Female academics whose expertise and influence in areas as diverse as the impact of slavery on modern America, legislating against cyber harassment, and global warming and its effect on rising sea levels were named as three of this year's 26…
By Herbert G. McCann, Associated Press
Nguyen was chosen for his writing "challenging popular depictions of the Vietnam War and exploring the myriad ways that war lives on," the foundation said.
By Elizabeth Flock
Meet this year's winners.
By Emily Wishingrad
Many people have never heard of Braddock, Pennsylvania, an industrial town on the Monongahela River, just a 20-minute drive from Pittsburgh. Just over 2,000 people live there. The town’s defining feature is itself a remnant of outdated industry — Andrew…
By Corinne Segal
By Corinne Segal
Journalist Ta-Nehisi Coates and Broadway composer-playwright Lin-Manuel Miranda join a puppeteer, a video artist, a community leader and many others as the new group of the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation Fellows.
What do a civil rights lawyer, a graphic memoirist and an environmental engineer have in common? They are all 2014 MacArthur Fellows.
Artist Carrie Mae Weems has used photography to explore national and personal history, using herself and her family as stand-ins to explore common narratives, and using the medium as a tool to challenge stereotypes. Chief arts correspondent Jeffrey Brown talks…
Among Some 2012 MacArthur Fellows, a Focus on Looking at War and the Military…
Nearly half of this year's MacArthur Fellows come from arts-related fields.
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