Feature Stories

Jean Fan
May 31, 2017
Jean Fan , a PhD student in Medical Sciences studying bioinformatics and integrative genomics, is a statistician, computer scientist, and founder of CuSTEMized , a nonprofit initiative that encourages young girls’ interests in science, technology,... Read More
Russell Mittermeier
May 24, 2017
On May 24, 2017, the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences (GSAS) awarded the Centennial Medal to four outstanding alumni whose contributions to knowledge, to their disciplines, to their colleagues, and to society have made a fundamental and lasting... Read More
Ruth Simmons
May 2, 2017
Ruth Simmons, PHD ’73, became the first African-American president of an ivy league institution. But without the mentors who instilled in her a love of learning and desire to aim high, she may not have succeeded. You’ve said that you owe much of... Read More