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Research Universities and the Future of America

Research universities have made critical contributions to the American economy and society. However, persistent funding challenges threaten the vitality of U.S. research universities, according to a report requested by Congress. Read More
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Grantmaking in India

This info sheet covers MacArthur’s grantmaking in India which primarily supports programs to reduce maternal mortality and morbidity and advance the sexual and reproductive health and rights of young people. Read More
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Commentary: The Power of Educating Girls

MacArthur President Robert Gallucci comments on the importance and valuable effects of educating girls in developing countries. Read More
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Five Strategies: Corporate Efforts to Improve Global Education

Scaling up corporate and social investments could improve education in the developing world, according to this paper by the Center for Universal Education at Brookings. Read More

Making an Impact on the Job

A Net Impact report examines what workers value in a job. Read More
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Learning Labs in Libraries and Museums: Now Accepting Grant Applications

The Institute of Museum and Library Services is now accepting applications for its MacArthur-supported Learning Labs grant program. Read More
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MacArthur's Julia Stasch, Colleagues On Why You Should Visit a Library

MacArthur Vice President of U.S. Programs Julia Stasch and her counterparts at the Gates and Knight Foundations emphasize the continued importance of public libraries in contemporary culture. Read More
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Badges for Lifelong Learning Competition Winners Announced

The Competition links designers, entrepreneurs, technologists and educators with leading business and industry organizations to build digital badge systems and explore the ways badges can demonstrate knowledge and civic opportunities. Read More
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Online, Young People Also Develop Learning Skills

A study from the Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University, a MacArthur grantee, examines how young people seek out and evaluate information online. Read More