• 2015-2016 Provost Digital Innovation Grant Winners

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    Outcompeted: Mapping the Savings and Loan Crisis

    by  • May 13, 2016 • 2015-2016 Provost Digital Innovation Grant Winners

    Project Name: Outcompeted: Mapping the Savings and Loan Crisis Grantees: Erin Cully Disciplines: History Funding Cycle: 2015-2016 Project Status: Cycle Complete The drama of the 2008 financial crisis has shown the world that banks cast a long shadow. But how does history explain the rise of banking institutions that are “too big to fail?” Most narratives of the...

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    CUNY Syllabus Project

    by  • May 13, 2016 • 2015-2016 Provost Digital Innovation Grant Winners

    Project Name: CUNY Syllabus Project Grantees: Laura W. Kane, Andrew G. McKinney Disciplines: Philosophy and Sociology Funding Cycle: 2015-2016 Project Status: Cycle Complete The CUNY Syllabus project’s goal is to collect, archive, and visualize syllabi from courses taught in the CUNY system in order to surface patterns within and across disciplines, creating a robust resource for use by novice...

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    Torreon, Mexican boomtown: A historical geography of Porfirian Mexico

    by  • May 13, 2016 • 2015-2016 Provost Digital Innovation Grant Winners

    Project Name: Torreon, Mexican boomtown: A historical geography of Porfirian Mexico Grantee: Hector Agredano Discipline: Earth and Environmental Science Funding Cycle: 2015-2016 Project Status: Cycle Complete Histories of railroad workers before the Revolution are quite scarce and research on their lives, social environments and labor geographies remains missing. Torreon, Mexican boomtown: A historical geography of Porfirian Mexico aims...

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