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Rethinking Global Security

Contents Containing the biological threat Cultivating a new generation of experts on science and security issues Director's Message Jefferson Science Fellows join State Department President’s Message Working toward security in space   Containing the biological ...

Biodiversity Conservation in the Caribbean

MacArthur has announced 13 grants totaling more than $3.2 million in support of biodiversity conservation work in the islands of the Caribbean.

$1.5 Million to CARE for Relief Efforts

MacArthur has awarded a grant of $1.5 million to CARE International that will be used for disaster relief and reconstruction in South Asia and regions of Africa.

Craig Wacker Named Program Officer in Human and Community Development

In this position, Wacker will be responsible for several aspects of the programs grantmaking related to juvenile justice, education policy, and program-wide issues of measurement.

Kevin Drucker Named Senior Quantitative Analyst

Kevin Drucker has been named Senior Quantitative Analyst for the Investment Department of MacArthur.
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"The New Americans" Documentary Film

This 7-part series highlights the diversity of contemporary immigrant experiences through the stories of several families and individuals from different countries seeking new lives in the United States.
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"Farmingville" Documentary Film

"Farmingville", directed by Catherine Tambini and Carlos Sandoval, explores the diverse perspectives of the residents of a Long Island town, in the wake of an act of violence against two Mexican day laborers.

"Susan Sontag, Social Critic With Verve, Dies at 71"

The New York Times
Susan Sontag , 1990 MacArthur Fellow

"Children and God"

On Being
Robert Coles , 1981 MacArthur Fellow

$2.5 Million Grant to the Federation of American Scientists

MacArthur has announced a grant of $2.5 million to the Federation of American Scientists (FAS) for policy research and activities to provide scientific expertise to policymakers in areas of critical national importance.

$1.9 Million Awarded for MacArthur Research and Writing Grants Competition

MacArthur has awarded $1.9 million in support of 26 projects as part of the final round of its Research and Writing Grants Competition.

Addressing Challenges Facing Metropolitan Regions

MacArthur has announced two grants totaling $1.4 million in support of research efforts to help local, state and regional policymakers and other civic and business leaders address challenges facing their metropolitan regions.

"What We Got Wrong"

The American Scholar
Lawrence Rosen , 1981 MacArthur Fellow

Eighty-Eight Grants In Support of Arts and Cultural Organizations

Eighty-eight grants totaling nearly $1.2 million were made through the MacArthur Funds for Arts and Culture at the Richard H. Driehaus Foundation and the Prince Charitable Trusts in support of Chicago area arts and cultural ...
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