Carnegie Corporation in the News

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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,...
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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...
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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...
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March 16, 2015

Throw Back Thursday:

Carnegie Corporation has a long tradition of supporting universities in Africa, starting with the first official trip to the continent in 1927 by Frederick Keppel, the Corporation’s president, and...
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March 9, 2015

New Dataset Highlights Several Trends Related to a Decline in the Unauthorized Population

In December 2014, the Center for Migration Studies of New York (CMS) released a paper that provided new estimates of the U.S. unauthorized resident population. The paper describes the development...
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February 25, 2015

Throwback Thursday: Back in the USSR

In 1948 Carnegie Corporation provided seed money to establish the Russian Research Center at Harvard University. Its aim was to foster multidisciplinary study and understanding of post-WWII Russia...
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February 18, 2015

Five Questions for Laverne Evans Srinivasan

LaVerne Evans Srinivasan, the new Vice President of Education Programs at Carnegie Corporation of New York, speaks with Deanna Lee, the Corporation's Chief Communications and Digital Strategies...
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January 22, 2015

Geri Mannion to Serve on Civil Society Working Group for Council on Foundations’ 2015 Annual Meeting in San Francisco

Geri Mannion, Program Director, U.S. Democracy and Special Opportunities Fund, was named as one of the members of the Council on Foundations issue-related working groups for its 2015 Annual Meeting...
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December 2, 2014

I Love My Librarian 2014 Award Winners

Congratulations to the ten librarians honored with this year’s Carnegie Corporation of New York/New York Times I Love My Librarian Award. Selected from a pool of more than 1,000 nominations, each...
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November 13, 2014

Scoville Fellows: Where are they now?

Grooming the next generation of peace and security experts through high-level access and on-the-job training is the goal of the Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship. Since it was established in 1987...
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November 6, 2014

Carnegie’s Library Legacy

“There is not such a cradle of democracy on earth as the free public library” – Andrew Carnegie
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November 5, 2014

A World of Giving: A Century of Carnegie Corporation's International Philanthropy

November 4, 2014 — The age of international philanthropy is upon us with U.S.-based foundations investing $6 billion per year in programs and institutions abroad. Few have been active on the world...
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October 24, 2014

A Conversation with Carnegie Corporation’s Geri Mannion

Michael Kavate from Grantmakers Concerned With Immigrants and Refugees, sits down with Carnegie Corporation’s Geri Mannion, as she shares her wisdom on the Corporation’s years of grantmaking in civic...
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October 16, 2014

Carnegie and The Roosevelts

In the recent documentary The Roosevelts: An Intimate History, produced by Ken Burns and airing on PBS, it is said that Theodore Roosevelt wrote more than 150,000 letters during the course of his...
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October 10, 2014

It’s Time to Bridge the Gap Between Academics and Policymakers

Straight talk from former Ambassador Christopher R. Hill
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October 3, 2014

Carnegie Corporation of New York Celebrates 50 Years of White House Fellows

“A genuinely free society cannot be a spectator society,” President Lyndon B. Johnson declared when he announced the establishment of the White House Fellows Program in October 1964.  John W....
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August 20, 2014

Rebuilding U.S.–Russia Relations

The growing rift between the U.S. and Russia is a concern throughout the foreign policy community. Carnegie Corporation of New York, long committed to improving U.S.-Russia relations, has invited top...
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August 7, 2014

Carnegie Corporation Moves Offices

Carnegie Corporation of New York is moving into new offices on Monday, August 11. PLEASE NOTE that you will not be able to reach the Corporation by phone or by email from 5:00 p.m. on Thursday,...
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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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