February 26, 2019
Diane Oliva, a PhD candidate in music, studies the idea that natural disasters can have an effect on the production of musical culture.Read More
February 15, 2019
Kevin Ma’s parents immigrated to the US with little more than the clothes on their backs, fleeing the terrifying violence caused by the Vietnam War. With few resources, they raised their son in a warm, but frugal household, which forced Ma, PhD ’15... Read More
January 31, 2019
Everyone hates potholes – except PhD candidate Elijah de la Campa. Elijah uses potholes to understand why some citizens interact with local government, and others don’t.Read More
January 30, 2019
How Kristina Olson’s TransYouth Project is overturning expectations about gender.Read More
November 16, 2018
Sophie Calder-Wang, PhD candidate in economics, says that venture capital firms see financial gains when they hire women.Read More
October 25, 2018
Maddy McFarland, a PhD student in Biological Sciences in Public Health, studies a parasite that is so good at hiding in our bodies that it can float in our cells, undetected, for decades at a time.Read More
October 22, 2018
How Silvia Cañas-Duarte uses systems biology to explain bacterial behavior.Read More
October 19, 2018
In their quest to build a tool that uses NV centers — atomic-scale impurities in diamonds — to sense the magnetic fields in everything from firing neurons to condensed-matter systems, the pair of PhD candidates from the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences have developed a method that can simultaneously detect magnetic fields in various directions.Read More
October 19, 2018
Krissy Lyon, PhD candidate in neuroscience, studies neurotransmitters and aggression.Read More
October 11, 2018
Citing their “exceptional creativity,” the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation has awarded three GSAS alumni with MacArthur Foundation Fellowships: Clifford Brangwynne, PhD ’07, applied physics; Kristina Olson, PhD ’08, psychology; and... Read More

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