The Missouri Humanities Council (MHC) has awarded a grant of $ 2,500 to the Departments of Religious Studies and Black Studies at the University of Missouri in support of the project, “Confluences: Religious Diversity in Missouri, the first 200 years.” The MHC is the only state wide agency in Missouri devoted exclusively to humanities education for citizens of all ages. It has served as a state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities since 1971. For more information about the grants program of the Missouri Humanities Council, call 314/781-9660 or 800/3570-009 or write to the MHC, 415 S 18th Street, Suite 100, St Louis, MO 63103-2269