News and Features

Summer Humanities Program Builds Bridge Between Communities

The Humanities Without Walls Consortium (HWW) has announced four participants selected for the 2022 Summer Bridge program. Now in its second year, Summer Bridge invites humanities PhD students at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign to spend eight weeks working collaboratively with organizations in the Champaign-Urbana area, using their humanities knowledge while building new skills to make an impact in the community.

HWW Alumni Board Spotlight: John Moore

Meet John Moore, Communications Specialist in the Humanities and Social Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis. John attended HWW's Career Diversity Summer Workshop in 2016.


HWW Alumni Board Spotlight: Andrew Boge

Meet Andrew Boge, doctoral student and graduate teaching assistant at the University of Iowa in the Department of Communication Studies. Andrew attended HWW's Career Diversity Summer Workshop in 2021.

HWW Alumni Board Spotlight: Kei Hotoda

Meet Kei Hotoda, Program Coordinator at the University of Illinois at Chicago in the Philosophy Department. Kei attended HWW's Career Diversity Summer Workshop in 2015.

2022 Career Diversity Workshop Fellows Announced

Twenty-five doctoral students from twenty-one institutions were selected to attend the HWW Career Diversity Summer Workshop.

Listen to Podcast Season 1 Finale

New podcast episode: Dr. Assata Zerai, Vice President for Equity and Inclusion at the University of New Mexico, and Dr. Doug Woods, Dean of the Graduate School at Marquette University, discuss career diversity, interdisciplinary scholarship, and how humanities doctoral training plays a role in the work of higher education administration.

Humanities Without Walls Announces Grand Research Challenge Awardees

The Humanities Without Walls Consortium (HWW) has announced five new projects funded by the third Grand Research Challenge, which provides grants for teams pursuing research with a commitment to methodologies of reciprocity and redistribution. Each of the five interdisciplinary research teams will receive an award of $150,000 over a two-year period, provided by a grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.