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Chicago architect Jeanne Gang named 'genius grant' winner

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Jeanne Gang, 2011 MacArthur Fellow

Architect Jeanne Gang was named a MacArthur Fellow in 2011. The Fellowship is a $500,000, no-strings-attached grant for individuals who have shown exceptional creativity in their work and the promise to do more.

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Alisa Weilerstein, 2011 MacArthur Fellow

Cellist Alisa Weilerstein was named a MacArthur Fellow in 2011. The Fellowship is a $500,000, no-strings-attached grant for individuals who have shown exceptional creativity in their work and the promise to do more.

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A.E. Stallings, 2011 MacArthur Fellow

Poet & translator A.E. Stallings was named a MacArthur Fellow in 2011. The Fellowship is a $500,000, no-strings-attached grant for individuals who have shown exceptional creativity in their work and the promise to do more ...

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Dafnis Prieto, 2011 MacArthur Fellow

Jazz percussionist & composer Dafnis Prieto was named a MacArthur Fellow in 2011. The Fellowship is a $500,000, no-strings-attached grant for individuals who have shown exceptional creativity in their work and the promise to do more.

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Kay Ryan, 2011 MacArthur Fellow

Poet Kay Ryan was named a MacArthur Fellow in 2011. The Fellowship is a $500,000, no-strings-attached grant for individuals who have shown exceptional creativity in their work and the promise to do more.

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Francisco Núñez, 2011 MacArthur Fellow

Choral conductor & composer Francisco Núñez was named a MacArthur Fellow in 2011. The Fellowship is a $500,000, no-strings-attached grant for individuals who have shown exceptional creativity in their work and the promise to do more. Watch
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Ubaldo Vitali, 2011 MacArthur Fellow

Conservator & silversmith Ubaldo Vitali was named a MacArthur Fellow in 2011. The Fellowship is a $500,000, no-strings-attached grant for individuals who have shown exceptional creativity in their work and the promise to do more.

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