ENCORE: In Boise State Program, History Students Share Expertise With Community Groups
This interview originally aired Oct. 8, 2020.
Boise State History professor Bob Reinhardt saw a problem in his department. His students were learning valuable skills about how to collect and share histories, but had limited opportunities to use those skills out in the world until they graduated.
And, at the same time, countless community organizations were in need of historical expertise. So Reinhardt helped create the Working History Center to connect students with these organizations.
Blake Hunter and Shaina Lynch are two students who recently worked with community organizations to compile and share histories. They both join Idaho Matters along with their professor Bob Reinhardt.
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