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Chicago to Host Yearlong Festival Celebrating 400 Years of Shakespeare

More than 1,000 local and international artists will participate in a yearlong arts festival in 2016, celebrating the vibrancy, relevance, and reach of Shakespeare 400 years after the playwright’s death in 1616. Read More

Remarks by MacArthur President Julia Stasch at International Connections Fund Celebration

Stasch's speech details plans for MacArthur and the arts in Chicago and acknowledges Elspeth Revere's legacy of work at the Foundation. Read More
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Assessing American Attitudes on Foreign Policy

American public opinion on foreign policy, including on issues like immigration, climate change, and advancing U.S. global interests, is sharply divided among Republicans, Democrats, and Independents, according to a survey. Read More
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Coalition of Companies Commits to Hiring 100,000 Youth

A national coalition of leading U.S.-based companies committed to hiring at least 100,000 16 to 24 year olds who face systemic barriers to jobs and education, is launching its efforts at a job ... Read More
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Forum to Explore Health and Housing Issues

The Health and Housing Expert Forum by the Bipartisan Policy Center will feature different monthly commentary contributors from various parts of the health and housing sectors. Read More
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Foreclosures Down in Chicago Area

A report on Chicago regional housing market conditions finds new foreclosure filing activity declined substantially in 2014 and fell to or below 2006 levels in most parts of the region. Read More
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Assessing Prisoner Reentry Programming

The report evaluates a community-based reentry program that attempted to help more than 700 formerly incarcerated people transition to home life in East Garfield Park, Chicago, between 2008 and 2013. Read More
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Americans Favor Deal With Iran, Survey Finds

A majority of Americans supports the broad outlines of an agreement with Iran to limit its nuclear program to civilian uses, according to a public opinion poll by the Chicago Council on Global Affairs. Read More
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Bulletin Plans Nuclear Museum Exhibit, Workshops to Communicate Science

The Bulletin of Atomic Scientists will partner with Chicago’s Museum of Science and Industry to design an interactive exhibit exploring the past and future of nuclear energy as part of a celebration of the Bulletin ... Read More
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Cities, Businesses, Nonprofits Join Forces to Provide Learning Opportunities

Four U.S. cities — Chicago, Dallas, Pittsburgh, and Washington, D.C. — are bringing together local businesses, nonprofits, and learning institutions like libraries and museums to offer Cities of Learning programs this summer. Read More
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Elspeth Revere to Leave MacArthur After 24 Years

Elspeth Revere, Vice President for Media, Culture and Special Initiatives, will leave MacArthur at the end of November, after more than 24 years of service. Read More