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January 26, 2012 - From the field
MacArthur and the U.S. Department of Justice's Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention together offered $2 million in funding to support best practices in juvenile justice reform across the country.
December 8, 2011 - From the field
CoSN Selects 13 School Districts to Develop Best Practices on the Innovative Use of Digital Media in K-12 Education
The Consortium for School Networking today announced the 13 school districts that will participate in a collaborative effort to share experiences, challenges and best practices for innovative uses of new media in K-12 education.
November 17, 2011 - From the field
Recognized as among the most important annual events in the field of peacemaking, the summit will be held in Chicago April 23-25, 2012.
November 7, 2011 - From the field
They create and plan their social lives digitally and can find the right app for anything. But for all their perceived savvy, many teenagers haven’t begun to explore technology’s vast potential for learning.
October 4, 2011 - From the field
Continued U.S. investment in maternal health is part of a responsible drawdown in Afghanistan, according to a white paper from the MacArthur-supported Council on Foreign Relations.
September 5, 2011 - From the field
NYU's Furman Center for Real Estate and Urban Policy and its Institute for Affordable Housing Policy launched the Subsidized Housing Information Project (SHIP), an interactive database with extensive information on nearly 235,000 units of ...
September 5, 2011 - From the field
The Encyclopedia of Life, which offers information on nearly 700,000 species, launched a redesigned and expanded website.
February 17, 2011 - From the field
Coinciding with the announcement of grants supporting nuclear security, the Chicago Tribune spotlights MacArthur President Robert Gallucci’s background as a diplomat and nuclear expert.
January 5, 2011 - From the field
The Foundation's $300,000 grant supports strategic collaborations between non-profits and story-driven documentary films.
October 19, 2010 - From the field
Boston Community Capital and Enterprise Cascadia were each recognized as two of the nation's top-performing community development financial insitutions.
October 18, 2010 - From the field
Seventeen winners of the Game Changers Kids Competition were announced in Washington, DC today at the White House Science Fair
August 26, 2010 - From the field
Aspiring journalists in India can now train in an 11-month digital media program that emphasizes the best professional practices.
August 10, 2010 - From the field
Four leading community development financial institutions are competing for $8.25 million.
August 3, 2010 - From the field
Researchers based at the Human Rights Center at the University of California, Berkeley have systematically canvassed nearly 2,000 households in the Central African Republic, carefully documenting violence in the country.
April 27, 2010 - From the field
Together, the two foundations awarded $4.9 million to help the WRA make pregnancy and childbirth safe for women and newborns around the world.
March 1, 2010 - From the field
George Washington University Receives Support for Program on New Approaches to Regional Security Eurasia
MacArthur and the Carnegie Corporation of New York awarded $2 million to GW's Elliott School of International Affairs to lead three programs enhancing scholarship and public policy awareness of global security issues.
January 26, 2010 - From the field
MacArthur awarded $100,000 to the United Negro College Fund in support of the "UNCF Digital Media and Learning in Multicultural Contexts Public Forum Series."
December 16, 2009 - From the field
MacArthur, in collaboration with the University of California, Irvine, Duke University and the virtual network HASTAC, today launched the third annual open-call competition
November 18, 2009 - From the field
"All of us together are smarter than any one of us alone," social-media pioneer Anil Dash said when asked why the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) is launching Expert Labs.
November 5, 2009 - From the field
The Chicago Community Trust announced $500,000 in awards to 12 recipients to develop new sources of quality local news and information about the Chicago region.