MacArthur Fellows Program

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Dianne Newman, Microbiologist

Class of 2016

MacArthur Fellows Discuss Their Work on reddit

In an ongoing series of online question-and-answer sessions, MacArthur Fellows have discussed their work via “ask me anything” (AMAs) sessions on reddit. Read More


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Joyce Scott and David Simon Talk Baltimore Live on Facebook

Live on the MacArthur Foundation's Facebook page, two MacArthur Fellows from Baltimore will host a conversation about their city and talk about their work. Read More

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"Jeanne Gang, une Américaine à Paris"

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Jeanne Gang, 2011 MacArthur Fellow
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"Martin Puryear at Parasol Unit, London"

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Martin Puryear , 1989 MacArthur Fellow
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"Richard Rorty: Life, Pragmatism, and Conversational Philosophy"

Los Angeles Review of Books
Richard Rorty , 1981 MacArthur Fellow
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