Environmental science student-researcher wins Regents’ award for notable accomplishments

As Nicole Choma wrapped up her third year at the University of Nevada, Reno this May, she was not only able to celebrate being one semester closer to completing her bachelor’s, but also her receiving the Sam Lieberman Regents’ Award for Student Scholarship — an award that honors students for their academic achievements, leadership ability, … Read more

HMH Wins “Best Science Learnin

Prestigious International Awards Program Recognizes Outstanding Educational Technology Products and Companies BOSTON, June 9, 2022 / PRNewswire / – Learning technology company HMH today announced that HMH Into Science has been named “Best Science Learning Solution” in the fourth annual EdTech Breakthrough Awards, a leading market intelligence organization that recognizes the top companies and solutions … Read more

Political science professor wins Emerging Scholar Award from American Political Science Association | News | Department of Political Science

Jeff Harden’s research focuses on political representation, public policy diffusion, and American state politics. Jeff Hardenthe Andrew J. McKenna Family Associate Professor in the Department of Political Sciencewon the 2022 Emerging Scholar Award from the American Political Science Association (APSA) State Politics and Policy Section. The annual honor recognizes the top scholar in the field … Read more

Noga Alon wins 2022 Shaw Prize in Mathematical Sciences

The 2022 Shaw Prize in Mathematical Sciences was awarded in equal shares to mathematicians Noga Alon of Princeton University and Ehud Hrushovski of Oxford, “for their remarkable contributions to discrete mathematics and model theory by interacting notably with algebraic geometry, topology and computer sciences.” Awarded by the Hong Kong-based Shaw Foundation, the Shaw Prize honors … Read more

Research on the Rise: Lili Ramos ’22, ’26 Wins National Science Foundation Fellowship

“Research sits at the core of our mission to educate for justice,” says President Karol V. Mason. Research performed by our faculty, students, and alumni impact our advocacy for a more just world. Our “Research on the Rise” series showcases their work. Lili Ramos ’22, ’26, a doctoral student in John Jay’s clinical … Read more

Berkeley science teacher wins Time magazine innovative teaching award

Science teacher Neelam Patil embraces the saplings ready for planting at Cragmont Elementary on Nov. 15, 2021. Credit: Kelly Sullivan Science teacher Neelam Patil was selected by Time magazine as one of 10 innovative teachers changing the country education landscape for her work bringing micro-forests to three Berkeley schools and showing students they can “do … Read more

James Webb Space Telescope coverage wins Pulitzer Prize

Science writer Natalie Wolchover has received a 2022 Pulitzer Prize for her work at Quanta Magazine explaining the intricate story of NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, which launched in December. Wolchover is a senior writer and editor for Quanta who has been there since the magazine’s inception in 2013. From 2010 to 2012, she was … Read more

Imperial materials scientist wins L’Oréal-UNESCO Women in Science fellowship | Imperial News

Three Imperial scientists have been recognized in the 2022 L’Oréal-UNESCO Women in Science fellowships for engineering and life sciences. Dr Martina Cihova won the Engineering category, and Imperial’s Dr Elena De Vita and Dr Talia Shmool were nominated for Life Sciences and Engineering. I am very grateful to be provided with the opportunity to become … Read more

Hecht Wins 2022 Edgar M. Carlson Award

Gustavus Adolphus College psychological science professor Dr. Lauren Hecht was named the 2022 winner of the Edgar M. Carlson Award for Distinguished Teaching at the College’s commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 21. The award is the College’s highest award for teaching excellence. “In graduate school, after a long, serendipitous journey — supported by my family … Read more

TMS student Jacob Kossler wins four awards at state science fair

Photo by Amy Kossler – Jacob Kossler, 12, a sixth-grader at Turner Middle School, stands in front of his science fair project, Laminar or Turbulent Flow ?, which received five Special Awards during the Colorado Science and Engineering Fair in April. Twelve-year-old Jacob Kossler of Berthoud impressed several companies at the Colorado Science and Engineering … Read more