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Winners of 2019 awards to be announced in early December

The University of Louisville and Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary will announce the 2019 winners of four Grawemeyer Awards the first week in December, 2018. UofL presents the annual prizes for innovative ideas and works in music composition, world order, psychology and education and gives a religion prize jointly with the seminary. Award recipients will be named at […]

James H. Cone, winner of religion award, dies at 79

James H. Cone, winner of the 2018 Grawemeyer Award in Religion, died on April 28. He was 79. Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary President Michael Jinkins sent out the following message to the seminary community: Dear friends, I am deeply saddened to relay the news from President Serene Jones of Union Seminary, New York, that Dr. James […]

JoAnne Marie Terrell gives presentation at Louisville Seminary

On April 10, JoAnne Marie Terrell, Associate Professor of Theology, Ethics and the Arts at Chicago Theological Seminary, presented the 2018 Grawemeyer Religion Award lecture on behalf of Dr. James H. Cone, who was unable to come to Louisville. Terrell is an expert in black theology, a former doctoral student of Dr. Cone and author […]

Winners give presentations in Louisville

Winners of the 2018 Grawemeyer Awards were in Louisville April 10-12 to give free, public presentations about their award-winning ideas. Here’s a recap of what they said and what we learned. See story.

2018 winner presentations will be in April

The 2018 winners of the Grawemeyer Award will be in Louisville in April to give free, public presentations about their award-winning ideas. Here’s the schedule: April 10 – Scott Straus, Ideas Improving World Order, Chao Auditorium in Ekstrom Library, 1 p.m. April 10 – Sara Goldrick-Rab, Education, Chao Auditorium in Ekstrom Library, 5 p.m. April […]

Robert Sternberg wins Grawemeyer Award for Psychology

Robert Sternberg’s “successful intelligence” idea aims to broaden how students are tested and taught. Sternberg, a professor of human development, was selected for the prize for his view that intelligence encompasses several components that help people succeed in different ways in their own environments. Read More…