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mediabistro.com: GalleyCat: Jad Abumrad, Kay Ryan & Peter Hessler Win $500,000 Genius Grants

Dave Winer u262e: RT @hnfirehose: 2011 MacArthur Foundation "Genius Grants" Announced: http://t.co/MxPhexJz

Ezra Klein: Meet this year's MacArthur geniuses: http://t.co/tSHNbzsq

Modeled Behavior: Congratulations to Roland Fryer for the genius grant! http://t.co/f2aQXaKH Oh, and all those other people too, I guess

Rebecca Skloot: So endlessly thrilled for @JadAbumrad, who was just named a MacArthur fellow - very deserved http://t.co/8cHlFdL6 @WNYC @wnycradiolab

Tim Carmody: Two of the MacArthur Fellows are still in their twenties: sensor technologist Shwetak Patel & cellist Alisa Weilerstein. http://j.mp/nRCE0f

Catherine Rampell: MacArthur "genius grants" announced today. Congrats to Roland Fryer, economist who focuses on race and inequality http://t.co/SD6UUc4J

Artnet Magazine: NO artists among MacArthur Foundation "genius" grants for 2011 http://t.co/E34hDQp7

Collaborative: 2011 MacArthur Foundation Genius Grants announced: http://t.co/TjoUpEL5

Ben Hammersley: V.much: u201c@Jake_Barton: Congratulations to @JadAbumrad on being a 2011 MacArthur Fellow! Genius Grant well deserved-- http://t.co/JE6vVhAJu201d

Jennifer 8. Lee: Peter Hessler, Roland Fryer among the MacArthur award winners. http://t.co/aUlpPWed

Eric Asimov: RT @ezraklein: Meet this year's MacArthur geniuses: http://t.co/tSHNbzsq

Ryan Chapman: There's justice in the world: @wnycradiolab's Jad Abumrad has won a MacArthur Genius Grant http://t.co/RFSAPVJm

Derrick N Ashong: RT @artnetdotcom: NO artists among MacArthur Foundation "genius" grants for 2011 http://t.co/E34hDQp7

Larry Ferlazzo: RT @gtoppo: Roland Fryer gets a MacArthur Genius grant. http://t.co/EZ8LgUAJ

Costa Tsiokos: gotta think of a way to get that sweet-sweet MacArthur Genius Grant cash; my blogging fellowship idea didn't stick http://t.co/RAOVWzfK

Susan Sawyers: Meet the 2011 MacArthur Fellows http://t.co/lyBgtQmH #geniusgrant @macFound

hyperallergic: RT @TwoCoats: Bad news: No visual artists on the MacArthur Foundation Fellows roster this year http://t.co/ti09IzWS

Lois Beckett: Guess who's a MacArthur Genius? @JadAbumrad! http://t.co/KPNBlw3b

GothamSchools: Economist Roland Fryer, who studies education, is one of 22 winners of $500,000 MacArthur Foundation "genius" grants. http://t.co/Z11kuTcw

Farrar,Straus&Giroux: Congrats to the 2011 MacArthur "genius" grant winners, including poet Kay Ryan http://t.co/r8KSpFR7

Andrew Zolli: CONGRATULATIONS to my friend, and #PopTech amigo Jad Abumrad -- newly minted MacArthur 'Genius'! http://t.co/CGrDCpNQ #fb #li

Suzanne Fischer: RT @cdc29: Great to see two historians, especially a Public Historian!, receive MacArthur grants. http://t.co/7yYLZ7v0 #twitterstorians

sava: RT @amichetti: Meet the 2011 Fellows - MacArthur Foundation ( http://t.co/Au7nMbYS )

June Cross: RT @RebeccaSkloot: So endlessly thrilled for @JadAbumrad, who was just named a MacArthur fellow - very deserved http://t.co/8cHlFdL6 @WN ...

jalylah: I love how the MacArthur Foundation sent an email announcing their new fellows in the dead of the night: http://t.co/Fcmbhfvm

IdeaFestival: RT @ezraklein: Meet this year's MacArthur geniuses: http://t.co/d9kFHVxK

Echoing Green: A cellist, an economist, a geneticist & more. Meet the 2011 @MacFound "genius" award winners: http://ow.ly/6ziiC #socent #innovation

Paul de Bendern: New fellows. @lynseyaddario won in 2010 RT Meet the 2011 Fellows - MacArthur Foundation: http://t.co/0rj5N2Xd via @AddThis

Glenn Fleishman: RT @b0yle: Congrats to newly minted MacArthur "genius" fellows, including Radiolab's @JadAbumrad & journalist @PeterHessler http://t.co ...

