The James B. Duke Memorial Library Celebrates National Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15 - October 15) National Hispanic Heritage Month recognizes and celebrates the societal and cultural contributions of Hispanic people in the United States. Read more about it and explore links to many online exhibits and collections on the Library of Congress Hispanic Heritage Month webpage and resources below: Resources Bridging Historias: Funded by the NEH, Bridging Historias addresses the increasingly influential body of scholarship on
James B. Duke Memorial Library Awarded $100,000 NEH Grant to Create Digital Map of the Historic West End
On August 2, 2017, The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) announced $39.3 million in grants for 245 humanities projects across the country. This round of funding will support vital research, education, and public programs in the humanities. “NEH grants ensure that Americans around the country have the opportunity to engage with our shared cultural heritage,” said NEH Acting Chairman Jon Parrish Peede. “From traveling exhibitions and teacher workshops to efforts to preserve local history, these
As a celebration of Black History Month, the James B. Duke Memorial Library will be highlighting influential black leaders that have impacted the world. This week we will focus on Carla Hayden, the 14th Librarian of Congress. Hayden was the first African-American and the first woman to head the Library of Congress.
JCSU's very own Dr. Chantell McDowell attended the 1st International Academic Makerspace Symposium (ISAM) at Massachusetts Institute of Technology from November 13-16, 2016. The ISAM joined people, knowledge, and inspiration in an attempt to catalyze growth for higher education makerspaces. By increasing the amount of makerspaces in higher education it would maximize university impact on (i) the student learning experiences and (ii) alumni success. The symposium served as an opportunity for community growth, networking opportunities, interactions and