We shouldn’t even mention this on One-Hit Wonder Day, but we just heard about this year’s awards. Two musicians, singer Dawn Upshaw and blues musician Corey Harris are among the 24 winners of a $500,000 no-restrictions grant from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. This award is even more amazing since there’s no application process. People who have shown “exceptional creativity” get a call out of the blue saying they’ve won a half a million. Potential geniuses, start your engines.
Have you heard about RSS but haven’t a clue as to what it’s all about? Join Julie Fricke and David Berk in the ITC Lab (Library 214) at 11 a.m. to hear talk about this technology and why it is important.