Summer practicum underway for first rural humanities cohort
By Kathy Hovis

Two undergraduates and six graduate students began studies and projects June 2 as part of the first summer practicum in the Rural Humanities scholarly initiative, a project funded for four years by a $1 million grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

Students in the program will meet virtually each week to focus on questions of the rural as well as theories, methods and practices of public humanities and community-engaged scholarship. They are working with Ithaca-area partners to implement engaged projects focused on creating online archives of photos, texts, audio interviews, poetry, art and other materials.

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