Grantee News

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

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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March 6, 2015

Knowledge Production and Contradictory Functions in African Higher Education

As leaders from across Africa gear up for the African Higher Education Summit, a new publication from Corporation grantee Centre for Higher Education Transformation (CHET) will help frame the...
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March 4, 2015

Freakonomics Takes on Terrorism

The White House was about to host a summit on terrorism, prompting the Freakonomics Radio team to ask, “Is There a Better Way to Fight Terrorism?”  Wisely, they turned to Carnegie Scholar Robert A....
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March 2, 2015

Science Education: Consistency and Collaboration

What will a science class look like with the introduction of Next Generation Science Standards when discovery and problem solving will replace rote memorization? The National Research...
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March 2, 2015

Funders Discuss Moving Immigration Reform Forward

On March 5th at 3pm ET, the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy will be hosting a webinar on what local and national funders have done and can continue to do to move immigration reform...
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February 25, 2015

Does America Matter Anymore?

Global Flashpoints 2015: Crisis and Opportunity Hot off the press: a new report from Carnegie Corporation grantee the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), edited by Craig Cohen,...
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February 23, 2015

Have questions about executive action?

Have questions about executive action? A new primer on the “immigration accountability executive action” from the American Immigration Council puts the issues in context, explaining what is known...
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February 19, 2015

Narcotrafficking in Afghanistan: What’s next?

A new report from the EastWest Institute warns that Afghanistan faces an uncertain political and security environment. The drawdown of ISAF troops at the end of 2014 has ratcheted up the potential...
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February 17, 2015

73% of Americans Favor Goals of Immigration Executive Action

The Religion and Politics Tracking Survey, conducted by the nonpartisan Public Religion Research Institute, finds striking agreement for immigration reform across the political spectrum, suggesting...
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February 12, 2015

Remembering Nelson Mandela’s Release

“Our march to freedom is irreversible. We must not allow fear to stand in our way.” – Nelson Mandella February 11, 2015 marked the 25th anniversary of Nelson Mandela’s release from South Africa’s...
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February 11, 2015

Welcome to War on the Rocks

“There is no other web-based publication on war and foreign policy out there that has been blessed with this much experience from its collection of regular contributors,” claims the War on the Rocks...
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February 9, 2015

Former Carnegie Corporation of New York Grantees Receive MacArthur Awards

Continuing their tradition of encouraging exceptional nonprofit organizations, the MacArthur Foundation has named four former Corporation grantees as recipients of the MacArthur Award for Creative...
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February 9, 2015

African Leaders Set to Attend Upcoming Summit on Higher Education

Dignitaries, current and former heads of state and other leaders from the African continent are slated to attend the upcoming African Higher Education Summit in Dakar, Senegal, March 10-12,...
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February 4, 2015

Our Survey Says…

War with Russia is more likely than war with China. That’s the upshot of an opinion poll of 1,395 international relations scholars focused on global issues. Although neither event is considered very...
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February 3, 2015

STEM Movement Grows Amid Presidential Praise

Welcome aboard! Thirty-two organizations have just signed on to 100Kin10–a Corporation grantee–joining about 200 existing partners in a commitment to expand, improve, and retain the nation’s teaching...
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February 2, 2015

Report Shows Strides in Civil and Human Rights, but Also Challenges Ahead

A new Report by The Leadership Conference, a Corporation grantee, commemorates the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act and the 20 years since the United States ratified the Convention on the...
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January 30, 2015

Dr. ‘Funmi Olonisakin appointed to United Nations Advisory Group of Experts

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. UN Photo/Amanda Voisard (file) As African expertise in peacebuilding continues to grow, Carnegie Corporation of New York is pleased to announce that Dr. ‘Funmi...
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January 28, 2015

Latest InfoGuide From the Council on Foreign Relations

The Taliban—the latest InfoGuide from the Council on Foreign Relations (a Carnegie Corporation grantee)—tracks the rise, fall, and resurgence of this two-prong movement and the dilemmas it presents...
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