January 30, 2019
How Kristina Olson’s TransYouth Project is overturning expectations about gender.
November 16, 2018
Sophie Calder-Wang, PhD candidate in economics, says that venture capital firms see financial gains when they hire women.
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.
October 22, 2018
How Silvia Cañas-Duarte uses systems biology to explain bacterial behavior.
October 19, 2018
Krissy Lyon, PhD candidate in neuroscience, studies neurotransmitters and aggression.
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.
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...
October 9, 2018
Matt Smith’s life is full of acronyms. “My PI is part of OEB. And my grad program is MCO, which is based in MCB,” Smith recites. This proliferation of acronyms results from two factors: his graduate program, Molecules, Cells and Organism (MCO),...
September 6, 2018
This story originally appeared on the website of the John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences. More than 336 million active Twitter users (a number slightly larger than the entire U.S. population) send hundreds of millions of...
August 1, 2018
In Prairie Fires: The American Dreams of Laura Ingalls Wilder , Caroline Fraser, PhD ’87, provides the first in-depth, scholarly biography of the pioneer girl who influenced generations of young children. The book, which earned her a Pulitzer...

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