This week we announced the 2019 MacArthur Fellows, 26 extraordinary individuals using creativity to take a new look at old problems, spur reflection, create new knowledge, and make the world better:
Read about some of the 2019 MacArthur Fellows who captured the imagination of our President John Palfrey:
And check out our wrap-up of how people reacted to the announcement, including the 2019 MacArthur Fellows, past Fellows, and (a small part of) the rest of the Internet.
What the 2019 Fellows had to say:
What some past MacArthur Fellows had to say:
A small sample of how the rest of the Internet reacted to the announcement: