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HAPPENINGS

Sculptor Sarah Sze Wins Macarthur Fellowship

by MERRILY KERR

What do a sculptor, a gerontological nurse and a biomedical engineer have in common? If they're Sarah Sze, Sarah H. Kagan and James J. Collins, they're among the recent winners of the 2003 MacArthur Fellowships, the prestigious annual award commonly called the "genius grant." Awarded by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, a private grant making body, the $500,000 stipend goes to “. . . talented individuals who have shown extraordinary originality and dedication in their creative pursuits and a marked capacity for self-direction." Sarah Sze is…

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