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Connie Yowell Describes MacArthur's Partnership with Lady Gaga's Born This Way Foundation

MacArthur Director of Education Connie Yowell discusses the alignment between the goals of the Born This Way Foundation and MacArthur. Read More

An Evening to Re-Imagine Learning in the 21st Century

The MacArthur Foundation hosted an event at New York City's New School on May 17, 2010, which included discussions and project demonstrations focused on re-imagining learning for the 21st century. Keynote Speakers Joel Klein, Chancellor ... Read More

Digital Media & Learning in Multicultural Contexts: Third UNCF Public Forum

This is the third public forum for the UNCF's Digital Media & Learning in Multicultural Contexts series. Read More

Digital Media & Learning in Multicultural Contexts: UNCF Public Forum

This is the second public forum for the UNCF's Digital Media & Learning in Multicultural Contexts series. Read More

Digital Media & Learning Conference: Diversifying Participation

The Digital Media and Learning Conference is an annual event supported by the MacArthur Foundation and organized by the Digital Media and Learning Hub at University of California, Irvine. The conference is meant to be an ... Read More

Digital Media & Learning in Multicultural Contexts: Inaugural UNCF Public Forum

This inaugural public forum for the UNCF's Digital Media & Learning in Multicultural Contexts series will be held at Morehouse College's Leadership Center. Read More

The Power of Youth Voice: What Kids Learn When They Create with Digital Media

The Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation, the National Writing Project and the MacArthur Foundation invite you to participate in a public forum in Philadelphia, on November 18, about the potential for learning through engagement with digital ... Read More

Briefing: Digital Media in the Lives of Children

Digital media are changing the way young people learn, play, socialize and participate civically, and these changes have profound implications for education. Read More

First Annual Digital Media and Learning Competition Winner’s Showcase

Free and open to the public RSVP encouraged by April 14th In association with An Evening with PLOrk: the Princeton Laptop Orchestra The MacArthur Foundation and HASTAC invite you to celebrate the winners' of the inaugural ... Read More

An Evening with PLOrk: the Princeton Laptop Orchestra

Free and open to the public Limited seating available RSVP requested by April 15th In association with the First Annual Digital Media and Learning Competition Winner’s Showcase The MacArthur Foundation and HASTAC invite you to ... Read More

Stand Up to Cyberbullying: An Interactive Town Hall Event

While one in three kids is a target of cyberbullying, there are two kids who play a different role. Every day, kids are making critical decisions about how to live and treat others in a digital ... Read More

Digital Media & Learning Competition Launch Event

The MacArthur Foundation invites you to the launch of the fourth Digital Media and Learning Competition, "Badges for Lifelong Learning." Badges are a new assessment tool that will help identify skills mastered in formal and informal ... Read More

Re-Imagining Learning

The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation and the Pearson Foundation invite you to join the conversation on Re-Imagining Learning Speakers include: Karen Cator, Director of the Office of Educational Technology, U.S. Department of ... Read More

Lady Gaga Partners with Berkman Center and MacArthur to Launch Born This Way Foundation

Lady Gaga and her mother, Cynthia Germanotta, will officially launch the Born This Way Foundation on February 29 at an event co-hosted by MacArthur and Harvard’s Berkman Center. Read More

Field Museum Shows Impact of Invasive Species Through Gaming

The Field Museum of Chicago and the Entertainment Technology Center, both MacArthur grantees, have partnered to create an educational game that lets players manage the Great Lakes to fight invasive species. Read More