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Remarks by MacArthur President Jonathan Fanton at the City of Chicago’s Foreclosure Press Conference

MacArthur President Jonathan Fanton describes new Foundation initiatives intended to help stabilize Chicago neighborhoods hard hit by vacancy and foreclosure.

Helping Chicago Groups Strengthen Global Reach

MacArthur announced $240,000 in new grants to help diverse Chicago organizations increase their international connections with four countries.

"Superorganism—or Family Business?"

American Scientist
Michael Ghiselin , 1981 MacArthur Fellow

Chicago Symphony Orchestra Announces Riccardo Muti as New Music Director

The Chicago Symphony Orchestra, led by Deborah Rutter, announced that acclaimed musical director Riccardo Muti has signed a 5-year contract to serve as the Orchestra’s music director.
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Edward Glaeser on the Future of American Cities

In a roundtable interview with MacArthur President Jonathan Fanton, Harvard University's Edward Glaeser discusses the future of American cities.

Wachovia NEXT Awards Honor Two Community Development Financial Institutions

Chicago-based IFF and New Mexico-based Homewise were honored at the national 2008 Opportunity Finance Network (OFN) Conference.

Improving Legal Representation for Indigent Youth

The Models for Change Network adds four states, which will receive funding to strengthen and enhance juvenile indigent defense systems.

Community Development Banks Gain Access to New Federal Funds

The Treasury Department announced that banks that are certified as community development financial institutions (CDFIs) can utilize funds from the government’s $700-billion financial rescue package.
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Justice Bobbe Bridge on Juvenile Justice Reform in Washington State

The Hon. Bobbe J. Bridge, President & CEO of the Center for Children & Youth Justice in Seattle, discusses juvenile justice reform in Washington state. The John D. & Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation funds the Center as part of ...

"Kids gain valuable skills from time online"

From the San Francisco Chronicle

"In Memoriam: Huynh Sanh Thong"

YaleNews
Huynh Sanh Thông, 1987 MacArthur Fellow

"Huge System for Web Surveillance Discovered in China"

From The New York Times
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