Blues musician Corey Harris was named a MacArthur Fellow in 2007. 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.
Data compiled for the first time show that creativity blossoms everywhere; MacArthur Fellows were born in 64 countries, 47 states, and Washington, DC, and they are far more mobile than the general population. Read More
In the following keynote delivered at the Association of American Colleges and Universities, Cecilia Conrad, Vice President of the MacArthur Fellows program, speaks about MacArthur Fellows and the value of creativity. Read More
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