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NEH workshop

Douglas Arnold, senior program officer, NEH education division, will conduct an information session and workshop for faculty and administrators on the funding programs of the National Endowment for the Humanities, an independent grant-
making agency of the U.S. government. The workshop will take place April 7 from 10:30 a.m.-noon in 265 Park Hall.

The session will feature an overview of the various NEH funding programs, including research, education, public programs, preservation and access, and challenge grants, and the State Humanities Councils, with an emphasis on individual research opportunities and education programs. It also will feature an introduction to the endowment’s current We the People initiative, which focuses on American history, culture, and ideas; examples of recently-funded NEH projects; a discussion of the endowment’s application review process; grant-writing tips; and a question-and-answer period.

The workshop is free and open to faculty and administrators at UGA as well as those from other institutions in the Southeast, but registration is required.

Arnold also will be available from 1-5 p.m. at the Willson Center for Humanities and Arts for a limited number of appointments to discuss possible NEH projects with individuals and small groups Contact the Willson Center by phone (542-3966) or e-mail (ctrha@uga) to register.