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The Grawemeyer Awards

The Grawemeyer Awards are five annual prizes given in the fields of music, political science, psychology, education and religion. They were founded by H. Charles Grawemeyer to help make the world a better place.
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Gottesman wins award for identifying mental illness factors

Gottesman wins award for identifying mental illness factors

A mental health pioneer who explored the basis of schizophrenia and the way mental disorders are classified has won the 2013 University of Louisville Grawemeyer Award for Psychology.

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Pair win world order prize for civil resistance study

Pair win world order prize for civil resistance study

Non-violent resistance brings about political change much more effectively than the use of violence, say two scholars who have won the 2013 University of Louisville Grawemeyer Award for Ideas Improving World Order.

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‘Up-close’ wins music prize for van der Aa

‘Up-close’ wins music prize for van der Aa

The 30-minute work is a highly innovative fusion of musical and visual art, said award director Marc Satterwhite.

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2012 Grawemeyer talks

Recipients of the 2012 Grawemeyer Awards will discuss their winning works and ideas at the University of Louisville and Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary April 10-19.

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Call for equal education wins Grawemeyer award

Call for equal education wins Grawemeyer award

Providing equally good schooling for all American children— rich or poor and regardless of race—would improve the nation's failing education system.

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Book with insights on black politics, religion wins Grawemeyer Award

Book with insights on black politics, religion wins Grawemeyer Award

A book filled with fresh insights on the relationship between black politics and religion has earned its author the 2012 Louisville Grawemeyer Award in Religion.

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Scientists’ idea helps explain ‘what and where’ people see

Scientists’ idea helps explain ‘what and where’ people see

Friend or foe? Fast or slow? Left or right? As an object approaches, people have to assess what and where it is to know how to respond.

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Analysis of what went wrong in Congo wins Grawemeyer Award

Analysis of what went wrong in Congo wins Grawemeyer Award

International peacekeeping works better when the people trying to do that job pay attention to local conflicts in the countries they are trying to help.

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Salonen’s ‘Violin Concerto’ wins Grawemeyer music award

Salonen’s ‘Violin Concerto’ wins Grawemeyer music award

“Violin Concerto,” a piece by Finnish composer and conductor Esa-Pekka Salonen, has won the 2012 University of Louisville Grawemeyer Award for Music Composition.

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Coming Soon: 2012 Winner Announcement

New Grawemeyer winners to be named Nov. 28-Dec. 2

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