News and Announcements

January 25, 2012: From the State Office - We have changed our name to “National History Day Colorado” in an attempt to avoid confusion with History Colorado (our State Historical Society).

January 25, 2012: A Note on Accepted Styles for NHD Projects(.pdf file)

February 13, 2012

President Barak Obama and NHD Executive Director, Dr. Cathy Gorn


Internship Opportunity

The national office of National History Day is now accepting applications for this summer’s internship at the NHD national office! The internship is for the entire month of June. Candidates must be able to be in College Park, MD during that time.
Details and the application form are now up on our website: Please send all interested parties there for further information. Complete applications are due by March 14, 2014.

Special Awards at the 2014 State Contest

Best Project on Human Rights in Africa --Sponsored by Professor Christine Sundberg, CU Denver Department of History

Molly Brown Activism Award for the Best Project on Suffrage, Juvenile Justice or Education – Sponsored by the Molly Brown House

Best Project on the 1913-1914 Southern Colorado Mine Wars and/or the Ludlow Massacre -- Sponsored by the United Mine Workers

Best Project related to Rescue and Resistance during the Holocaust – Sponsored by The Mizel Museum

Best Use of Geography -- Sponsored by the Colorado Geographic Alliance

Best Use of Primary Sources in a Paper -- Sponsored by the Department of History, University of Colorado Denver

Best Group Project on Colorado History -- Sponsored by Governor John Hickenlooper's office

Best Entry on Colorado History -- Sponsored by History Colorado

Best Project on Hispanic History -- Sponsored by Lieutenant Governor Joe Garcia

Charles Redd Award for Best Projects on Western History -- Sponsored by Charles Redd Center for Western Studies, Brigham Young University

Best Use of Library of Congress Materials -- Sponsored by Teaching with Primary Sources Colorado

Most Creative Exhibit -- Sponsored by the Optimist Club of South Monaco

Best Essay on Western History – Sponsored by the Center of the American West at CU Boulder