Press and News

Thomas named Guggenheim Fellow UNL News, April 8, 2016.
Big Ten Network on early Washington, D.C., project and slavery, January 2015
“Thomas’ research to Uncover and Digitize African American Family Trees,” UNL News, March 10, 2014.

“History Harvest May Spawn a New Kind of MOOC,” Chronicle of Higher Education Wired Campus, December 21, 2012.
History Harvests: What Happens When Students Collect and Digitize the People’s History?” Perspectives on History, January 2013.
“2012 Lincoln Prize Finalists announced,” Gettysburg College and Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History, February 10, 2012.
“Important Historical Anniversaries abound in 2012,” NET Radio, December 31, 2011, interview about The Iron Way.
Friday Live, NET Radio, August 26, 2011, interview with Jeannette E. Jones on upcoming public book talk for the Nebraska Governor’s Lecture in the Humanities–Eric Foner, The Fiery Trial: Abraham Lincoln and American Slavery.
“Digging into Data in the Humanities, Day 1,” Chronicle of Higher Education, Wired Campus, June 10, 2011.
“American Civil War: 150 Years Later,” NET Radio, April 12, 2011.

“For Many Historians, Use of Technology Remains Stuck in the Past,” The Chronicle of Higher Education, January 9, 2011.
NET Radio, “Innovation Campus advisory committee selected,” Clay Masters interview, November 11, 2010.

Faculty advisory committee appointed for Innovation Campus, November 4, 2010.

William G. Thomas Interview with Cody Rubey, KNCY Radio, on the History Harvest, September 10, 2010.
NET Friday Live podcast with William G. Thomas on The History Harvest, September 10, 2010
“When History is Compiled 140 Characters at a Time,” The New York Times, May 1, 2010.
“Historians Are Interested in Digital Scholarship but Lack Outlets,” Chronicle of Higher Education, Wired Campus, October 5, 2010.
“History Harvest Means More Data, More Stories, More Understanding,” NET Radio, June 5, 2010

Harvesting a digital democracy, Lincoln Journal Star, May 16, 2010.
“Calling Railroad History Fans for History Harvest,” Lincoln Journal Star, April 21, 2010
“Next Stop Cyberville: UNL Team aims to digitize railroad history,” Lincoln Journal Star, February 6, 2010
“Digging into the data: UNL leads international research in railroad history,” NET Radio, January 9, 2010

UNL News Release, December 4, 2009.

“UNL’s ‘Railroads and the Making of Modern America’ to Organize Data,” Daily Nebraskan, December 8, 2009.

“A ‘new digital class’ digs into data,” The Chronicle of Higher Education Wired Campus, December 4, 2009.
“Winners of the First ‘Digging into Data Challenge’ are Announced,” National Humanities Alliance, December 7, 2009.

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