New NEH Chairman William "Bro" Adams being sworn at the White House

NEH's New Chairman

William “Bro” Adams Ceremonially Sworn In as Chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities
National Humanities Medal

National Humanities Medalists Announced

Nine individuals and one organization to be honored July 28 at the White House National Humanities Medals award ceremony
Studs Terkel, news photo, 1979

NEH announces new grants

$34 million in awards and offers for 177 humanities projects
Still of Artist Paul Balan displaying his deisgn of the NEH medal

New Medal Design Unveiled

Artist, working after hours, wins national competition to design NEH's new National Humanities Medal
Injured troops from the 3rd Battalion, 16th Infantry

A New Deal for Veterans

How the GI Bill was passed

NEH Matters

We serve and strengthen our Nation through support for the humanities.

NEH Veterans

An Endowment-wide initiative to promote understanding of the military experience and to support returning veterans.

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Explore the Humanities

Websites, apps, and digital projects supported by NEH grants

Library Program Date: July 29, 2014

Our State Fair - Iowa's Blue Ribbon Story

Lecture Date: August 1, 2014

A Monument in Stone and Steel

Exhibition Date: August 1, 2014 - August 29, 2014

Citizens at Last: The Woman Suffrage Movement in Texas

Exhibition Date: August 1, 2014 - September 1, 2014

Dugout Canoes: Paddling Through the Americas

Lecture Date: August 2, 2014

Searching for the Life of Harriet Hemings

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Photo of U.S. troops preparing to cross English Channel on D-Day