Tag: awards

AASLH 2017 Award of Distinction, Leadership in History Award Winners

The American Association for State and Local History (AASLH) presented historian, author, curator, and educator Lonnie G. Bunch, III, with the AASLH Award of Distinction on September 8 at the association’s annual meeting in Austin, TX. Bunch is the founding

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Rutgers-Newark Newest Americans Initiative Receives NEH Grant

Newest Americans has been awarded a Community Conversations grant of $310,000 from the National Endowment for the Humanities.

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National Council on Public History Recognizes Excellence in the Field at Annual Conference

On Saturday, April 22, 2017, NCPH recognized several Mid-Atlantic area professionals for their work in public history.

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Mid-Atlantic Humanities Academics and Professionals Win Guggenheim Fellowships

More than 40 of 173 scholars and artists who received Guggenheim Fellowships for 2017 are living and working in the Mid-Atlantic–including three Rutgers professors.

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Rutgers University-Camden to award 14th Librarian of Congress with honorary doctorate

Dr. Carla D. Hayden, the 14th Librarian of Congress, will receive an honorary doctor of Humane Letters from Rutgers University-Camden.

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AHA Recognizes Public History, Educational Work of Mid-Atlantic Scholars, Professionals

The American History Association recognized several local scholars and professionals for their contributions to the field of history, including two working in public history.

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Eastern State Penitentiary Receives Award from National Trust for Historic Preservation

The National Trust for Historic Preservation awarded Eastern State Penitentiary its annual Trustees Emeritus Award for Historic Site Stewardship.

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