Humanities

Benedictine University professor receives $ 195,000 grant in humanities

LISLE, IL – A history professor at Benedictine University has received a $ 195,000 grant to collaborate with academics around the world to produce an annotated translation of a 16th-century travelogue to China. Kaveh Hemmat is Assistant Professor of History and Theology at the Benedictine School of Liberal Arts. Together …

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Faculty and students question Yale’s fundraising priorities

Yale Daily News Yale’s latest fundraising campaign, which spear on October 2 and aims to raise $ 7 billion, sparked discussion among students and faculty about Yale’s growing importance to science, as well as how Yale’s $ 31.2 billion endowment can be allocated in the most efficient and ethical manner. …

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National Endowment for the Humanities awards more than $ 400,000 to 2 institutions in Alabama

The National Endowment for the Humanities recently awarded more than $ 400,000 in grants to two Alabama institutions to help them recover from the economic impact of the pandemic. The Sloss Furnaces Foundation, Inc. of Birmingham and the University of Southern Alabama at Mobile have been selected to receive more …

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The initiative aims to strengthen the participation of undergraduates in research in the humanities

UNIVERSITY PARK, PA – Increasing undergraduate student engagement in humanities research is at the center of a new initiative launched by the Penn State Humanities Institute with support from the Schreyer Institute for Teaching Excellence and academic libraries. The partners will launch the Student Research Initiative with a symposium, “Rethinking …

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University consortium receives $ 5 million to expand Latin American humanities studies and scholarship

A consortium of colleges including the University of Houston received $ 5 million from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to expand Latin American humanities studies and prepare researchers and academics for faculty positions. UH President Renu Khator said the donation would play a key role in creating pathways for UH …

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Fresno Pacific University receives grant in humanities

An event that Fresno Pacific University plans to promote understanding in today’s often fractured society will receive a grant from state and federal humanities agencies. Funding was provided by California Humanities and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) under the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 for a planning …

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Hastings College Receives NEH Grant to Support Humanities Faculty and Curriculum Development | Local news from the Big Island

BH Media News Service / Rick Ruggles / The World-Herald In an effort to prepare students for a changing world and secure the college’s future in the higher education market, the administrators at Hastings College have made big changes to the schedule, technology and opportunities for trip from their school. …

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National Endowment for the Humanities sends nearly $ 600,000 to help 3 SC institutions | Local and state news

Three South Carolina projects receive large grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities, which distributes nearly $ 88 million to nearly 300 cultural and educational organizations across the United States and its territories. The money is part of the federal US bailout allocation, intended to help institutions recover from …

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Humanities program to expand to offer master’s degree – The Scribe

Ellie Myers emyers2@uccs.edu There is one thing that all students have in common, regardless of their specialty: to share the human experience. The UCCS Humanities program invites students to examine culture, art, and history with a scholarly eye by working with a variety of departments to cover broad topics. The …

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Rev. Roy Gerald Smith | News, Sports, Jobs

Reverend Roy Gerald Smith passed away on Thursday, September 16, 2021. He was 87 years old. Roy was born on September 10, 1934 to Verdin and Eura Mae Smith on the family dairy farm in Eyota, MN. Her younger brother, David Smith (Deb), lives in Palmdale, California. His older brother, …

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