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Coverage for grant HD-51258-11

Concentration in the Humanities
Luke Fernandez, Weber State University

Grant details:

Longing For Home (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Amy Stewart (the name of the journalist who wrote the article)
Publication: Standard Examiner
Date: 9/20/2011
Abstract: A short blurb on the grant is mentioned at the tail end of the article. The article reviews a book recently published by one of the people (Susan Matt) who is a participant on the grant. It can also be viewed here:

Weber State class asks 'Are Machines Making Us Stupid?' (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Nancy Van Valkenburg
Publication: Standard Examiner
Date: 1/23/2012
Abstract: A local journalist reports on a class that is funded by the grant.

OUR VIEW: A Thing About Machines (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Editorial Board of Standard Examiner
Publication: Standard Examiner
Date: 1/30/2012
Abstract: OUR VIEW: A Thing About Machines

Is technology making us stupid? Author suggests 'Internet sabbath' to students (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Benjamin Wood
Publication: Deseret News
Date: 2/12/2012
Abstract: An article describing the NEH funded class and project in the context of a broader story about a campus visit by William Powers, author of Hamlet's Blackberry.

Interview on KCPW Radio (Media Coverage)
Date: 2/21/2012
Abstract: Segment 2: Living the Tech Life Today’s conventional wisdom may be that a well-rounded life must include Facebook, iPhones and constant connectivity. But does technology and omnipresent media really enrich our relationships, boost our moods and enhance our intellectual capacity? Professors Susan Matt and Luke Fernandez join us to explore the question: Are machines making us stupid? Guests: Dr. Susan Matt, Professor and Chair of the History Department, Weber State University Dr. Luke Fernandez, Manager of Program and Technology Development, Weber State University