Ana Maria Rey
MacArthur Foundation Announces "Genius Grant" Recipients
By Latina Staff | 09/25/2013 - 16:21

This morning the MacArthur Foundation announced its 2013 MacArthur Fellows, also known as "genius grants," and Colombian atomic physicist Ana Maria Rey was one of the 24 individuals recognized for being exceptionally creative and having a track record of achievement.

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Author Junot Diaz in 2008
Two Latinos Given 'Genius Grants'
By Samantha Leal | 10/02/2012 - 09:51

The recipients of the MacArthur Fellowships (also known as "Genius Grants") have been named for 2012. Included in the list of 23 outstanding individuals are two Latinos: Natalia Almada, the 37-year-old filmmaker who resides in both Mexico City and New York and Junot Diaz, the 43-year-old Dominican-American writer. 

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