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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LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Why has Christianity, a religion based on love, failed in its attempts to heal racial division?
LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Treat them with respect, let them learn from their peers and give them the freedom to make decisions as a team.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — A brain scientist who helped explain how our emotions affect what we learn and remember has won the 2015 University of Louisville Grawemeyer Award for Psychology.
LOUISVILLE, Ky.—Understanding clan-based cultures is critical to the survival of modern democracies, says a legal historian who has won the 2015 University of Louisville Grawemeyer Award for Ideas Improving World Order.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. – “IN-SCHRIFT 2,” an orchestral work that explores the boundaries of musical space, has earned German composer Wolfgang Rihm the 2015 University of Louisville Grawemeyer Award for Music Composition.
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All five events are free and open to the public. Click the links for details on each.
American evangelical practices of prayer can train the mind to experience God, says the winner of the 2014 Louisville Grawemeyer Award in Religion.
Education historian Diane Ravitch once supported education reform, but now she sees it as a series of “mistaken policies” that have corrupted public schools.
A California scholar who proposed that emotions play an integral role in human reasoning and decision-making has won the 2014 University of Louisville Grawemeyer Award for Psychology.