The Office of the Vice President for Research recently launched a podcast, State of Research. The podcast showcases research initiatives at Colorado State University from a variety of disciplines. In the inaugural episode, host, Ty Betts, highlighted the Public Lands History Center’s ongoing research partnership with Colorado Parks and Wildlife. Now in its second year, […]
Former program manager for the PLHC, Maren Bzdek, recently discussed the Apollo Mission Control Restoration with Colorado State’s SOURCE magazine. Maren Bzdek also discussed the project with the Colorado Springs Gazette in July. She is currently the senior historic preservation planner for the city of Fort Collins. Below is a time-lapse of the restoration.
History Day was born as the answer to: “What are you going to do with that?” This is a question many parents and relatives ask potential history majors. In recent years, the assumption that a degree in history results in underemployment or low- paid work has led to a drastic decline in the number of […]
Michael J. Hightower, independent historian and blogger, recently offered strong praise for Michael Rosser and Diane M. Sanders’ book, A History of Mortgage Banking in the West: Financing America’s Dreams in his review in the Western Historical Quarterly. He concludes, “Industry professionals and students alike will find this book to be a useful guide to […]
Mike Rosser (CSU ’64) and Diane Sanders (CSU ’14) co-wrote the recently published book, A History of Mortgage Banking in the West: Financing America’s Dreams (University Press of Colorado 2017). The book began as a PLHC research project and highlights the role of finance and mortgage bankers in creating the Colorado we know today. Rosser recently […]