News from the Department

Welcome to a showcase of the most innovative and exceptional faculty-student collaborations from the Department of History.


Some recent faculty-student collaborations in the department!

3D Printing the Past is a collaborative initiative between Dr Kyle Jackson in the History Department, History student research assistant Lukas Akai, and Wilson School of Design student research assistant Birk Zukowski. The video below explains the project and its importance to the ways in which we understand interactions among peoples in the past.

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KPU Remembers is a collaborative project co-created by the students in Dr Chris Hyland's History 4496: Canada and World War I. Click on the link below the image to explore the multimedia biographies of Canadian soldiers in the First World War

KPU Remembers

KPU Remembers The Canadian Soldier's Experience

Click to read more about the project in this Surrey Now-Leader article written by Tom Zillich:

And this outstanding feature article on Jordan Fenske White, one of the students who participated in the project, by Valerie Leung in The Richmond NewsRemembrance Day

And another feature from Joti Grewal at the Langley Advance Times: KPU Remembers

Arts Speaker Series Highway Heritage Revisited

Thanks to everyone who joined Dr Maddie Knickerbocker, and @KPUHistory students, Sarah Anderson, Rebecca Moroso, and Samantha Tsang, on November 3 for the Arts Speaker Series presentation "Highway Heritage Revisited: Retelling BC's Public Histories". The ArcGIS StoryMap can be accessed here: Highway Heritage ArcGIS StoryMap