What We’re Reading: April 19, 2012

Space Shuttle DiscoveryToday’s roundup of interesting articles and resources found around the web includes the transfer of the space shuttle Discovery to the Smithsonian, the 2012 Guggenheim Fellows, records from the Titanic now online, and much more.

News

  • Space shuttle Discovery makes final flight over Washington D.C.
    Staff at AHA headquarters, as well as thousands of others on the National Mall, were treated this past Tuesday to the sight of space shuttle Discovery being flown to the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum’s Udvar-Hazy Center. Learn more about the past 30 years of space flight in this collection of Air and Space magazine articles.
  • Academic Workforce Data Center
    The Modern Language Association’s Academic Workforce Data Center provides access to data on working conditions for contingent faculty at universities around the country.
  • 2012 Guggenheim Fellows
    Congratulations to the 181 Guggenheim Fellows for 2012. Over a dozen of the recipients are AHA members: Tonio Andrade, Olivia Remie Constable, Laura F. Edwards, Margot E. Fassler, Lori D. Ginzberg, David J. Hancock, Dagmar Herzog, Adrian Johns, Melissa Lane, Benjamin Nathans, Mrinalini Sinha, Magda Teter, and Francesca Trivellato.
  • $235,500 Released for NCPTT Grants Program
    The National Park Service has awarded $235,500 in grants to fund projects that use technology to “preserve the treasures of the past.”

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Contributors: Elisabeth Grant, Vernon Horn, Pillarisetti Sudhir, Robert B. Townsend

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