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David Bailey

09 November on Announcements

We mourn the loss of a remarkable historian and digital historian, David Bailey. He has been a long time partner, supporter, and friend of Matrix.  He was PI on several Matrix grants, including “Battle Creek: Teaching American History” (2006-2009) and […]


MATRIX goes to Dakar

26 October on Announcements, Project Highlights

From May 4 to May 14, 2015, MATRIX Director Dean Rehberger and Digital Media Lab Director Mike Green went to Dakar, Senegal, to further work on the Gorée Island Archaeological Digital Repository, an open-access online database of the area’s cultural […]


Happy Anniversary, NEH!

21 October on Announcements, Grants

Michigan State University hosted  a 50th Anniversary celebration at the Wharton Center on October 23, 2015. Featuring live performances, exhibitions, and presentations, the event will honor everything that the NEH and the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) has done for […]


Jeff Grabill Appointed Associate Provost

19 October on Announcements, WIDE

Jeff Grabill has been appointed associate provost for teaching, learning, and technology at Michigan State University. Grabill has worked with MATRIX for the past eight years as an associated faculty member, consulting on technology and innovation. He is also chairperson […]


Helen Veit in The Atlantic

12 October on Announcements, Spotlight

Dr. Helen Veit, project director of What America Ate, wrote an article that was featured in The Atlantic on October 7, 2015. The article discussed the history of leftovers in American culture from the 19th century to the present day, […]


Matrix and Michigan Kids

05 October on Announcements, Project Highlights

Matrix is proud to present the publication of Michigan Kids in partnership with the Historical Society of Michigan. Michigan Kids is a print magazine as well as a website (michigankids.org).  Matrix helped to provide the web development and technical assistance […]


The New Exploring Africa Website

02 October on Announcements, Project Highlights

Matrix is excited to announce the redesign of the Exploring Africa website, a project produced and designed by the African Studies Center at Michigan State University. Exploring Africa’s goal is to address the lack of high-quality African resources for schools […]


What America Ate and the New York Times

25 September on Announcements

What America Ate, a new digital library being compiled by Matrix: the Center for Digital Humanities and Social Sciences, was featured in an article by The New York Times on September 3, 2015. The focus of the article was Toni Tipton-Martin’s […]


Matrix at HASTAC

10 September on Announcements, Conferences

Matrix: the Center for Digital Humanities and Social Sciences teamed up with the Lab for the Education and Advancement in Digital Research (LEADR), the College of Arts and Letters and the Michigan State University (MSU) Libraries to host the eighth […]


The Civil War Collections at Michigan State University Featured in College and Research Libraries News

15 May on Announcements, Digitization

Civil War Collections, Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections’ online archive of handwritten correspondences, diaries, musters, reminiscences, and photographs related to the American Civil War, is featured in the latest edition of College & Research Libraries News. The official […]