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Contextualized Learning: It's Genius!

Juan Salgado, President and CEO of the Instituto del Progreso Latino in Chicago, IL, was just named one of this year’s recipient’s for the MacArthur Genius Grant. 165 more words


Writer Ta-Nehesi Coates Awarded 'Genius Grant'

The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation has chosen writer Ta-Nehisi Coates to be among the 24 recipients of the 2015 “genius” grants from the organization. 299 more words

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Ta-Nehisi Coates Wins MacArthur Foundation "Genius" Grant

Journalist Ta-Nehisi Coates is one of 24 people selected for this year’s “genius grants” from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation announced Tuesday. 124 more words


Photographer LaToya Ruby Frazier Wins MacArthur ‘Genius Grant’ of $625,000

LaToya Ruby Frazier is the only photographer among this year’s 24 winners of the prestigious John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Fellows grant. She will receive $625,000 over the course of five years to support her documentary work. 499 more words

Locals Among List of 'Genius Grant' Award Winners

CHICAGO — Twenty-four people from the arts and sciences have won this year’s “genius grant” awards from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. The prize comes with $625,000 over the next five years that can be used any way the recipient likes. 708 more words


University of Chicago geneticist John Novembre named 2015 MacArthur Fellow

John Novembre, PhD, a computational biologist who studies the evolutionary history and genetic diversity of human populations, has been named a 2015 MacArthur Fellow. 1,157 more words

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