News

Learn more about the work of Carnegie Corporation of New York, our grantees and partners. The News section offers an array of informative sources including foundation press releases, news stories mentioning the work of Carnegie Corporation or our grantees, and other information about our grantees, including reports and announcements.

Press Release

March 27, 2015

CARNEGIE CORPORATION OF NEW YORK BOARD APPROVES 24 GRANTS TOTALING $15,831,400

At its quarterly meeting held in New York City on March 4, Carnegie Corporation of New York's Board of Trustees approved 24 grants totaling $15,831,400. Brief descriptions of each Board-approved... Learn More

March 24, 2015

Lord Desmond Browne and Ambassador Igor Ivanov Honored with Nunn-Lugar Award for Promoting Nuclear Security

WASHINGTON, DC, March 23, 2015  Former British Secretary of Defense Lord Desmond Browne and distinguished Russian diplomat Ambassador Igor S. Ivanov will share the second Nunn-Lugar Award for... Learn More

February 13, 2015

A Statement on the Death of Former Trustee John C. Whitehead by Vartan Gregorian, President, Carnegie Corporation of New York

On behalf of the Carnegie Corporation of New York Board of Trustees, Board Chairman Governor Thomas Kean, and myself, I wish to express our sadness at the death of former Corporation trustee John C.... Learn More

In the News

March 19, 2015

Andrew Carnegie and the importance personal enrichment

The Homestead Library, outside Pittsburgh, still in use today, was a gift to the people of the Steel Valley from Andrew Carnegie. It housed “Workingman’s Clubs, with gymnasiums bowling alleys,... Learn More

March 19, 2015

U.S. Officials Lose Sleep over South Africa’s Loose Nukes

  Enough nuclear explosive to fuel half a dozen bombs, each powerful enough to obliterate central Washington or most of Lower Manhattan, is locked in a former silver vault at a nuclear research... Learn More

March 16, 2015

New “Motor Voter” Law brings Voter Registration Up to Speed

Recently the “motor voter” laws were made easier in Oregon with a bold new 21st century standard for voter registration. Oregon’s state legislature approved a bill to streamline registration at the... Learn More

Grantee News

March 17, 2015

Pathways to an Elite Education

A highly publicized report on the admissions process at New York City’s elite public high schools offers new findings on why black, Latino, and low-income students are starkly underrepresented. ... Learn More

March 11, 2015

Wartime Origins and the Future United Nations

Edited by Dan Plesch and Thomas G. Weiss  “Do we need another cataclysm to re-kindle the imagination and energy and cooperation that was in the air in the 1940s, or are we smart enough to adapt in... Learn More

March 10, 2015

What We’re Learning: Life after College

Are college graduates getting value for their money? And are colleges responsibly preparing students for smooth transitions into adulthood? These are among the issues addressed in Aspiring Adults... Learn More