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Tag Results for "Macarthur Foundation"

2012 MacArthur Fellows Include Junot Diaz and Natalia Almada

On Monday, the MacArthur Foundation named the 23 new MacArthur Fellows for 2012, and among them were Natalia Almada of Mexico City and Junot Diaz of Cambridge, Mass. continue reading »

Dominican-American Francisco Nunez Wins MacArthur Genius Award

Dominican-American Francisco Nunez, a choral conductor and composer who has made a difference to the lives of so many inner-city children in New York City, has been awarded the 2011 Genius Award by the MacArthur Foundation. The award comes with a prize of US$500,000 that the winner can spend as he pleases. The funds will be received over a five year period, and Nunez has already announced they will help add more singers to the program. continue reading »

Mayor Emanuel Launches Comprehensive Program to Combat Foreclosure Crisis in City’s Neighborhoods

Innovative Micro-Market Recovery Program to leverage $15-20 million from MacArthur Foundation to preserve, revitalize portions of nine communities. continue reading »

Congratulations to MacArthur “Genius Grant” Fellows Jorge Pardo and Carlos D. Bustamante

According to the MacArthur website their Fellows Program awards $500,000 in unrestricted fellowships to talented individuals who have shown extraordinary originality and dedication in their creative endea continue reading »