Dean Betz: Well deserved, a mind to watch. // RT @loisbeckett: Guess who's a MacArthur Genius? @JadAbumrad! http://t.co/L7kVrk3X

Sarah Weinman: RT @drmabuse: This year's MacArthur fellows include Kay Ryan, Jad Abumrad, Francisco Nunez, and AE Stallings. Very pro-poetry. http://t. ...

Edward Champion: This year's MacArthur fellows include Kay Ryan, Jad Abumrad, Francisco Nunez, and AE Stallings. Very pro-poetry. http://t.co/3RwfbQdC

Chris Amico: Two of my favorite journalists, @JadAbumrad and Peter Hessler, are among this year's MacArthur fellows http://t.co/I7vQqiKn

Priya Parker: And the @Macfound 2011 geniuses are announced. http://t.co/Cxt4hxDS Meet them. #geniusgrant

Tom Vander Ark: MacArthur Fellows (Genius Awards) announced; 22 deserving folks get $500k out of the blue http://t.co/3HRDz8Fh

Sharon Butler: Bad news: No visual artists on the MacArthur Foundation Fellows roster this year http://t.co/ti09IzWS

Greg Toppo/USA Today: Roland Fryer gets a MacArthur Genius grant. http://t.co/IKaEhOTk

Allison Jones: Brilliant minds and inspirational work--meet the 2011 MacArthur Fellows http://ow.ly/6zfpf

JK Keller: Oof, no visual artists get the MacArthur genius grants this year: http://t.co/xtMRZiMP

Jake Barton: Congratulations to @JadAbumrad on being a 2011 MacArthur Fellow! Genius Grant well deserved-- http://t.co/wdaFVxQU

Joshua Treviu00f1o: Hey, A.E. Stallings! RT @ezraklein: Meet this year's MacArthur geniuses: http://t.co/jDrEcQqZ

Adrienne Michetti: Meet the 2011 Fellows - MacArthur Foundation ( http://t.co/owtfx7mG )

MICHR: RT @umcrcooke: More info about the @umich MacArthur Fellows http://t.co/fbGIBFWc

amy denmeade: always interesting to read about these ... 2011 MacArthur Fellows http://t.co/OoUlz5SO

Alan Boyle: Congrats to newly minted MacArthur "genius" fellows, including Radiolab's @JadAbumrad & journalist @PeterHessler http://t.co/2YJ6z08q

Fizz: Congrats to all of this year's "genius grant" honorees. A special HURRAY to Jad and Jeanne. http://t.co/Md0ftrI3

Carla K. Johnson: Congrats @JadAbumrad ! MacArthur full list here: http://t.co/0K5ZVagl

David Hoffman: Meet the 2011 Fellows - MacArthur Foundation: http://t.co/oOG61uDa @jobforce

Jeannette Balleza: 2011 Genius Grants Awarded: http://t.co/rq21NZu3

Lori Weiman: Inspirational people from all walks of life. Meet the 2011 Fellows - MacArthur Foundation: http://t.co/9WG2PpnD via @AddThis

Buffy Hamilton: RT @jmcclurken: 2011 MacArthur Foundation Fellows are announced: http://t.co/RzwXFjYj

Anne Jefferson: RT @bjkingape: Congratulations to winners of the MacArthur genius grants and especially to the women scientists!! http://t.co/T66wDwO7

Top Art Tweets: RT @artnetdotcom: NO artists among MacArthur Foundation "genius" grants for 2011 http://t.co/E34hDQp7

Scott Snibbe: RT @Jake_Barton: Congratulations to @JadAbumrad on being a 2011 MacArthur Fellow! Genius Grant well deserved-- http://t.co/wdaFVxQU

Ellen Datlow: As always, an interesting group but no fiction writers this year Meet the 2011 Fellows-MacArthur Foundation:http://t.co/NGAB4t0N via@AddThis

Josh Rosenau: RT @RebeccaSkloot: So endlessly thrilled for @JadAbumrad, who was just named a MacArthur fellow - very deserved http://t.co/8cHlFdL6 @WN ...

