Democratizing history through digital media and tools.

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The Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media (RRCHNM) is a multi-disciplinary team that develops online teaching resources, digital collections and exhibits, open-source software, and training in digital literacy and skills.

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Classic Essay on History and New Media

Entering the Virtual World of Underwater Archaeology

Introduction Traditional public access to underwater archaeological resources has been limited by a variety of factors. The environment of submerged cultural resources restricts public access to those who are trained and competent to function underwater. Those certified to dive represent a very limited percentage of the American public. While museums, television programs, and publications reach […]

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News

Annual Report 2015-2016

To keep friends and supporters of RRCHNM better informed about our ongoing work, this year we inaugurated a short annual report. Produced in collaboration with the Development Office of College of Humanities and Social Sciences, the report was mailed out in late October. The annual report describes project launches and grants for new projects in the academic […]

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Featured Project

Understanding Sacrifice

The Understanding Sacrifice WWII Teacher Institute is an 18-month professional development program for middle- and high-school teachers that aims to bring American Battle Monuments Commission resources into classrooms to help students better understand the service, experience, and sacrifice of American service members who served and died during World War II.

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Each year, the Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media’s many project websites receive over 16 million visitors, and more than a million people rely on its digital tools to teach, learn, and conduct research. Donations help us sustain these resources.

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