The Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media

On April 15, 2011, the Center for History and New Media became the Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media. This was made possible by the incredible generosity of hundreds of donors, who gave over a million dollars to rename the center. I’m enormously grateful to those contributors, many of whom read this blog. […]

Help Us Create the Future

The Center for History and New Media at George Mason University is celebrating fifteen years of providing high-quality, free educational resources and tools to an audience that grows exponentially each year. Last year, sixteen million people visited CHNM’s websites and over two million people used our software. The historians and technologists at CHNM feel lucky […]

CHNM, Then and Now

Louis Rosenfeld, co-author of the enormously helpful Information Architecture for the World Wide Web, may be right—emotionally, at least—that “web redesign must die.” Anyone who has ever been involved with a redesign of a major website knows that it is a painful and long process, full of compromises. But a redesign is often more than […]

Potential Fellowship at CHNM

The Center for History and New Media (CHNM, http://chnm.gmu.edu) at George Mason University invites expressions of interest to join the Center in applying to the National Endowment for the Humanities for one of NEH’s Fellowships at Digital Humanities Centers. NEH Fellowships at Digital Humanities Centers (FDHC) support collaboration between digital centers and individual scholars. An […]

CHNM Swift Owls Race Team

Every year George Mason University has a 5K race/walk, and the Center for History and New Media always has a good showing. We had 21 participants this year (4 runners, 17 iPhone-and-coffee-wielding walkers), but were edged out by the athletics department for the highest participation rate (no surprise there). We also like to design t-shirts […]

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