Guggenheim Foundation Announces 181 New Fellows in the U.S. and Canada

The John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation announced its new fellows for 2012 in the United States and Canada on Thursday. The 181 recipients represent a diverse mix of scientific, scholarly, and artistic fields, and many of them are affiliated with colleges or universities. The winners, chosen from nearly 3,000 candidates, will receive grants ranging from six to 12 months that are intended to allow the recipients to pursue creative projects with as much freedom as possible. A list of the new fellows is available on the foundation’s Web site.

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