New Research: Diabetes Controversy, Malaria in Brazil, Agriculture in Mexico and India, and the Animal Mind
In this month’s edition of the series, the authors have used the records of the Medical Letter, the Rockefeller Foundation, and the Rockefeller University, along with the papers of Donald R. Griffin and Detlev W. Bronk.
In the 1930s, an ambitious program to reshape China was cut short by war, but offered a model for community development.
In nearly a century of activity in the field of economics, the Foundation initiated new research centers and training programs around the world.
Supporting American writers and the journals that publish their work.
A new program in the natural sciences increased funding and attention to the life sciences, and coined a new term along the way.
A new organization played an important part in assisting the Rockefeller Foundation by assembling cooperative studies on the issues of the day.
Partnering with public agencies to encourage efficient administration in state, county, and local governments.
Encouraging cross-cultural knowledge in an interconnected postwar world by shaping new interdisciplinary programs and retooling traditional academic fields.
Working to change US medical education was one of the Rockefeller Foundation’s biggest endeavors in the 1910s and 1920s, extending from Johns Hopkins in Baltimore to Beijing, China.
One philanthropist’s interest in reforming prostitution created a scientific organization focused on connecting sex and crime.