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"MacArthur Foundation Awards 24 ‘Genius Grants’"

The Washington Post
Jeffrey Brenner, Carl Haber, 2013 MacArthur Fellows
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"New MacArthur 'Genius' Award: A Pay Raise"

The Wall Street Journal
Sheila Nirenberg, 2013 MacArthur Fellow
Cecilia Conrad, Vice President, MacArthur Fellows program
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Writer Donald Antrim, 2013 MacArthur Fellow

Writer Donald Antrim was named a MacArthur Fellow in 2013. The Fellowship is a $625,000, no-strings-attached grant for individuals who have shown exceptional creativity in their work and the promise to do more. View Donald ... Read More
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Statistician Susan Murphy, 2013 MacArthur Fellow

Statistician Susan Murphy was named a MacArthur Fellow in 2013. The Fellowship is a $625,000, no-strings-attached grant for individuals who have shown exceptional creativity in their work and the promise to do more. Read More
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Research Psychologist Angela Duckworth, 2013 MacArthur Fellow

Research Psychologist Angela Duckworth was named a MacArthur Fellow in 2013. The Fellowship is a $625,000, no-strings-attached grant for individuals who have shown exceptional creativity in their work and the promise to do more.  View ... Read More
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Public Health Historian and Anthropologist Julie Livingston, 2013 MacArthur Fellow

Public Health Historian and Anthropologist Julie Livingston was named a MacArthur Fellow in 2013. The Fellowship is a $625,000, no-strings-attached grant for individuals who have shown exceptional creativity in their work and the promise to ... Read More
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Primary Care Physician Jeffrey Brenner, 2013 MacArthur Fellow

Primary Care Physician Jeffrey Brenner was named a MacArthur Fellow in 2013. The Fellowship is a $625,000, no-strings-attached grant for individuals who have shown exceptional creativity in their work and the promise to do more ... Read More
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Playwright Tarell McCraney, 2013 MacArthur Fellow

Playwright Tarell McCraney was named a MacArthur Fellow in 2013. The Fellowship is a $625,000, no-strings-attached grant for individuals who have shown exceptional creativity in their work and the promise to do more. View Tarell ... Read More
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Pianist and Writer Jeremy Denk, 2013 MacArthur Fellow

Pianist and Writer Jeremy Denk was named a MacArthur Fellow in 2013. The Fellowship is a $625,000, no-strings-attached grant for individuals who have shown exceptional creativity in their work and the promise to do more ... Read More
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Photographer and Video Artist Carrie Mae Weems, 2013 MacArthur Fellow

Photographer and Video Artist Carrie Mae Weems was named a MacArthur Fellow in 2013. The Fellowship is a $625,000, no-strings-attached grant for individuals who have shown exceptional creativity in their work and the promise to ... Read More
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Paleobotanist C. Kevin Boyce, 2013 MacArthur Fellow

Paleobotanist C. Kevin Boyce was named a MacArthur Fellow in 2013. The Fellowship is a $625,000, no-strings-attached grant for individuals who have shown exceptional creativity in their work and the promise to do more.  View ... Read More
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Organic Chemist Phil Baran, 2013 MacArthur Fellow

Organic Chemist Phil Baran was named a MacArthur Fellow in 2013. The Fellowship is a $625,000, no-strings-attached grant for individuals who have shown exceptional creativity in their work and the promise to do more.  View ... Read More
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Neuroscientist Sheila Nirenberg, 2013 MacArthur Fellow

Neuroscientist Sheila Nirenberg was named a MacArthur Fellow in 2013. The Fellowship is a $625,000, no-strings-attached grant for individuals who have shown exceptional creativity in their work and the promise to do more.  View Sheila ... Read More
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Medieval Historian Robin Fleming, 2013 MacArthur Fellow

Medieval Historian Robin Fleming was named a MacArthur Fellow in 2013. The Fellowship is a $625,000, no-strings-attached grant for individuals who have shown exceptional creativity in their work and the promise to do more. View ... Read More
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Review Affirms Impact and Inspiration of MacArthur Fellows Program

“We are proud of the Fellows Program and its impact on the lives of not just those selected but people all over the world." Cecilia Conrad, Vice President, MacArthur Fellows program. Read More
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"Five Myths About the MacArthur ‘Genius Grants’"

Commentary by Cecilia Conrad originally published in the Washington Post Read More

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Cecilia A. Conrad

Vice President, MacArthur Fellows Program

Melissa Flagg

Senior Program Officer

Marlies A. Carruth

Senior Program Officer

Christina Lovely

Program Officer

Don Meyer

Program Officer

Krista L. Pospisil

Program Officer

Laura E. Scholl

Program Officer

Maureen P. Atwell

Program Administrator

Eloise E. Daniels

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Diane Estes

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