Graduate student Sarah Weicksel (US History) was recently accepted to this year's National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Institute "American Material Culture: Nineteenth Century New York", which will take place in New York City at the Bard College Graduate Center for Decorative Arts, Design History, and Material Culture. NEH Institutes select up to two graduate student per year and last for for weeks. To learn more about the NEH's summer programs visit http://www.neh.gov/divisions/education/summer-programs.