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  1. Wikipedia edit-a-thon, 72 hours long, is recognized with a Guinness World Record

    Wikimedia Mexico and Museo Soumaya partnered for the event, named #72HorasConRodin for the “progenitor of modern sculpture.”... Read more

  2. Community digest—First-ever Wikipedian-in-residence in Brazil; First women in science edit-a-thon in Venezuela

    The position will stimulate the use of Wikipedia as a means of scientific dissemination; twenty-one women scientists now have articles on the Spanish Wikipedia.... Read more

  3. How MediaWiki is streamlining San Francisco’s new Museum of Modern Art

    The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art is experimenting with MediaWiki as a hub for curated information for hundreds of complex artworks.... Read more

  4. Innovation and iteration: Open call for the new Project Grants Program

    The Wikimedia Foundation’s Project Grants program will launch its first open call on July 1. It will be accepting proposals through August 2 for new ideas to improve Wikimedia projects.... Read more

  5. On the ground, Wikimania comes to life

    In small alpine village of Esino Lario, Wikimedians traversed cobblestoned streets in the search for free knowledge.... Read more

  6. Wikimedians gather in Italian alpine town Esino Lario for 12th Wikimania

    Each year, members of the Wikimedia community convene in one location to share experiences, learn from each other, and discuss the most critical issues of the movement. Wikimania 2016 will draw over a thousand attendees from more than 60 nations to Esino Lario, which has a year-round population of less than 800, from June 24-26.... Read more

  7. Individual Engagement Grants program will fund eight community-led projects

    Selected from a field of 28 applicants, the 8 focus on tools and online community organizing.... Read more

  8. Developing leadership: Learning Days at the 2016 Wikimedia Conference

    For the third straight year, the Wikimedia Conference was preceded by pre-conference Learning Days for affiliates that want to improve their skills in community engagement, program design, and evaluation.... Read more

  9. Inspire Campaign promotes quality and visibility of content across Wikimedia projects

    A month-long event, called the Inspire Campaign, focused on developing ideas to improve the way contributors review and curate project has recently concluded. Over 250 people submitted or contributed to 100 ideas during the campaign. Contributors interested in improving the quality and accessibility of Wikimedia content are encouraged to review submitted ideas, make suggestions, and volunteer to h... Read more

  10. The International Francophone Contribution Month is here

    During March, across all French-speaking territories, Wikimedians are organizing dozens of events, training workshops, conferences, and photo walks to gather local contributors and promote the Wikimedia projects.... Read more