NEH in the News
The New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center in Massachusetts has recently netted an NEH grant of $12,000 and a National Park Service grant of $20,000; the NEH grant will be used to develop a digital library for the Center that will open in June while the Park Service grant will be used to produce an orientation film for visitors, from South Coast Today.
"College Women: Documenting the History of Women in Higher Education" -- an online collection of diaries, letters, photos and archival materials from the historic Seven Sisters colleges -- will continue to be expanded thanks to a renewal of an NEH grant, from Mount Holyoke News.
NEH Chairman William Adams will visit Cuyahoga Community College on May 5 to host the school's first community forum on connecting the humanities and civil engagement, from Crain's Cleveland Business Journal.
Frances Bernstein, associate professor of history at Drew University, used her NEH fellowship to sort through thousands of pages of Russian archival materials and write the first four chapters of her planned book exploring how the former USSR treated its disabled veterans after WWII, from Drew News.