Carnegie Corporation of New York

Type: Organization
Name: Carnegie Corporation of New York
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Lebanon: The War Follows Them: Syrian University Students & Scholars in Lebanon

Source: University of CaliforniaCountry: Lebanon, Syrian Arab Republic The crisis in Syria continues to have a devastating impact on professors, university students, and the education sector, not only in Syria but also in the neighboring countries ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 28 2014]
Entities: Lebanon, Syrians, War
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 2 reports

Providence wins $3M grant to create new high schools

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) – Providence has won a $3-million private grant to create two small high schools as part of an effort to make “dramatic changes” in a district plagued by poor performance.Up to 450 students will be eligible to attend each school ... [Published WPRI - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Reading and Discussion Series at KCL

KINGSTON —Kingston Community Library received a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and the American Library Association (ALA) to host another five-part reading and discussion series titled “Let’s Talk About It: Muslim Journeys ... [Published Carriage Towne News - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

University of Ghana receives funding for PhD training

The University of Ghana (UG) has won a new grant of USD650,000 to support PhD training.The UG Accelerated PhD Training (UG-ATP) is a project which seeks to ensure that the University of Ghana becomes a hub for an African regional doctoral training, drawing ... [Published Graphic Ghana - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Delegate Landes Appointed to the Education Commission of the States

RICHMOND, Va. (WHSV) – “Steve’s experience as a legislator and Chairman of the House Committee on Education have allowed him to become one of Virginia’s leading experts on K-12 education issues,” said Howell. “He is known for thoughtfully and deliberately ... [Published WHSV - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

War yields ‘lost generation’ of college-age Syrians

The war in Syria has had a devastating effect on that country’s university students and scholars, creating a lost generation, according to a recent UC Davis report.“The war will end but the young people who would be integral in rebuilding the country ... [Published Davis Enterprise - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

New CFR InfoGuide Explores Islam's Sunni-Shia Divide

loading...July 16, 2014 As sectarian tensions convulse Syria and Iraq, the (CFR) has released a examining the roots and consequences of the divide between Sunni and Shia Muslims.Sunni-Shia conflicts have fed a Syrian civil war that threatens to transform ... [Published Council On Foreign Relations - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

Prince George’s schools receives $3 million grant

By ,Prince George’s County will open two high schools in 2015 that are specifically designed to help recent immigrant students and second-generation students who are struggling academically to adapt, school system officials say.Schools chief executive ... [Published Washington Post - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 13 2014 - Updated Jul 13 2014 - 1 reports

Sethna Honored as Carnegie Great Immigrant

UWG President Emeritus One of 41 HonoreesCARROLLTON, GA – The Carnegie Corporation of New York has recognized Dr. Beheruz N. Sethna, president emeritus at the University of West Georgia, for his contributions to the United States in the annual tribute ... [Published The Times-Herald - Jul 13 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

Making Higher Education Work: Key Resources

Irene Friesenhahn rounds up sources of online information, highlighting key initiatives on Africa's higher educationSeveral organisations address higher education in Africa through their work. The Carnegie Corporation of New York and UN agencies including ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 1 reports

Nadella, Subra Suresh to Be Honoured for Contributions to US

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella and Carnegie Mellon University President Subra Suresh are among several immigrants who will be honoured this week on the occasion of America's independence day for their achievements and contributions towards making the US ... [Published Outlook India - Jul 02 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 4 reports

Suresh named 2014 Pride of America honoree

Carnegie Mellon University President Subra Suresh has been selected by the Carnegie Corporation of New York as one of 41 immigrants to be honored as part of its "Great Immigrants -- The pride of America" campaign.The annual campaign celebrates naturalized ... [Published Pittsburgh Business Times - Jul 02 2014]

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"We look forward to welcoming 16 new African postdoctoral fellows and 4 research management fellows to Cambridge over the next few months. CAPREx is proving to be extremely beneficial for both African and Cambridge research, and the CAPREx partners wish to express their sincere appreciation to all their sponsors for their generous and visionary support."
...The sponsors of the award want to encourage " library users like you to recognize the accomplishments of exceptional public school, college, community college, or university librarians. We want to hear how you think your librarian is improving the lives of the people in your school, campus or community." There will be up to 10 librarians awarded $5000 plus a stipend to travel to the national awards ceremony in New York City...
"As the public's questions about what is happening in the Middlethe Middle East are mounting, we hope the guide can serve as an accessible new resource to help understand the developments" said CFR.org Editor Robert McMahon
"It reminds us of what Chinese Americans have done, what they are doing, and what they will continue to do to strengthen America's democracy, society, economy and institutions" Gregorian said

