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Steve Cornelius Named Conservation And Sustainable Development Program Officer

In his position, Cornelius will contribute to MacArthur's goal of helping to preserve ecosystems and to support local institutions and their international allies for the long-term protection of the regions biodiversity. Read More

Interdisciplinary Research on the Transition to Adulthood

MacArthur has announced a grant of $5.2 million over four years to the University of Pennsylvania in support of the Research Network on Transitions to Adulthood. Read More

New Forestry School in Bhutan

MacArthur has announced a grant of $1.5 million to the Royal Government of Bhutan to establish a new forestry school that will train conservationists and managers for the countrys forest nature reserves Read More

Effort to Provide the Best Research on Early Child Development

The National Scientific Council on the Developing Child at Brandeis University's Heller School has organized what is planned to be the nation's leading resource about early child brain and behavior development. Read More

Secretary Of State Colin Powell Announces First Class Of Jefferson Science Fellows (June 2, 2004)

Secretary of State Colin Powell announced the first class of the Jefferson Science Fellows. Read More

Jonathan L. Leight Named Managing Director, Asset Allocation and Risk Management for MacArthur

In this position, Leight will be responsible for managing MacArthur's quantitative research/analytics function, including Asset Allocation and Risk Management. Read More

Bringing News From Remote Areas of the World to Global Audiences

MacArthur has announced a grant of $250,000 to the OneWorld International Foundation in support of its online media network. Read More

Helping to Create Effective Child Welfare System In Romania

MacArthur has announced a grant of $900,000 to the University of Minnesota to help Romania work towards a community-based family support, and adoption and foster care system for vulnerable and special needs children. Read More

Support for Human Rights Work in Russia

MacArthur has announced seven grants totaling $860,000 in support of human rights work in Russia. Read More

Protecting Marine Ecosystems in Melanesia

MacArthur has announced 15 grants totaling more than $4 million to help protect the marine ecosystems of Melanesia, a region of 1,600 islands that stretch 3,000 miles across the South Pacific. Read More