Monday, August 29, 2011

UW history professor Phil Roberts named "Outstanding Educator of the Year"

University of Wyoming history professor Phil Roberts has been recognized for his efforts to teach about emigrant trails in the state.
The Oregon-California Trails Association presented its "Outstanding Educator of the Year" award to Roberts recently.
The association noted that Roberts' efforts to make the history of the emigrant trails come alive for students.
Roberts has taken classes to trail sites and averages about 50 public presentations annually to civic, educational and historical groups around the state.
Roberts has been a UW faculty member since 1990.

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