+Clio in the News

“Marshall University App Brings History to Life in West Virginia and Beyond,” West Virginia Public Broadcasting, September 26, 2019.

“Clio Gets Upgrade Thanks to Grants,” Herald-Dispatch, September 17, 2019.

“Carthage Museum Sparks Interest in Local History through Digital Archives,” Joplin Globe, August 7, 2019. 

“Confederacy in the Commons: Addressing Controversy on the Monument Avenue Walking Tour,” American Association for State and Local History, August 6, 2019.

“Library Teams Up with App Developer for Local History Week,” St. Joseph News-Press, July 22, 2019.

“Historic Walking Tour in Pullman,” Moscow-Pullman Daily News, July 26, 2019.

“App Revealing Sturgeon Bay’s History Has New Additions” Door County News, June 26, 2019. 

“Rocket City Civil Rights Driving Tour on Clio,” Alabama Humanities and the Historic Huntsville Foundation, May 2019.

“How to Inspire Students,” Sean Rosier, WikiHow, May 23, 2019.

“Paid Internship Allows Students to Discover Appalachian History,” The Parthenon, April 23, 2019.

“Gardner-Webb History Students Write Entries for Clio,” Shelby Star, April 5, 2019.

“Discover Wisconsin History,” Discover Wisconsin, March 15, 2019.  

“Highlights of History@Work in 2018,” National Council on Public History, January 4, 2019.

“Join the Movement on the Map:  Latino Stories of Kansas/Historias Latinas de Kansas,” Humanities Kansas, October 2018.

“Garnering Local Attention for the Humanities, National Humanities Alliance, September 4, 2018.

“Discover History with Scholar-Vetted App,” Boston Globe, July 26, 2018

“MU professor’s Clio app featured as a top humanities project in US.” Herald-Dispatch. July 19, 2018. 

“Clio App Maps History in West Virginia,” West Virginia Public Broadcasting, July 20, 2018.

Featured Humanities Project, Humanities for All Initiative Sponsored by the Mellon Foundation and the National Humanities Alliance, 2018.

“Q&A: Clio.” Humanities E-Book. American Council of Learned Societies. April 4, 2018.

“Sharing History with a Smartphone App.” American Association of State and Local History. March 12, 2018.

“Writing History: Marshall Professor David Trowbridge has invented an amazing app that has garnered national attention” Huntington Quarterly Magazine, Summer 2018.

“Crowdsourced history app developed at Marshall grows nationwide.” Charleston Gazette-Mail. February 23, 2018. 

“Documenting the Real Story Behind Boston Memory Sites.” BU Today. January 25, 2018. 

“Project Showcase: Clio.” National Council on Public History. 

“Students bring new app to Jacksonville community.” Illinois College News. January 3, 2018. 

“Clio, history app and website developed at Marshall, offering 4 state black history walking tours.” WV Metro News. February 12, 2018.

“Community Values: Using the Clio App in Undergraduate Classrooms.” Perspectives on History, American Historical Association. May 2018. 

“Local history comes to life in new exhibit and digital history project.” West Virginia University History Department. January 30, 2018. 

“Trowbridge speaks at National Humanities Alliance annual meeting.” Huntington News. March 14, 2018. 

“WV Eagle Scout Keeps Memory of WWI Soldiers Alive.” Charleston Gazette-Mail. May 26, 2018. 

“History in the Making,” Marshall Magazine, Autumn 2017. 

MU to receive $60,000 from National Endowment for the Humanities.” Marshall University. August 4, 2017. 

“Clio App Makes History Appear before Your Eyes.” Herald-Dispatch. March 12, 2017. 

“Marshall University to receive $60,000 from National Endowment for the Humanities.” Sep 28, 2017.

“History Comes Alive,” WV Living, Winter 2016.

“Combining the Best of Crowdsourcing, Academic History in a Mobile App.” Campus Technology 2016 Innovators Awards. September 13, 2016. 

“Delivering History Through a Smartphone App.” American Historical Association. May 2, 2016. 

“5 Digital Mapping Projects That Visualize History.” William Fenton. PC Magazine. August 27, 2015.

“Clio Goes Mobile: Connecting the Public with the History that Surrounds Them.” Organization of American Historians.

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History student Adrienne Hall and Dr. Molly Mersmann at the Ceredo historical site The Ramsdell House. The former home of an abolitionist and a stop on the Underground Railroad, the Ramsdell House has am amazing collection of 19th century letters and artefacts. Hall is serving as a student intern this spring under Dr. Mersmann's supervision.