacy of German cultural politics.
November 5, 2015
Passport to American History
Domestic and international students explore Monticello with Dr. and Mrs. Ayers
University of Richmond President Emeritus Edward L. Ayers discussed Thomas Jefferson's legacy with domestic and international students during a recent visit to Monticello, the first field trip offered through Passport to American History, a joint initiative of the CCE and the OIE.
October 12, 2015
Emeline Blevins, '17
History major interns at the Beauregard-Keyes House in New Orleans
Junior combines her love of history and the art of storytelling in a summer internship with the Beauregard-Keyes House in New Orleans.
October 9, 2015
Fall Break in NYC
Two classes - one studying Jewish history, the other the humanities - spend fall break in New York City
New York City is the backdrop for two classes: one studying Jewish life in Krakow and the U.S., the other exploring the concept and value of the humanities in a modern world.
April 15, 2015
Kelsey Ensign, '15
Student explores identity theory, her own identity through community work
Kelsey Ensign, '15, tests identity theories through her community work, while simultaneously exploring her own identity and career goals.
January 9, 2015
The Historian's Workshop
Students learn about archiving and digital collections in hands-on history course
History students work with objects from University archives to create a digital collection.
December 15, 2014