Grantee News

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

May 20, 2015

Kudos to SafeMode for Courageous Reporting

Public Radio International’s The World, a Carnegie Corporation grantee, was honored with the Overseas Press Club’s Lowell Thomas award for international radio reporting. The winning reports were...
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May 15, 2015

Africa’s Ph.D. Renaissance: Making African Universities Relevant

SciDev.Net’s podcast this week features a discussion with the Vice Chancellor of the University of Ghana, Ernest Aryeetey, about the major reforms needed to make African universities more...
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May 14, 2015

Jago Pakistan / Wake Up, Pakistan!

Time is running out for the critical reforms needed in Pakistan to avoid disaster and move ahead. So say some of the world’s foremost foreign policy experts—American, Pakistani, and international—who...
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May 8, 2015

New Round of African Disapora Fellows Announced

Carnegie Corporation of New York and the International Institute of Education announced this week that seventeen new fellowships have been awarded as part of the Carnegie African Diaspora Fellows...
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May 6, 2015

IAEA Head Yukiya Amano Talks Atoms for Peace

In New York this week for the 2015 Review Conference of the Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT), the head of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) spoke to...
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May 4, 2015

New study finds undocumented Immigrants would contribute more taxes under executive action

A new 50-state study, “Undocumented Immigrants’ State and Local Tax Contributions,” by Corporation grantee the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy, finds that undocumented immigrants would...
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May 1, 2015

Doing Schools Differently

What must school districts do to deliver on the globally benchmarked academic standards known as Common Core? This is the primary question that the Center on Reinventing Public Education (CPRE)...
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April 29, 2015

Could a U.S. response to Russia’s actions in Ukraine provoke a confrontation that leads to a U.S.-Russian war?

In The National Interest’s “Russia and America: Stumbling to War,” foreign policy gurus Graham Allison and Dimitri K. Simes chart the risks of confrontation.  According to the authors, the past has...
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April 27, 2015

Grantee Latino USA wins a Peabody for their coverage of gangs in Honduras.

NPR’s Latino USA is a recipient of the 2014 Peabody Award, winning in the category Radio/Podcast for “Gangs, Murder and Migration in Honduras.” The “vivid and scary,” hour-long report by Maria...
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April 23, 2015

Celebrating World Book Day

In celebration of World Book Day we look back over Carnegie Corporation of New York’s 100-year history of supporting some of the world’s foremost scholarly research, which resulted in books heralded...
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April 20, 2015

New Strategy on New Americans

The White House Task Force on New Americans is taking a first step in explaining how it aims to create welcoming communities for immigrants and refugees. A just-released report outlines the federal...
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April 15, 2015

What’s the Future for Nukes? Concerned Scientists Want to Know

2015 marks the 45th anniversary of the entry into force of the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty (NPT), on March 5, 1970.  This spring, the treaty’s next Review Conference (RevCon)—a...
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April 15, 2015

When Children Migrate Alone: Balancing Protection and Prevention

A new report by the Migration Policy Institute on the crisis of unaccompanied child migration explains recent shifting patterns of Central American migration and analyzes the root causes and...
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April 7, 2015

Blocking the Bomb in Iran

“The framework for an Iran nuclear deal that negotiators reached on 2 April is a win for all involved, not just for the 8 parties involved, but for the region and the world as a whole,” says Mark...
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April 1, 2015

European Security: The Search for Common Ground

When it comes to addressing challenges caused by the Ukraine crisis, the perspectives of experts from the U.S., Russia, and Europe could not be further apart.  Although all parties agree about the...
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March 31, 2015

Pulitzer Prizes to Launch Campfires Initiative

The Pulitzer Prize Board, in preparation for the 100th awarding of the Prizes in 2016, is launching a $1.5 million initiative to ignite broad engagement across the nation with the journalistic,...
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March 30, 2015

U.S. Behind in Global Talent

A new study from the Business Roundtable finds the U.S. is far behind in the race for global talent. The Business Roundtable, an association of chief executive officers of leading U.S. companies...
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March 17, 2015

Pathways to an Elite Education

A highly publicized report on the admissions process at New York City’s elite public high schools offers new findings on why black, Latino, and low-income students are starkly underrepresented. ...
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March 11, 2015

Wartime Origins and the Future United Nations

Edited by Dan Plesch and Thomas G. Weiss  “Do we need another cataclysm to re-kindle the imagination and energy and cooperation that was in the air in the 1940s, or are we smart enough to adapt in...
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March 10, 2015

What We’re Learning: Life after College

Are college graduates getting value for their money? And are colleges responsibly preparing students for smooth transitions into adulthood? These are among the issues addressed in Aspiring Adults...
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