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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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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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Ancient religions had much in common, says Grawemeyer winner

Ancient religions had much in common, says Grawemeyer winner

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.

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Scientist who helps explain self-control wins Grawemeyer Award

Scientist who helps explain self-control wins Grawemeyer Award

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.

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Plan to end slavery earns Grawemeyer Award

Plan to end slavery earns Grawemeyer Award

A blueprint for eliminating modern slavery has earned its creator the 2011 University of Louisville Grawemeyer Award for Ideas Improving World Order.

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Dante-inspired opera wins Grawemeyer Award

Dante-inspired opera wins Grawemeyer Award

“La Commedia,” a multimedia opera by Dutch composer Louis Andriessen, has won the 2011 University of Louisville Grawemeyer Award for Music Composition.

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