The American Historical Association Announces the Roy Rosenzweig Fellowship for Innovation in Digital History

A very special announcement: In 2009, George Mason University and the American Historical Association will offer the first Roy Rosenzweig Fellowship for Innovation in Digital History. This award was developed by friends and colleagues of Roy Rosenzweig (1950–2007), Mark and Barbara Fried Professor of History and New Media at George Mason University, to honor his … Continue reading The American Historical Association Announces the Roy Rosenzweig Fellowship for Innovation in Digital History

Omeka Wins $50,000 MATC Award

FAIRFAX, Va., December 8, 2008 — The Center for History and New Media at George Mason University received a $50,000 Mellon Award for Technology Collaboration (MATC) for Omeka, a software project that greatly simplifies and beautifies the online publication of collections and exhibits. The award was given at the Coalition for Networked Information meeting Dec. … Continue reading Omeka Wins $50,000 MATC Award

2008 Mellon Awards for Technology Collaboration

It's that time of year to help out open source projects you love by nominating them for the Mellon Awards for Technology Collaboration (MATC Awards), sponsored by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Prior recipients include beloved FOSS projects that have greatly benefited academia, including Moodle and Scriblio. The deadline for nominations for the 2008 Mellon … Continue reading 2008 Mellon Awards for Technology Collaboration