Charles Choi: Woohoo @JadAbumrad !!! @b0yle: Congrats to newly minted MacArthur "genius" fellows, including Radiolab's @JadAbumrad http://t.co/5vlg20TX

sci curious: RT @bjkingape: Congratulations to winners of the MacArthur genius grants and especially to the women scientists!! http://t.co/T66wDwO7

Kate Clancy: RT @bjkingape: Congratulations to winners of the MacArthur genius grants and especially to the women scientists!! http://t.co/T66wDwO7

David J Kroll: MT @RebeccaSkloot: endlessly thrilled for @JadAbumrad, just named a MacArthur fellow - v deserved http://t.co/LUgIQRCs @WNYC @wnycradiolab

louisa thomas: RT @FSG_Books: Congrats to the 2011 MacArthur "genius" grant winners, including poet Kay Ryan http://t.co/r8KSpFR7

Sara Jenkins: RT @ezraklein: Meet this year's MacArthur geniuses: http://t.co/tSHNbzsq

Matthew A. Gilbert: Meet the 2011 MacArthur Foundation Fellows (via @macfound): http://t.co/O3XJgHu8 #geniusgrant

mkung: Both are 29. MT @tcarmody: 2 of the MacArthur Fellows are still in their 20s: Shwetak Patel & cellist Alisa Weilerstein. http://j.mp/nRCE0f

Alyson Hurt: Awesome: @jadabumrad of @wnycradiolab won a MacArthur fellowship. http://t.co/KPddTynI | Full list: http://t.co/YeTjy0wV

B&N Review: RT @FSG_Books: Congrats to the 2011 MacArthur "genius" grant winners, including poet Kay Ryan http://t.co/r8KSpFR7

Jim Carmin: RT @Don_Share: POETRY contribs Kay Ryan and A.E. Stallings are 2011 MacArthur Fellows! http://t.co/vnejQDz4

KentBottles: RT @drmabuse: This year's MacArthur fellows include Kay Ryan, Jad Abumrad, Francisco Nunez, and AE Stallings. Very pro-poetry. http://t. ...

Alessandra Dreyer: RT @davidkroll: MT @RebeccaSkloot: endlessly thrilled for @JadAbumrad, just named a MacArthur fellow - v deserved http://t.co/LUgIQRCs ...

miraj khaled: The 'Genius Award' recipients announced! @macfound Fellows 2011. http://t.co/zAEszASK #innovation #creativity #imagination #fb

Stephen Murray: An out of the blue call from Macarthur Fellowship (US) saying you have $500K to pursue your passion must be amazing http://t.co/ONG6bSVR

Katie Dunneback: i always wonder if i know one of the new class of the macarthur fellows: http://t.co/Lw5HmYY9

Cody Damon: RT @hnfirehose: 2011 MacArthur Foundation "Genius Grants" Announced: http://t.co/MxPhexJz

Patrick Cooper: Always cool to see the new genius grants: http://t.co/osnm2iMV. Glad to see Kay Ryan and half of Radiolab on the list.

Lucy Raubertas: RT @drmabuse: This year's MacArthur fellows include Kay Ryan, Jad Abumrad, Francisco Nunez, and AE Stallings. Very pro-poetry. http://t. ...

Don Share: POETRY contribs Kay Ryan and A.E. Stallings are 2011 MacArthur Fellows! http://t.co/vnejQDz4

Tyler Dukes: Absolutely awesome to see @JadAbumrad named one of the MacArthur genius grant recipients. @wnycradiolab rocks! http://t.co/bjdOI5sf

Sara Mead: RT @gothamschools: Economist Roland Fryer, who studies education, is one of 22 winners of $500,000 MacArthur Foundation "genius" grants. ...

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Innovation Junkies: Economist Roland Fryer, who studies #education, winner of $500K @MacFound "genius" grant http://t.co/IuY8EVIu ^ @gothamschools #innovation

May Jeong: jad abumrad wins genius grant! (among others): http://t.co/vVGO4WUj

James Hutson: RT @RebeccaSkloot: So endlessly thrilled for @JadAbumrad, who was just named a MacArthur fellow - very deserved http://t.co/8cHlFdL6 @WN ...

Tim Mikulski: RT @artnetdotcom: NO artists among MacArthur Foundation "genius" grants for 2011 http://t.co/E34hDQp7

Sarah Bishop-Stone: Holy bananas, Alisa Weilerstein got a MacArthur. Lived in the same dorm 3/4 years of college. #ImASlacker http://j.mp/nRCE0f via @tcarmody

Nature Chemistry: RT @MatToddChem: Melanie Sanford one of the 2011 Macarthur fellows http://t.co/SevEbkqm

Walter Lamberson: Congrats to my former boss roland fryer, who has just won a macarthur 'genius grant' for his research on inequality. http://t.co/L4CKjUJh

Jennifer Ouellette: RT @davidkroll: MT @RebeccaSkloot: endlessly thrilled for @JadAbumrad, just named a MacArthur fellow - v deserved http://t.co/LUgIQRCs ...

