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The Takeaway

MacArthur Genius Fellow Battles Black Carbon

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

According to the MacArthur Foundation, Tami Bond’s work "has the potential to unlock the role of energy in our climate system and to help millions breathe cleaner air."

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The Takeaway

MacArthur 'Genius Grant' Winner Maria Chudnovsky on Graph Theory

Wednesday, October 03, 2012

This year’s fellows include novelist Junot Diaz, filmmaker Natalia Almada, Washington Post reporter David Finkel, Harvard economist Raj Chetty, and Maria Chudnovsky, associate professor of industrial engineering and operations research at Columbia University.

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Soundcheck

If I Had A Half-Million Dollars...

Tuesday, October 02, 2012

The MacArthur Fellowships, or "Genius Awards," offer recognition -- and a pile of cash. If you were to win, what would you do with the money? 

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WNYC News

2012 MacArthur 'Genius' Fellows Announced

Monday, October 01, 2012

The list of 2012 MacArthur Fellows is out, and includes writer Junot Diaz and mandolin player Chris Thile of the band Nickel Creek.

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WNYC News

MacArthur Genius Grants Announced, Radiolab Host Among Recipients

Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Twenty-two people received great news from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation over the past week — they were named as recipients of the MacArthur Fellowship, otherwise known as the Genius Award.

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WQXR Blog

MacArthur Genius Grants Awarded To Cellist, Conductor, WNYC Host

Tuesday, September 20, 2011

The cellist Alisa Weilerstein, the choral music conductor Francisco Núñez and the WNYC host Jad Abumrad are among the 22 recipients of this year's MacArthur Foundation "genius grants," to be announced today.

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Studio 360

Did some of our "Genius" rub off?

Wednesday, September 29, 2010

$500,000 with absolutely no-strings-attached. The dreamiest fellowship of them all. It's that time of year and the MacArthur Foundation has announced its list of fellows. We noticed among the list of 'geniuses' a few past Studio 360 guests. Last spring Kurt Andersen spoke to David Simon, the creator of The Wire and Treme on HBO and last summer we were treated to a live in-studio performance from the jazz pianist and composer Jason Moran. Way back in 2001, Kurt had a conversation with installation artist Jorge Pardo.

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