The Appropriations Committee of the House of Representatives has voted to restore the $8 million cut to the National Endowment for the Humanities budget initially recommended by the Interior appropriations subcommittee for fiscal year 2015.
On Wednesday, May 21, the House Science, Space and Technology Committee will mark up the Frontiers in Innovation, Research, Science and Technology Act, or FIRST Act.
Today’s What We’re Reading features a cold truth, the art of curation, NEH funding under attack, choosing a digital format for dissertations, and much more!
Few readers of this blog need to be convinced of the value of the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH).
H.R. 4186, also known as the FIRST Act of 2014, is currently working its way through House committees. This act, which authorizes legislation for National Science Foundation (NSF) appropriations, has a number of provisions that should concern historians.
Today’s What We’re Reading features a recently discovered 1,600 year old basilica in İznik Lake, tracing the history of the rise of US tuition, a call for “rational discussion” about open access, why library lovers are less lonely, and much more!
Today’s What We’re Reading features an update on the Belfast Project, a live-tweeting guide for the classroom, Earl Lewis defends investment in the humanities, horrifying vintage recipes, and much more!