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By Kevin O’Connell, IMLS Writer-Editor In this video interview, Nina Levent, Executive Director of Art Beyond Sight, describes an IMLS-funded research project, conducted in partnership with the Museum of Science, Boston. The research will lead to better ways for museums … Continue reading
By James Lonergan, IMLS Senior Program Officer Laurie Brooks (IMLS Associate Deputy Director for State Programs) and I recently returned from Honolulu, Hawaii, where we met with grantees from three U.S. Pacific Territories: American Samoa; Guam; and the Commonwealth of … Continue reading
By Kevin O’Connell, IMLS Writer-Editor In this interview, David Heiser, Head of Education and Outreach, describes Yale University’s Peabody Museum of Natural History’s Event-Based Teacher Collaborative, which takes teacher training far beyond the model of a half-day workshop.
By Susan Hildreth Director, IMLS This Saturday is the first day of competition in the 2012 Olympic Games in London. First Lady Michele Obama is asking all Americans to not only cheer on the U.S. Olympic athletes but to take … Continue reading
Together America’s public libraries and American Job Centers are teaching digital skills that are essential for job searches and more. By Susan Hildreth Director, IMLS Earlier this week, I joined U.S. Labor Secretary Hilda Solis, FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski, and … Continue reading