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Meet NYU’s 2016 MacArthur ‘Geniuses’

Meet NYU’s 2016 MacArthur ‘Geniuses’

By Farhin Lilywala, Staff Writer

September 28, 2016


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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.

‘Genius’ fellowship winner joins staff

‘Genius’ fellowship winner joins staff

April 14, 2014


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Ghedin, winner of a MacArthur Foundation “Genius” Fellowship, has joined NYU’s biology department. Additionally, Ghedin will become a member of NYU’s Global Institute of Public Health and the Center for Genomics and Systems Biology as a biomedical researcher. The MacArthur Foundation Fellows...

NYU alumni receive MacArthur Genius Grants

NYU alumni receive MacArthur Genius Grants

By Emily Bell

September 26, 2013


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Two NYU alumni were among the 24 recipients of the 2013 MacArthur Fellowship or so-called genius grant, announced yesterday. Dancer and choreographer Kyle Abraham and organic chemist Phil Baran will each receive a $625,000 grant over a five-year timespan. The MacArthur Fellowship, which has been ...