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History Graduate Student Wins Leadership in History Award from the AASLH

“A collaborative effort of the Public History Program at UC Santa Barbara, the UCSB Library’s Department of Special Research Collections and the campus’s divisions of student affairs and humanities and fine arts has earned a Leadership in History Award from the American Association for State and Local History (AASLH).

The UCSB contingent is one of 63 recipients of the annual award, which is described by the organization as “the most prestigious recognition for achievement in the preservation of state and local history.” UCSB is recognized for “We Remember Them,” an exhibition that honored the acts of love and compassion that emerged in Isla Vista and on the UCSB campus following the tragedy of May 23, 2014, and for theMay 23, 2014 Isla Vista Memorial Archive. The latter consists mainly of condolence items left at spontaneous memorial sites as well as items sent to the university in the wake of the tragedy.”

Read more @ http://www.news.ucsb.edu/2016/017104/public-honor