Carnegie Corporation in the News
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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...
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,...
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.
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
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...
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.
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...
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.
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.
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
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...
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...
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.
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...
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...
March 11, 2013
Brash Tactics Push Immigration Movement Forward, but Foundation Support Lags
Dozens of advocacy groups, many led by young immigrants to the United States, are springing up to put pressure on Congress to change America’s citizenship laws.
With both the White House and...
January 13, 2013
President Putin: Restore Openness to Nonprofit Involvement
Dear Mr. Putin, You don’t know me, but we have met. For the past nine years, you have generously hosted the Valdai International Discussion Club in Russia, giving time and attention to this...
December 19, 2012
Grantee Launches A New Rigorous Curriculum For English Language Learners
"Learning English in action" is a good way to describe a new K-12 teaching approach being rolled out nationally by a group of educators whose aim is to help raise the quality of education for all...
December 7, 2012
HuffPost - Our Democracy Is Only as Strong as Our Press
When I became president of Carnegie Corporation in 1997, there were many issues on my mind, many challenges to our nation and our society that I thought could be addressed by the foundation Andrew...
November 29, 2012
New York Times - "Japan’s Nuclear Mistake" plutonium recycling program sets a terrible precedent
This year has seen a lot of concern about the confrontation between China and Japan over a group of islets in the East China Sea. Less attention, though, is being paid to what may be a more...