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Announcing Phase Two of The Gorée Island Archaeological Digital Repository

22 January on Africa, Announcements, Archaeology, Digital Archaeology, Multimedia & Digital Archives

Matrix is thrilled to announce that phase two is under way in The Gorée Island Archaeological Digital Repository. The Gorée Island Archaeological Digital Repository seeks to create virtual 3D representations of cultural heritage materials excavated from archaeological sites in and around […]


MATRIX Seeks Graduate Student Web Software Developer

17 January on Announcements

MATRIX: The Center for Digital Humanities and Social Sciences  is currently seeking an experienced, highly motivated MSU graduate student web software developer to aid in the development of KORA 3.0 (kora.matrix.msu.edu), an open source, web-based digital repository and publishing platform. […]


Bill Hart-Davidson Presents Upcoming WIDE Project at World Usability Day

19 December on Announcements, User Experience Design, WIDE

On November 14th, Bill Hart-Davidson, Co-Director and senior researcher at Writing in Digital Environments Research (WIDE) at Matrix, spoke at Michigan’s 9th annual World Usability Day event at Michigan State University. World Usability Day is the largest gathering of industry […]


Ethan Watrall Gives Seminar on Digital Cultural Heritage and Introduces The Cultural Heritage Informatics Initiative at Umeå University in Sweden

03 December on Announcements, Cultural Heritage Informatics, Cultural Informatics

Last month, Ethan Watrall, Associate Director of Matrix, spoke at the HUMLab at Umea University in Umea, Sweden. Watrall’s seminar “Methods and Models for Building Capacity in Digital Cultural Heritage” introduced the Cultural Heritage Informatics (CHI) Initiative. Watrall discussed the […]


Matrix Partners with Pennsylvania State University to Win $236,000 Mellon Grant for the Public Philosophy Journal

08 November on Announcements

Matrix and Pennsylvania State University have partnered to develop the Public Philosophy Journal, an innovative open access, open peer review online publication in philosophy. This exciting project received a one-year, $236,000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. The grant […]


Matrix Partners with African Studies Center to Produce Weekly Seminar Series, “Eye on Africa”

29 October on Africa, Announcements

Matrix is pleased to announce the debut of the seminar series, “Eye on Africa” with the African Studies Center at Michigan State University. The African Studies Center at Michigan State is a National Resource Center focused on research, teaching and […]


Ethan Watrall Gives Keynote Speech at Network Detroit:Digital Humanities Theory and Practice

15 October on Announcements, Conferences

On September 27th, Ethan Watrall, Associate Director of Matrix, was the keynote speaker for Network Detroit: Digital Humanities Theory and Practice. Network Detroit brought together universities and museums of Southeast Michigan to share and promote cutting-edge digital humanities projects in […]


Bill Hart-Davidson Presents WIDE Research at Virginia Tech

07 October on Announcements

On September 13, 2013, Bill Hart-Davidson, associate professor of WRAC and co-director of WIDE-Matrix, presented his research at the inaugural event for “Digital Discussions” at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University in Blacksburg, Virginia. His discussion, “Are Common Topics Common? […]


New MSU Press Website Created by Matrix and Driven by Kora

23 September on Announcements

Matrix is excited to announce the launch of the new Michigan State University Press website. The new website was designed by Dan Jaquint, Lead Designer at Matrix, and Matrix System Administrator and Architect, Joseph Deming, along with a group of students at Matrix. […]


Matrix Collaborates with the Cultural Heritage Informatics Initiative and the Campus Archaeology Program to Develop Mobile Cultural Heritage App for Michigan State Campus

17 September on Announcements

Matrix is delighted to announce the release of the msu.seum, a free mobile application that lets you explore and experience the cultural heritage of Michigan State University in the palm of your hand. The app allows you to dive into […]