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Brandeis Science Posse

Brandeis Science Posse

Summer 13

I Love My Librarian Award. An Award That Recognizes Great Librarians Also Highlights the Central Role of Libraries in Communities Across America.

I Love My Librarian Award. An Award That Recognizes Great Librarians Also Highlights the Central Role of Libraries in Communities Across America.

Apr 2013

Beyond Boundaries: A Promising New Model for Security and Global Development

Beyond Boundaries: A Promising New Model for Security and Global Development

Winter 13

StoryCorps: Sharing the Story of American Lives

StoryCorps: Sharing the Story of American Lives

Sep 2012

The Education Trust. Changing The Education Conversation In America

The Education Trust. Changing The Education Conversation In America

Jul 2012

The Center for Public Integrity: Defending Democracy with a Better Informed Citizenry

The Center for Public Integrity: Defending Democracy with a Better Informed Citizenry

Mar 2012

Women in Higher Education

Women in Higher Education

Dec 2011

Police Executive Research Forum: Freeing Local Police from Immigration Enforcement

Police Executive Research Forum: Freeing Local Police from Immigration Enforcement

Sep 2011

Nuclear Threat Initiative: Working to Reduce Nuclear Dangers with a Goal of Ultimately Ending Nuclear Weapons as a Threat to the World

Nuclear Threat Initiative: Working to Reduce Nuclear Dangers with a Goal of Ultimately Ending Nuclear Weapons as a Threat to the World

Jun 2011

Preventing Maternal Mortality

Preventing Maternal Mortality

Mar 2011

ABC News Summer Institute

ABC News Summer Institute

Winter 11

A Digital Promise Becomes a Reality

A Digital Promise Becomes a Reality

Sep 2010

Jefferson Science Fellows: A Vision for Harnessing the Knowledge of Academic Scientists to Help Inform U.S. Policymaking Takes Shape

Jefferson Science Fellows: A Vision for Harnessing the Knowledge of Academic Scientists to Help Inform U.S. Policymaking Takes Shape

Jun 2010

The Project On Government Oversight

The Project On Government Oversight

Mar 2010

Opening the Closed Cities of the Soviet Union

Opening the Closed Cities of the Soviet Union

Winter 10

The Truth Behind Suicide Terrorism: A Carnegie Scholar’s pioneering research project aims to dispel myths and reshape policy.

The Truth Behind Suicide Terrorism: A Carnegie Scholar’s pioneering research project aims to dispel myths and reshape policy.

Fall 09

The Immigration Advocates Network: An Online Collaboration led by Pro Bono Net Provides Immigration- Related Resources

The Immigration Advocates Network: An Online Collaboration led by Pro Bono Net Provides Immigration- Related Resources

Summer 09

Research, Scholarship and Collaboration: Legacies of Carnegie Corporation of New York’s Higher Education in the Former Soviet Union (HEFSU) Initiative, 1998–2008

Research, Scholarship and Collaboration: Legacies of Carnegie Corporation of New York’s Higher Education in the Former Soviet Union (HEFSU) Initiative, 1998–2008

Spring 09

Media Grantmaking Strategies: When the Impact is in Question

Media Grantmaking Strategies: When the Impact is in Question

Winter 09

VolunteerMatch: An Online Service Helps Everyone Find A Great Place to Volunteer

VolunteerMatch: An Online Service Helps Everyone Find A Great Place to Volunteer

Fall 08

The Brennan Center for Justice: A Bipartisan Champion of Democracy Comes of Age

The Brennan Center for Justice: A Bipartisan Champion of Democracy Comes of Age

Summer 08

Boston Review: A Small Political and Literary Magazine Dramatically Increases Its Visibility and Impact

Boston Review: A Small Political and Literary Magazine Dramatically Increases Its Visibility and Impact

Spring 08

Four Freedoms Fund: A Pioneering Foundation Partnership Advocates for Immigrants

Four Freedoms Fund: A Pioneering Foundation Partnership Advocates for Immigrants

Winter 08

The Collegiate Learning Assessment: A Tool for Measuring the Value Added of a Liberal Arts Education

The Collegiate Learning Assessment: A Tool for Measuring the Value Added of a Liberal Arts Education

Fall 07

The Aspen Institute Congressional Program: A Nonpartisan Success Story

The Aspen Institute Congressional Program: A Nonpartisan Success Story

Summer 07

Promoting Social Justice: A Vision of Philanthropic Activism

Promoting Social Justice: A Vision of Philanthropic Activism

Spring 07

Looking Back at Zimbabwe

Looking Back at Zimbabwe

Winter 07

Soundscapes: The Evolution and Challenges of National Public Radio

Soundscapes: The Evolution and Challenges of National Public Radio

Fall 06

Why Preschool Pays Off: A Breakthrough Study Links Early Education to Better Life Choices

Why Preschool Pays Off: A Breakthrough Study Links Early Education to Better Life Choices

Summer 06

Strengthening the Work of the United Nations: A Sustained Strategy for Peace

Strengthening the Work of the United Nations: A Sustained Strategy for Peace

Spring 06

Chronicling Higher Education for Nearly Forty Years

Chronicling Higher Education for Nearly Forty Years

Winter 06

The Maryland Association of Nonprofit Organizations: Seeking “Standards for Excellence” for the Future

The Maryland Association of Nonprofit Organizations: Seeking “Standards for Excellence” for the Future

