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Music Composition

“Play” Explores Choice and Chance, Free Will and Control
2017 Music Composition Recipient Andrew Norman

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Adding Emotional Depth and Nuance to Limited Words
2016 Music Composition Recipient Hans Abrahamsen

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Music has the Power to Make our Lives Better
2014 Music Composition Recipient Djuro Zivkovic

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An Innovative Fusion of Musical and Visual Art
2013 Music Composition Recipient Michel van der Aa

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Eclectic Influences and Distinct Personality
2012 Music Composition Recipient Esa-Pekka Salonen

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Multimedia Opera Drawn from Dante
2011 Music Composition Recipient Louis Andriessen

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Inspired by Music, Love
2010 Music Composition Recipient York Hoeller

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Interview with Brett Dean
2009 Music Composition Recipient Brett Dean

Education

The Political Classroom
2017 Education Recipients Diana Hess and Paula McAvoy

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Education can’t Trump Impoverished Beginnings
2016 Education Recipients Karl Alexander and Linda Olson

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Let Teachers Learn from their Peers and Decide Things as a Team
2015 Education Recipients Andy Hargreaves and Michael Fullan

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Improving Public Education by Addressing the Needs of Impoverished Children
2014 Education Recipient Diane Ravitch

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Successful Public School Reform
2013 Education Recipient Pasi Sahlberg

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Schooling Equality
2012 Education Recipient Linda Darling-Hammond

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What Intelligence Tests Miss
2010 Education Recipient Keith Stanovich

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Interview With Paul Attewell and David Lavin
2009 Education Recipients Paul Attewell and David Lavin

World Order

Schools for Conflict or for Peace in Afghanistan
2017 Ideas Improving World Order Recipient Dana Burde

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The Plague of Hidden, Everyday Violence Inflicted on the Poor
2016 Ideas Improving World Order Recipients Gary Haugen and Victor Boutros

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Understanding Clan-Based Cultures
2015 World Order Recipient Mark S. Weiner

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An Original Take on Nuclear Proliferation
2014 World Order Recipient Jacques Hymans

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Non-Violence is More Effective than Violence in Bringing about Change
2013 World Order Recipients Erica Chenoweth and Maria Stephan

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What Went Wrong in the Congo
2012 World Order Recipient Severine Autesserre

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Ending the Problem of Modern-Day Slavery
2011 World Order Recipient Kevin Bales

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The Key to Achieving Lasting Peace in the Middle East
2010 World Order Recipient Trita Parsi

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Interview with Michael Johnston
2009 World Order Recipient Michael Johnston

Psychology

Dialectical Behavior Therapy
2017 Psychology Recipient Marsha Linehan

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Strength through Adversity: Connecting Resilience, Control
2016 Psychology Recipient Steven Maier

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The Link Between Emotion and Memory
James McGaugh

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The Role of Emotions in Decision-Making
2014 Psychology Recipient Antonio Damasio

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The Basis of Schizophrenia and How to Classify Mental Disorders
2013 Psychology Recipient Irving Gottesman

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The “What and Where” of How the Brain Works
2012 Psychology Recipients Leslie Ungerleider and Mortimer Mishkin

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Good Things Come to Those Who Wait
2011 Psychology Recipient Walter Mischel

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Gate Control Theory of Pain
2010 Psychology Recipient Ronald Melzack

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Interview with Anne Treisman
2009 Psychology Recipient Anne Treisman

Religion

The New Abolition: W.E.B. Du Bois and the Black Social Gospel
2017 Religion Recipient Gary Dorrien

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An Interdisciplinary Approach to Global Well-Being
2016 Religion Recipient Susan R. Holman

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How Christianity has Contributed to Segregation and Racism in America
2015 Religion Recipient Willie James Jennings

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How God Becomes Real for People
2014 Religion Recipient Tanya Luhrmann

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Why a Growing Number of Muslim Women in the U.S. are Wearing Veils
2013 Religion Recipient Leila Ahmed

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The Relationship between Black Politics and Religion
2012 Religion Recipient Barbara D. Savage

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Recognizing the Ways Different Faiths are Alike
2010 Religion Recipient Luke Timothy Johnson

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Interview with Donald Shriver Jr.
2009 Religion Recipient Donald Shriver Jr.

Spirit

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The Power of Creative Ideas

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Igniting Inspiration

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Bettering the World