24 receive 'genius grants' from MacArthur Foundation

Twenty-four lucky “geniuses” just got a tidy pile of money–in the form of a no-strings-attached grant of $625,000–to encourage and inspire them toward creative breakthroughs. They are the 2017 fellows of the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, and they are a diverse group ranging from 33-year-old Cristina Jiménez Moreta, an organizer and immigration … Continue reading “MacArthur’s geniuses are an especially diverse group this year” Twenty-four lucky “geniuses” just got a tidy pile of money–in the form of a no-strings-attached grant of $625,000–to encourage and inspire them toward creative breakthroughs. They are the 2017 fellows of the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, and they are a diverse group ranging from 33-year-old Cristina Jiménez Moreta, an organizer and immigration reform advocate, and Rhiannon Giddens, a Grammy winner who also happens to be the first black female to win the Steve M

24 receive 'genius grants' from MacArthur Foundation

A director who has taken opera from the concert hall to the streets of Los Angeles and an organizer who helped put a human face on the plight of young undocumented immigrants are among this ...

Wed 11 Oct 17 from Phys.org

MacArthur’s geniuses are an especially diverse group this year

Twenty-four lucky “geniuses” just got a tidy pile of money–in the form of a no-strings-attached grant of $625,000–to encourage and inspire them toward creative breakthroughs. ...

Wed 11 Oct 17 from Fastcompany Tech

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