It’s not often you’ll find these 24 names in the same place. They are historians and musicians, computer scientists and social activists, writers and architects. But whatever it may read on their business cards (if they’ve even got business cards), they now all have a single title in common: 2017 MacArthur Fellow.
The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation has announced the winners of this year’s fellowship — often better known as the “genius” grant — and the list includes a characteristically wide array of disciplines: There’s painter Njideka Akunyili Crosby, for instance, and mathematician Emmanuel Candès and immunologist Gabriel Victora, among many others.
(Note: The foundation is among NPR’s financial supporters.)
Each of the recipients has been selected for having “shown extraordinary originality and dedication in their creative pursuits and a marked capacity for self-direction” — and each will receive a $625,000 award from the foundation “as an investment in their potential,” paid out over five years with no strings attached.
19.07.17 // organising next week in between lectures, had an okay first couple of days back even though I seem to have a perpetual cold. But onwards and upwards! Sending love and positive vibes to you all!
Getting a chapter of physics in everyday!! I guess I’ll be done in like 13 days but we all know my summer commitment levels are low
I opened an instagram!! I mean I haven’t even posted anything on it yet lol and I’m in the middle of changing the name of my blog here (maybe) so whatever I change this to I’ll change my instagram to.
I’m hoping to start posting soon!! I’ll document more personal sides of UCLA life, and in-progress note taking things, and other spammy finsta studygram stuff. But ya I haven’t even posted anything yet!!
Hey! I’m Lucy and I’m a second year computer science student. I’m a bit
awkward and not great at introducing myself haha but I’m keen to make
some new friends, email would be cool but I’d love snail mail - someone
to exchange random doodles/magazine clippings/friendship bracelets and
other cute stuff as well as letters would be awesome! I love reading, TV
shows, movies, sleeping and trying to make pretty things in my Wreck
This Journal, so if you’re keen to chat about any of that, or just
random stuff like the meaning of life or what you had for breakfast this
morning, hit me up :)
Preferably someone around my age, any gender or country!
Hey, so I’m currently a university student in Brisbane, Australia. My
majors are, French (Haven’t started my French courses just yet),
Political Science and Journalism. My interests include; books, political
discussion, global affairs, human rights, films (foreign, indie, the
bizarre, disney etc.), writing, and exploring art galleries with no real
sense of what is actually on display. I’m really interested in giving
snail mail ago, especially with the exchange of postcards etc. I’m
looking to do a study exchange in Lausanne, Switzerland, so it would be
great to make some friends beforehand. Really just interested in
broadening knowledge of different cultures and making friends for life
No homophobes, transphobes, sexists, racists, or bullies. Maybe a few
people who speak French, so when I start I have some people to practice
and hopefully not embarrass myself with. Oh, fans of The Newsroom, The
West Wing, or Frasier would be great too. Also Harry Potter.
I am a life sciences student at the University of Toronto. Currently, I am in my fourth year taking courses in all three disciplines: Biology, Psychology and Linguistics.
I have always wanted to join the study blog/journaling community on the web. I think Tumblr is the best place to kick-start my journey in academic journaling and excellence!
I have come up with a header, a logo and name for my ‘studyblr’. Still, I haven’t narrowed down the type of content that I would share. I aim to make this blog an aesthetically appealing collection of:
Today was my first attempt at writing a diary entry since I was 7-8 years old. The idea came from a beautiful friend gifting me with this gorgeous Harry Potter diary/journal and my fellow tumblr friends sharing their beautiful daily stories! I probably won’t be posting everyday but I hope to share some of my memorable experiences with you all! Last night was a beautiful way to celebrate my birthday.
Shout out to my Mum for having her birthday yesterday too!
Let me know if you guys also have an interest in studyblr content or diary entries, I’ll be sure to follow you! ❤️
There’s this really interesting 80s documentary called “The Volcano Watchers” featuring the French Volcanologists Maurice and Kaita Krafft on their first research trips to Eldfell on Heimaey, Iceland, the Hawaiian Islands, Africa, Indonesia and Japan. It’s a fascinating watch with some beautiful imagery!