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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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Students Opposing Slavery, President Lincoln’s Cottage, Receive Presidential Award

Students Opposing Slavery (SOS), a youth education program of the Washington D.C. historic site, President Lincoln’s Cottage, was awarded the Presidential Award of Extraordinary Efforts to Combat Trafficking in Persons on Monday, October 24th, 2016.

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