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NEH in the News

Selected articles on NEH-supported projects.
Posted: November 7, 2010
Philebrity interview with Nick Spitzer, host of NEH-funded American Public Radio’s American Routes program which explores the role of regional musical traditions in helping communities recover from economic or natural disasters.
Posted: October 30, 2010
The Higgins Armory Museum and faculty and students at Worcester Polytechnic Institute in Worcester, Mass are using Wii-like technology to bring medieval jousting alive for visitors to the museum with an NEH Digital Start-Up grant. Article in Worcester Telegram & Gazette.
Posted: October 28, 2010
KUT News in Austin, Texas on the opening of Humanities Texas’ new headquarters, a restored 1907 mansion, the Byrne-Reed House, supported by an NEH Challenge Grant.
Posted: October 21, 2010
Fairfield University’s Bellarmine Museum of Art opened October 25, supported by an NEH Challenge Grant. Articles in the Fairfield Citizen, The New York Times, and The News-Times.
Posted: October 20, 2010
WCVB-TV in Boston interviews Elliot Bostwick Davis and Zakiya Thomas of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston about the museum’s new Art of the America’s wing and an NEH Challenge Grant to expand the MFA’s collection of works by African-American artists.
Posted: October 20, 2010
The New York Times article on the NEH-supported 2011 Student Freedom Ride which will retrace the 1961 civil rights bus rides that are the subject of Stanley Nelson’s PBS documentary Freedom Riders.
Posted: October 18, 2010
Articles on the ‘making of’ the NEH-funded Autobiography of Mark Twain in The Christian Science Monitor,The Daily Californian,, and PBS Newshour.
Posted: August 16, 2010
Article in The Daily Lobo on an NEH grant to the University of New Mexico Libraries to digitize thousands of New Mexico newspapers, some of which are more than 150 years old, part of the National Newspaper Digitization Project (NDNP) to create a searchable database of newspapers published in America from 1690 to the present.
Posted: August 3, 2010
Blog post in The Chronicle of Higher Education on Anthologize, a Web tool that lets users turn blog entries into a book, developed through an NEH digital humanities grant. Also covered at and The Daily Nebraskan.