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2022 NCHE Conference

March 17-20, 2022



2022 NCHE Conference

Online Conference ~ March 17-20, 2022

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Professional Organizations

Rethinking Columbus and 1492 In and Out of the Classroom Part I

Today is the first day of October, a month that is many things. It's National Apple Month (that makes sense); it's also National Sausage Month, perhaps because it coincides with German America…

Luis Martínez-Fernández

Historical Memory: What Is it Good For?

Before I began writing this post, I did what I do whenever faced with a writing deadline: I scroll through social media. When I opened Facebook, I was struck by the common characteristic the f…

Dr. Mark Helmsing

Water Rights and Indigenous Communities

Water is essential to all societies as the foundation to all life on earth; today, water enables and encourages development in irrigation and hydropower. However, the allocation of who owns ho…

Varsha Venkatasubramanian, University of California at Berkeley