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February 1, 2012 - Press release
Joi Ito, Director of the Media Lab at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, has been named to serve on the Board of Directors of the MacArthur Foundation.
December 21, 2011 - Press release
MacArthur awarded $504,000 in new grants to 12 Chicago arts and culture organizations to conduct collaborations with arts groups in nine countries.
November 22, 2011 - Press release
For five years, the MacArthur Foundation has been the largest non-governmental donor to the Global Forum on Migration and Development, helping to ensure broad participation by civil society groups at this annual gathering.
November 17, 2011 - Press release
The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) and the MacArthur Foundation announced the first 12 winners of a national competition to build 21st Century learning labs in museums and libraries around the country.
November 2, 2011 - Press release
MacArthur and Born This Way Foundation have partnered to raise the profile of issues related to digital media learning.
October 26, 2011 - Press release
A new Bipartisan Housing Commission, supported by MacArthur through a grant to the Bipartisan Policy Center, will address the long-term challenges facing a struggling housing sector.
October 25, 2011 - Press release
Coastal Enterprises, Inc. in Wiscasset, ME and The Progress Fund in Greensburg, PA. are the recipients of the 2009 Wachovia NEXT $8.25 million Awards.
October 4, 2011 - Press release
Using data from coral reef systems across the western Indian Ocean, MacArthur grantee Wildlife Conservation Society and others have identified how overfishing creates a series of big changes on reefs that precipitate a final collapse.
September 29, 2011 - Press release
The International Journal of Learning and Media devoted an entire issue to the changing relationships between learning and media across a wide range of forms and settings.
September 28, 2011 - Press release
Following an open call for applications, MacArthur awarded a total of $1.23 million to eight documentary film projects.
September 15, 2011 - Press release
Digital badges can be used to help people learn; demonstrate their skills and knowledge; unlock job, education and civic opportunities, and open new pipelines to talent.
September 7, 2011 - Press release
MacArthur announced a new $176-million, ten-year commitment to conservation and sustainable development and a new, broader strategy.
August 24, 2011 - Press release
Vanderbilt University has been awarded a $4.85 million grant from the MacArthur Foundation to manage the newly established MacArthur Foundation Research Network on Law and Neuroscience.
August 12, 2011 - Press release
Working in collaboration with other organizations, the Wildlife Conservation Society mapped coral systems and their exposure to stress factors.
August 2, 2011 - Press release
The Wachovia Wells Fargo NEXT Awards for Opportunity Finance offers the awards in parternship with MacArthur.
July 7, 2011 - Press release
New research finds that expanding low-income adults’ access to Medicaid substantially increases health care use, reduces financial strain on covered individuals, and improves their self-reported health and well-being.
June 17, 2011 - Press release
The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) announces the availability of application guidelines for the “Learning Labs in Libraries and Museums” project, funded jointly by IMLS and the MacArthur Foundation.
May 12, 2011 - Press release
The federal deficit and national debt have more than doubled as a concern for movers and shakers in Washington, according to a new survey by MacArthur grantee Public Agenda.
April 8, 2011 - Press release
The Urban Libraries Council and the Association of Science-Technology Centers Selected for Teen Learning Labs Project
MacArthur and the Institute of Museum and Library Services committed $4 million to help the two organizations support a network that will engage youth in 21st century skills and STEM education.
February 23, 2011 - Press release
Youth who pursue their interests on the internet are more likely to be engaged in civic and political issues, according to a new study of student Internet usage by a group of civic learning scholars.