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Meet NYU’s 2016 MacArthur ‘Geniuses’

Meet NYU’s 2016 MacArthur ‘Geniuses’

By Farhin Lilywala, Staff Writer

September 28, 2016


Filed under News, Top Story, University News

NYU claimed three of this year’s 23 MacArthur Fellowship recipients, also known as the “Genius Grant.” Computer Science Professor Subhash Khot, Associate Professor of Music Composition Julia Wolfe and alumnus Branden Jacobs-Jenkins all received the honor this year for work in their respective fields.

NYU alum awarded fellowship

NYU alum awarded fellowship

By Valentina Duque Bojanini, News Editor

September 22, 2014


Filed under News

Piece on NYU Tisch's Dramatic Writing Program Alumnus Samuel D. Hunter's award of a MacArthur Fellowship (i.e. "genius grant")