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Harvard Dean Named Next President of Smith College

April 8, 2013

Yale alumna Kathleen McCartney (PhD 1982, Psychology) will be the eleventh president of Smith College on July 1, replacing another Yale alumna, Carol T. Christ (PhD 1970, English), who has headed the college since 2002. McCartney is... read more


February 5, 2013

Baran Sarac (Mechanical Engineering & Materials Science) won the 2012 Materials Research Society Best Poster Award for his presentation titled “Designing Tensile Ductility in BMGs through Artificial Microstructures.” Tensile ductility is the... read more

From Watersheds to Urban Crime Reduction

December 10, 2012

“I have never been bored in sixteen years of work for the U.S. Forest Service,” says urban forester Morgan Grove (Yale BA 1987, MFS 1991, PhD 1996, Forestry and Environmental Studies). The term “urban forester” may sound like an oxymoron,... read more


December 10, 2012

A team led by Monika Weber (Electrical Engineering) has won an Ambulatory Practice of the Future (APF) “Prize for Primary Healthcare.” APF, an initiative of Massachusetts General Hospital, awards $400,000 in prizes among ten finalists. All... read more


November 13, 2012

Rachel Scheinerman (Religious Studies) won the Mark and Ruth Luckens International Prize, awarded by the University of Kentucky for the best unpublished essay on a topic in any area of Jewish thought and culture by a graduate student or recent Ph.D... read more