Carnegie Corporation in the News

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July 23, 2014

Terrorist threat remains high 10 years after 9/11 Commission report

The Bipartisan Policy Center and the Annenberg Public Policy Center of the University of Pennsylvania convened former 9/11 Commission Chairman Tom Kean, former Vice Chairman Lee Hamilton, and other...
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June 24, 2014

"Thank God Somebody Still Funds Russian Studies"

Andrew Fitzgerald, writing in Inside Philanthropy on June 23, 2014 noted: “Once upon a time, when the Kremlin had 30,000 nuclear weapons pointed at the United States, funding Russian studies was very...
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June 6, 2014

Investing for Real and Permanent Good

Hear Carnegie Corporation’s own co-Chief Investment Officers Kim Lew and Meredith Jenkins interviewed for the podcast “Investing for Real and Permanent Good,” on Harvard Business School’s “The...
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May 28, 2014

Leadership for Education Innovation

How do we improve high school graduation rates while making sure students are ready for college? For an answer, read a recent blog published in Education Week by the Corporation’s Michele Cahill,...
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April 1, 2014

A Strategic Response to the Ukraine Crisis

A recently published article by Carnegie Corporation grantee and expert on US-Russia relations, Edward W. Walker, offers a carrot-and-stick approach to dealing with Moscow.
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January 22, 2014

The Crisis of Inequality and the Challenge for American Education

The best strategies for improving the lives of low-income students are the subject of a new book called Restoring Opportunity. The volume provides “detailed portraits of proven initiatives that are...
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December 9, 2013

In Memoriam: Madiba and Foundations

By Tade Akin Aina, Program Director, Higher Education and Libraries in Africa, Carnegie Corporation of New York Among the many qualities of Nelson Mandela (Madiba) was his deep sense of friendship,...
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December 5, 2013

Carnegie Corporation of New York Mourns the Passing of Nelson Mandela

Carnegie Corporation of New York joins South Africa and the world in mourning the death of former South African President and Nobel Peace Prize winner Nelson Mandela.
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November 19, 2013

We Knew JFK: Unheard Stories from the Kennedy Archives

Public radio documentary uses interviews from a Corporation-funded oral history project, never before broadcast
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November 19, 2013


Carnegie Corporation of New York and the Carnegie UK Trust present a bi-continental remembrance of Andrew Carnegie’s generous support of organ and choral music. The concert, held at New York's...
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November 1, 2013

Good News in the Fight Against AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa

Professor Yasien Sayed and his team's work on HIV shows how modest investments can lead to bigger innovations.
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October 31, 2013

SciDev: Omotade Akin Aina on Developing Scholars in Africa

What will it take to develop the next generation of scholars in Africa? In this podcast, Carnegie Corporation’s Omotade “Tade” Akin Aina, program director, Higher Education and Libraries...
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October 16, 2013

Carnegie Medal of Philanthropy Ceremonies

Sometimes called the "Nobel Prize of philanthropy," the honor recognizes those who use their private wealth for the public good.
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September 19, 2013

Carnegie Corporation of New York’s Board Approves 55 Grants Totaling $52,323,500

At its quarterly meeting held in New York City on September 12, 2013, Carnegie Corporation of New York’s Board of Trustees approved 55 grants totaling $52,323,500.
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September 19, 2013

Are We Losing the Knowledge Wars?

Arne Duncan, Michael Bloomberg, Condoleezza Rice, Fareed Zakaria, and others on the future of research universities
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September 17, 2013

Celebrate Citizenship Day; Share Your Stories

Citizenship Day, also known as Constitution Day, commemorates the signing of the U.S. Constitution in 1787 and recognizes the millions of immigrants who have made the decision to become American...
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August 26, 2013

Huffington Post−Beyond Snowden and Summits: Expanding the U.S.-Russia Discourse

For the first time in a long time, the American airwaves are filled with talk about Russia and its relations with the United States. Opinions are many and varied, ranging from endorsement of...
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July 22, 2013

Great Immigrants, Great Stories: Three Tales of Becoming an American

Three of the naturalized citizens featured in our Immigrants: The Pride of America campaign shared their stories in a Huffington Post article this week.
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June 4, 2013

Education forum on Multiple Pathways and the College and Career Readiness Challenge highlights school-community partnerships

On June 4, 2013, the Neighborhood Family Services Coalition, together with the Learning to Work Coalition and PACE University School of Education, held an education symposium on  “Multiple Pathways...
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April 30, 2013

Enquirer-Good News and Bad News about the Rise of the Common Core

There’s good news and bad news about the rise of the Common Core, that new system of math and English standards people hope will reshape and restore American education. The good news: the Common...
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