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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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Grawemeyer Award winners to give public talks

Grawemeyer Award winners to give public talks

Recipients of the 2010 Grawemeyer Awards will discuss their winning works in free, public talks at the University of Louisville and Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary April 12-15.

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Smart people can make dumb decisions, says Grawemeyer Award winner

Smart people can make dumb decisions, says Grawemeyer Award winner

Having a high IQ and good standardized test scores doesn’t guarantee that you will make good decisions, says the winner of the 2010 University of Louisville Grawemeyer Award in Education.

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Scientist who helps explain pain wins Grawemeyer Award

Scientist who helps explain pain wins Grawemeyer Award

A scientist who broadened the understanding of how we experience pain – and ways we can control and relieve it – has won the 2010 University of Louisville Grawemeyer Award for Psychology.

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Iran-Israel relations are key to Mideast peace, says Grawemeyer Award winner

Iran-Israel relations are key to Mideast peace, says Grawemeyer Award winner

Improving relations between Iran and Israel is the key to achieving lasting peace in the Middle East, says the winner of the 2010 University of Louisville Grawemeyer Award for Ideas Improving World Order.

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** Special Announcement for Potential Grawemeyer Award for Music Composition Composers and Sponsors

We are behind our normal schedule for getting out the information for the next Grawemeyer Award cycle (2011). This is due in part to the recent catastrophic flooding on the University of Louisville campus. Many buildings and offices are still closed, and will be for weeks to come, and much University business is delayed, especially matters not directly related to the start of fall classes. This obviously has taken priority. We hope to have the information up on the website by the end of September or early October, with paper copies going out to the institutions on our mailing list shortly thereafter.

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Video interview with Donald Shriver Jr., winner of the 2009 Grawemeyer Award in Religion

Video interview with Donald Shriver Jr., winner of the 2009 Grawemeyer Award in Religion

Interview with Donald Shriver Jr., winner of the 2009 Grawemeyer Award in Religion.

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Video interview with Brett Dean, winner of the 2009 Grawemeyer Award for Music Composition

Video interview with Brett Dean, winner of the 2009 Grawemeyer Award for Music Composition

Interview with Brett Dean, winner of the 2009 Grawemeyer Award for Music Composition.

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Video interview with Anne Treisman, winner of the 2009 Grawemeyer Award in Psychology

Video interview with Anne Treisman, winner of the 2009 Grawemeyer Award in Psychology

Interview with Anne Treisman, winner of the 2009 Grawemeyer Award in Psychology.

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Video Interview with Michael Johnston, winner of the 2009 Grawemeyer Award for Ideas Improving World Order

Video Interview with Michael Johnston, winner of the 2009 Grawemeyer Award for Ideas Improving World Order

Interview with Michael Johnston, winner of the 2009 Grawemeyer Award for Ideas Improving World Order.

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Video interview with Paul Attewell and David Lavin, winners of the 2009 Grawemeyer Award in Education

Video interview with Paul Attewell and David Lavin, winners of the 2009 Grawemeyer Award in Education

Video interview with Paul Attewell and David Lavin, winners of the 2009 Grawemeyer Award in Education.

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