NEH in the News
The Rhode Island Historical Society has been awarded a private grant from the Champlin Foundations that will -- in concert with grants from IMLS, the National Park Service, and the NEH -- complete funding requirements to renovate and rehabilitate the Society’s library facility containing 5,000 manuscripts, 100,000 books and 9 million feet of film, from the Providence Journal.
Twenty-five K-12 teachers from across the USA will participate in an NEH Summer Institute for Teachers program hosted by the University of Wisconsin—La Crosse to study and explore how Native Americans and American settlers have adapted to the landscape of the Upper Mississippi River Valley, from the La Crosse Tribune.
The Staten Island Museum to receive a $400,000 NEH Challenge Grant to support the museum's endowment, construction and maintenance of exhibit infrastructure, and technology upgrades, from Staten Island Live.
The University of Michigan Museum of Art has received a $500,000 NEH Challenge Grant, one of just nine total Challenge Grants for institutions across the United States. The museum intends to fundraise an additional $1.5 million in matching funds to generate enough financial resources to adapt in-house exhibits for online display and interaction, from The Detroit News.
Article by WBIR-TV of Knoxville, TN noting the publication by the University of Tennesee Press of the ninth volume of The Papers of Andrew Jackson, a project supported by a long-time NEH grant.
The Anderson County Library in Anderson, South Carolina to host conclusion panel discussion to mark their 8-month long NEH Bridging Cultures: Muslim Journeys project on December 7th, from the Independent Mail.