News

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Press Release

April 22, 2015

New $6 Million Andrew Carnegie Fellows Program Supports Social Sciences and Humanities

Thirty-Two Fellows Announced by Carnegie Corporation of New York Learn More

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

In the News

April 16, 2015

Lincoln’s Legacy: Land-Grant Colleges and Universities

Lincoln once said, “Upon the subject of education…I can only say that I view it as the most important subject which we, as a people, can be engaged in.” 150 years after his death, we... Learn More

April 9, 2015

A Freudian Slip

The contract below was signed by Sigmund Freud — yes, that Freud — and James T. Shotwell, general editor of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace’s seminal, 150-volume series Economic and... Learn More

April 7, 2015

Blocking the Bomb in Iran

“The framework for an Iran nuclear deal that negotiators reached on 2 April is a win for all involved, not just for the 8 parties involved, but for the region and the world as a whole,” says Mark... Learn More

Grantee News

April 27, 2015

Grantee Latino USA wins a Peabody for their coverage of gangs in Honduras.

NPR’s Latino USA is a recipient of the 2014 Peabody Award, winning in the category Radio/Podcast for “Gangs, Murder and Migration in Honduras.” The “vivid and scary,” hour-long report by Maria... Learn More

April 23, 2015

Celebrating World Book Day

In celebration of World Book Day we look back over Carnegie Corporation of New York’s 100-year history of supporting some of the world’s foremost scholarly research, which resulted in books heralded... Learn More

April 20, 2015

New Strategy on New Americans

The White House Task Force on New Americans is taking a first step in explaining how it aims to create welcoming communities for immigrants and refugees. A just-released report outlines the federal... Learn More