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Employee Spotlight: Dr. Chris Valvano

07 January on Spotlight, Uncategorized

Position: Graduate Research Assistant Studying: Historic Archaeology at New Philadelphia, Illinois. Graduating: Summer 2015 Future ambitions after graduation: Archaeologist of any stripe. Hometown: Dunmore, PA Education: BS in Archaeology from Mercyhurst College in Erie, PA. MA in underwater archaeology from East… Continue Reading Employee Spotlight: Dr. Chris Valvano

 

MATRIX Hosts NEH-Funded Workshop on Archiving and Disseminating Born-Digital Dissertations

08 August on Digitization, Grants, Multimedia & Digital Archives, New Web Technologies, Uncategorized

On Monday, August 7th, MATRIX launched a three-day workshop aimed at identifying preservation and dissemination strategies for born-digital dissertations. Generously funded by an NEH Digital Startup Grant, the workshop is organized by Liza Potts (Assistant Professor of Digital Humanities at… Continue Reading MATRIX Hosts NEH-Funded Workshop on Archiving and Disseminating Born-Digital Dissertations

ABJ Archive at MATRIX Contains Footage of Dave Bing Before He Was Mayor of Detroit

25 June on Digitization, Multimedia & Digital Archives, Uncategorized

In May 2009, Dave Bing was elected mayor of Detroit. But, before he became mayor, Bing had a long-standing career as both a member of the Detroit Pistons and the owner of Bing Steel, one of the largest black-owned businesses… Continue Reading ABJ Archive at MATRIX Contains Footage of Dave Bing Before He Was Mayor of Detroit

The Quilt Index Goes International With the Addition of Quilt Records From the Royal Alberta Museum

16 May on Announcements, Digitization, Project Highlights, Quilts, Uncategorized

 MATRIX is pleased to announce that The Quilt Index, one of our primary collaborations, has succeeded in becoming one of the first international online quilt and quilt ephemera repositories with their recent posting of historic quilts from the Royal Alberta… Continue Reading The Quilt Index Goes International With the Addition of Quilt Records From the Royal Alberta Museum

Everyday Islam in Kumasi Website Launched

04 May on Africa, Project Highlights, Uncategorized

MATRIX is pleased to announce the launch of a new website, Everyday Islam in Kumasi: Devout Lay Men and Women in Daily Life. This growing collection of video interviews and photographs features the voices of Muslim men and women who… Continue Reading Everyday Islam in Kumasi Website Launched