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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Providing equally good schooling for all American children— rich or poor and regardless of race—would improve the nation's failing education system.
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.
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.
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.
“Violin Concerto,” a piece by Finnish composer and conductor Esa-Pekka Salonen, has won the 2012 University of Louisville Grawemeyer Award for Music Composition.
New Grawemeyer winners to be named Nov. 28-Dec. 2
The ancient Christians had more in common with their Jewish and pagan neighbors than most people realize, says the winner of the 2011 Louisville Grawemeyer Award in Religion.
Good things come to those who wait. A scientist who showed that willpower can be learned–and that it carries lifelong benefits–has won the 2011 University of Louisville Grawemeyer Award for Psychology.