February 22, 2021
The Advising Project seeks to change institutional culture by putting advising at the center of the educational experience.
February 22, 2021
The Graduate School Alumni Association Council has appointed Marianne Steiner as chair and invited six alumni to replace retiring members.
February 10, 2021
As a co-director of graduate studies in the Department of Physics, Jacob Barandes draws on his own GSAS experience to advise current students.
October 13, 2020
At the Veteran’s Health Administration’s Office of Research and Development (ORD), alumna Steph Guerra leads projects designed to improve health care for members of a vulnerable population.
October 13, 2020
An interview with GSAS alumnus Scott Newstok on his new book, the binaries he says are killing creativity, and about “Giving new validity to old form.”
October 2, 2020
Alumni Updates Michael Balick Michael J. Balick , PhD ’80, organismic and evolutionary biology, vice president for botanical science and director and philecology curator of the Institute of Economic Botany at the New York Botanical Garden , has been...
May 27, 2020
From the algorithms that we use to optimize manufacturing to the cryptography that keeps our personal data secure, computational complexity plays an essential role in modern life. But how can we determine which complex problems are easy for...
May 27, 2020
Albert Fishlow has been improving our understanding of the economic history and development of Brazil and Latin America for six decades—and counting. He is professor emeritus at two institutions: the University of California, Berkeley, where...
May 27, 2020
When NASA’s Galileo spacecraft reached Jupiter in 1995, Margaret Kivelson was on the brink of a revolutionary discovery: Earth is not the only ocean world in our solar system. By studying magnetic field data, Kivelson demonstrated that Europa...
May 27, 2020
When the poet Wallace Stevens speaks of “The vital, the never-failing genius, / Fulfilling … meditations, great and small” in the final canto of “The Auroras of Autumn,” one could easily imagine that he is speaking of...

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