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"Ira Herskowitz, a Top Geneticist, Dies at 56"

The New York Times
Ira Herskowitz , 1987 MacArthur Fellow

Grants to Support Efforts to Reduce Maternal Mortality

MacArthur has made grants totaling more than $1.3 million to five organizations in Mexico working to reduce maternal mortality and improve young people's reproductive and sexual health and rights in Mexico.

Fund to Support Small Chicago Arts and Culture Organizations

MacArthur has announced the formation of two special funds designed to provide more than $6.5 million in grant support to small and mid-sized arts and cultural organizations.

MacArthur Restores Cornice To Historic Marquette Building

The preservation project returns landmark skyscraper to original turn-of-the-century design.

Susan E. Manske Named Vice President and Chief Investment Officer

Manske will have responsibility for management of the Foundation's approximately $3.7 billion endowment and be a member of the senior management team that advises the President on strategic and policy matters.

Remarks by Jonathan Fanton at the Council for Advancement and Support of Education Reception

MacArthur President Jonathan Fanton reflects on the changing landscape of U.S. philanthropy and previews MacArthur's plans to invest further in certain program areas.

Leveraging Assets: How Small Budget Arts Activities Benefit Neighborhoods

Executive Summary This report demonstrates how small budget arts activities play a role in leveraging both local and non-local assets for neighborhood improvement. Throughout this report we shift the focal point from the “art product” to ...

$1.3 Million Grant Made to Metropolitan Mayors Caucus

MacArthur announces the grant in support over the next four years to help develop solutions to Chicago's regional issues, including transportation and education funding reform.

$3.2 million to Efforts to Improve Juvenile Justice System

MacArthur has announced six grants totaling $3.2 million in support of efforts to improve the juvenile justice system nationwide.

Supporting Improved Access to Mental Health Care

MacArthur has announced two grants totaling nearly $5.5 million in support of efforts to improve access to effective mental health services.

$125,000 for Persian Gulf Communications And Cooperation Efforts

MacArthur has announced a grant to Columbia University's School of International Public Affairs in support of Gulf/2000, a web-based project that promotes international dialogue on issues relating to security in the Persian Gulf.

$1.5 Million in Grants to Support Human Rights Network in Russia

Grants will support both Moscow-based groups that can serve as network hubs as well as leading human rights organizations in 13 regions across Russia.

Aspen Institute Congressional Seminars Receives $1.5 Million

The MacArthur grant will support the cost of seminars for members of Congress on issues related to international affairs.
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