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Grants List: Digital Media and Learning

The MacArthur Foundation’s five-year, $50 million effort to build the field  of digital media and learning aims to understand how digital technologies are changing the way young people learn, play, socialize, and participate in civic ...

MacArthur Investing $50 Million In Digital Learning

MacArthur announced plans to build the emerging field of digital media and learning, committing $50 million over five years to the effort.

White Paper: Confronting the Challenges of Participatory Culture: Media Education for the 21st Century by Henry Jenkins

Henry Jenkins, Director of the Comparative Media Studies Program at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology published this white paper that explores new frameworks and models for media literacy.

Remarks by Jonathan Fanton at the ICC Office of the Prosecutor's Second Public Hearing

MacArthur President Jonathan Fanton pushes the International Criminal Court to expand its caseload beyond situations in Africa and to possibly open field offices in troubled countries.

"The Emperor of Math"

The New York Times
Shing-Tung Yau , 1985 MacArthur Fellow

"Supporting institutions as well as individuals," Interview with Jonathan Fanton from Alliance Magazine

MacArthur President Jonathan Fanton speaks about the new Russian NGO law, funding higher education in Africa, and how international grantmaking has become increasingly crucial in the years following the September 11 attacks.

"International Responsibility to Protect Darfurians," Remarks by Kole Shettima, National War College, Nigeria

MacArthur Africa Office Director Kole Shettima discusses the humanitarian crisis in Darfur and the principles of Responsibility to Protect.

"Guiding Students Toward Global Citizenship," Remarks by Jonathan Fanton at the Council of Independent Colleges

MacArthur President Jonathan Fanton argues for a need to "internationalize" higher education with initiatives like greater study abroad options and international internship opportunities.

Remarks by Jonthan Fanton at the MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective Institutions, Awards Ceremony

MacArthur President Jonathan Fanton celebrates the nine diverse organizations that comprise the first-ever class of MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective Institutions winners.

MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective Institutions, Awards Ceremony Booklet

MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective Institutions, Awards Ceremony Booklet, October 5, 2006

MacArthur Honors Winners of New Award for Creative and Effective Institutions

MacArthur honored the nine inaugural winners of the MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective Institutions at a ceremony in Chicago.

Introductory Remarks by Jonathan Fanton at the MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective Institutions Welcome Event

MacArthur President Jonathan Fanton celebrates the nine diverse organizations awarded the first-ever MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective Institutions.

Review of the New Communities Program: Toward Effective Implementation of Neighborhood Plans

In this review we take a close look at the New Communities Program (NCP) and its progress. Should support for NCP go forward and, if so, how might it be changed?

“The Road Through Hell, Paved With Desperation”

The New York Times
Cormac McCarthy , 1981 MacArthur Fellow
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