Grantee News

This section displays reports, news, and other information from and about our grantees that highlight and celebrate their work and accomplishments.

September 5, 2014

New Class of African Humanities Fellows Announced

Awardees in Ghana, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania and Uganda Will Help Revitalize African Higher Education
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August 25, 2014

Higher Education and Diversity in South Africa

Two decades after the advent of democracy in South Africa, a review of initiatives designed to promote equity and transformation in three universities in that country highlights the importance of...
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August 14, 2014

Phillip Griffiths Awarded Chern Medal

The Chern Medal, one of the world’s most prestigious prizes for outstanding achievement in the field of mathematics, has been awarded to renowned scholar and longtime Carnegie associate Phillip A....
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July 31, 2014

Nearly 7-in-10 Americans See Unaccompanied Children at Border as Refugees, Not Illegal Immigrants

A New York Times article cited a recent poll, by Public Religion Research Institute, a nonpartisan organization that conducts research on religious values in public life and supported by Carnegie...
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July 17, 2014

Opportunity by Design schools announced for Maryland

Two new high schools are set to open in 2015 in Prince George’s County as part of Carnegie Corporation’s Opportunity by Design initiative.  The schools are designed to assist immigrant students who...
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July 15, 2014

Key Facts: National Foundation for American Policy Study Cited in Wall Street Journal

A Wall Street Journal article cited a study recently published by the National Foundation for American Policy that tracks trends in immigration, with support from the Carnegie Corporation.  The...
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June 30, 2014

Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction

Congratulations to the winners! “The Goldfinch,” by Donna Tartt received the medal for fiction, and “The Bully Pulpit: Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, and the Golden Age of Journalism,” by...
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June 25, 2014

African Diaspora Fellows Selected, More Slots Still Open

The Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship Program selected 33 African Diaspora scholars to collaborate with higher education institutions in Africa on curriculum co-development, research, graduate...
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June 18, 2014

Andrew Carnegie Lecture Series

With topics ranging from the ethics of money and commercial markets to the winning traits of high achievers, the Andrew Carnegie Lecture Series was inaugurated this year at four of Scotland’s premier...
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June 17, 2014

Restraint: A New Foundation for U.S. Grand Strategy

The United States has grown incapable of moderating its ambitions in international politics. Carnegie Corporation grantee Barry Posen argues this point in his latest book, Restraint: A New Foundation...
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June 10, 2014

Tools for Understanding Foundations, Funding, and the Democratic Process

A new platform developed by the Foundation Center aims to show how foundations in the United States are supporting efforts to engage the public in the democratic process. The nonpartisan resource,...
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June 2, 2014

Stimson Center Turns 25

In 1989, Carnegie Corporation of New York gave an initial grant, "Avoiding Nuclear War," to the Stimson center to support its work in providing policy alternatives, solving problems, and overcoming...
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May 21, 2014

Chaos and Tragedy in Ukraine

“Any effort to put Ukraine back together is going to be a monumental task for many years to come.” So say Eugene Rumer and Andrew S. Weiss, Russia and Eurasia experts with grantee organization, the...
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May 16, 2014

New Americans Campaign: A Citizenship Movement

The New Americans Campaign, a Carnegie Corporation grantee, came to New York City in May 2014 with a two-day conference for partner organizations and a Saturday workshop that offered free legal...
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May 13, 2014

Presidential Praise for 100Kin10

President Barack Obama delivered a big thank you to Carnegie Corporation's grantee, 100Kin10. In a pre-recorded video for the collaboration's third annual Summit on May 12 in San Francisco, the...
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April 30, 2014

What should successful immigration enforcement look like?

Deportation levels for unauthorized immigrants are reaching record levels under the current administration, after a decade of failed congressional efforts to pass comprehensive immigration reform.  A...
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April 11, 2014

Career Technical Education (CTE)

“It’s a myth that Career Technical Education (CTE) meets the needs of low performing kids from low performing schools,” writes JoEllen Lynch, the Executive Director of Springpoint, a Carnegie...
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April 10, 2014

Report on Deportations and Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)

The number of noncitizens deported after being convicted of serious crimes dropped substantially over the last four years despite a massive government surveillance program aimed at removing them from...
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April 7, 2014

Teaching and Learning Conference: Knowledge Meets Inspiration

“I need to stay inspired and encouraged and find out what's going on, then take it back and share with my district.” As described by a teacher trainer from Florida, leadership and collaboration were...
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April 4, 2014


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