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Baltimore Gets Three New Guggenheim Fellows

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Still Ramona Diaz’s Don’t Stop Believin’: Everyman’s Journey

A filmmaker, a musician, and an art history professor are Baltimore’s newest batch of Guggenheim fellows.

Smart People Get Prizes

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There are plenty of prizes out there, and while it would be nice to win a Nobel, the award I dream of winning is the MacArthur. Just think about it: You don’t have to apply, you just get a phone call one day informing you that you’ve won $625,000–no strings attached. Oh, and now everyone has to call you a genius. While a number of Baltimore-based folks have won the prize in recent years, this year no local profs were on the list. But one of the honorees does have different strong ties to Johns Hopkins.

JHU Alum Wins Coveted Genius Grant

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The first hint that behavioral economist Colin Camerer was a genius might have been that he graduated from Johns Hopkins… when he was 17. And everything since then has been kind of genius-y, too.

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