Fall 05

America’s Literacy Challenge: Teaching Adolescents to Read to Learn

America’s Literacy Challenge: Teaching Adolescents to Read to Learn

Summer 05

Carnegie Corporation and Russia: Grantmaking Amidst Transformation

Carnegie Corporation and Russia: Grantmaking Amidst Transformation

Spring 05

GuideStar: Data About Nonprofits Goes Online

GuideStar: Data About Nonprofits Goes Online

Winter 05

The Lasting Legacy of <em>An American Dilemma</em>

The Lasting Legacy of An American Dilemma

Fall 04

Towards Nuclear Nonproliferation: An Evolving Strategy

Towards Nuclear Nonproliferation: An Evolving Strategy

Summer 04

Building the Campaign Finance Reform Infrastructure: Grantmaking to Strengthen U.S. Democracy

Building the Campaign Finance Reform Infrastructure: Grantmaking to Strengthen U.S. Democracy

Spring 04

Carnegie Corporation in South Africa: A Difficult Past Leads to a Commitment to Change

Carnegie Corporation in South Africa: A Difficult Past Leads to a Commitment to Change

Winter 04

After 20 Years of Educational Reform, Progress, but Plenty of Unfinished Business

After 20 Years of Educational Reform, Progress, but Plenty of Unfinished Business

Fall 03

Peace and Conflict 2003: A Surprising Trend Emerges

Peace and Conflict 2003: A Surprising Trend Emerges

Summer 03

The Carr Center for Human Rights Policy: Finding the Overlap between Military Issues and Human Rights Concerns

The Carr Center for Human Rights Policy: Finding the Overlap between Military Issues and Human Rights Concerns

Summer 03

The Fund for Peace: Regional Responses to Internal War

The Fund for Peace: Regional Responses to Internal War

Summer 03

From Large to Small: Reinventing the Urban High School

From Large to Small: Reinventing the Urban High School

Winter 03

The National Security Archive: Putting Freedom of Information into Action

The National Security Archive: Putting Freedom of Information into Action

Spring 14

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Brandeis Science Posse

Brandeis Science Posse

Talented students bring diversity to the field.

The Science Posse program at Brandeis University aims to increase the recruitment and retention of students from disadvantaged and underrepresented backgrounds in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) disciplines.  A grant from...

I Love My Librarian Award. An Award That Recognizes Great Librarians Also Highlights the Central Role of Libraries in Communities Across America.

I Love My Librarian Award. An Award That Recognizes Great Librarians Also Highlights the Central Role of Libraries in Communities Across America.

The “Carnegie Corporation of New York/New York Times I Love My Librar­ian Award” publicizes librarians’ abilities to improve their communities and—by highlighting the achievements of the winners—in­spire other librarians to boost their own...

Beyond Boundaries: A Promising New Model for Security and Global Development

Beyond Boundaries: A Promising New Model for Security and Global Development

In 2007, a team of international security experts and researchers at the Henry L. Stimson Center launched an initiative to build an effective model for sustainable nonproliferation of biological, chemical, and nuclear weapons. The project...

StoryCorps: Sharing the Story of American Lives

StoryCorps: Sharing the Story of American Lives

A detailed report of how Carnegie Corporation’s early funding for StoryCorps helped initiate the project, giving it a “Good Housekeeping Seal of Approval” which in turn attracted the support of additional funders; a second grant some years later...

The Education Trust. Changing The Education Conversation In America

The Education Trust. Changing The Education Conversation In America

The Education Trust is a nonprofit organization that promotes high academic achievement for all students at all levels—pre-kindergarten through college. Its goal is to close the gaps in opportunity and achievement that consign far too many young...

The Center for Public Integrity: Defending Democracy with a Better Informed Citizenry

The Center for Public Integrity: Defending Democracy with a Better Informed Citizenry

For more than 20 years, the Center for Public Integrity, one of the nation’s largest nonprofit, nonpartisan news organizations, has produced original investigative journalism about significant public issues, revealing abuses of power and corruption...

Women in Higher Education

Women in Higher Education

Carnegie Corporation was among the first foundations to pursue strategies to open the doors of colleges and universities to women.  In 1959, when its officers decided to focus on the “Better Use of Human Resources,” they considered a key...

Police Executive Research Forum: Freeing Local Police from Immigration Enforcement

Police Executive Research Forum: Freeing Local Police from Immigration Enforcement

Dealing with immigration issues is one of the most critical and frustrating challenges police and sheriffs’ departments currently face. To solve this problem and take some pressure off their members, the Police Executive Research Forum (PERF) has...

Nuclear Threat Initiative: Working to Reduce Nuclear Dangers with a Goal of Ultimately Ending Nuclear Weapons as a Threat to the World

Nuclear Threat Initiative: Working to Reduce Nuclear Dangers with a Goal of Ultimately Ending Nuclear Weapons as a Threat to the World

Ten years after its founding by businessman Ted Turner and former Senator Sam Nunn, those involved with the work of the Nuclear Threat Initiative (NTI), including some former top U.S. officials, say they can look back on a decade’s worth of effort...

Preventing Maternal Mortality

Preventing Maternal Mortality

A series of now well-established, affordable and universally accepted health care interventions, developed with support from Carnegie Corporation of New York, have contributed to making pregnancy and childbirth safer for women and newborns in many...