- Associated Press - Thursday, March 27, 2014

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) - The National Endowment for the Humanities has awarded grants to two humanities projects in West Virginia.

West Virginia University Research Corporation received a $59,973 grant to develop a search engine for electronic literature. The search engine would link nine international research centers’ databases.

West Virginia University received a $6,000 summer stipend grant for a project called “Black Litigants: Rethinking Race and Power in the American South, 1820-1860.”

The National Endowment for the Humanities announced the grants Thursday.