Each received a phone call from the Foundation informing them that they will be given $500,000 in “no strings attached” support over the next five years.
MacArthur Fellows are selected for their creativity, originality, and potential.
Some of the recipients this year included:
- a molecular biologist
- a sculptor
- a pharmacist
- a laser physicist
- a violinmaker
- a photographer
- a fisherman
BOTTOMLINE: Achieving excellence - whether in business or any other area of life, is a long-term process, and should be recognized. Isn't it great to see examples of those doing work worthy of such high praise?