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George Washington's first state of the union address, manuscript notes
Posted: January 20, 2015

Wordsmithing the State of the Union

How likely is President Barack Obama to invoke the concepts “freedom” “health” or “budget” in tonight’s State of the Union address?

NEH Chair William Adams and Deputy Chair Carole Watson at Best Places to Work aw
Posted: December 11, 2014

NEH named a "Best Place to Work" among small federal agencies

The National Endowment for the Humanities continues to be one of the best places to work in the federal government, according to a new

FBI Missing poster: 1964. Andrew Goodman, James Chaney, and Michael Schwerner
Posted: November 18, 2014

Slain Freedom Summer activists to receive Presidential Medal of Freedom

Three civil rights workers who were murdered in Mississippi in 1964 while registering African-American voters will be honored next week with Presidential Medals of Honor, fifty years after their

Clement Alexander Price
Posted: November 6, 2014

Clement Alexander Price, 1945-2014

The National Endowment for the Humanities mourns the loss of Clement Alexander Price, a distinguished scholar of African-American history at Rutgers University and prominent national champion of

Pamela O. Long, 2014 MacArthur Fellow
Posted: September 17, 2014

NEH Grantees Named 2014 MacArthur Fellows

Two recipients of grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) were among the

Median number of college credits earned by 2008 graduates in humanities and STEM
Posted: August 18, 2014

Humanities on Campus

Analysis of college transcript data at the Humanities Indicators project confirms conventional wisdom that, by an

National History Day students race to receive their award
Posted: June 20, 2014

Twenty-Eight Middle and High School Students Named National Endowment for the Humanities Scholars at 2014 National History Day

Twenty-eight young historians named NEH scholars at National History Day

Posted: June 19, 2014

Humanities Funding Still in Recovery from Recession

A new report by the American Academy of Arts & Sciences examines the state of funding for the humanities in the United States

Senator Joe Donnelly of Indiana takes a selfie with Indiana National History Day
Posted: June 17, 2014

National History Day Goes to Washington

National History Day finalists from across the country gathered this morning on Capitol Hill for a first-hand encounter with contemporary history-making, DC style.