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The Hope and Optimism initiative was a $5 million, four-year grant at Notre Dame, Cornell, and the University of Pennsylvania. The project explored the theoretical, empirical, and practical dimensions of hope, optimism, and related states.
Former project philosophy research fellow, Michael Milona (Ryerson University), examines findings on the benefits and risks involved in both hope and optimism in his extensive white paper.
Over $450,000 for residential, non-residential and dissertation fellowships.
$1.4 million in research funding, primarily in psychology and sociology.
Over $450,000 for residential and non-residential fellowships.
A $100,000 playwriting competition.
A $10,000 video competition.