NEH in the News
The National Museum of American Jewish History in Philadelphia has seen a 27% increase in attendance compared to 2013 totals, a success the museum attributes to its hosting of the NEH-supported ‘Chasing Dreams: Baseball and Becoming American’ exhibit from March 13 through October 26, 2014, from the Philadelphia Business Journal.
Haskell Indian Nations University will use a federal grant of $99,800 from the NEH to create a literature program aimed at improving remedial English among the school’s freshmen, from Kansas First News.
Sarah Lepinski, Program Officer from the NEH’s Division of Preservation and Research will be on-hand at the Joint Annual Meeting of the Archeological Institute of America in New Orleans to meet with potential grant-recipients and share information regarding NEH funding opportunities, from the Archaeological Institute of America.
Mary Alice Haddad, associate professor of Government, and Sanford Shieh, associate professor of Pholosophy, have each received NEH fellowships to support projects exploring the history of environmental politics in East Asia and modality and logic in early analytic philosophy respectively, from News @ Wesleyan.
The entire archives of Montana Post, a newspaper published in Virginia City and Helena, MT from 1864-1869, has been digitally added to the NEH-supported Chronicling America website, joining the growing ranks of other Montana newspapers in offering views of conditions and concerns in 19th century America, from the Missoulian
Emily Berquist Stone, former Fulbright Scholar and current faculty member of the History department at CSU-Long Beach, has received a $50,400 NEH research grant to assist her in researching the politics of slavery and abolitionism in the late Spanish Empire, from California State University Long Beach News.