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Insights into biogeochemical cycles based on glacial meltwater chemistry – new data from SW Svalbard

Ph.D. student Lukasz Stachnik received funding from the Arctic Field Grant (AFG) in 2012 and 2013. He has, together with colleagues from HiSF and University of Silesia, published an article in the Journal of Hydrology that deals with chemical processes of Werenskioldbreen (SW Svalbard) during ablation season.

Gene Luen Yang, Lauren Redniss Win MacArthur Genius Grants

The prestigious award, which comes with a $625,000 cash prize, is presented annually to individuals in the fields of arts, humanities, science and public issues. The post Gene Luen Yang, Lauren Redniss Win MacArthur Genius Grants appeared first on CBR.com.

Cartoonist Gene Luen Yang Receives MacArthur Genius Grant

The MacArthur Foundation Fellowship, often referred to as the "MacArthur Genius Grant" is one of the highest honors a person can achieve in recognition of creativity in their field. It is awarded to scientists, artists, community leaders, and other exceptional individuals who display “originality, insight and potential”. Show More Summary

Gene Leun Yang wins a MacArthur grant 'out of left field, but in the best way'

Gene Luen Yang was awarded the MacArthur Fellowship for his work as a graphic novelist and cartoonist. The week the fellowship was announced, the former high school teacher was set to embark on the book tour for the second in his series of comics for middle graders, “Secret Coders,” designed to...

'Anthracite Fields' composer Julia Wolfe says MacArthur grant will bring 'time and space'

5 days agoArts : Culture Monster

After receiving the Pulitzer Prize for music last year, a Grammy Award nomination and other praise for her coal-mining-themed choral work “Anthracite Fields,” composer Julia Wolfe can add another accolade to her professional mantel: a MacArthur Fellowship, a five-year grant that comes with an unrestricted...

MacArthur Foundation Announces 2016 ‘Genius’ Fellows

5 days agoNews : Newsweek: US

Genius can take many forms. Once a year, the MacArthur Foundation recognizes the work and creativity of roughly two dozen people in diverse fields by naming them MacArthur Fellows, awards commonly referred to as "genius grants." TheShow More Summary

Gene Leun Yang wins a MacArthur grant 'out of left field, but in the best way'

Gene Luen Yang was awarded the MacArthur Fellowship for his work as a graphic novelist and cartoonist. The week the fellowship was announced, the former high school teacher was set to embark on the book tour for the second in his series of comics for middle graders, “Secret Coders,” designed to...

USC vs. Alabama: Game Preview, Prediction and Players to Watch

When Alabama and the University of Southern California get together on a football field, history is often made. That history has often shaped the national championship picture, if not a whole lot more. Granted, the two juggernauts—the...Show More Summary

On Fragrant Hill – Grant Remembered

Grant died on the 27th August 2014 in Vancouver, Canada. This video is remembering him and his impact on the people he worked with in the mental health field and his Buddhist friends and friends generally too. So sorry about the sound quality. It’s not easy to record out of doors on a phone. In … Continue reading On Fragrant Hill – Grant Remembered ?

Horror Movie Hotties: 2001 Maniacs: Field of Screams (2010)

2001 MANIACS may very well be one of the more lackluster attempts at a cheesy horror gem of the 21st century. That said, the fact that it was granted a sequel should give you a warm, fuzzy feeling inside. It means that somewhere out there, someone is willing to finance a film that might blow the lid off its budget with naked women and corn syrup. Show More Summary

UNC Researcher Provides Recommendations to Stop Violence Against Clinicians in China

With publications in prestigious medical journals and multimillion dollar federal grants, UNC faculty have shown they are committed to moving the fields of HIV prevention, treatment and cure research forward.

NFLPA “emboldened” to challenge field conditions after Hall of Fame debacle

Last night, the NFL went a perfect six-of-six in the key statistical category of games attempted. A week ago, anything other than perfection was taken for granted. Even if there’s never another congealed paint debacle like the one that happened in connection with the Hall of Fame Non-Game, the decision to scuttle the preseason contest…

Hacklet 117 – NFC Projects

2 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Hack a Day

Near Field Communication (NFC) is something we take for granted these days. Nearly all smartphones have it. We even have NFC interfaces for all our favorite development boards. NFC’s history goes back all the way to 1997, when an early version was used in Star Wars special edition toys. Show More Summary

“Twiggy” Baker Wins BWT Puerto Escondido Challenge

Grant “Twiggy” Baker (ZAF) claimed victory today at the Puerto Escondido Challenge, besting a field of 24 of the world’s best big wave surfers

CU Anschutz program increases number of grants won by researchers

AURORA, Colo. (June 23, 2016) - While the lure of academic medicine careers often lies in the promise of finding life-saving cures and new medical treatments, many young faculty leave the field in frustration after failing to win grants to fund their research. Show More Summary

More 5G Spectrum Coming Soon, FCC Chair Says

The FCC Chairman wants to grant U.S. companies a “home field advantage” for 5G wireless by releasing high-frequency bands

Progressive Philly Rising" Told Us THey Have NO COMMENT On The Congressman Chaka Fattah Corruption Trial BECAUSE Taking $600K In Federal Grants To Pay Back A $1M Campaign Debt Is A PITTANCE Compared To What A Progressive Fracture That Allowed Republican D

THERE IS MORE 'FRAUD AND CONFIDENCE MEN' IN WHAT PRESENTS ITSELF AS "BLACK PROGRESSIVE POLITICS IN AMERICA" TODAY - WHEN IT TRUTH THEY ARE MERELY SHOWING THAT THE "COLONIZER FIELD AGENT IS EQUAL TO A SUBPRIME BANKER" - YET HIS FRAUDULENT...Show More Summary

Holocaust Survivor's Baseball Game Wish Finally Gets Granted

4 months agoNews : Huffington Post

This past weekend, 89-year-old Hermina Hirsch stood on a baseball field in front of a microphone. Less than two minutes later, she had finally fulfilled her lifelong wish. Hirsch, a Holocaust survivor, sang the national anthem before the Detroit Tigers took on the Tampa Bay Rays on May 21. Show More Summary

Why Angela Duckworth thinks “gritty” leaders are people to emulate

The “genius grant” recipient’s new book looks at “grit” in fields beyond education

People Are Leaking Plenty Of Pokemon GO Footage

Australians and New Zealanders only got emails granting them access to the field test for Pokemon GO yesterday. As part of those emails, they also received a non-disclosure agreement from Niantic and The Pokemon Company asking them to please please please not tell anyone about what’s happening in Pokemon GO. So, naturally, footage is being uploaded everywhere. More »      

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