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Chicago Area Arts Organizations Receive $2.5 Million

MacArthur announced seven grants in support of arts and culture organizations in the Chicago region. Read More

Educators Come Together to Support European Humanities University

Leading educators from the United States, Canada and Europe are forming an international committee to support the European Humanities University (EHU). Read More

MacArthur Invests $5.3 Million to Help Reduce Nuclear and Biological Weapons Dangers

MacArthur announced 12 grants totaling nearly $5.3 million to reduce the dangers posed by nuclear and biological weapons and materials. Read More

Caravan Project Makes Non-Fiction Available in a Range of Print and Digital Formats

A partnership between six non-profit publishers, the nation's largest book wholesaler, and a group of chain and independent bookstores announced the MacArthur-supported Caravan Project. Read More

Rental Housing Report Reveals 200,000 Affordable Units Lost Each Year

Harvard University's Joint Center for Housing Studies, with support from MacArthur, issued a press release about its first Annual Report on the state of the nation's rental housing. Read More

Research Shows Promising Results for Use of Anti-Shock Garment in Childbirth

The University of California at San Francisco issued a press release about recent MacArtur-supported research findings that indicate the use of an anti-shock garment may helpful in preventing obstetrical hemorrhaging due to childbirth. Read More

MacArthur Foundation Selects Illinois as "Model" State for National Juvenile Justice Reform Initiative

MacArthur selected Illinois as one of four states to participate in its national initiative to accelerate promising models for juvenile justice system reform. Read More

MacArthur Funding to Advance Internet Filtering Research

The Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard Law School recently issued a press release about MacArthur's support for advancing Internet filtering research. Read More

MacArthur Awards $4.5 Million Grant for Study on Mental Health Outpatient Treatment

The University of Virginia recently issued a press release about MacArthur's support for the study on Mental Health Outpatient Treatment. Read More

MacArthur Foundation Awards $50,000 to C.A.S.A. of Cook County

MacArthur announced a grant of $50,000 to Court Appointed Special Advocates of Cook County (C.A.S.A.) in recognition of its commitment to the Chicago community. Read More