vivianschiller: Congrats @JadAbumrad. Long a "genius", but now official. @Radiolab is the best, most brilliant show on radio today. http://t.co/wH2DiOll

Maya-Camille : RT @artnetdotcom: NO artists among MacArthur Foundation "genius" grants for 2011 http://t.co/E34hDQp7

Charles D. Nichols: RT @collabfund: 2011 MacArthur Foundation Genius Grants announced: http://t.co/TjoUpEL5

Rebecca Federman: Full list of 2011 MacArthur fellows. http://t.co/J8AJbk2A

Megan Cottrell: YAY! Jad Abumrad got a MacArthur Fellowship. Hooray! http://t.co/hgcuuppK This is wonderful news for the world!

David Irwin: RT @ezraklein: Meet this year's MacArthur geniuses: http://t.co/tSHNbzsq

Robin Lloyd: RT @b0yle: Congrats to newly minted MacArthur "genius" fellows, including Radiolab's @JadAbumrad & journalist @PeterHessler http://t.co ...

Miriam Posner: Passed over AGAIN. Sigh. RT @jmcclurken: 2011 MacArthur Foundation Fellows are announced: http://t.co/uMFjftGP

Whitney: MacArthur Foundation - Meet the 2011 Fellows: http://t.co/7qAF39Wc (via @jalylah)

elaina : RT @RebeccaSkloot: So endlessly thrilled for @JadAbumrad, who was just named a MacArthur fellow - very deserved http://t.co/8cHlFdL6 @WN ...

Jason Torrey: RT @RebeccaSkloot: So endlessly thrilled for @JadAbumrad, who was just named a MacArthur fellow - very deserved http://t.co/8cHlFdL6 @WN ...

Vaishak: RT @fortnow: New MacArthur Geniuses include computer scientist Shwetak Patel http://j.mp/o2GKBc

YoChicago: Jeanne Gang named a Macarthur Fellow

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Thomas Baker: RT @amichetti: Meet the 2011 Fellows - MacArthur Foundation ( http://t.co/owtfx7mG )

Thomas Baker: RT @tvanderark: MacArthur Fellows (Genius Awards) announced; 22 deserving folks get $500k out of the blue http://t.co/3HRDz8Fh

Jeremy Dibbell: HUGE congratulations to @JadAbumrad, a 2011 MacArthur Fellow! And to the rest of the winners, as well! http://t.co/DchN9frD

Links for PG Holmlov: 2011 MacArthur Foundation "Genius Grants" Announced: http://t.co/MxPhexJz

Andrea Livingston: RT @Don_Share: POETRY contribs Kay Ryan and A.E. Stallings are 2011 MacArthur Fellows! http://t.co/vnejQDz4

Philip Montoro: New York percusionnist Dafnis Prieto and Chicago architect Jeanne Gang are among this year's MacArthur Fellows: http://t.co/2W2Htpwb

Lance Fortnow: New MacArthur Geniuses include computer scientist Shwetak Patel http://j.mp/o2GKBc

Sarah : I am fascinated by the winners of the MacArthur Genius grants! http://t.co/MkTgn7AZ

Cindy George: MacArthur Foundation announces 2011 Fellows including public historian Tiya Miles and Harvard economist Roland Fryer http://t.co/N4PvABZS

GalleyCat: Jad Abumrad, Kay Ryan & Peter Hessler Win $500,000 Genius Grants

Tim Mikulski: RT @artnetdotcom: NO artists among MacArthur Foundation "genius" grants for 2011 http://t.co/E34hDQp7

Jennifer Armstrong: Meet the 2011 Fellows - MacArthur Foundation: http://t.co/e5Yj9ker

Cellpoems: Kay Ryan and A.E. Stallings are MacArthur Geniuses! http://t.co/DKt0yMIM

ruben quesada: RT @Ifyouknewthen: Got so excited when I saw "Ryan named MacArthur Fellow" headlines and then worried that they'd forgotten to call... h ...

James Hathaway: RT @mtdukes: Absolutely awesome to see @JadAbumrad named MacArthur genius grant recipient. @wnycradiolab rocks! http://t.co/VtyQyUyh

Andrew Braunberg: Two 29 year olds among this year's MacArthur "Geniuses" http://t.co/Kr1JLBm4

YoChicago: Jeanne Gang named a Macarthur Fellow

Seth Lavin: Well folks, looks like another year of us all not winning MacArthur genius grants. http://t.co/8fTyix0H

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