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October 19, 2006 - Publication
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 ...
October 19, 2006 - Press Release
MacArthur announced plans to build the emerging field of digital media and learning, committing $50 million over five years to the effort.
October 19, 2006 - Publication
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.
October 18, 2006 - Speech
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.
October 15, 2006 - Speech
"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.
October 13, 2006 - Speech
"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.
October 10, 2006 - Speech
"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.
October 5, 2006 - Speech
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.
October 5, 2006 - Publication
MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective Institutions, Awards Ceremony Booklet, October 5, 2006
October 5, 2006 - Press Release
MacArthur honored the nine inaugural winners of the MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective Institutions at a ceremony in Chicago.
October 4, 2006 - Speech
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.
October 1, 2006 - Evaluation
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?