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Building a brighter future for African researchers [Published SciDev.Net - 9 hours ago]
Cambridge-Africa partnership building on its su... [Published University of Cambridge - 9 hours ago]
Lebanon: The War Follows Them: Syrian Universit... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 28 2014]
Israel & Palestine both Need to Root out the Hate [Published Informed Comment - Jul 28 2014]
Providence wins $3M grant to create new high sc... [Published WPRI - Jul 25 2014]
Carnegie awards Providence $3M to create innova... [Published Providence Business News - Jul 24 2014]
Reading and Discussion Series at KCL [Published Carriage Towne News - Jul 24 2014]
University of Ghana receives funding for PhD tr... [Published Graphic Ghana - Jul 24 2014]
Nominate your favorite librarian for the 2014 I... [Published Examiner.com - Jul 22 2014]
Delegate Landes Appointed to the Education Comm... [Published WHSV - Jul 21 2014]
War yields ‘lost generation’ of college-age Syr... [Published Davis Enterprise - Jul 17 2014]
New CFR InfoGuide Explores Islam's Sunni-Shia D... [Published Council On Foreign Relations - Jul 16 2014]
Prince George’s schools receives $3 million grant [Published Washington Post - Jul 15 2014]
Focus on Research for Development, not Academic... [Published Individual.com - Jul 14 2014]
Sethna Honored as Carnegie Great Immigrant [Published The Times-Herald - Jul 13 2014]
Calls for Change in Africa's Higher Education [Published Individual.com - Jul 10 2014]
Africa Analysis: Debating academic mobility issues [Published SciDev.Net - Jul 10 2014]
What's Become Of Them: The Carnegie Family [Published Forbes.com - Jul 08 2014]
Making Higher Education Work for Africa: Key Re... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Jul 07 2014]
Making Higher Education Work: Key Resources [Published AllAfrica.com - Jul 07 2014]
US welcomes new citizens 'home' on its birthday [Published CHINAdaily - Jul 06 2014]
Learning Sciences International Announces Partn... [Published Individual.com - Jul 05 2014]
Nadella, Subra Suresh to Be Honoured for Contri... [Published Outlook India - Jul 02 2014]
Suresh named 2014 Pride of America honoree [Published Pittsburgh Business Times - Jul 02 2014]
Great Immigrants--The Pride of America: Celebra... [Published BusinessWeek - Jul 02 2014]
Great Immigrants--The Pride of America: Celebra... [Published PR Newswire - Jul 02 2014]
Great Immigrants--The Pride of America: Celebra... [Published CBS Detroit - Jul 02 2014]
Learning Sciences International Announces Partn... [Published Virtual Strategy Magazine - Jul 01 2014]
At Mellon, Signs of Change [Published Chronicle of Higher Education - Jun 30 2014]
Goldfinch, Bully Pulpit, win Andrew Carnegie Me... [Published ALA - Jun 29 2014]
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Lebanon: The War Follows Them: Syrian Universit... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 28 2014]
Source: University of CaliforniaCountry: Lebanon, Syrian Arab Republic The crisis in Syria continues to have a devastating impact on professors, university students, and the education sector, not only in Syria but also in the neighboring countries ...
Israel & Palestine both Need to Root out the Hate [Published Informed Comment - Jul 28 2014]
By Yakir Englander via ISLAMiCommentary Yakir Englander Serious illness calls for first aid, then sometimes surgery, followed by healing the source of the disease. If you ask which is most important, I’d say you can’t have one without the other. Without ...
"The Goldfinch," "The Bully Pulpit" win 2014 An... [Published PR Newswire: Entertainment & Media - Jun 29 2014]
LAS VEGAS, June 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Library Association (ALA) is pleased to announce this year's recipients of the Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction, funded through a grant from Carnegie Corporation ...
Reconciliation between Judaism and Islam is Pos... [Published Informed Comment - May 30 2014]
By Joseph Richard Preville via IslamiCommentary Israeli-American businessman, scholar, and activist Rabbi Shai Har-El’s new book — Where Islam and Judaism Join Together: A Perspective on Reconciliation (Palgrave Macmillan, 2014) — is a powerful meditation ...
When Bibi Meets Modi: Israel and the Indian Ele... [Published Informed Comment - May 24 2014]
(By Shalom Goldman via IslamiCommentary) Shalom Goldman After weeks-long elections in India, the Hindu nationalist BJP party, with Narendra Modi as prime-minister elect, has emerged as the overwhelming victor in a hotly contested campaign. The election ...
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