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NEH in the News

Selected articles on NEH-supported projects.
Posted: December 12, 2010 The New Bedford Whaling Museum awarded a $500,000 NEH Challenge Grant to support an endowment for humanities exhibitions and programming.
Posted: December 7, 2010 The University of Georgia’s expanded Georgia Museum of Art will reopen in January with a new Study Centers in the Humanities, supported by an NEH Challenge Grant.
Posted: December 4, 2010 The New York Times article, “Analyzing Literature by Words and Numbers” catalogues the concerns of the Victorian age using digital tools developed through an NEH Preservation and Access grant.
Posted: November 26, 2010 Editors at the NEH-supported Mark Twain Papers & Project at UC Berkeley publish volume one of the Autobiography of Mark Twain, 100 years after the author’s death. Coverage in the New York Times, the Christian Science Monitor, Time, the Los Angeles Times,the Guardian, and NPR.
Posted: November 23, 2010 Article in the Alexandria Gazette Packet on preparations for the Civil War sesquicentennial in Virginia and the NEH-supported statewide “An American Turning Point: the Civil War in Virginia” project.
Posted: November 22, 2010 The University of Virginia Library was awarded an NEH Preservation and Access grant to preserve and digitize Civil Rights-era news footage from the WSLS-TV archives, in the Associated Press, and UVA's The Cavalier Daily.
Posted: November 22, 2010 U.S. Department of State profile of Columbia Professor Emeritus, Ehsan Yarshater, editor of the 35-volume NEH-funded Encyclopaedia Iranica.
Posted: November 20, 2010 The New York Times reports on the NEH-supported Autobiography of Mark Twain, a best-seller 100 years after his death: “Mark Twain’s Autobiography Flying Off the Shelves.”
Posted: November 19, 2010 The Salt Lake Tribune article on NEH-funded exhibit: “Our Lives, Our Stories: America’s Greatest Generation” at the Park City Museum in Utah.