Carnegie Corporation in the News

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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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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

"MOST ELEVATING OF VOICES," THE MUSICAL LEGACY OF ANDREW CARNEGIE

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 SciDev.net 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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